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THE EDITOR, Sir:A recent Gleaner report outlining more inadequacies in Jamaica's health sector has apparently irked the People's National Party 'massive' everywhere and the criticisms of the Jamaica Medical Doctors' Association (JMDA) president, Dr...

THE EDITOR, Sir:As I was driving out of the Vineyards Toll Plaza heading eastbound, I happened to look to my right in time to notice a driver waiting to go westbound through the toll, lighting up what appeared to be a ganja spliff.I must confess...

THE EDITOR, Sir:The first item of news on Monday evening concerned a man who spent 25 years in prison for allegedly having a spliff in his possession.Reports are that this man, who was said to be showing signs of mental illness, was seen with the...

THE EDITOR, Sir:Jamaica has had a love affair with cranberry juice. In 2009, it was established that, per capita, Jamaicans were consuming more cranberry juice than any other country. This love affair was strengthened by the introduction of...

THE EDITOR, Sir:I recently saw the proposed fines under the pending amendment of the Road Traffic Act and regulations. One is left to wonder if these changes were the result of deliberations by persons who live in Jamaica in the year 2015. Or did...

THE EDITOR, Sir:Jamaica never ceases to amaze me. We are a capitalist country. However, businesses in Jamaica expect customers to subsidise their operations instead of paying the true value for services.Global crude prices have nearly halved since...

THE EDITOR, Sir:The proposed imposition of a cess on imported sugar in the manufacturing sector goes against the spirit of free-market capitalism.If we accept that in a free market, companies and industries in an economy go through a life cycle,...

THE EDITOR, Sir:Allow me to express my sincere gratitude to two great Jamaican institutions, the University of Technology, Jamaica and the Jamaica Constabulary Force, for whetting my appetite for voluntary service. All students pursuing a degree at...

THE EDITOR, Sir:I agree with Professor Carolyn Cooper on the issue of the University of Technology's (UTech) accreditation of programmes.It's not just the dental programme; there are many others. I'm a third-year industrial engineering student, and...

THE EDITOR, Sir:I can't understand what all the fuss about the proposed tax on refined sugar is all about. The manufacturers want to have their cake and eat it, too.None of them is importing refined sugar for the retail market, yet, every...
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