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Letters

THE EDITOR, Madam: In light of the recent incident at Newell High School, I need to vent some concerns and clear some misconceptions. While the teacher in question behaved alarmingly inappropriately, it is important to understand some important...

THE EDITOR, Madam: The banter era is over. Arsenal is back and all guns are blazing. After their victories away to Tottenham Hotspur and at home to Manchester United, I am convinced that Arsenal will win the Premier League after 18 years. Thanks...

THE EDITOR, Madam: I am disappointed with Zimbabwe government, and that the country is going nowhere. There is no wonder there has been no development in the country. It is insane to think that the current president of Zimbabwe and his Zanu-PF...

THE EDITOR, Madam: I refer to your Letter of the Day, January 25, 2023, with respect to Zones of Special Operations (ZOSO). I’m not sure what is meant by “voiced view that ZOSO is an ineffective strategy in curbing the wantonness of crime in...

THE EDITOR, Madam: With sadness, I remember the late Edward N. Perkins, 92, of Mandeville, who was a role model and prolific writer between 1993 and 2008, whose short but on-point letters were published in The Gleaner. Mr Perkins’ first letter...

THE EDITOR, Madam: The ‘Broken Window’ theory, introduced by social scientists in 1982, states that “visible crimes, antisocial behaviour and civil disorder, if not penalised, encourage further crime and disorder, including serious crimes”. The...

THE EDITOR, Madam: As an educator for over 20 years, I am deeply concerned about the increasing level of high-school dropouts and teenage pregnancies in our schools. We don’t need official statistics to prove that since the COVID pandemic, there...

THE EDITOR, Madam: We, the residents of Bull Bay, specifically Bay View, Camrose and Wicky Wacky, are writing to express our disgust at the means by which the road realignment is being done. The lack of dust control is causing untold stress from...

THE EDITOR, Madam: I have been receiving calls from friends in the United States who want to know that is happening in their home country. The recent spate of criminal and corrupt activities, especially of financial institutions, is the main...

THE EDITOR, Madam: I am writing with reference to Peter Espeut’s column, ‘Why is our literacy rate so low?’, published on January 20. First, building schools has not kept pace with the increase in population. Second, we have kept the coloniser’s...
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