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platforms, were seeking to spin the indefensible as a misinterpretation of their leader’s statement, and, in the process, insulting the intelligence of the Jamaican people.
I am not at all surprised, though, at their responses, as both, in the recent past, have themselves been the subject of controversial statements for which we have not had an apology, and one would have thought they would have learnt from their missteps.
The fact that Mrs Simpson Miller has expressed remorse for her actions and has promised a statement on the issue is a welcome first step. I hope we will never have a recurrence of such outrageous behaviour. ERROL MCLEISH firstname.lastname@example.org Greater Portmore St Catherine THE EDITOR, Sir: IN YOUR editorial of November 24, 2016, you stated that the communities of Lakes Pen, Quarrie Hill, Grange Lane and Clifton, are part of the constituency of St Catherine Southern. This is not so.
These communities comprised part of the constituency of St Catherine East Central. Prior to 2011, they were part of St Catherine Southern. The constituency of St Catherine