Jamaica Gleaner Letters

Published: Monday Monday | March 9, 2009

LETTER OF THE DAY - Majoring in minors?
The Editor, Sir: The continuing debate with regard to dual citizenship as it relates to the Constitution, fades into insignificance when placed against the real problems plaguing the Jamaican society. If measured by a scale of priorities, dual citizenship ... Read More...

Welcome good news
The Editor, Sir: We have come to accept that our media reflect society. They report on happenings in our world. They set the agenda for public discussion. All too often, however, media in Jamaica have tended to reflect the dark side of the country's life... Read More...

Ho Lung's charge baseless
The Editor, Sir: Father Richard Ho Lung, in his contribution to the debate on abortion in Parliament on February 26, and quoted in a Gleaner article on February 27, stated that "there is blood money from the European Union and post-modern USA. Read More...

Divided loyalties
The Editor, Sir: There are some persons, including the prime minister, who seem to share the view that there is some inequity in the constitutional provisions which make it possible for Commonwealth citizens, formerly British subjects... Read More...

Bartlett should give full account
The Editor, Sir: I note that Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett has sought to justify his decision to donate US$ 500,000 to the promoters of the Jazz & Blues Festival by attributing increased visitor arrivals for January 2009 to the staging... Read More...

Dubious Daryl, 'ballsless' board
The Editor, Sir: In a letter written to you recently, Sir, and one which you very kindly published, I had occasion to comment on the performance of one Daryl Harper during the first Test match of the current series between the West Indies and England.... Read More...

Support Sir Frank Worrell Memorial Blood Drive
The Editor, Sir: On March 7, during the luncheon interval at the Queen's Park Oval in Trinidad, the launch of the first Sir Frank Worrell Memorial Blood Drive in the West Indies was announced. Read More...