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THE EDITOR, Sir: I attended the presentation of the Port Authority plans to develop a floating cruise ship dock at Port Royal and commend them and their environmental consultants for a job well done in terms of the entire function and the...

THE EDITOR, Sir: Since the alleged corruption at Petrojam and Caribbean Martime University surfaced, the People’s National Party (PNP) has been making heavy weather of it, even to the point of having demonstration in Kingston, and others planned...

THE EDITOR, Sir: I listened to Prime Minister Andrew Holness’ pronouncements on stamping out corruption during his swearing-in speech when his party regained state power in 2016, and I also listened to Portia Simpson Miller’s in 2012. Now that we...

THE EDITOR, Sir: The Jamaica Labour Party (JLP), a year late, considering the big anniversary was last year, has announced scholarships to be named in honour of party leaders who became prime ministers. I submit that the honours are misdirected...

THE EDITOR, Sir: FLOW’s revelation that it will now grant parental leave to fathers and adoptive and foster parents of newborns is a step in the right direction. However, one of the issues we should consider is whether the absence of parents from...

THE EDITOR, Sir: In 2004, during the early days of the Violence Prevention Alliance, I was riding along with Professor Barry Chevannes to one of our Thursday-morning meetings. Prof, a thoughtful man, opined that based on what he had observed, a...

THE EDITOR, Sir: If we are to solve any problem, we need to be clear about what the problem is. The problem is that we tend to define the effect of the problem as the problem, rather than defining the cause of the problem as the problem. We usually...

This is an open letter to Peter Phillips, president of the People’s National Party. THE EDITOR, Sir: At one point I supported you, but when I realised you did not have a backbone, when you disregarded the suffering of Comrades under Seaga, and...

THE EDITOR, Sir: Disillusioned and disappointed, many hoped that Prime Minister Holness would have provided new and different leadership in areas of governance. But with glaring evidence of dishonesty within his Jamaica Labour Party administration...

THE EDITOR, Sir: If the annual National Leadership Prayer Breakfast isn’t a waste of time, I’m not sure what explains the unaffected crime rate if God is listening. Religious leaders’ favourite explanation is 2 Chronicles 7:14, which basically...
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