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We must demand change!

Published:Saturday | May 26, 2018 | 12:04 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:

I write out of a place of deep concern for the current state of our country, Jamaica. This is not meant to point fingers, or to pass any judgement, but to simply ask what has happened to the values we once held in high esteem, such values as 'I am my brother's keeper'?

As a people, where have we gone wrong?

I am saddened by all the killings and the lack of respect for human lives. I find myself asking these questions repeatedly: where have we gone wrong as a country; is there any hope for us returning back to our roots and our Christian values; what will happen to the next generation, and will they live. I challenge and encourage my fellow Jamaicans living on the island, and all over the world to become radicals, radicals for change. Demand change, cry out for change. Because if we don't we will die; our heritage will die; our culture will die; our values that has been passed down to us will die.

My prayer for a radical move and shift in the land, that no longer will Jamaica be known as a land of violence and injustice but a place where God's glory dwells.

Donnette