|LETTER OF THE DAY - This 'season of promise' is like that cruel sport
The Editor, Sir: I left high school in 1973, and was drawn into Michael Manley's vision for a better society.
Portia and the Maroon abeng
The Editor, Sir: Prime MINISTER Portia Simpson Miller has been seen brandishing an abeng, the traditional Maroon horn, on the campaign trail in recent times.
JPS and Ivan charges
The Editor, Sir: Please permit me to share with your readers my thoughts about paying a Hurricane Ivan recovery charge to Jamaica Public Service (JPS) at this time when there is the threat of another hurricane.
Bruce's budget packaging
The Editor, Sir: In his political debate with the PM, Bruce Golding made a credible but misleading statement to the effect that JLP's spending package in total is at best two per cent of the budget, a statement that cannot stand severe scrutiny, and which I chalked up to clever electioneering.
'We can do it too'
The Editor, Sir: I had the privilege of watching the rebroadcast of the debate between Prime Minister Mrs. Portia Simpson Miller and Opposition Leader Mr. Bruce Golding, Wednesday, August 15, on Television Jamaica.
Consultations on abortion
The Editor, Sir: One of the topics dealt with at a symposium hosted by the Jamaica Medical Doctors' Association on Sunday August 12 was 'The Pros and Cons of the Legalisation of Abortion'.