|LETTER OF THE DAY - Corporate Jamaica and youth employment
The Editor, Sir: In all the euphoria and public celebrations of our athletes' accomplishments in the Beijing Olympics, I could not help but marvel at the support of corporate Jamaica for the country's youth. Many organisations were ready ...
Let the salvaging job proceed
The Editor, Sir: The latest posturing of the leader of the opposition and former minister of finance has become monotonous. They, along with the rest of the Opposition, are trying to convince the Jamaican people that, in the little over one year of governance,...
Seaga right re US election & Jamaica
The Editor, Sir: I believe that one of the only smart Jamaicans left is Edward Seaga when it comes to the situation of the American election. I hate to say so but he is the only one who I have heard state the fact.
Port strike sets dangerous precedent
The Editor, Sir: I've watched, with great interest, the industrial scene at Kingston Wharves Ltd for the last few days. The continued strike by unionised workers into Monday, October 27, despite the Industrial Disputes ...
Seeking justice in a case of rape
The Editor, Sir: It has been an agonising year. There are two main reasons why crime is so rampant in Jamaica. 1. The fact of the confinement of the majority of the crimes among the poorer members of the society.
America near the final turn
The Editor, Sir: At this writing there are seven more days to go before this very big election. I have never seen the American people so animated. The only comparison that comes to mind is the immediate aftermath of 9/11.
Time for change re gays in Jamaica
The Editor, Sir: We pride ourselves in being a humane, intelligent and enlightened people. We rail at injustices in other countries and at the criminal abuses perpetrated against our innocent ancestors in the days of slavery and thereafter.
JTA has failed the teachers
The Editor, Sir: I sit here this morning, a teacher of 20 years and a frustrated and insulted nation builder of this society and country. Even as the upper echelon of the Jamaica Teachers' Association voted yesterday...
Query re youth programme
The Editor, Sir: This letter is directed to the minister responsible for youth matters, Ms Olivia Grange. Dear Ms Grange, On behalf of the youths Of Central St Mary, we thank you for launching the new youth programme which is called SYEAT...
Requiem for Judaeo-Christian values
The Editor, Sir: Jamaica, it seems, is about to join with the Europeans and so-called 'progressive' countries in repudiating the Judaeo-Christian values that informed our laws. If that were not bad enough...