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THE EDITOR, Madam: Jamaica recently elected a new Government with a very powerful mandate, which may not be good for a parliamentary democracy in the sense that the opposition members of parliament are considerably fewer. The people have chosen...
Buju Banton

THE EDITOR, Madam: Recently, I saw on social media where one of our beloved sons, reggae artiste and the Jamaica Festival Song 2020 winner, Mark Myrie, aka Buju Banton, had an unexpected outburst. Now, no one knows for sure what was going on in...

THE EDITOR, Madam: I don’t believe the final presidential debate changed opinions either way. Although the debate was more civil and restrained, which allowed both candidates to be heard, I think their base, in terms of support, will basically...

THE EDITOR, Madam: My word, Daniel Thwaites cyapit to carpit was priceless. But jokes aside, the issues with the roads and their maintenance do not reside with only one administration. In truth, roadworks is the political tool of choice for both...

THE EDITOR, Madam: This is with reference to the Gleaner article by Ambassador Curtis Ward published on October 16, titled ‘From Globalisation To Populism – Part I: State Of The Global Community’. The questions that need to be asked are: how have...

THE EDITOR, Madam: On October 14, it was reported in the media that the Honourable Toots Hibbert, reggae pioneer and icon, was going to have a funeral at Perry’s Funeral Home. And there were reports and pictures that showed that a service with...

In recent weeks, some members of the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) have been accused of criminal offences, including wounding, firearm-related crimes and dealing in illegal drugs. We asked our followers if these events changed their perception of the...

THE EDITOR, Madam: The Commonwealth secretary general is in close communication with the Nigerian Government and is following with deep concern the alarming reports of attacks on demonstrators in Lagos and other parts of Nigeria. The Commonwealth...

THE EDITOR, Madam: On entering the main gates of the University of Technology, Jamaica while in the company of a number of colleagues, we were greeted with a news item that Wednesday, October 21, 2020 is International Reptile Day. Amid the search...

THE EDITOR, Madam: Stand Up For Jamaica has been raising alarm about the poor way in which the COVID-19 prison cluster is being managed. The number of cases within correctional facilities is increasing steadily and this fact is being lost in the...
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