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Stranded in Barbados

Thursday, March, 26 2020    

Dear Editor,These sure are interesting times; unprecedented, darn near apocalyptic if you ask me. World War V (V for virus) might be upon us. Read More

Treat COVID-19 as a dress rehearsal

Thursday, March, 26 2020    

Dear Editor,The COVID-19 outbreak across the planet has undoubtedly caused untold dislocation to the very fabric of the world as we once knew it. This dislocation is extremely far-reaching; what with industry, agriculture, sports, you name it all literally grinding... Read More

Gratitude is a must

Thursday, March, 26 2020    

Dear Editor,At a time like this, when the world is staying in, they have to go out. When the opportunity is given to some to recline on a sofa for 14 days at home they have to adorn their uniforms and go out to work. The raging coronavirus has highlighted the... Read More

Prayer warriors have no less access to the throne of God at home

Wednesday, March, 25 2020    

Dear Editor,I write in response to a letter which was published in the Jamaica Observer on March 23, 2020 with the headline 'Is it a good move for churches to close their doors against coronavirus?' Read More

We must be cautious in spreading COVID-19 'facts'

Wednesday, March, 25 2020    

Dear Editor,I wish to respond to Teddylee Gray's letter to the editor, titled 'What's with this obsession with Cuba and China?', published on March 23, 2020. Read More

Public health disaster in Manor Park

Wednesday, March, 25 2020    

Dear Editor,The billboard quite rightly implores us to wash our hands frequently in the fight to minimise the spread of the coronavirus. The challenge, however, is that along with the callous and uncaring eviction from and subsequent demolition of the market, the... Read More

Riding the COVID-19 wave

Wednesday, March, 25 2020    

Dear Editor,As I sit at my desk marking my students' essays while glancing at the greyish overcast sky, I can't help but reflect on the future of our students and humanity as a whole. Read More

Keep them locked up!

Wednesday, March, 25 2020    

Dear Editor,I heard a news item that human rights activists are begging for the release of wrongdoers because of health risks pertaining to the coronavirus. Am I right? Read More

Mr Vegas the only artiste voice of reason?

Tuesday, March, 24 2020    

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If water is life, Haughton District left to die

Tuesday, March, 24 2020    

Dear Editor,For years I have witnessed through various mediums the harsh impact that a lack of basic amenities, such as water, can have on a community. But it came to me forcefully moreso since 2019 into 2020. Read More

Social distancing misnomer

Tuesday, March, 24 2020    

Dear Editor,In a recent article by the World Health Organization (WHO) the captioned admonition was offered in an attempt to secure mental and emotional health amidst the unusual global realities brought on by COVID-19. Read More

Epidemiology, theology, and COVID-19

Tuesday, March, 24 2020    

Dear Editor, Read More

A cough or sneeze doesn't mean...

Tuesday, March, 24 2020    

Dear Editor, Read More

Is it a good move for churches to close their doors against coronavirus?

Monday, March, 23 2020    

Dear Editor,Do you agree with the churches for closing their doors against the coronavirus, or for limiting the number of worshippers to 20 people in each church? Read More

Social distancing — an uptown phenomenon

Monday, March, 23 2020    

Dear Editor,With all the daily reminders from the prime minister and minister of health about “social distancing” the message is not getting through below Cross Roads. Read More



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