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THE EDITOR, Madam: While public relations (PR) is necessary for the many strategies that governments use to increase dialogue with citizens, when it comes to Jamaica, her people and the decades of mismanagement by successive administrations, there...
A view of the deserted St James Street, Montego Bay, during the lockdown on Sunday, March 28.

The second weekend lockdown ended on Tuesday, April 6. We asked The Gleaner’s social media followers what was their experience under the extended curfew. Here are some of the responses. Not good because me cannot go work. – Dyedye Queen Not so...

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: Identity, it’s who we are at core and perceive ourselves to be. What we show to the world around, presenting and broadcasting the essence of who we were created to be. Jesus Christ, probably the most famous man in the world....

THE EDITOR, Madam: With very few exceptions worldwide, every country has similar standards to obtain a driver’s permit/licence. Global standards also broadly apply for registration and insurance of motor vehicles, and for facilitating an...

THE EDITOR, Madam: I am writing this open letter to Prime Minister Andrew Holness. I greet you well in the name of our Lord Jesus! I am asking you, Mr Prime Minister, please to allow the church bells to ring, the drums to beat and the sound of...

THE EDITOR, Madam: The spike in murders in Jamaica is alarming. There are not enough words to describe the outrage in the recent murder of 20-year-old Khanice Jackson. I can’t imagine the pain of her grieving family and friends. This is not...

THE EDITOR, Madam: We have seen a dramatic reduction in movement of persons all over the country as a result of the enforcement of the anti-COVID-19 risk management act and, by extension, imposition of curfews. While the efficacy of the curfew...

THE EDITOR, Madam: A dear friend shared her Rabbi’s Passover message with me. It began with Eckhart Tolle and ended with Bob Marley. “What a liberation to realise that the ‘voice in my head’ is not who I am.” And “Emancipate yourselves from...

THE EDITOR, Madam: It is a sad thing to be alive in these times where right seems wrong and wrong is glorified. No longer do you have freedom of speech. Now you can be arrested for simply having a different view. I was moved to tears in reading...
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