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THE EDITOR, Madam: New York State law requires that all taxi and for-hire vehicle drivers wear seat belt while driving. The State also requires that front seat passengers above the age of 16 wear a seat belt. Passengers with children are...

THE EDITOR, Madam: As chairman of the Cattle Breeders Society of Jamaica (CBSJ), I want to congratulate The Gleaner and Christopher Serju on an excellent exposé on the sorry state of the cattle under the management of UC Rusal in Manchester. I...

THE EDITOR, Madam: Evidently, one of the reasons for the Black History Month celebration is to impress on the minds and hearts of black people the world over a pride in their ancestral accomplishments and thus a belief in their own self-worth and...

THE EDITOR, Madam: I read the tragic account of serial rape and serial abortion in The Observer over the weekend in the article titled ‘Scarred by sexual acts’. It described the experiences of a young lady who was raped by a doctor, who then...

THE EDITOR, Madam: The increase in gang violence in Haiti has become a great cause of concern for Caribbean counterparts. It is at an obnoxious level and should not be tolerated further. The gang activities in the capital, Port-au-Prince, have...

THE EDITOR, Madam: The month of February is celebrated as Black History Month and for some persons, whenever the term black history is mentioned, invariably the word slavery comes to mind. However, black history did not start with slavery. Our...

THE EDITOR, Madam: Jamaicans all over the world should reject any form of gender discrimination. The Jamaica Labour Party and the People’s National Party have different arms to their parties and both haven’t found it necessary to form caucuses in...

THE EDITOR, Madam: Sometimes one story dominates the international news cycle, often to the detriment of other reportage; like the recent emphasis placed on the initial hesitancy of Germany’s government to agree for Leopard tanks they produce to...

THE EDITOR, Madam: Whatever plans the Government has for the improvement of the bus system, the system of collection of fares needs to be reviewed. On a number of occasions I have seen drivers collect fares from passengers but do not issue them...

THE EDITOR, Madam: One wonders whether the implementation of the New Road Traffic Act set for Wednesday, February 1, and already firmly upon us, will indeed be a nine-day wonder, despite definitive assurances from ministers of government and...
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