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T HE EDITOR, Madam: Youth and crime data from the 2017-2030 National Youth Policy reveal that youth are the main perpetrators and victims of crime and violence in Jamaica. Therefore, in order to improve the situation, we must zoom in on our youth...

THE EDITOR, Madam: Twice in one week, the prime minister of Jamaica, who is ‘Primus inter pares’, has thrown his hands in the air and told the citizens of Jamaica that they are on their own regarding COVID-19. At the time of writing this letter,...

THE EDITOR, Madam: Because persons noticed strange individuals in their community and report it to the police, who I’m sure took months to act, that is being put forward as good intelligence? Where is the arrest of the facilitators? How did they...

THE EDITOR, Madam: From as far back as 2017, the Jamaica Civil Service Association (JCSA) has been advocating against the poor contract administration practices in the Government, and we have used the Firearm Licensing Authority (FLA) as a prime...

THE EDITOR, Madam: There has been much ado about Prime Minister Andrew Holness’ shuffling of his Cabinet. The dictionary’s definition of ‘shuffle’ includes terms such as ‘prevaricate’ and ‘throw into disorder’, and the logic of language suggests...

THE EDITOR, Madam: Those of us road users who have been silently suffering, not only from navigating age-old potholes, but from the noise blasting from the horns of taxis and mufflers of bikes, have had enough! I invite the traffic cops and the...

The EDITOR, Madam: There are some issues in this country that are bigger than party politics and the Maroon issue is one of those concerns. I urge political leaders of this country not to play politics with history but to learn the history in such...

THE EDITOR, Madam: The COVID-19 pandemic has been causing havoc around the world for approximately two years since it was first discovered in China back in late 2019. Much have been said by the learned experts around the world, who have all...

THE EDITOR, Madam: Maroon Chief Richard Currie possesses the traits of a good leader – bold, honest, decisive, disciplined and dedicated to his people. His recent public statement that he no longer wishes to be referred to as ‘His Excellency’ and,...

THE EDITOR, Madam: I was a big supporter of Mr Andrew Holness during the previous election. I celebrated seeing the victory of a fellow young person. Mr Holness showed willingness to serve the Jamaica people, especially the youth. We praised him...
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