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THE EDITOR, Madam: ALLOWING A quarry at Puerto Bueno Mountain is more than an environmental issue. It is also a human-rights issue – the right to a safe and healthy environment in which to live. As a physician, I am deeply concerned about the...

THE EDITOR, Madam: I would like to add my voice to the debate about limestone quarrying in the Puerto Bueno Mountain. According to the Ministry of Transport and Mining, Jamaica has 50 billion tons of recoverable limestone, 95 per cent of which...

THE EDITOR, Madam: The very few Jamaicans who still grieve over heinous murders, such as the triple killing in St Catherine on Sunday, are not the ones who need to take heed. Those who come on the airwaves and on TV and vent anger are not the...

THE EDITOR, Madam: The year is almost over and we are now in the Christmas season. Therefore, apart from doing our regular shopping, going to the markets and supermarkets; paying our bills; going to the barber and hairdresser parlours; and so on...

THE EDITOR, Madam: On November 17, Prime Minister Andrew Holness announced in Parliament that $1 billion has been allocated for emergency road repairs and clean-up activities across the island. Members of Parliament (MPs) will receive $15...

‘Big cash splash – Candidates shell out $500m for parliamentary polls, Rohan Chung tops spending’. Here are some of the responses via Gleaner’s social media: Twitter “When you read the article you c that the $500m was a combination of what 132...

THE EDITOR, Madam: I am not a preacher, nor a minister; I am a teacher. It is the sharing of lessons I am concerned with and in this social crisis, there’s one very important one I’ve been taught that might be truly valuable to us all today. It’...

THE EDITOR, Madam: I refer to the article written by Ronald Thwaites in The Gleaner of November 16, titled ‘Saving the early-childhood sector’. I am an early-childhood teacher and I can tell you that Rev Thwaites knows exactly what he is saying...

THE EDITOR, Madam: I researched more about limestone supply in Trelawny and St Ann, and found out that: • All limestone between Discovery Bay and Falmouth is essentially the same. • There is excess capacity among existing quarries to...

• Great decision, Mr Mayor! That fountain is not to be removed by man! It has too much history! – Kevin Kalm Miller • The fountain is a historical landmark. Sure Usain would not want to destroy this, which was there long before he was born or...
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