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We need you to act, Chief Justice

Monday, June, 8 2020    

Dear Editor,Stand Up For Jamaica continues to be concerned about the situation of people behind bars. The case of Noel Chambers, the 81-year-old who died in custody after a 40-year wait for trial, highlights the urgent need for change. Read More

Why is sitting CSEC, CAPE exams in July an issue?

Monday, June, 8 2020    

Dear Editor,What is the real fuss about the scheduling of the Caribbean Examinations Council's (CXC) Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) and Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examinations (CAPE) papers in July all about? Read More

A secret ballot is the logical solution at today's PNP meeting

Monday, June, 8 2020    

Dear Editor,The People's National Party's (PNP) big meeting will happen today, Monday, June 8. Read More

More than a colour problem

Monday, June, 8 2020    

Dear Editor, Read More

Dignity, human rights due to everyone

Friday, June, 5 2020    

Dear Editor, Read More

The base problem facing both Peters

Friday, June, 5 2020    

Dear Editor, Read More

Institutions exist to nurture

Friday, June, 5 2020    

Dear Editor,Such men as Mandela, Gandhi and Humphrey have put forward the axiom that the defining characteristics of a society's personality are observed where its institutions and its most vulnerable members interact. Read More

The silliest season draws near

Friday, June, 5 2020    

Dear Editor,COVID-19 flames may have burnt a few, but election fever is sure to affect everyone.The collision of lockdowns, unemployment, and imprisonment has given birth to a new consciousness that just can't take any more “punishment”. Read More

Treat the mentally ill better

Friday, June, 5 2020    

Dear Editor, Read More

Private schools will need help too

Friday, June, 5 2020    

Dear Editor, Read More

Schools in Guyana to reopen on Monday

Friday, June, 5 2020    

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) —Teachers and members of the auxiliary staff have been told to report to school on Monday in order to prepare schools for revision classes and exams in keeping with public health protocols . Read More

These 'shine-a-light' moments of racism

Thursday, June, 4 2020    

Dear Editor,As British media outlets scramble to find black/brown voices to comment on the horrors unfolding in America, the “thank-goodness-we're-not-that-bad” tone seems false to me. Read More

Too much, too often, too long

Thursday, June, 4 2020    

Dear Editor, Read More

Abuse now woven into our future

Thursday, June, 4 2020    

Dear Editor, Read More

Why is the Caribbean silent?

Thursday, June, 4 2020    

Dear Editor,I am deeply traumatised by the death of George Floyd. The words “I can't breathe” haunt me as a black person. Read More



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