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Letters

THE EDITOR, Madam: I live in the United States, and for years, all I can hear about is the diaspora. The remittances have often been used as a key contributor to the gross domestic product. Now, COVID-19 is upon us, and everyone is calling upon...

THE EDITOR, Madam: I would like to make a point about the issue of nepotism. The question I would like to ask is, if I wish to employ someone to do a job, there are naturally criteria which I would devise in order to choose the right person....

THE EDITOR, Madam: It is a fact that family bonds last a lifetime. Family members are key to enhancing durable subsisting relationships deep-rooted in intimacy and closeness. In our hectic lives, our family foundations can feel shaken. We may...

The Opposition does not support extending the tenure of Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Paula Llewellyn beyond her scheduled retirement in September, saying she has a poor record in securing corruption convictions. Our social media followers...

THE EDITOR, Madam: In the realm of politics, I notice that the politicians ‘think’ that they have all the power; and the only power the people seem to have is to vote for them, and if they don’t, they are considered non-existent, basically. The...

THE EDITOR, MADAM: Can someone educate our people on the proper way of wearing a face mask? I am a commuter who uses public transportation – JUTC buses and taxis – and I notice some passengers not wearing face masks, while others wear their face...

THE EDITOR, MADAM: Thanks for your editorial ‘Municipal corporations must own their power’, and in particular for reminding us that “the law mandates the councils to establish mechanisms that facilitate the participation and empowerment of civil...

THE EDITOR, Madam: I have always asked myself, why is it that for the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) to have a successful major crime result they have to be assisted by some foreign agencies? I am sure that these people who were operating in...

THE EDITOR, Madam: ‘Student participation’ in decision-making refers to the work of student representative bodies – such as students’ councils, student parliaments and the prefectorial body. It is also a term used to encompass all aspects of...

THE EDITOR, Madam: Dr Michael Abrahams’ comments in his article of July 6 are understandable when one assesses the biblical Abraham’s actions, using today’s context. But the context of Abraham’s actions was vastly different, and Bible believers...
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