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Now is not the time to try and grab headlines at any cost

Dear Editor,I am writing this letter to both the editor of the Jamaica Gleaner, as well as the editor of the Jamaica Observer and I hope you will allow me the opportunity to share my message with your readers. Read More

'Tek serious thing serious'
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'Tan a yuh yard!: We're not all in the same boat
Dear Editor,Please don't think I haven't grasped the importance of staying at home as we try to kick Miss Corona to the kerb. However, I don't think I have ever seen an issue which has so clearly shown the divide between the 'haves' and the 'have-nots'.... Read More

Together, we rise and fall on the same tide
Dear Editor, This is an open letter to Jamaica from the Jamaica China Friendship Association: ... Read More

Post-COVID-19: The way forward

Friday, April, 3 2020    

Dear Editor,COVID-19 has induced a big interruption to global trade as at least 40 per cent of the world's population remains in some kind of lockdown and is therefore not gainfully employed. Read More

Look to the community market, farmers

Thursday, April, 2 2020    

Dear Editor,The coronavirus pandemic is causing all kinds of disruption to the economy, but there is an old saying that there is no ill wind that doesn't blow some good. Read More

We are no longer moved by murder figures

Thursday, April, 2 2020    

Dear Editor,I am genuinely confused by what I see some people arguing about crime in Jamaica. Some say Jamaicans don't care about the 1,500 murders a year and the rate of say 50 murders/100,000 people. So, I ask what should people worry about? Read More

Will God end this pandemic?

Thursday, April, 2 2020    

Dear Editor,When will God put an end to this unpredictable coronavirus pandemic? Read More

A global containment approach needed for COVID-19

Thursday, April, 2 2020    

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Observer, you are not doing 'Butch' Stewart justice

Wednesday, April, 1 2020    

Dear Editor,I am a faithful fan of the Jamaica Observer, and at any other time your Clovis cartoon would have been spot on. But yesterday's cartoon was not that. Read More

Proud of you, Peter Bunting

Wednesday, April, 1 2020    

Dear Editor,“It was the best of times; it was the worst of times... It was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair.” Read More

NWC is providing water to Haughton District

Wednesday, April, 1 2020    

Dear Editor,The National Water Commission (NWC) wishes to respond to a letter to the editor that appeared in the Jamaica Observer on March 24, 2020 with the headline 'If water is life, Haughton District left to die'. Read More

Tax time craze in COVID-19 times

Wednesday, April, 1 2020    

Dear Editor,I am confused about the Government's approach to the issue of 'social distancing' in relation to the tax collectorates. Read More

Curfewing with a purpose

Wednesday, April, 1 2020    

Dear Editor,When I heard the prime minister's announcement of a curfew from 8:00 pm to 6:00 am to commence on April 1, 2020, I wondered to myself: Is this tomfoolery? Read More


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