|LETTER OF THE DAY - Concerns over Diaspora confab
THE EDITOR, Sir: This is an open letter to the Prime Minister of Jamaica on the Diaspora Board and Management. Dear Madam Prime Minister, AS YOU are fully aware, we are on the eve of the second Diaspora Conference which is to be held on June 15-16, 2006..
Mandatory paternity tests
THE EDITOR, Sir: THERE HAS been a strong outcry by many in the society that men need to start taking responsibility for their children. If they will not do so voluntarily then they should be compelled to do so by law.
Foolish ideas on illegal migrants
THE EDITOR, Sir: IT IS rather foolhardy and downright senseless to think that illegal immigrants of Jamaican nationality would proceed to take up the 'travel free' bait stated in your piece on how Jamaica can benefit from the present U.S....
THE EDITOR, Sir: AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL'S recent report concerning Jamaica and the so called abuse of human rights is typical of an organisation based overseas with no actual understanding of Jamaican culture and present circumstances.
Davies noble, but misguided
THE EDITOR, Sir: RECENTLY, A number of persons have been expressing dismay that anyone would criticise the Government's raiding of NHT and NIF funds for the purpose of helping the poor and indigent.
Keep public, prisoners apart
THE EDITOR, Sir: I SUPPORT the call for special arrangements to be made regarding 'high risk' prisoners rubbing shoulders with the public. Last year, I was part of a fairly benign case which was heard at the Supreme Court.