Mon | Jan 22, 2018

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THE EDITOR, Sir:I note the robust security forces' response to the high levels of murders committed in the parish of St James. This response is to be welcomed and encouraged. I note also that this response has come under the umbrella of a state of...

THE EDITOR, Sir:Public-sector workers have, within the scope of our economic circumstances, subjected themselves to sacrifices in support of the national interest. This fact is incontrovertible.It is against this backdrop that they would find...

THE EDITOR, Sir:The declaration of a state of emergency is welcome, but the solution cannot be simplified by mantras like 'getting the guns', or through short-term operations or campaigns.Psychiatrists, in treating diseases, use what is termed the...

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....

THE EDITOR, Sir:The prime minister must put on his 'big boy' pants and declare martial law.Jamaica needs to increase penalties for illegal gun possession, offer appealing rewards for turning in an illegal weapon, and do random house-searching of...

THE EDITOR, Sir:Please allow me to bring to the attention of Transport Minister Mike Henry, the Transport Authority, and various taxi associations the practice of scamming being perpetuated by the so-called legal coaster and minibus operators who...

THE EDITOR, Sir:I am a Trinidadian and I wholly support the action taken by Jamaican Prime Minister Andrew Holness. I hope and pray that my country's prime minister, Keith Rowley, takes the same action with the crime and violence taking place in...

THE EDITOR, Sir:After more than 1,700 years of costly blunders, one should be forgiven for thinking that leaders of the modern Christian Church would spare no effort in ensuring that their doctrines and practices are consistent with the written Word...

THE EDITOR, Sir:My landline went down last week Thursday. I called FLOW and got an appointment for a technician to visit on Monday. Nobody came, nobody called. I called and was assured someone would come on Tuesday. same rubbish. Wednesday and...

THE EDITOR, Sir:The increase in crime is of concern to everyone. Recently, the American government issued a travel advisory about travelling to Jamaica. The solution to crime is not expensive. We do not need a lot of resources as people may say.Let'...
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