Mon | Feb 17, 2020

Letters

THE EDITOR, Madam: Let me first congratulate Dr Christopher Tufton and the team he leads at the Ministry of Health and Wellness for giving mental health in Jamaica some attention and focus, which has been lacking. For the first time, a mental...

THE EDITOR, Madam: Unemployment among the youth population is most troubling, especially for young females. As a result, new career opportunities must be sought in order to provide employment for those seeking to join the labour force. There was...

THE EDITOR, Madam: I live in the community at the top of Jacks Hill, St Andrew. In recent days we have contended with some major bush fires. At the first sign of trouble, the Fire Brigade was on site. As soon as they could reach the fires, they...

THE EDITOR, Madam: I was very happy to hear of the net profit that the National Commercial Bank (NCB) reported for 2019. I said to myself that I hope that the lion’s share of those funds would be directed in securing a vastly better customer...

THE EDITOR, Madam: Discerning Jamaicans, by now, have become accustomed to promises from political shysters, aka politicians. What is mind-boggling, though, is that every so often, when it matters seriously, dementia, a sequelae resulting from...

THE EDITOR, Madam: Re The Gleaner article ‘A date with ‘Babylon – Reggae Films in the Park opens hearts, minds and mouths’ about the screening of the film Babylon in the Reggae Films in the Park on Friday, February 7, I apologise unreservedly...

THE EDITOR, Madam: Again, an impending ­danger facing the ­region and we are under­prepared. Yet, without focusing on the negatives, let us therefore take a proactive approach in protecting ourselves in light of whatever measures the Government...

THE EDITOR, Madam: The proverbial crossing of the political aisle by former People’s National Party Councillor (Trafalgar division) Kari Douglas bears lessons that the average onlooker would be wise to heed. First, it shows that millennials –...

THE EDITOR, Madam: Election is in the air and the People’s National Party (PNP) has latched on to two issues: corruption and crime. Those of us who lived in Jamaica during the last 30 years know that these twin monsters were conceived and...

THE EDITOR, Madam: I wish to provide a response to your news story titled ‘Decline in allocation to fight corruption’ that appeared on Wednesday, February 12. In the article, The Gleaner highlighted that in the 2019-20 financial year, the...
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