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Letters

Howard Hamilton

THE EDITOR, Madam: Within 24 hours, Hands Across Jamaica For Righteousness (HANDS) lost two of our stalwarts who made so much of the vision and work of HANDS possible. Howard Hamilton, when called by then Governor General Sir Howard Cooke to serve...

The auditor general has urged the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information to immediately call for full disclosure of all existing contractual and transactional arrangements with connected parties at Nutrition Products Limited. Here are some...
Bob Marley

THE EDITOR, Madam: I have been watching the documentary on Muhammad Ali being shown on PBS, and was struck by some similarities between the life of this legendary African American boxer and that of the legendary Jamaican singer-songwriter, Bob...

THE EDITOR, Madam: The announcement of retirement as a cricket commentator by the veteran legendary West Indian speedster Michael Holding has hurt his admirers and fans all over the cricketing world a lot. Holding bid adieu to first-class cricket...

THE EDITOR, Madam: For some time now the Cross Roads Market has been in a deplorable state. The market yard is riddled with huge potholes. Depending on what day one goes there, you can be expected to be greeted with an overflowing garbage skip with...

THE EDITOR, Madam: For the past two months, I have been driving between New Kingston and Hope Road in an effort to secure deposit slips and/or the use of the drop box at Scotiabank. This morning, I was advised to go either to Half-Way Tree or...

THE EDITOR, Madam: I would consider myself a concerned citizen residing in the parish of Manchester. I am greatly disturbed by the chaos the newly implemented COVID-19 measures have wreaked over the past three weeks. The ‘No movement days’ are...

THE EDITOR, Madam: Despite what is recognised as the largest investment in the national security architecture in this country over the past five years by any Jamaican government for over a generation, we continue to experience an alarming rate of...

THE EDITOR, Madam: Leadership by example is a thing of the past. In any case, it was just too difficult to practise. Sustainable, but difficult. On the other hand, ‘model yourself after my instructions, not my actions’ is by far an easier principle...

THE EDITOR, Madam: Consumers can start seeing an additional 1.4 per cent increase in their electricity bills starting in October. JPS earlier applied to the Office of Utilities Regulations (OUR) for a 3.4 per cent average overall increase, but the...
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