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Letters

THE EDITOR, Sir: If not professionally obligated, I feel compelled as a parent and a citizen with grounded views on education to lend my voice to this ongoing monologue surrounding the reform of Jamaica’s educational system. It appears that each...

THE EDITOR, Sir: In response to the above-mentioned caption published in The Gleaner on Thursday, February 21, 2019, by a concerned citizen, I fully endorse the concerns raised in the letter. For years, physically disabled persons, especially...

THE EDITOR, Sir: Why does it take so long for an appeal to be brought before the Court of Appeal in Jamaica? Is there a policy timeline for an appeal to be heard? If there is a shortage of court staff in the Supreme Court and the Appeal Court,...

THE EDITOR, Sir: The National Water Com-mission (NWC) appreciates the fact that Mandeville resident Daniel Lewis read the article titled ‘NWC committed to meeting Jamaica’s water needs’ from our president, Mr Mark Barnett, published in The Sunday...

As reports of governmental corruption continue on the rise, Jamaica’s need for constitutional reform has reached emergency levels. Without radical constitutional change aimed at limiting opportunities for bad governance and increasing the...

THE EDITOR, Sir: I am ashamed to say that as a citizen of Jamaica, I was not proactively sensitive to the plight of the disabled in this country. My awareness was piqued, however, as I recently had a fall that rendered me incapable of walking...

THE EDITOR, Sir: Abortion is cruel because it robs the unborn child of a chance at life. Likewise, if a mahogany tree were purposely set ablaze, all the furniture that could have been produced from that tree would be destroyed, permanently. The...

THE EDITOR, Sir: Small and medium-size enterprises (SMEs) occupy an important position in policy-making. Many analysts are of the view that SMEs drive growth and are the largest contributors to job creation. Though SMEs may become contributors to...

February 24 will mark the birth of Jamaica’s first prime minister and founder of the Jamaica Labour Party, Sir Alexander Bustamante. This year marks 135 years since his birth. Around this time, many flock to the home of Sir Alexander to have a...

The Government, obviously, has a sense that there are a fair bit of motor vehicles in Jamaica and that the road infrastructure to accommodate them is inadequate, especially in the case of the Kingston metro region. We know this because of the...
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