Tue | Oct 20, 2020

Letters

THE EDITOR, Madam: A recent newspaper article reported that “Former People’s National Party (PNP) Member of Parliament for St Ann North Western, Dr Dayton Campbell, is urging delegates of the party, who are scheduled to vote in next month’s...

THE EDITOR, Madam: This is with reference to the article in Sunday Gleaner of October 18, 2020 headlined “Peter Phillips’ US assets plunge”, which derives comparison of the securities denoted in the US$ segment of the published summaries of my...

THE EDITOR, Madam: This is with reference to the editorial in The Gleaner, ‘A Problem At HEART’ published on October 15, 2020. The issues at HEART were very well highlighted. The Auditor General’s Department continues to provide service to the...

THE EDITOR, Madam: There is concern raised by many schools and teachers about the virtual class where some students in the rural areas are having problem accessing the educational material due to lack of or unreliable Internet services. Recently...

THE EDITOR, Madam: World Food Day is celebrated annually on October 16 to mark the 1945 establishment of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. In view of the COVID-19 pandemic and this year’s theme, ‘Grow, Nourish, Sustain...

THE EDITOR, Madam: I must laud Dudley McLean for his call for the dismantling of the political garrisons in Jamaica in his letter in The Gleaner on October 13. He reasoned that this ingrained malady in our political system is a prime determinant...

THE EDITOR, Madam: I am writing in response to the Gleaner article ‘Government eyes Cockpit Country for tourism’, published on October 15, 2020. With mining in the Cockpit Country still being on the books as a major environmental issue, I find...

T HE EDITOR, Madam: I read with interest the article of October 7, ‘Noranda Bauxite plants 2020 trees on National Tree Planting Day’, as well as your very good editorial of October 10. Has anyone given any consideration to planting hemp? Some of...

THE EDITOR, Madam: The idea of online schooling can be quite abysmal to some parents. They are somehow not prepared for this ‘new norm’, not understanding how to monitor their expectations and managing the realities with the complexity of this...

THE EDITOR, Madam: A few weeks before Professor Owen Morgan died he telephoned me and told me he was dying. He was calling to say goodbye. It was a shocking and unusual call from a friend. Prof told me about his diagnosis and I encouraged him...
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