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Jamaica Gleaner Letters
published: Monday | May 5, 2008

LETTER OF THE DAY - Parental focus vital for Child Month
THE EDITOR, Sir: AS WE enter the month in which we celebrate and reflect on our children, there are many concerns which we must focus on. One such issue is that of the role of the father in the life of a child. Not so long ago, parliamentarian/talk-show host...

Marley and Garvey

THE EDITOR, Sir: I HAVE been reading about how the great Bob Marley should not have national hero status. Jamaicans really do not know the extent and the gate Bob Marley opened for Jamaicans to travel the worldwide without fear...

Creation of criminals

THE EDITOR, Sir: THE CREATION of criminals begins during their childhood and Jamaicans need to understand this clearly. In most communities, there are a few young men we all watched grow up, who took to a life of crime. We see them as our own and no one says anything.

Growing more to eat locally

THE EDITOR, Sir: THIS IS in response to Mr Golding's "eat what we grow" statement. I am a Jamaican living in the United States (US) and I visit Jamaica a few times a year. However, on my most recent visit, I noticed even local street vendors are selling American...

Communication error!

The Editor, Sir: Jamaica Gleaner contributor Martin Henry has written an interesting article titled 'Victory for the rule of law', published on Sunday, April 20. In his last paragraph Martin stated: 'A troubled citizen's concerns about the legitimacy ...

Casinos on right track

The Editor, Sir: There is no question that the implementation of casinos is important to the development of the country. Any debate pertaining to national development includes a multiplicity of political, economic, and social interests...

PATH benefits need review

The Editor, Sir: After listening to extracts from the prime minister's budget speech, in particular about the beneficiaries on the PATH programme, I congratulate him for increasing the contributions given to the students....

Playing the role of healing kids

The Editor, Sir: I read the Letter of the Day today May 2, 2008, and I really felt good. At last someone is talking about the children in our schools and not 'cussing' them. However, Rev Fr Sean Major-Campbell, we are not comfortable...





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