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THE EDITOR, Sir:According to Farrant (1980), "Education describes the total process of human learning by which knowledge is imparted, faculties trained, and skills developed" (p. 18). Is our education system actually there? Yes, with each revolving...

THE EDITOR, Sir:A letter writer in your publication of January 17 said that if one wanted to be treated with respect, one should not dress like a whore. This was in reference to the protesters who dressed in black at the Golden Globe Awards.Whores...

THE EDITOR, Sir:My calls for a safe pair of hands like Dr Christopher Tufton's for commissioner of police have been getting some resistance. According to some folks, why would you put your best player in such a position, worse if he's leadership...

THE EDITOR, Sir:The state of emergency declared by Andrew Holness on Thursday should have come on stream a long time ago. Will this stop the murder spree? No.I think a state of emergency needs to be announced across the entire island. I understand...

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:This year's Grammy Awards will get a lot of attention in the reggae category. I commend the nominees, but having listened to the albums, Chronixx's Chronology stands out in terms of artistry. It is the epitome of what reggae music is...

THE EDITOR, Sir:Minister of National Security Robert Montague has been placed in a handcuffs as a result of the national crime problem. With Jamaica desperate for a solution, and with the law-enforcement authorities coming under such immense...

THE EDITOR, Sir:At present, I am scared to travel within Montego Bay. I feel like a hostage in my own town. Stoplights and traffic pileups exacerbate the nightmare because you don't know when violence will explode, killing even innocent bystanders....
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