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HOWARD MITCHELL, chairman of the National Health Fund (NHF), “has been bombarded by fraudsters seeking to cash in on the global hunger for the jab”. This is another example of the new outlook of some Jamaicans and foreigners to carve out a profit...

THE EDITOR, Madam: I am indeed saddened by the recent report of a two-year-old child in Falmouth, Trelawny, who was beaten severely by a caregiver. I would like to use this medium to empathise with the mother of this child. My heart also goes out...

THE EDITOR, Madam: The last few days of the vaccination blitz was a major disappointment. With the Ministry of Health and Wellness advising anyone to walk in for vaccines, did they not anticipate massive crowds at these locations? Crowding is one...

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: I read with pride and eagerness, the two-part article written by former Chief of Staff and Commissioner of Police Rear Admiral (Rtd) Hardley Lewin. He focused on rethinking policing in Jamaica. Ninety per cent of this article,...

THE EDITOR, Madam: On Friday, April 9, I went to the supermarket to make purchases in preparation for the weekend lockdown. Afterwards, I was walking southerly along Red Hill Road, when at the intersection with Parkland Drive, I stubbed my toes...

THE EDITOR, Madam: I read with great interest the article by Alfred Dawes, who has cited Bob Marley as one of the many artistes who have created their own expansive fan bases in the different genres of music that we have produced. He says that “...

THE EDITOR, Madam: I beg to respond to recent articles and news reports which have failed to deal with the approval of the appeal by Bengal Development Company Limited in an objective and impartial manner. Jamaica World, an overseas-registered...

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...

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...
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