Jamaica Gleaner Letters

Published: Monday Friday | March 20, 2009

LETTER OF THE DAY - Silly Proceeds of Crime Act
The Editor, Sir: Please publish this as an open letter to the Bank of Jamaica.Dear Sirs,Under the 'The Proceeds of Crime Act' (POCA) 2007, 'financial institutions are requesting private information from their clients including source of funds ... Read More...

Financial control vs democracy
The Editor, Sir: Why are the British resuming political control of the Turks and Caicos for the next two years? Michael Misick, leader of the ruling party of the British overseas territory, has made a desperate plea for help from Caricom and anyone else... Read More...

Stuck in the mud
The Editor, Sir: In Wednesday's 'Letter Of The Day', Ed McCoy launched what he described as 'a serious rebuttal' to Cynthia Cooke's letter of the previous day. Cooke, we will recall, spectacularly broke ranks from what we've too often assumed was the united stance... Read More...

Carib integration and law students
The Editor, Sir:I wish to thank the author of the letter 'The conundrum facing the UWI', published on February 23 for the kind remarks therein. However, the author disagreed with the idea of expanding the law faculty at UWI, Mona, to accommodate the three-year ... Read More...

Finding the right solution
The Editor, Sir: The crime situation in Jamaica is a concern to all and is by no means a matter to be left hanging. Our nation cries out daily, with families losing their loved ones and allies being separated by the dragon called crime... Read More...

No good end to censorship
The Editor, Sir: I have been following the disputations arising from the Broadcasting Commission's latest interventions in the public media with more than avid interest. I will attempt to contextualise the inherent fallacies ... Read More...

What caused airport nightmare
The Editor, Sir: I write in response to a letter to your newspaper by L. Small, titled 'Airport nightmare', which was published on February 23. The facts are that the flight on which the writer ... Read More...

More questions on paying teachers
The Editor, Sir: I am puzzled by the discussion about performance-based pay that is being proposed. Several persons have shared their views on it but they have not cleared up any of the unanswered questions that I have... Read More...