Tue | Oct 27, 2020

Letters

Tandeka McKoy-Phipps.

THE EDITOR, Madam: Jamaica has one the most committed and dedicated teachers who go the extra mile to ensure that in this COVID-19 pandemic every child gets educated, even with the little resources that are available to them. Tandeka McKoy-...

THE EDITOR, Madam: Since the closure of schools in early March, bringing in its wake a switch from face-to-face to online learning, I have watched as the woes of the students taking online classes grow exponentially. From the short attention...

THE EDITOR, Madam: Joseph Matalon is a business­man. However, he is also the chairman of the RJRGLEANER Communications Group. So how does he appear on Mark Golding’s campaign endorsing him for the post of the president of People’s National Party...

THE EDITOR, Madam: Jamaica recently elected a new Government with a very powerful mandate, which may not be good for a parliamentary democracy in the sense that the opposition members of parliament are considerably fewer. The people have chosen...

THE EDITOR, Madam: Recently, I saw on social media where one of our beloved sons, reggae artiste and the Jamaica Festival Song 2020 winner, Mark Myrie, aka Buju Banton, had an unexpected outburst. Now, no one knows for sure what was going on in...

THE EDITOR, Madam: I don’t believe the final presidential debate changed opinions either way. Although the debate was more civil and restrained, which allowed both candidates to be heard, I think their base, in terms of support, will basically...

THE EDITOR, Madam: The futility of man’s rule persists, with the same futuristic zeal and policies used for centuries with the same lame results – illustrating the wisdom of Ecclesiastes 1:9, that there is nothing new under the sun. For the...

THE EDITOR, Madam: In April 2020, Dr Christopher Tufton said that the ministry had completed its assessment of the Cuban antiviral drug, Interferon Alpha, and “given that it had not been approved globally”, the decision was made not to use it in...

THE EDITOR, Madam: It is highly shocking and disturbing to think of lives recently lost in Nigeria when the unarmed civilian protesters in Lagos were shot by the army. It is disheartening that the soldiers fired live ammunition at the...

THE EDITOR, Madam: Dr Michael Abrahams wrote a very good article on depression. There is a lot that needs to be done to spread awareness. I can’t help thinking that there should be a television programme in which expert presenters can talk to...
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