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THE EDITOR, Madam: There is a painful reality – murders are high over the past few years, there is a steady pattern of gang reprisal and domestic strife – and none of this likely to change in the near future. So we’re stuck with 1,300 murders a...

THE EDITOR, Madam: The insurrection in the United States (US) two weeks ago created much anxiety about the January 20 presidential inauguration, and if could proceed without incident. Fortunately, it did. The ceremony was powerful, with beautiful...

THE EDITOR, Madam: Sound clashes have been around from the before the genesis of the genre dancehall itself. Dancehall music came to mainstream media in the late 1970s to the early 1980s. But there existed dancehall clashes long before. My...

THE EDITOR, Madam: The Government needs to take a harsher stance on crime and murder and the illegal parties that are happening in Jamaica. And they need to start with the police who are operating parties in breach of the COVID-19 protocols. Those...

THE EDITOR, Madam: As a Jamaican-American, I’m more concerned about what is happening in Jamaica than what has happened in Washington. For example, hundreds of illegal guns and ammunitions are being shipped to Jamaica and are not being...

THE EDITOR, Madam: I want to offer my personal experience on the matter of abortion. When one is in a situation of unwanted pregnancy or has serious medical complications, the first and easiest option is to get an abortion. But that decision is...

THE EDITOR, Madam: It seems to me that the National Identification System (NIDS) will ensure verifiability and validity in so far as the true identity of Jamaican citizens is concerned. A properly rolled out and managed NIDS will make for an...

THE EDITOR, Madam: I must give God thanks for sparing our lives to see this new year. A high spiritual movement is taking place, and God’s people are waking up. There is a battle for the souls of God’s people, and the enemies are working with...

THE EDITOR, Madam: There is absolutely no doubt that Jamaica has had a most extraordinary impact on the world, considering its size. We have outperformed the entire world in sports, musical contests, beauty contests, and educational achievements...

THE EDITOR, Madam: One wonders if the Noise Abatement Act is still in force, the way these taxi operators are allowed to play the lewdest and ungodly music in the ears of helpless passengers, much to the discomfort and disturbance of one’s spirit...
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