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THE EDITOR, Sir: It is good that more people are now having conversations about corruption and the need to eradicate it from our island, triggered by the recent revelations at the Caribbean Maritime University (CMU) and Petrojam, followed up by...

THE EDITOR, Sir: Our roads are deplorable, to say the least, as they have been lacking maintenance for well over 60 years. In the past two weeks, a Radio Jamaica Hotline producer has tried to get Corporate Communications Manager Mr Stephen Shaw of...

THE EDITOR, Sir: Jamaica cannot improve as a democracy. At this point, it will take an autocratic approach to improve things in the country. Democracy is not for every country. There are successful democratic countries, and there are successful...

THE EDITOR, Sir: Corruption is a serious blight on any organisation, let alone a country. It is a matter that must be dealt with seriously and not be used for grandstanding and political gamesmanship. That is why I think the recent public rally...

A concerned female jogger reminds JPSCo that the Palisadoes stretch, which is a popular area for persons to exercise in the mornings and evenings, has been without street lights for over a month, leaving the area in total darkness at nights,...

THE EDITOR, Sir: The Jamaica Council of Churches (JCC), at its recently held executive committee meeting, expressed deep concern about the crime situation in the country, and the level of brutality and brazenness to which it has descended....

THE EDITOR, Sir: Scholars at the University of Minnesota have decided to establish an International Institute for Reggae Studies. Many view this act as evidence of reggae’s global impact. But it highlights the myopia of Jamaicans. Foreigners...

THE EDITOR, Sir: Jamaica has some of the best trained doctors in the world. Since my visits, I have met some and in December 2018, at The University Hospital (of the West Indies), I met a Dr Brooks and Jamaica should be proud to have mothered him...

THE EDITOR, Sir: This is an open letter to Prime Minister Andrew Holness. To attend nursing school can cost anywhere between $2.4 million and $4 million for tuition fees only. To compound this expensive venture, the regional health authorities...

THE EDITOR, Sir: Jamaica’s public transportation system continues to be a source of anger and frustration to many, especially in Kingston and St Andrew. This was highlighted again by a current video on social media, featuring a screaming female...
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