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Nursing homes in the time of COVID-19

Thursday, May, 7 2020    

Dear Editor,I am beyond concerned that it has taken now for the minister of health to become alarmed that only 35 of 185 nursing homes in Jamaica are registered. Read More

Patricia House — 29 years of service

Thursday, May, 7 2020    

Dear Editor,In response to the 1980s drug crisis there was a meeting of the minds of people knowledgeable about substance abuse. Richmond Fellowship Jamaica-Patricia House emerged as one of the possible answers where a multiplicity of answers were needed. Read More

Scotia's unconscionable policy

Thursday, May, 7 2020    

Dear Editor,On May 5, 2020, at about 8:40 am, I went completely berserk in the Scotiabank Liguanea Branch. Read More

Paul Chen-Young was a devoted son of Clarendon

Thursday, May, 7 2020    

Dear Editor,Late banker and philanthropist Dr Paul Chen-Young was a devoted son of the parish who contributed significantly to its development as he sought in both his business and philanthropic endeavours to better Clarendon. Read More

Undergirding the world economy

Wednesday, May, 6 2020    

Dear Editor,Logistics and supply chain are means through which we provide a cycle or free flow of goods from its suppliers to customers. Pandemics or epidemics disrupt the supply chain and create gaps within society. Read More

Private sector should rally around Jamaicans

Wednesday, May, 6 2020    

Dear Editor,In times of great challenge and hardship we must continue, as a people, to uphold the values and attitudes that make us truly Jamaican. It is a time for true patriotism and for us to reach down and pull up those among us in the greatest need. Read More

Teachers are the salt of the society

Wednesday, May, 6 2020    

Dear Editor,I wish to pay tribute to all the teachers in Jamaica, particularly those at Alston High, where I work, and Manchester High, where my two children attend school. Read More

Challenge 'you will never come out to nutten'

Wednesday, May, 6 2020    

Dear Editor,Today, as we celebrate Teachers' Day, I pause for reflection and to highlight some of the educators who have deeply impacted me. Read More

Let Jodian Fearon's case be a watershed moment

Tuesday, May, 5 2020    

Dear Editor,I am sure that most Jamaicans would agree with me when I say that enough is enough!We have heard far too many stories of our poor and insensitive treatment of patients at hospitals. We can't continue to sit idly by and do nothing. Read More

Special privilege for INDECOM a breach of natural justice

Tuesday, May, 5 2020    

Dear Editor,By way of a special privilege laced in section 20 of the INDECOM (Independent Commission of Investigators) Act, which states that “for the purpose of giving effect to section 4, 13 and 14, the commissioner and the investigative staff shall, in the... Read More

A big gamble

Tuesday, May, 5 2020    

Dear Editor,As a country we continue to ride the continuous waves of COVID-19, dodging the countless curve balls and weathering the assaults this unexpected and very complex situation has brought on. Read More

Put vehicle registration option online

Tuesday, May, 5 2020    

Dear Editor,Friends have related horror stories of spending up to five hours in the line to perform a five-minute transaction. Read More

Plan or poppyshow?

Monday, May, 4 2020    

Dear Editor,Am I the only one who is getting totally sick and tired of seeing and hearing from Health Minister Dr Christopher Tufton and Prime Minister Andrew Holness, seeing that their briefings appear to get less useful by the hour? Read More

End the school term now!

Monday, May, 4 2020    

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