Minister of State in the Ministry of Education and Youth, Alando Terrelonge, is recommending that children who bleach their skin should receive counseling.

He says he doesn’t support schools suspending students for suspected skin bleaching.

Mr. Terrelonge says the country must first address the underlying social issues that would cause students to bleach their skin.

He’s urging children and all Jamaicans to stop bleaching their skin.

Alando Terrelonge, State Minister for Education and Youth, speaking with Nationwide News.