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Letters

THE EDITOR, Sir:St James is under siege by criminals who seem prepared to not go down without a fight in response to the State's crackdown on their illicit activities. However, the security forces should not be deterred and ought to ramp up their...

The Editor, Sir:A few weeks ago, my Jamaica-born husband and I decided to take our family to Bath Fountain during a short trip to visit his relatives in St Thomas. We had heard about the 'natural' fountain, erroneously thinking it was a regulated...

THE EDITOR, Sir:Why is it that the leaders of Jamaica's two major political parties, Andrew Holness and Peter Phillips two bright, hard-working and patriotic Jamaicans - seemingly only unite and act cordially towards one another whenever a Jamaican...

THE EDITOR, Sir:After more than 1,700 years of costly blunders, one should be forgiven for thinking that leaders of the modern Christian Church would spare no effort in ensuring that their doctrines and practices are consistent with the written Word...

THE EDITOR, Sir:My landline went down last week Thursday. I called FLOW and got an appointment for a technician to visit on Monday. Nobody came, nobody called. I called and was assured someone would come on Tuesday. same rubbish. Wednesday and...

THE EDITOR, Sir:The increase in crime is of concern to everyone. Recently, the American government issued a travel advisory about travelling to Jamaica. The solution to crime is not expensive. We do not need a lot of resources as people may say.Let'...

THE EDITOR, Sir:It's said, and rightly, so, that, "reading maketh the man". If there were one Jamaican who was the very personification of that phrase, it was the late giant of journalism and critical thinker, par excellence, Ian Boyne. With over 4,...

THE EDITOR, Sir:With the level of coldness and disregard that criminals in present day Jamaica show towards the rule of law, it would seem that our beloved island has transformed into our very own, free-to-watch John Wayne movie. Many see it as a...

THE EDITOR, Sir:With Member of Parliament, Derrick Smith submitting his resignation, it means that we will soon have to endure another by-election. Given that there was a lot of drama that surrounded the eligibility of Shane Alexis in the most...

THE EDITOR, Sir:There is an old Ethiopian proverb about collectivism that is instructive for the countries that President Donald Trump recently referred to as "s***hole" countries. The proverb states, 'When spiders unite, they can tie down a lion.'...
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