Jamaica Gleaner Letters
Published: Monday Wednesday | April 15, 2009
LETTER OF THE DAY - Skewed feeder system in our nation's schools?
The Editor, Sir: You continue to dismiss as unimportant, one of the fundamental problems in our high-school system. In your editorial on April 14, you write: "Those who lead in schools cannot assume that such performances are given and hide behind the unevenness of resources... Read More...Beyond teachers' control
The Editor, Sir: There are just too many variables involved which are outside the control of the teachers to make it feasible for student performance-based pay. Read More...Disappointing Cabinet reshuffle
The Editor, Sir: The much talked about Cabinet reshuffle has finally happened. As an ardent supporter of Mr Golding and the Jamaica Labour Party, I must express my deep dis-appointment with the changes... Read More...Jamaica losing millions
The Editor, Sir: Jamaica is losing millions of local and foreign dollars and investments because of crimes and murders. Pearnel Charles is the right person to be national security, social development and mobilisation minister, and placing Dwight Nelson ... Read More...Misleading 'Cassava threat'
The Editor, Sir: This letter is in response to the 'Cassava threat' lead story in the April 13 edition of this newspaper. I happen to find the content of the research somewhat misleading for the following reasons... Read More...The cassava debate - Don't demonise cassava
The Editor, Sir: Your newspaper on Monday carried a headline 'Cassava threat', with subdecks 'Research points to bammy whammy'; 'Overconsumption linked to illness'. Read More...Findings hard to swallow
The Editor, Sir: I am puzzlingly unable to understand the findings of a research published by a graduate student of the Northern Caribbean University (NCU) which you reported on Monday under the caption, "Cassava threat - Research points to bammy whammy;... Read More...Balance is important
The Editor, Sir:I write this letter in response to the article headlined 'Cassava threat' in your newspaper on Monday, April 13. I would first like to acknowledge my appreciation for any research that can potentially contribute ... Read More...Kudos, Mayor McKenzie, but ...
The Editor, Sir: I wish to congratulate Mayor Desmond McKenzie on sensitising residents of Kingston and St Andrew on the role of the mayor. Prior to his tenure, I had no idea of the extent of the mayor's functions. The ceremonial aspect has always been highlighted... Read More...