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Letters

THE EDITOR, Madam: This is a response to Dr Garth Rattray’s column published in The Gleaner on February 24, 2020. While outlining some of the potential side effects of home abortions and the impact of black market abortion drugs, Dr Rattray...

THE EDITOR, Madam: It is with disbelief that I heard of the passing of Norris Rainford from your sister company, Radio Jamaica, on the Hot Line talk show. Talk-show host, Emily Shields was speaking to Dwayne Berwick from the National Housing...

THE EDITOR, Madam: My cousin was born at home during the hurricane of 1933 which devastated South St Elizabeth, destroying every farm and severely damaging the rectory of St Mary’s Anglican Church. Her mother, in a naming style popular today but...

THE EDITOR, Madam: It is apparent to me that the Honourable Prime Minister, Mr Andrew Michael Holness is attempting to pass the buck as it relates to the increase in major crimes, mainly murders now gripping the country. Having read his comments...

THE EDITOR, Madam: Recently, Prime Minister Andrew Holness had the occasion to publicly state that contemplation may well have to be given to legislation that hold parents accountable for the behaviour of their children. This comment by the prime...

THE EDITOR, Madam: Once again, we hear talk of Government waste of funds on rental of property, and once again it is members of the Opposition bringing this to light. In response, we expect to hear a counter-argument from members of the...

THE EDITOR, Madam: I have listened to the different views on how to resolve the issue of the second-form boys at Wolmers’ Boys’ School, and I am of the opinion that expulsion should not be a solution: 1. It is not fair to another school family...

THE EDITOR, Madam: With no desire to hop on to any abortion seesaw here, I read an article in one of your recent publications and found it of interest, that maybe the reason for the continuing bellicose and clashing approach to abortion...

THE EDITOR, Madam: I write to express my deep concern about the more than doubling of the murder toll in central Kingston and evidence of disorder in the city. That the homicide toll in central Kingston moved from 13 in 2018 to 29 in 2019 is...

Recent incidents of violent attacks in schools have reignited calls for urgent interventions. What would you want to see implemented to help curb school-based violence? n Mandatory parent classes for undisciplined students. Students and parents...
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