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THE EDITOR, Madam: The Sunday Gleaner (November 5, 2023) story, 'I was only trying to protect my father', describes Jamaica's psychosocial temperature. The story is an interview with Tameka Henry,the mother of the 11-year-old boy, Fytzroi...

THE EDITOR, Madam: There has been quite a bit of anticipation since the crowning of the new monarch a year ago as to how soon the king will define and articulate his role as leader of the Commonwealth of Nations. During the latter years of the...

THE EDITOR, Madam: A Jamaican adage implies that there are two things a woman should never 'run down' (chase); ‘a bus and a man, as there is always another around the corner’. My, how times have changed! In the case of the bus - a means of...

THE EDITOR, Madam: It is estimated that there are over one million people living with some form of disability in the Caribbean, which amounts to more than the population of certain countries in the subregion. Across the Caribbean, persons with...

THE EDITOR Madam: In the wake of revelations from the National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA) regarding the limited impact of plastic bans in Jamaica, it is crucial to delve into existing strategies critically and propose actionable...

THE EDITOR, Madam: We would like to thank Shane Dowrich for his services to West Indies cricket, and as a die-hard fan, respect his decision to retire from international duty. The toxicity in the region is evidenced by the natural gas emitting...

THE EDITOR, Madam: As we observed World AIDS Day on December 1, it is with a heavy heart that I reflect on the persistent challenges faced by Zimbabwe in curbing the spread of HIV/AIDS. The failure to implement effective measures has not only led...

THE EDITOR, Madam: Do dogs still bark when called by new names? Changing names can change perception, but will not necessarily result in a change of behaviour or performance to yield desired results. Understanding the cause and nature of things...

THE EDITOR, Madam: Wherever they live around the world, people who celebrate Christmas usually have a favourite part of the season. It could be religious rituals and gatherings, or food and drinks, or exchanging gifts, or decorating trees and...

THE EDITOR, Madam: Because I nearly always (mostly) share the same viewpoints as your editorials, it pleases me to see a situation where The Gleaner editorial ‘Lord Reed’s facts and context’ has agreed with my expressed views I, like the views...
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