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Letters

THE EDITOR, Madam: The Jamaican Government has not (yet) passed a law regarding the mandatory vaccination for the citizens of Jamaica; however, we can definitely see the subtle approaches that are taken by some employers to have their workers...

Prime Minister Andrew Holness faces mounting pressure to declare whether Science, Energy and Technology Minister Daryl Vaz retains his confidence to represent the Jamaican Government because of a controversial annotation relating to substance...

THE EDITOR, Madam: On September 24, Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou pleaded not guilty to a US Federal Court judge in Brooklyn, New York. It happened via an Internet hook-up from her lawyers’ office in Vancouver, where she had been...

THE EDITOR, Madam: THE STAR article on September 16, quoted the prime minister, Andrew Holness, saying that his Government might introduce a system of “differential treatment for persons who are vaccinated versus persons who are not”. Could some...

THE EDITOR, Madam: Within 24 hours, Hands Across Jamaica For Righteousness (HANDS) lost two of our stalwarts who made so much of the vision and work of HANDS possible. Howard Hamilton, when called by then Governor General Sir Howard Cooke to serve...

The auditor general has urged the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information to immediately call for full disclosure of all existing contractual and transactional arrangements with connected parties at Nutrition Products Limited. Here are some...

THE EDITOR, Madam: I have been watching the documentary on Muhammad Ali being shown on PBS, and was struck by some similarities between the life of this legendary African American boxer and that of the legendary Jamaican singer-songwriter, Bob...

THE EDITOR, Madam: September 22 marks one year since the release of the Caribbean Examination Council’s 2020 Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) and Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE) results, and the start of a...

THE EDITOR, Madam: The Government’s handling of the vaccination drive aimed at taming the COVID monster has gone from the ridiculous to the sublime, lurching from one foul-up to the next. Just when it seems things couldn’t get any worse, it...

THE EDITOR, Madam: The Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries has noted, with concern, the Letter of the Day in The Gleaner of September 21, 2021, headlined ‘Save Grove Place Research Station’, that erroneously states that “sites for research...
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