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THE EDITOR, Madam: The article by Dr Michael Abrahams, ‘Teach boys not to rape’, in The Gleaner of April 13, is a timely and relevant one. I am concurring with Dr Abrahams that most of the teachings about sexual issues are taught to our daughters...

THE EDITOR, Madam: We have become accustomed to hearing the condom ad with the jingle “do it for your best life”. The downside, of course, is when the ‘number one’ finds out there is a ‘number two, three, four, etc’. The turmoil of heartbreak...

THE EDITOR, Madam: The Duke of Edinburgh made an official visit to the University of Technology, Jamaica in February. The Royals were no strangers to the College of Arts, Science and Technology (CAST), and later University of Technology (UTech...

Westmoreland Central MP George Wright was released from the Freeport Police Station in St James without charge following allegations of domestic abuse. Wright, who the police named Monday as a person of interest, was questioned by police...

THE EDITOR, Madam: Do our primary/prep schools teach children how to treat each other? Back in the 1960s when I attended Corinaldi Avenue Primary School, known then simply as Boys School, which did have girls in attendance, the principal made it...

HOWARD MITCHELL, chairman of the National Health Fund (NHF), “has been bombarded by fraudsters seeking to cash in on the global hunger for the jab”. This is another example of the new outlook of some Jamaicans and foreigners to carve out a profit...

THE EDITOR, Madam: I am indeed saddened by the recent report of a two-year-old child in Falmouth, Trelawny, who was beaten severely by a caregiver. I would like to use this medium to empathise with the mother of this child. My heart also goes out...

THE EDITOR, Madam: The last few days of the vaccination blitz was a major disappointment. With the Ministry of Health and Wellness advising anyone to walk in for vaccines, did they not anticipate massive crowds at these locations? Crowding is one...

THE EDITOR, Madam: As the former executive director of Northern Jamaica Conservation Association (NJCA), I am responding to Abe Dabdoub’s letter published on April 12, 2021. First, let us be clear that Bengal Development’s application was refused...

THE EDITOR, Madam: I am totally opposed to the idea of disposing of the AstraZeneca vaccines as proposed by the opposition spokesman on health, Dr Morais Guy. From my experience as a public health inspector of food, drink and other edibles...
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