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Letters

THE EDITOR, Madam: One wonders if the Noise Abatement Act is still in force, the way these taxi operators are allowed to play the lewdest and ungodly music in the ears of helpless passengers, much to the discomfort and disturbance of one’s spirit...

Poor decisions at dozens of government departments have exposed more than $40 billion of taxpayers’ money to loss or misuse, an analysis of the last two auditor general annual reports has shown. Here are some reader’s reactions via The Gleaner’s...

THE EDITOR, Madam: Recently, Security Minister Dr Horace Chang said governments, past and present, are complicit in keeping inner-city residents in poverty. Like that was news! However, it was good to get confirmation from the horse’s mouth....

A four-year-old girl is the latest casualty of a fatal end to a domestic dispute. We asked our followers if they think there are sufficient intervention programmes to address the issue of domestic violence in Jamaica. “Not exactly sure what is...

THE EDITOR, Madam: The Letter of the Day published in The Gleaner on January 12, 2021, warns that we should ‘Stop demonisation of pro-choice movement’ and, instead, demonise the pro-life movement. The writer speaks of laws which disenfranchise...

THE EDITOR, Madam: Bishop Alvin Bailey, in my view, is trying to stop the inevitable – of abortion being legal in this country sooner rather than later. His attack on Member of Parliament Juliet Cuthbert Flynn is one that he and the Church will...

THE EDITOR, Madam: Once again, Member of Parliament and State Minister in the Ministry of Health...

THE EDITOR, Madam: There has been concern, scepticism and fear about the rapid development of vaccines for COVID-19. The reports of adverse reactions added to the anxiety, but we have to consider that vaccines, like prescription medicines, may...

THE EDITOR, Madam: It is regrettable to hear a man of the clergy aim to belittle an accomplished politician by calling on the prime minister to ‘rein her in’. Personally, I find it rather rude and out of character, as only animals can be reined in...

THE EDITOR, Madam: THE FOLLOWING, or words akin to it, is what President Donald Trump should have said to America, and to the world, following the deadly, violent and deeply disturbing insurrection upon the US Capitol in Washington, DC, recently: “...
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