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THE EDITOR, Sir: In Jamaica’s Vision 2030 publication, it is stressed that transformational leadership is required for the vision to be successful. In East Portland, at present, there is significant spending on improvement projects. According to...

THE EDITOR, Sir: I think of myself as an individual who cares for the well-being of others: If sharing knowledge with someone can improve their lives in the slightest way, then, in my opinion, that knowledge is worth sharing. A few days ago, one...

THE EDITOR, Sir: Portmore is slowly becoming a hot bed of criminal activity and the Government needs to intervene before it is too late. This week, the community scored a major victory when a licensed firearm holder was able to take down three...

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...

THE EDITOR, Sir: I cannot think of another time in modern history when the United States has openly called for the overthrow of a democratically elected government as they are now doing with Venezuela. While there are many cases of them influencing...

THE EDITOR, Sir: I have heard some voices calling in the wilderness for an islandwide state of emergency. Are you in favour of an islandwide state of emergency to be imposed in a Jamaica that is burning hot with crime and violence? Are the churches...

THE EDITOR, Sir: Some make errors. Some, mistakes. And, sadly, some blunder. From the latter, there seems little redemption. This I opined after perusing with impatient interest Monday’s article in The Gleaner, ‘Political blunder: Opposition...

THE EDITOR, Sir: Minister of Finance and the Public Service Dr Nigel Clarke, in his first Budget presentation, announced tax cuts and ­adjustments totalling $14.032 billion. The tax measures announced include: n A reduction in the rate of transfer...

THE EDITOR, Sir: Jamaican coffee is hard to beat, and hard to replace. Yet, like a giant on the stage, this world-­favourite beverage has stood by and allowed other brands to gain ascendency in market over it. If the quality of the Blue Mountain...
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