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Letters

THE EDITOR, Madam: It is a matter of concern that the country’s borders will reopen to allow persons of unknown COVID-19 status to freely enter and move among our people. Colleagues of mine have expressed their frustration at having worked hard to...

THE EDITOR, Madam: Our economy has taken a drastic hit from the COVID-19 pandemic. We must not only find innovative ways to stimulate our economic recovery, we must find ways to make it stronger and more resilient. The past two to three months...

THE EDITOR, Madam: The unfortunate police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, USA, may be a major dent for any hope of peaceful interracial coexistence among us, and may understandably give traction to the violent impromptu response of many on...

THE EDITOR, Madam: IT IS clear that the majority of illegal immigrants in the United Kingdom (UK) who have no recourse to public funding, no support from benefit system, do not benefit from the furlough scheme and have no access to food banks...

THE EDITOR, Madam: I AM writing regarding the disparate treatment of poor people during the coronavirus outbreak. Popular entertainers Moses Davis, aka Beenie Man, and Rodney Price, aka Bounty Killer, violated the curfew when they performed at...

THE EDITOR, Madam: THE SAD passing of Mrs Shahine Robinson has taken from us one of the most dedicated political representatives Jamaica has ever seen. It was a joy and inspiration to walk with Shahine through North East St Ann and see how she...

THE EDITOR, Madam: POLITICS IS, indeed, a very dirty business. In the midst of Opposition Leader Dr Peter Phillips’ health challenges, certain members of the People’s National Party (PNP), either by default or design, have sought to spark...

THE EDITOR, Madam: I WANT to take this opportunity to say kudos to the teachers and principal, vice-principals and the rest of the staff members at the Eltham High School, where I serve as the PRO on the PTA committee, for conducting wonderful...

THE EDITOR, Madam: I STRONGLY feel that come this September, social distancing in schools will be a huge challenge because of the small classroom sizes. The building of more schools not possible due to money and time constraints. Some schools...

THE EDITOR, Madam: WAS THE partial shutdown of Jamaica due to COVID-19 really worth it? It has cost tens of thousands of jobs and has negatively impacted the economy. It is a most difficult and controversial question to ponder for which I won’t...
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