Tue | May 18, 2021

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THE EDITOR, Madam: In recent times, lobbying for the use of the drug Ivermectin both locally and overseas has increased. The drug is used free of charge as the sole tool of two global disease elimination campaigns for Onchocerciasis and Lymphatic...

THE EDITOR, Madam: During the past week, the world watched in horror the conflict taking place between Israel and Palestine. The building housing news agencies such as The Associated Press and the Al Jazeera networks was demolished in an air...

THE EDITOR, Madam: Long before Jay Leno said: ”Politics is show business for ugly people,” I had viewed it as an absorbing form of entertainment. So when US Congresswoman was relieved of her position by her Republican caucus it piqued my interest...

THE EDITOR, Madam: While we welcome Health and Wellness Minister Christopher Tufton’s continued campaign against tobacco, as he pursues on the path of his predecessor, it seems both of them have carefully avoided, or said it very briefly, another...

THE EDITOR, Madam: The Jamaica Association of Professionals in Nutrition and Dietetics (JAPINAD) fully supports the adoption of a front-of-package warning label system in Jamaica to support consumers in identifying foods and beverages which have...

THE EDITOR, Madam: I read with interest the article on Earth Day in The Gleaner of May 13, where Nicholas Kee, a young scientist, and a group were engaging in farming, initially, 10 of a planned 25 acres of seaweed, both to explore this as an...

THE EDITOR, Madam I was intrigued by the title of Dr Michael Abrahams’ latest column, “Who are the ‘real’ Christians?” I lament the behaviour he described, particularly because it does not fit with the respectful engagement that Christians are...

We asked our followers on social media: Which teams do you think will take the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls’ Championships crowns on Saturday, May 15? Here are some of the favourites: KC and Edwin Allen – @_melanin_queen18 Edwin Allen – @...

THE EDITOR, Madam: We write to publicly congratulate Lester Michael Henry, who has weathered the storm over these years with very little acknowledgement and/or support from the political system. His vision and determination had become more...

THE EDITOR, Madam: YES! EVEN the alleged murderer and persons charged with rape are entitled to bail. Shocking, isn’t it? Perhaps even morally reprehensible, after hearing the revelation of the gory details of some of these allegations....
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