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THE EDITOR, Sir: Since 2000, the international community has been celebrating International Mother Language Day on February 21. The observation of the day was an initiative of Bangladesh and was facilitated by the United Nations Educational,...

THE EDITOR, Sir: When last have you had a good laugh? Or how long has it been since you have listened to some cracking jokes? It’s been said that ‘laughter is medicine; good medicine, too’. It has also been said that people who laugh more and are...

THE EDITOR, Sir: We, the citizens of King’s House Avenue in St Andrew, have been suffering greatly at the hands of criminals in recent times. There have been several instances of car theft, breaking in of cars, house break-ins, and grab-and-flee...

February 24 will mark the birth of Jamaica’s first prime minister and founder of the Jamaica Labour Party, Sir Alexander Bustamante. This year marks 135 years since his birth. Around this time, many flock to the home of Sir Alexander to have a...

The Government, obviously, has a sense that there are a fair bit of motor vehicles in Jamaica and that the road infrastructure to accommodate them is inadequate, especially in the case of the Kingston metro region. We know this because of the...

THE EDITOR, Sir: In response to an article carried in the Saturday, February 16, 2019 edition of The Gleaner, the National Water Commission (NWC) wishes to publicly indicate that water is currently being supplied by the NWC to the Thompson...

THE EDITOR, Sir: Saturday’s Gleaner (February 16, 2019) carried a story on my response to issues surrounding the Industrial Disputes Tribunal (IDT) with the headline ‘Gov’t, unions, private sector on collision course over IDT rulings’, in which...

THE EDITOR, Sir: For Peter Espeut, contrary to his claim, and for many church people, abortion is very much a religious issue. Their position is clearly based on their belief that God infuses a soul into the human entity formed at conception. For...

THE EDITOR, Sir: Many pro-choice advocates rest their arguments for abortion on premises that are refutable. They argue it is a woman’s right to do as she pleases with her body, and hence, termination of an unwanted pregnancy should be...

THE EDITOR, Sir: Recently, transport Minister Robert Montague announced a raft of measures he intends to implement as early as April 1, 2019. These include, among other things: 1. Instalment of tracking systems on all public passenger vehicles (...
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