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Letters

THE EDITOR, Sir:It is commendable that Prime Minister Andrew Holness has recognised the importance of building a new Parliament building for Jamaica that will better accommodate our lawmakers and staff.A new Parliament building is certainly long...

THE EDITOR, Sir:The gay organisation publicly meeting in Montego Bay, Jamaica, to mobilise and invite membership is definitely an abomination in the eyes of God, and it's more shocking to know that leaders of Jamaican society allow the publicity....

THE EDITOR, Sir:Allow me to mention that the new Fisheries Bill passed last week has been in gestation for a record 23 years. How do I know? I participated in the very first discussion in summer 1995 with Fisheries Director Andre Kong and the Food...

THE EDITOR, Sir:While the plea-bargain law will reduce backlogs in the courts, does it bring justice to the victims of horrible crimes like murder and rape?The recent sentence of seven years given to the man who killed 97-year-old Peter Abrahams...

THE EDITOR, Sir:Letters and phone calls to Mayor Delroy Williams before and after the Sunday Gleaner article of August 12, 2018, regarding illegal vending in Harbour View and its consequences have produced no positive results.The new illegal market...

THE EDITOR, Sir:How many employers or human resources administrators know how to check if a prospective worker is a sex offender? The alleged case of rape at RIU should bother all of us.Jamaica, like many other English-speaking countries, has a sex...

THE EDITOR, Sir:I disagree entirely with the position of The Gleaner as expressed in your editorial of Thursday, October 11, 2018, i.e., 'PEP in the universe of Patois' and similarly disagree if it is the new position of the shadow minister of...

THE EDITOR, Sir:Shadow Minister of Education Ronnie Thwaites is proposing that rabbit meat be used to supplement the diet of students. This is an excellent suggestion.Since we tend to take our cue from whatever is happening in the US, let me start...

THE EDITOR, Sir:In acknowledgement of customer Service Week being recognised in Jamaica, I decided to post the names of spaces where I consistently get good or great service on social media. I deliberately opted not to bemoan the very present bad...

THE EDITOR, Sir:Here in the United States, a person only has to walk into any place where there's a notary public, produce a valid government identification, pay $2, sign the document in the presence of the person, and that's it.What is the...
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