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THE EDITOR, Madam: Many persons calling themselves Christians continue to go to church and meet as a body during the pandemic, claiming God’s power to save, despite statistical proof that churches are super spreaders, and many pastors - and their...

THE EDITOR, Madam: I am appealing to all the women of Jamaica, whom this hat fits, to stop endangering their lives with their cellular phones, by carrying them in their hands while travelling in the public and on the public transport. Prevention is...

THE EDITOR, Madam: Dr Horace Chang, minister of national security, is proposing to build a new prison at an estimated cost of $10 billion. This is a lot of money. A prison is supposed to be a place for penalising and/or correcting perpetrators for...

THE EDITOR, Madam: The recent security breach of the JAMCOVID website will only further my scepticism of the National Identification System (NIDS). If the Pentagon, which is considered the most secure facility in the world, can be hacked, how can...

THE EDITOR, Madam: The Jamaican cricket team, the Scorpions, seems to have been aptly named. A scorpion is an unusual creature which features a venomous sting in its tail. In the present series, after three woeful performances, in their fourth...

THE EDITOR, Madam: As a past student of Dinthill Technical High School, I appreciate the historical information that Patrick Robinson shared in his article ‘Reflections on Les Laing’s life’. Les Laing, as an athlete and past student of Dinthill...

The Amber Group broke its silence on the exposure of personal data on thousands of travellers on the Government’s COVID-19 website, JAMCOVID, it developed. But the website developer is saying nothing about how such a lapse could have occurred and...

THE EDITOR, Madam: In this past week, Jamaica has been rocked by the discovery of a data breach, which was reported by noted American technology publication TechCrunch. Security breaches are, unfortunately, not uncommon in today’s digital world...

THE EDITOR, Madam: Joe Biden’s inauguration promise to “unite the country” is still fresh in our minds; along with endless repetitions that he’s the oldest American president, and only the second Roman Catholic. Some of us remember when the first...

THE EDITOR, Madam: The National Bioethics Committee of Jamaica (NBCJ) would like to add its voice to the conversation about the COVID-19 vaccination concerns that exist among many Jamaicans, including healthcare professionals. We are aware of...
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