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Letters

THE EDITOR, Sir:I have noted the statement published in the Jamaica Observer on Friday, September 21, 2018 from the member of parliament for Central Clarendon, Minister Mike Henry, regarding the persistent problem of flooding in the town of May Pen....

THE EDITOR, Sir:I am appalled by the news that this Holness-led administration is prepared to even consider working (yet again) with apartheid Israel.Doing deals with Israel, especially given the hardening of attitudes against Palestinians by the...

THE EDITOR, Sir:'Scotia Group reports hefty profit growth' (TVJ News, September 14, 2018).'Transport operators demand fare increase - Seek 100 per cent raise amid steep operating costs' Gleaner, September 18, 2018.'The real golden rule is: The man...

THE EDITOR, Sir:I commend the Government and stakeholders, spearheaded by the National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA), for implementing a ban on single-use plastic bags, plastic straws and styrofoam products, effective January 1, 2019.I'm...

THE EDITOR, Sir:The ban on styrofoam, single-use plastic bags and other plastic items as of January 2019 is a move in the right direction and should be supported by all and sundry.These bags are built from non-biodegradable materials that are...

THE EDITOR, Sir:Reference is being made to the article 'UTech the poor cousins' published on Monday, September 17, 2018. Ronald Thwaites' desire to double "the output of tertiary training facilities of high calibre before 2030" might prove...

The editor, SirThe Human Resource Management Association of Jamaica (HRMAJ), following a survey of its members and people managers affiliated with the association, has found an increase in lateness from employees across various industries, since the...

THE EDITOR, Sir:I write to provide what I feel is the necessary clarification to a story published on the front page of The Gleaner, September 18, 2018, related to the ban on plastics.There are two major points which must be clarified and...

The Editor Sir:Sometime ago, through this medium, I wrote an article entitled 'Free healthcare for the needy'. In that letter, I pointed out that given the constant depleting source of national income and a shrinking economy, this programme was not...

The Editor, Sir:Many-time Festival Song winner, Eric Donaldson - a successful reggae icons - wrote this festival entry song some years go, that was not selected as the winning song: "All we need is love, love is all we need, love." That is true...
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