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Published:Saturday | February 2, 2019 | 12:23 AM

Abortion is a must when it’s necessary. No matter what we do or may say, when the right time comes for an abortion to take place, we just have to do what is best.The late great (and one of the most righteous men who ever lived on planet Earth) Dr Billy Graham was asked to give his view...

Published:Saturday | February 2, 2019 | 12:23 AM

Dear Reverend Dick, I read your column published on January 24, 2019, and I fully support your reasoning concerning prophecies and the use of God’s name.In light of this, I am constrained to ask for your opinion on the false prophecies being made on TBC Radio 88 FM...

Published:Saturday | February 2, 2019 | 12:22 AM

The hystericaL MeToo Movement continues to gain traction in America. Based on the reasoning of activists behind the movement, citizens ought to believe all women who accuse men of rape, with absolutely no regard for due process...

Published:Friday | February 1, 2019 | 10:59 PM

THE EDITOR, Sir:  According to a recent media report, the Petrojam Scandal has caused Jamaica to slip two places in corruption watchdog group Transparency International’s Corruption Perception Index (CPI) for 2018. The recent downgrade...

Published:Friday | February 1, 2019 | 12:38 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: The Pharmaceutical Society of Jamaica wishes to remind our patients and the ­general public of the important role of pharmacists in helping to ensure the safe, accurate, and legal dispensing of medications and the provision of...

Published:Friday | February 1, 2019 | 12:37 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: The nation is being murdered from all angles! Just as we are lifting the lid off the state of emergency (SOE) and crime is breathing a sigh of relief, to come back bigger and better, we are once again on the celebrated list of...

Published:Friday | February 1, 2019 | 12:27 AM

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Published:Thursday | January 31, 2019 | 12:26 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: In a recent article published in your industry-leading newspaper, it was reported that the Jamaica Football Federation’s (JFF) General Secretary, Dalton Wint, attempted to put a positive spin on the departure (from the island...

Published:Thursday | January 31, 2019 | 12:25 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: I refer to the letter by Gregory McDermott in your publication of Saturday, January 26, 2019, and wish to comment as follows: 1. Jesus did not give us a Bible. He gave us a Church, with the apostles as the first leaders. In John,...

Published:Thursday | January 31, 2019 | 12:23 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: Starting from some 60 years ago, biomedical research into human conception has been extensive. The highly regarded British medical journal,Lancet, has, over the years, carried several articles on the topic, and some findings are...

Published:Thursday | January 31, 2019 | 12:19 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: These are two fast and effective ways to fight and defeat crime: 1. Catch the monsters. 2. Report the bastards to the police. If we are/were able to do this, crime would never have got out of hand. How do you feel when you hear...

Published:Wednesday | January 30, 2019 | 12:25 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: The nation’s Parliament is preparing to discuss legalizing abortion in Jamaica this week. What is happening in New York should be instructive to our local parliamentarians. New York’s governor recently signed into law...

Published:Tuesday | January 29, 2019 | 12:21 AM

THE EDITOR; Sir:In reading a commentary in The Gleaner regarding the lack of qualifications for those persons appointed to boards, I wish to note that we as a nation should ask that all persons appointed to boards or as ministers have the necessary academic...

Published:Tuesday | January 29, 2019 | 12:21 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:Journalism is national security in the highest context. It is information and communication, it is the events of the day distilled into a few words, sounds and pictures, to satisfy the human curiosity...

Published:Tuesday | January 29, 2019 | 12:15 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:The family of Chevallo Rodney would like to use this medium to express their appreciation for the efforts of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) and the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP)...

Published:Tuesday | January 29, 2019 | 12:15 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:The present administration must be commended for shifting Jamaica’s foreign policy to the international right. As a small country, it is prudent to be known as an economic power rather than the defender of the developing world...

Published:Monday | January 28, 2019 | 12:12 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: Why, in this modern age, do we have a daily radio programme like ‘Starscope’, “a prediction of your day under the stars” and the occasional newspaper ­horoscope, also based on the imaginary shapes of...

Published:Monday | January 28, 2019 | 12:11 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: The National Water Commission (NWC) notes and responds The Gleaner article published on Thursday, January 24, 2019, and attributed to your columnist Mr Mark Wignall. The NWC regrets any delay in our responding, and effecting...

Published:Monday | January 28, 2019 | 12:11 AM

An open letter to the Prime Minister.   THE EDITOR, Sir: In light of the ending of the state of emergency across the island, the big question on the lips of many is, what next? It is no secret that many persons have benefited significantly...

Published:Saturday | January 26, 2019 | 2:42 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:  It isn’t surprising that Jamaica is now silent on the situation in Venezuela, an ally with close ties to Jamaica spanning decades. The opposition leader in Venezuela, Juan Guaido, ‘declared’ himself interim...

Published:Saturday | January 26, 2019 | 2:40 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: As another 60 Jamaicans await deportation from the land of Brexit, I am reminded of the story of the sword of Damocles which I hope that readers will check. People often have a sword above their heads waiting to make something...

Published:Saturday | January 26, 2019 | 2:38 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:  I read with interest a commentary published in The Gleaner on Friday January 25, 2019 written by Mr Peter Espuet entitled ‘To heal Christ’s broken body’. In his commentary, Mr Espuet lamented the need for...

Published:Saturday | January 26, 2019 | 2:38 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:  I read with interest a commentary published in The Gleaner on Friday January 25, 2019 written by Mr Peter Espuet entitled ‘To heal Christ’s broken body’. In his commentary, Mr Espuet lamented the need for...

Published:Saturday | January 26, 2019 | 2:35 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: It was very heartening to hear Prime Minister Andrew Holness not only encouraging more Jamaicans to enter commercial farming, but also expressing his personal desire to go into farming, citing it as a noble and rewarding endeavour...

Published:Friday | January 25, 2019 | 2:32 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: It is an open secret that most of the products parading as a ‘made-in Jamaica’ brand, displaying the Jamaican flag and even named from some part of Jamaica, are in no way, shape, or form associated with the country. Our...

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