Tue | Nov 19, 2019

Letters

Audley Shaw gets it. Kamina Johnson Smith doesn’t. Or, so it appears. So, she shoots the messenger, rather than confronting the substance of the message. Mr Shaw is the minister of commerce and agriculture in Andrew Holness’ government. Mrs...

THE EDITOR, Madam: Once again the argument that members of parliament (MPs) should get a pay rise is back on the agenda. The question that many of us are asking is, do they actually deserve it? I can bet that many persons will instinctively say no...

THE EDITOR, Madam: The Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) salutes Isis Clarke-Reid on the occasion of her 100th birthday (November 18) and applauds her trailblazing Jamaica’s record in track and field. The 1938 Central American and Caribbean (CAC)...

THE EDITOR, Madam: The barring of students from school has been a topical issue in recent years. There are many unfortunate things that can happen to these youngsters when they are left unsupervised. In circumstances like these, ­students are left...

THE EDITOR, Madam: It is very dark times in our nation when ­individuals are being persecuted because of their religious beliefs. We live in a period that if you go to church on Saturdays and Sundays, it is a problem to employers. Some even state...

THE EDITOR, Madam: In response to the column published on Thursday, November 15 entitled ‘When social media goes off the rails’ by Mark Wignall, I am in total agreement. For a country so dependent on social media for business, news and...

THE EDITOR, Madam: I am happy to know that Kool Kidz has reduced the sugar content in their juices and by a whopping 62 per cent. The new drink, with more than half the sugar content removed, is just as tasty and, as a parent, I am absolutely...

THE EDITOR, Madam: It is noteworthy that The Gleaner has been around for 185 years. Congratulations! For many of us, over the years it has been the family newspaper. There was something of interest for every member of the family to read and on...

THE EDITOR, Madam: The island’s largest public hospital has been plagued by water shortages for decades. There have been numerous articles in the print media highlighting this fact. One such article was published as recently as July 2019 of this...

THE EDITOR, Madam: Jamaican Patios is like salt and/or sugar. Some use it a little, some use it in moderation, and some use it a lot. It’s also like playing music loudly. There’s a time and place for it. All the talk over the years about teaching...
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