Jamaica Gleaner Letters
Published: Monday Monday | March 16, 2009
LETTER OF THE DAY - Needed: visionary leaders
The Editor, Sir: The people of the United States voted for change when they were obviously fed up with the disgraceful way their country was being run. Jamaicans also voted for change for the very same reason, only we have not seen the levels of change that the Americans... Read More...Sistren's intervention
The Editor, Sir: Last Thursday, Jamaica's Parliament was presented with an historic event - informative drama with drums, to boot! We are well on the way to coming into our own form of governance. Read More...Slavery in this modern age
The Editor, Sir: I am sure Jamaicans are aware of the growing worldwide problem of human slavery.This dehumanising crime is making a comeback because of the huge profits generated from renting or selling women and children as sex slaves. Read More...Col Douglas' misplaced gripe
The Editor, Sir: I write in response to Col Allan Douglas' letter in The Gleaner (March 13) entitled 'An absurd JDF policy'.Citing the case of the Haitian-born woman, who is the governor general for Canada, he said that appointing only Jamaican-born... Read More...Unfortunate arrogance from BoJ governor
The Editor, Sir: I have noted with interest two articles, in your newspaper of Friday, March 13, very critical of the Bank of Jamaica (BoJ) governor. One by Keith Senior finds the governor wanting in his stewardship... Read More...No radios, period
The Editor, Sir: I believe that there is a double standard where the issue of radios in public-passenger vehicles is concerned. Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC)-operated PPV-registered vehicles are allowed to play music ... Read More...A matter of law, not morals
The Editor, Sir: The editorial titled 'Where is the PNP's morality?' (March 13), is well-meaning. I accept the basic point that in all the circumstances, the fact that People's National Party (PNP) candidate for the West Portland by-election, Kenneth Rowe... Read More...Why not help illiterate drivers?
The Editor, Sir: One of Jamaica's biggest faults is that we do not address issues that face us. Instead, we do a follow-fashion thing of dealing with issues that we read about in other countries... Read More...