Thu | Feb 20, 2020

Tuesday Talk

Published:Tuesday | February 4, 2020 | 12:22 AM

1. Some folks are wondering whether there is a better way to treat potential visitors in the midst of the coronavirus epidemic. Turning back people after a journey spanning more than 20 hours seems harsh. We have seen many of our citizens turned away at borders and it is painful to watch. Perhaps a quarantine facility offshore?

2. Jamaica House, according to some, is an equal-opportunity employer. Persons have been tallying the assortment of politicians and discarded civil servants who have found berth there – seems the sick and infirm are also welcome.