Tue | Mar 19, 2019

Letters

THE EDITOR, Sir: The use of vuvuzela horns has now become so commonplace in Jamaica that they are a significant and constant feature not only our sporting events, but also at major shows and concerts. These horns are apparently commonly used at...

THE EDITOR, Sir: As a retired dental nurse, I am very concerned about the oral health of this nation and, specifically, the 0-18 population. The dental nurse was specifically trained to offer oral care to this group. Since the inception of the...

THE EDITOR, Sir: We deeply regret the fact that our beloved veteran broadcaster – and a long-standing member of the RJR/GLEANER Communications Group – the gorgeous and jovial Dorraine Samuels, has fallen ill and has to discontinue her regular show...

THE EDITOR, Sir: I wish to applaud and lift up for emulation two Government entities for their staff courtesy and efficiency. The entities are the National Health Fund (NHF) and the National Housing Trust (NHT) offices in Kingston. I do not recall...

THE EDITOR, Sir: The late reggae icon Prince Buster wrote this song called Judge Dread. It’s a song that I love from school days until this day. It’s a great song. In a crime-polluted Jamaica, where crime is dominating the country significantly...

THE EDITOR, Sir: I would like to congratulate the Ministry of National Security, especially the junior minister, the Honourable Rudyard Spencer, for the initiative to assist inmates in our penal institutions to be tutored and sit Caribbean...

THE EDITOR, Sir: The National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA) would like to respond to Ms Monique Davis’ Letter to the Editor, titled ‘Paper bags don’t have much use; give plastic bags another try’, published in The Gleaner of Tuesday, March...

THE EDITOR, Sir: Andrew Wynter, chief executive officer of Passport, Immigration and Citizenship Agency (PICA), announced recently that a paperless passenger system would come on stream by June to allow travellers to complete customs and...

THE EDITOR, Sir: It is with a burning desire that I write to you about the need to ensure that there are more organic vegetables on the market. With the growing occurrence of food-related diseases in Jamaica and around the world, there is an urgent...

THE EDITOR, Sir: The recent ban by the Government of Jamaica of single-use plastic bags is the most progressive step Jamaica has taken in many years. The recognition that plastics are strangling our world and that we in Jamaica have a duty to try...
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