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Jamaica Gleaner Commentary
published: Tuesday | October 4, 2005

Incentives for energy efficiency
RISING ENERGY costs have always been the reactive trigger for conservation measures which slacken off as soon as oil prices start declining. The Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica (PCJ) was itself established in 1979...

Married but not 'parsoned'
RECENTLY, THE Roman Catholic Church made a rare concession concerning matters of sexuality when it offered some legal protection to unmarried heterosexual couples. Cardinal Camillo Ruini, speaking on behalf of the Church, said... - Devon Dick


British cops and beyond
IN SPITE of our anti-crime efforts and the appointment of DCP Mark Shields, our murder rate has risen significantly since last year. Some cops are of the view that he hasn't made a drop of difference... - Garth Rattray


Giant problems, pygmy solutions
AMERICA'S INSATIABLE appetite for oil is leading to her own ruin and endangering the whole world. The United States produces only 10 per cent of the world's oil but consumes 25 per cent of it. - Ian McDonald


How to grow old
THE RECENT celebration of Senior Citizens' Week reminded me of how rapidly the Jamaican population is aging. When the baby boomers, born between 1946 and 1964, begin their retirement in less than a decade...

















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