Jamaica Gleaner Letters
Published: Monday Wednesday | March 11, 2009
LETTER OF THE DAY - 'Humanure' eco-friendly
The Editor, Sir: Nothing will benefit human health and increase our chances of survival unless we can develop sustainable and environmentally friendly systems.The recent brouhaha regarding the use of 'humanure' as fertiliser should be welcomed... Read More...Questions for Roger Clarke
The Editor, Sir: I am a West Portland voter and I have a vote to give. Roger Clarke read a number of questions, he said he had asked the Minister of Agriculture in Parliament recently. I now have a few questions for him... Read More...Children hungry for peace
The Editor, Sir:The recent Peace Day and week of celebrations have just ended in the schools, but we continue to encourage our children to speak and practise peace always - for the months and years to come. Read More...Support learning-disabled children
The Editor, Sir: The poor treatment meted out to some of our children with learning disabilities is a cause for concern. However, I would like to use this medium to urge parents, guardians and caregivers to desist ... Read More...Parties need to be monitored
The Editor, Sir: The following is an open letter to Commissioner of Police Hardley Lewin.Dear Commissioner: Once again I have to resort to letter writing relating to the night noise in the area in which I live. Read More...'We must act together if we are going to achieve change'
The Editor, Sir: The following is an open letter to Prime Minister Bruce Golding and Minister of Information, Culture, Youth and Sport, Olivia 'Babsy' Grange.Dear Prime Minister Golding and Minister Grange: As the country continues to grapple with the... Read More...Mental-health workers gone crazy?
The Editor, Sir: On a recent visit to one of our medical health clinics, I sat in quiet moments and observed the uncaring and impatient attitude being displayed by some of our mental-health workers. Read More...Lesser of two evils
The Editor, Sir: If something is rotten in the state of Denmark, it is past putrid in Jamaica. On the same day that you reported the case of two murder accused spending four years in jail ... Read More...Mercy vs justice
The Editor, Sir: When a wrong is committed, there are two main parties - the offender and the victim. The victim has suffered some loss or injury at the hands of the offender. The judicial system is supposed to offer ... Read More...Dual citizens being shafted
The Editor, Sir: Jamaicans with dual citizenship have been shafted for many years. I was a green-card holder who was living in the United States for 16 years. I returned to Jamaica where I began teaching... Read More...