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THE EDITOR, Madam: The Government, at this time, needs to fully outline how and when they plan to roll out the $25 billion stimulus package announced by Minister of Finance and the Public Service, Honourable Dr Nigel Clarke, in his closing 2020-21...

THE EDITOR, Madam: Dr Carolyn Cooper’s column ‘Time to teach children to plant seeds’ in The Sunday Gleaner was a great relief from her regular columns. I will not go into the Rastafari business. However, we must remember that the colonial masters...

THE EDITOR, Madam: COVID-19 is sweeping through the world like ‘Nicodemus in the night’ and will change our lives forever. We have now been forced to review how we educate our population, conduct business, and provide security, among other things...

THE EDITOR, Madam: In a March 25, 2020, article in your newspaper under the headline ‘Government seeking lands for housing in Port Royal’, I read with concern two references to a speech in Parliament by our prime minister that imply that the Urban...

THE EDITOR, Madam: I feel proud, for the most part, about the response from our Government and my fellow Jamaicans to the COVID-19 pandemic situation so far. As a people, perhaps out of fear and need for self-preservation, we have been conforming,...

THE EDITOR, Madam: In response to an article published in The Gleaner of Tuesday March 17. I, on behalf of the members of the Jamaica Association of Certified Embalmers and Funeral Directors (JACE...

THE EDITOR, Madam: For years, I have witnessed, through various mediums, the harsh impact that a lack of basic amenities such as water can have on a community, but it came to me forcefully more so between 2019 and 2020. Boasting a slogan such as...

THE EDITOR, Madam: As a matter of urgency, public-health messaging with respect to COVID-19 needs to occur in Jamaican as well as in standard English. Walking to the supermarket yesterday, my wife and I were stopped by a windshield washer who was...

THE EDITOR, Madam: We crew members on-board cruise ships understand the severity of this global pandemic. However, with recent information that all countries are putting restrictions on their countries, most of us, if not all, would rather be home...

THE EDITOR, Madam: Today, March 27, 2020, makes it approximately 30 days since the disappearance of Jasmin Deen, a visually impaired student at The University of the West Indies (UWI). There has been no word from the police or from her captor or...
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