|LETTER OF THE DAY - Using DNA testing to fight child abuse
The Editor, Sir: At last someone - Kevin O'Brien Chang - has made specific suggestions as to what should be done to prevent these hideous crimes against our children. In all the hue and cry about the awful statistics, there has barely been anything useful said....
Being wary of outside forces
The Editor, Sir: Having worked in the international arena and seen the efforts of external forces to influence domestic policies, I have become prone to embracing conspiracy theories when observing and assessing the evolution of certain local affairs.
Parents must do more for kids
The Editor, Sir:I would like to add my 'bit' to the ensuing 'debates' surrounding the care and protection of our children. Child abuse in any form is not new in our Jamaican society, neither are missing children.
Referendum on death penalty
The Editor, Sir: Capital punishment continues to be a burning topic on the lips of many as there seems to be no end to the escalating murder rate which now includes the rape, torture and sodomising of our children. The now Government, when in opposition,...
Women, are we ready?
The Editor, Sir: Are we really ready? And even if we aren't, I am afraid the time is now!Yes, we all know it's a man's world. But for the last several years or so, I've felt the rumbling, shifting and changing of the guard, so to speak, as women ...
Obama seen as 'false prophet'
The Editor, Sir: Contrary to the world's political pundits, the most important issue facing humanity in the upcoming United States election is the fundamental 'right to life' of every human being. It is here that Barack Obama's core beliefs...
Self-help in a changing world
The Editor, Sir: Now is the time for us to use our natural resources and our love for each other to unite and support one another. We, unlike most of the super countries, are blessed with one season all year round so we can plant our own fresh fruits and vegetables.
Concern about classroom vending
The Editor, Sir: I have sent the following letter to Devon Ruddock, regional director of region four in the Ministry of Education, on continued selling in classrooms of Montego Bay's primary schools: Good Day Mr Ruddock: In the last school year...