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Letters

An open letter to the Ministry of Education: THE EDITOR, Sir: In light of the recent publication in the media that many teachers continue to administer corporal punishments in schools, the Ministry of Education sent out memos to schools stating the...

THE EDITOR, Sir: For more than a month, I have been asking the National Water Commission (NWC) to replace a faulty lock-off device installed by the company on my premises. The device cannot turn off the water properly. It allows water to run...

THE EDITOR, Sir:   According to the article in The Gleaner, the Jamaican Government is proposing to use the stock market to raise funds for infrastructure projects in a move to avoid increasing the national debt. The article indicates that Dr...

THE EDITOR, Sir:In just a few days, the state of public emergency (SOE) in St James will come to an end, and though the Government and national security minister have reassured the public and citizens living in St James that there will still be...

THE EDITOR, Sir:There are multiple traffic laws on the books, and more are coming. Yet the mayhem continues. Why?There is virtually no sanction. The ticket can and is ignored.My solution: same-day traffic court appearance. As soon as an offender is...

THE EDITOR, Sir:There are two terms - oligarchy and imperialism - that define the problems faced by Maduro's new government in Venezuela. Despite nearly 20 years of governance by the socialist forces - first led by Hugo Chavez and now by Maduro -...

THE EDITOR, Sir:The current health minister and his stewards have all appeared to have lost any degree of control of the current dengue crisis.Now, to be fair, the blame cannot be solely levelled on the Ministry of Health. However, didn't the...

THE EDITOR, Sir:Even on a busy news day with governmental chaos in UK and USA, terrorists wreaking havoc in Kenya, and Syria, and Canadians kidnapped in Burkina Faso, there was still time for Canadian television national newscasts to dutifully pay...

THE EDITOR, Sir:Condolences to the family of Rihanna Rupon, the four-year-old Kingston girl who died from dengue on January 8. It is a tragedy for a parent to lose a child.Now the blame game has begun. Medical doctors didn't need to wait on Health...

THE EDITOR, Sir:Claude Puel has recently come under fire for his managerial decisions at Leicester City Football Club. The home loss to Cardiff and the away defeat to minnows Newport County have not helped his cause. Craig Burley of ESPN has also...
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