Jamaica Gleaner Letters

Published: Monday Thursday | March 26, 2009

LETTER OF THE DAY - Reject JPS demand
The Editor, Sir: The franchise holders of electricity supply in Jamaica have made a claim for an increase in the tariff charges for electricity usage. The demand at this time is questionable and is cause for concern. Tariff structures derive from cost input factors... Read More...

Ghettos are liabilities
The Editor, Sir: It is ironic that a population which holds the greatest base for any economic revolution is the main reason for the contraction. Ghettos and garrisons inevitably feed their own economic anaemia by reason of their operations... Read More...

'Caricom, get you act together'
The Editor, Sir: Caricom member states need to get their act together. I had the distinct pleasure of visiting a number of my sister islands at the end of which left me with mixed feelings... Read More...

Contradictory analysis
The Editor, Sir: Lalu Vaswani's letter Re 'Focus on values, not academics' (March 25) is quite contradictory. According to L.V. "Alas! Until we understand and accept that the end of education is not knowledge but character... Read More...

Impersonators at large?
The Editor, Sir: The issue of the cop impersonator in Montego Bay raises a lot of questions but the most pressing would be: 'Could there be more of such impersonators in the force?' Read More...

Politicians have no shame
THE EDITOR, Sir: I am writing with regard to the horrible condition of Kensington Crescent in New Kingston.I have been residing in this area for more than three years and I can safely say that the state of the road has worsened.... Read More...

How to break JPS monopoly
The Editor, Sir: In the same way the monopoly of Cable and Wireless on telecommunications was removed to the benefit of consumers, we should open up the field of electricity to benefit Jamaicans in the long term.... Read More...

Reckless, impatient drivers
The Editor, Sir: The Caribbean on a whole, and specifically Jamaica, has always been known for its easy-going nature. If an event is scheduled to start at 7 p.m., chances are, it won't and that has been something that we have dealt ... Read More...