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THE EDITOR, Madam: One has to take the prime minister’s now infamous statement, ‘argument done’, in context. Jamaica is seemingly battling congruently the three big ‘Cs’: crime, corruption and COVID-19. Evidently, these combined issues are...

THE EDITOR, Madam: The facts are inescapably clear that Jamaica has long been in need of constitutional and other legal reforms. However, the recent reshuffling of the Cabinet by Prime Minister Andrew Holness has seen the pouring of new wine into...

THE EDITOR, Madam: In 1976, I was eagerly awaiting my return to Jamaica after an absence of some years living in the United Kingdom. I then read this article titled: ‘Holiday island hit by murder wave’. That “60 lives this year” were lost between...

THE EDITOR, Madam: IF CHIEF Richard Currie of the Accompong Maroons want to be a state within a state, he won’t win that argument publicly because the public is not on his side. I am here wondering why the new chief is trying to be so divisive...

THE EDITOR, Madam: Any organisation with a 7,000 staff shortage is going to be at a great disadvantage and even moreso where the critical job of crime fighting is concerned. Unfortunately, the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) is one such...

THE EDITOR, Madam: This is an open letter to National Security Minister Dr Horace Chang. The purpose of this letter is get answers on how you will preserve the security of Jamaica’s borders. So may I politely invite you to do an Internet search of...

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...
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