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The Jamaica Youth Advocacy Network (JYAN) wishes to highlight how problematic the recent events at Cambridge High School are and urges the Ministry of Education to act more expeditiously in ushering a...

THE EDITOR, Sir: Recently, a family member had to undergo urgent surgery at the University Hospital of the West Indies (UHWI), and we are totally awed by the quality of service and care that he received during his time there. Initially, he had been...

THE EDITOR, Sir:While weeding out the criminal elements in the inner-city areas is necessary, the breeding ground or root cause of the criminals, or crime, must be tackled.We are being told that the security forces will be given additional powers to...

THE EDITOR, Sir:It is with genuine disappointment in the JTA president-elect that we write in response to a recent article titled 'JTA president-elect says educators may carry guns to protect themselves in hostile school...

THE EDITOR, Sir:I am a bit of an insomniac, who has recently discovered a potent, fast-acting remedy for my condition: CVM Television's reformatted evening newscast, CVM Live.Never mind that the programme's conceptualisers couldn't make up their...

THE EDITOR, Sir:How men organise to produce the means of their subsistence constitutes the fundamental relations of society, says Karl Marx. In the context of the macroeconomy, the sugar industry is one of the movers and shakers of the economy;...

THE EDITOR, Sir:There has been much discussion about what must be a multifaceted approach to taming the crime monster. One subject of prominence in this discussion is how to effectively deal with the endemic corruption in the Jamaica Constabulary (...

THE EDITOR, Sir:While weeding out the criminal elements in the inner-city areas is necessary, the breeding ground or root cause of the criminals or criminality must be tackled.We are being told that the security forces will be given additional...

THE EDITOR, Sir:Peter Espeut's article in The Gleaner on July 14, 2017, titled 'Jamaica is a monarchy' stated that the decision of the minister with responsibility for the environment, on appeal, is...

THE EDITOR, Sir:Since 2007, I've had the opportunity of meeting three rape victims who were all male. The first was raped when he was seven years old, but no one reported it because of the shame. The sexual assault continued into his teenage years....
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