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Letters

THE EDITOR, Sir: I write in response to a series of articles in The Gleaner’s Hospitality Jamaica section on Wednesday, March 12, 2019 regarding the development of the ‘New Negril’ master plan by the National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA...

THE EDITOR, Sir: “This is acrobatics!” exclaimed the general surgeon as she discussed and deliberated with the anaesthetists while trying to solve an internal problem pre-operatively. Non-functioning machines, improper adaptors, British models,...

THE EDITOR, Sir: In Jamaica, politics and corruption are, seemingly, Siamese twins. Yet again, another scandal has developed, involving a prominent politician whom one would not, readily, align with corruption, but, as is often said, ‘politics...

THE EDITOR, Sir: Until we make politicians criminally responsible, I don’t believe we will ever get rid of corruption in this country. Exposing them or forcing them to resign is just not good enough. The speed at which minister of education Ruel...

THE EDITOR, Sir: It is the intellectual, more than any other individual, who shapes the course of history and public policy. Despite the scientific nature of modern policymaking, ideas have a greater impact on determining policy than empirical...

THE EDITOR, Sir: Housing is a major challenge for the LGBT community, with many persons having issues finding living spaces. This challenge is due to a lack of protection from discrimination in the legislation on housing. The Rent Restriction Act,...

THE EDITOR, Sir: One of Jamaica’s renowned expressions is ‘Jamaica no problem, mon’, and yet, though the message may be positive in its overture, so often, this atmosphere of joy and high spirits is accompanied by crime and murder on unprecedented...

THE EDITOR, Sir: The food industry (restaurant, shops, and anywhere food is purchased) is very vital to Jamaica’s economy. And there is a threat to it: lack of consistent sanitary practices. A few weeks ago, in Kingston, I saw a young lady – a...

THE EDITOR, Sir: We all note the Opposition’s call for the Auditor General’s Department to probe claims of financial impropriety at the Ministry of Education. However, the leader of the opposition may also need to ask for an audit of schools within...

THE EDITOR, Sir: It has come to my realisation that our people do not appreciate the lineage from which we came. Bleaching the skin has become a very grave issue in our society, and it pains my heart to see our people destroying their pigment. Skin...
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