Sun | Apr 5, 2020

Letters

Today’s concept of appropriate classroom control sees the teacher begging the students to cooperate

THE EDITOR, Madam: I remember when I was younger and travelling in a taxi, a lady was on her phone arguing that teachers are being unreasonable about wanting more pay. She said “All dem do a siddung inna class wid the pickney dem, teach and go home...

THE EDITOR, Madam: An open letter to the Prime Minister Andrew Holness. We have developed an Internet-based platform called DigiScripts that allows doctors to manage their patients online. The application permits the taking of notes, the...

THE EDITOR, Madam: With the current measures imposed by the Government to control the spread of COVID-19, I would like to pay special attention to the education sector and how it has affected the stakeholders. We recognise that all must adjust...

THE EDITOR, Madam: AT A recent press conference on the COVID-19 update, Prime Minister Andrew Holness made the point that in times of crises such as this, it underscores the urgent need for a National ID (NIDS) system to identify all Jamaicans....

THE EDITOR, Madam: I WRITE to express my dismay and shock at the People’s National Party’s (PNP) action on Tuesday of not showing up for Parliament. I think the PNP has failed to recognise the gravity of our predicament and is, instead, seeking...

THE EDITOR, Madam: When I heard the prime minister’s announcement of a curfew from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. to commence on April 1, 2020, I wondered to myself, “is this tomfoolery?” In fairness to the Government, I do believe that they are trying, but...

Prime Minister Andrew Holness has announced that from April 1-8, there will be a nightly islandwide curfew as part of the measures to contain #COVID19 in Jamaica. What are your views on this? • The only measure that seems somewhat effective is...

THE EDITOR, Madam: Mr Prime Minister, you can flatten the curve but please don’t flatten the economy that your administration has made better for the past four years. You can lock down sections of the island that have a trend of COVID-19 but...

THE EDITOR, Madam: The Government, at this time, needs to fully outline how and when they plan to roll out the $25 billion stimulus package announced by Minister of Finance and the Public Service, Honourable Dr Nigel Clarke, in his closing 2020-21...

THE EDITOR, Madam: Dr Carolyn Cooper’s column ‘Time to teach children to plant seeds’ in The Sunday Gleaner was a great relief from her regular columns. I will not go into the Rastafari business. However, we must remember that the colonial masters...
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