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THE EDITOR, Madam: I am almost sure that the current US ambassador to Jamaica is aware of the rotten apple saying: Rotten to the core. Indeed, any who sees an apple that even shows signs of rot immediately assumes that this is not for eating. Of...

THE EDITOR, Madam: Reference is made to The Gleaner article, ‘JLP sabotaged Portmore”, which was published on Wednesday, February 19, 2020. The article stated that “ Phillips claimed that the former PNP administration left a contract to be signed...

THE EDITOR, Madam: I recall the days when the Ministry of Education was a super ministry to which only a top brass member could be assigned. Today, this ministry has been relegated to taking a place among the less-significant ones. We have seen the...

THE EDITOR, Madam: Downtown Kingston, especially King Street and Harbour Street, was in the past almost First World in shopping, restaurants and hotels, but, over the years, it has fallen into decay despite efforts and ideas of resuscitation. In...

THE EDITOR, Madam: I wish to recommend that DSP Carl Berry immediately become the Commissioner of Police. I am deeply impressed with DSP Berry’s pronouncements on his particular area of responsibility within the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF)....

THE EDITOR, Madam: The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is deeply alarmed about the recent spike in violence against children and women, including shootings and other violent incidents that have caused serious injury and death. UNICEF is...

THE EDITOR, Madam: I write as a concerned member of the public and a member of the nursing profession. The profession needs urgent help as every year the country loses 500-plus of our brightest and most qualified nurses to developed countries that...

It is a noble idea for the Home Office to treat EU and non-EU citizens coming to the UK equally after the UK-EU free movement ends on December 31. People have to appreciate that bankers, care workers, entrepreneurs, teachers, nurses, artists and...

THE EDITOR, Madam: I read with dismay the number of people who are being forcibly repatriated to Jamaica for various reasons, which are all linked to criminality. I am British-born, but spent a significant part of my childhood in Jamaica, before I...
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