|Letter of the Day - Police get advantage with weapon change
The Editor, Sir: It is gratifying to witness positive changes, such as the transition from the M16 rifle to the MP5 sub-machine gun. I proposed this change and addressed some related issues in a letter published in The Observer in July of 1999.
Shaw states land deal background
THE EDITOR, Sir: I write once again to set the record straight in respect of Government land that was accessed by me in order to develop a property in Christiana, Manchester.
Reaching for alternate energy
The Editor, Sir: It has long been appreciated that alternate energy sources will greatly mitigate current economic problems not only in Jamaica but globally. In this regard, United States is focusing on reducing dependency on oil which is virtually controlled by OPEC.
No escape from sense of sin
The Editor, Sir: I commend the Vatican for restating some of the social sins of modernity. These sins are not exclusive to individuals but pertain to entire nations and governments that heap up excessive wealth...