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The Bellevue Hospital, Kingston.

THE EDITOR, Madam: I am writing to express my dissatisfaction with the procedures in place at the Bellevue Hospital for dealing with reports of mental health episodes that may occur in the community. One such incident occurred in the Trafalgar...

THE EDITOR, Madam: GraceKennedy Group Jamaica Limited, a true and time-tested Jamaican company, has over the decades consistently exhibited to the nation a genuine, efficacious framework underpinned by an abiding commitment to quality customer...

THE EDITOR, Madam: Whenever there is a spike in murders you have the response of hand-wringing and calls for resignation and crime plans. And the favourite of everybody, it seems, social intervention. Jamaica has had a problem with crime for...

THE EDITOR, Madam: There needs to be a set of clearly established rules that set out what acts warrant the resignation of a member of parliament and/or a Cabinet minister and, indeed, a prime minister. Additionally, after a resignation of the...

THE EDITOR, Madam: We have entered a new year, a year in which Jamaica will celebrate 60 years of Independence but it has already been marred by several gruesome murders. Three incidents of double murders have already been recorded in...

THE EDITOR, Madam: DAVE GOSSE, director of the Institute of Caribbean Studies, The University of the West Indies, Mona, in his article Religion and Identity Politics in Jamaica said, “Paul Bogle concocted rum with gunpowder and gave his special...

THE EDITOR, Madam: There is quite a bit of talk about what’s wrong with Jamaica. Everywhere I go I hear the complaints, and social media is flooded with videos, photos and stories that are shocking to me. As this is a new year, I want to offer...

THE EDITOR, Madam: One has to take the prime minister’s now infamous statement, ‘argument done’, in context. Jamaica is seemingly battling congruently the three big ‘Cs’: crime, corruption and COVID-19. Evidently, these combined issues are...

THE EDITOR, Madam: The facts are inescapably clear that Jamaica has long been in need of constitutional and other legal reforms. However, the recent reshuffling of the Cabinet by Prime Minister Andrew Holness has seen the pouring of new wine into...

THE EDITOR, Madam: In 1976, I was eagerly awaiting my return to Jamaica after an absence of some years living in the United Kingdom. I then read this article titled: ‘Holiday island hit by murder wave’. That “60 lives this year” were lost between...
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