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Letters

THE EDITOR, Madam: I write as one individual (although I suspect I’m not alone) just as I’ve learned that a petition signed by 20,000 people is calling for the withdrawal of the recently published Sewell Report on Race and Ethnic Disparities. The...

THE EDITOR, Madam: I am wondering how many people were able to read Dawn Butler’s remarkable article in The Gleaner, in the March 26-28 edition, titled ‘Let’s challenge domestic abuse against women’. I read it, and it was interesting – and a good...

THE EDITOR, Madam: Long ago, there in Jamaica, an old iron-cloth pants farmer told me that when I became an old man like him, I should come back to Jamaica and the people there would take good care of me. Fifty years ago this year, while, in the...

THE EDITOR, Madam: From time to time, my friend and colleague Dr Michael Abrahams holds court in his columns. Sitting on the bench, he brings for trial, verdict, and sentencing questions about God (His existence, or His justice or His love), and of...

THE EDITOR, Madam: Having known Joyclyne Gordon, who is affectionately called ‘Pinky’ or ‘Sista Joycie’ personally, the news of her death rocks me to the core. There are many questions, the answers for which, in my view, are to be guided based on...

THE EDITOR, Madam: I would like to follow up on the thoughts of director of the School of Education at The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, Professor Joel Warrican, in an article titled ‘Never waste a good crisis’, published in The...

THE EDITOR, Madam: I am borrowing the title Little Fires Everywhere from author Celeste Ng to illustrate my thinking about the approach to COVID testing and compliance with measures to reduce the spread. Health Minister Christopher Tufton has...

THE EDITOR, Madam: Rear Admiral (Rtd) Hardley Lewin articulated about policing plan in his articles in The Gleaner. These policing plans seem to be still in the making, as nothing has been effective to reduce crime in his time of service. The...

THE EDITOR, Madam: I was gratified to learn of The Gleaner columnist Cedric Stephens high regard for my qualifications and experience. Stephens accuses me of ‘not having done my homework’ in his article published in The Gleaner of March 26 on...

THE EDITOR, Madam: I was about nine years old when my body began to show signs of puberty, and the changes that came with it. Despite the inevitable and seemingly unexpected angst that came with the onset of puberty, nothing prepared me for the...
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