Sat | May 15, 2021

Letters

THE EDITOR, Madam: The number of theories given for the failure of boys and young men in education and workplace realms have been more than we care to recall. Notwithstanding, the phenomenon of young males marginalisation continues like wildfire...

THE EDITOR, Madam: I never realised that Tony Deyal and I shared so very much in common. I used to consume my press so quickly, I would get a pain in my head. The ice cone man was always outside my primary school in Porty (Port Antonio). We...

THE EDITOR, Madam: While we welcome Health and Wellness Minister Christopher Tufton’s continued campaign against tobacco, as he pursues on the path of his predecessor, it seems both of them have carefully avoided, or said it very briefly, another...

Our readers on social media yesterday reacted to the fatal stabbing of a 14-year-old. “PARENTS, we have dropped the ball! This is a 14-year-old child, for God’s sake! She is entirely your responsibility, so how come this happened? Take the...

THE EDITOR, Madam: IT IS long known that agriculture is integral to the health of our people, national food security and economic well-being of the nation. Despite that knowledge, we have only made little progress in advancing agriculture to its...

THE EDITOR, Madam: Once women are not safe, children are not safe. Once children are not safe, no one is safe; for none of us were born as adults. Violence against women is everyone’s problem! We can’t keep marginalising the crisis by simply...

THE EDITOR, Madam: Another young woman has been brutally killed by the machete. It is reported that she was chopped several times by her common-law husband, who has now been charged with murder. Brutal deaths, like this one, make my blood run cold...

THE EDITOR, Madam: The goodly Dr Garth Anderson of the Caribbean Union of Teachers (CUT) is trying to save the hundred of thousands of children in the Caribbean faced with the worst psychological assault. Anderson is on the cutting edge of the...

THE EDITOR, Madam: In this day and age, we should aggressively make moves to eliminate squatting in Jamaica. In 1838, the year of our Emancipation, 350,000 slaves became squatters. Fast forward to 2021, the Planning Institute of Jamaica has been...

THE EDITOR, Madam: Sitting at home relaxing on the evening of Mother’s Day, I decided to check out what has been happening on social media. I saw lovely photographs and wonderful stories of people celebrating with their moms, but I also saw...
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