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THE EDITOR, Sir:The Opposition, in withdrawing its support for an extension of the current states of emergency, displayed tremendous courage given the circumstances and the anticipated political fallout.Some will argue that the decision was one of...

THE EDITOR, Sir:It is with a deep sense of insecurity and disbelief that I communicate my disappointment with the Opposition. How could they, in good conscience, vote against extending the state of emergency in St James?Lives have been spared....

THE EDITOR, Sir:A gasp emanated from the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) meeting on Petrojam recently when the chief internal auditor stated that she was barred by Petrojam managers from conducting an audit of the state oil refinery. I can't say I...

  The Editor, Sir: Every day, for the past several years, at least one chartered plane carrying U.S. soldiers heading home from active duty in Iraq and Afghanistan has touched down at Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson airport. And for every...

THE EDITOR, Sir:I write in response to an article published in The Gleaner on December 6, 2018, titled 'Whose lives matter more?'. The writer seems clearly and understandably despondent and frustrated at Jamaica's unacceptable crime rate and the...

THE EDITOR, Sir:In April of this year I wrote to you regarding curbing corruption and cronyism. My letter was published on April 14.My recommendations then were simple, and I will repeat them, as they are even more relevant today:1. All public-...

THE EDITOR, Sir:This is an open letter to the president and CEO of Bank of Nova Scotia Jamaica.On Tuesday, December 11, 2018, I went in branch at one of the bank's locations to do business. My transactions were:1. Two lodgements to two separate US...

THE EDITOR, Sir:I was in Jamaica last week on the Jamrock Reggae Cruise that docked in Ocho Rios and Falmouth. My wife and I wanted to purchase T-shirts from local vendors at the Falmouth terminal. Every single vendor we approached explained that...

THE EDITOR, Sir:Tributes to former US President George H.W. Bush have flooded social media since his death, and judging by the outpouring of grief from mainstream media, journalists seem to be just as upset at his passing as anyone.The New Yorker,...

THE EDITOR, Sir:We often hear stories of the patience one has to exhibit whenever one visits public hospitals, clinics and other government entities.Having been registered as a patient at the University Hospital of the West Indies (UHWI) for more...
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