Jamaica Gleaner Letters

Published: Monday Monday | May 11, 2009

LETTER OF THE DAY - Paying for JPS's inefficiency
The Editor, Sir: The Jamaica Public Service is a private entity that provides a commodity from which it fully and quite reasonably expects to profit. Too to often, however, it seeks to improve its profits, not by increasing productivity or improving efficiency... Read More...

What integration?
The Editor, Sir: I find it strange that our prime minister is calling for a tighter bond between countries within the region if we are to deal with the global financial crisis. I tell you why. Some months ago it was announced that Air Jamaica ... Read More...

Golding and regional bonds
The Editor, Sir: I was quite pleased to read the charge given by Prime Minister Golding to the Caricom council for foreign and community relations, as reported in Saturday's Gleaner. He referred to the stress now being experienced ... Read More...

A loss of dignity
The Editor, Sir: When one begs regularly from the same individual, he/she runs the risk of losing his/her dignity without even realising it. I noticed this process when I first emigrated from Jamaica to the United Kingdom back in the 1960s. Read More...

Robotham is wrong
The Editor, Sir:I am often at a loss whenever Don Robotham, a champagne socialist writes in the paper from the comforts of foreign no less. A more interventionist state is the last thing we need at this time. Read More...

... Don is spot on
The Editor, Sir: I have paid close attention to Don Robotham's columns over the years and though I agreed with much, I had reason for reservations about some of his views. But I am entirely in his corner on the issue of state ... Read More...

Protectionist tariffs won't help
The Editor, Sir: Your editorial of May 7 revisits the issue of Government imposing tariff protection as a basis to improve agricultural production. A part of the rationale given for this is "it is not always that we compete... Read More...

Heartbreak over visa denial
The Editor, Sir: I have been living in the United States on a student visa and, after years of struggle and hard work, I have now accomplished my goal of being a registered nurse. My graduation will be this month. Read More...

An appeal for Glendon Circle
The Editor, Sir: I have been trying to get a small repair job done to the road on which I reside (Glendon Circle) and it has been like sending the fool a little further.However, I am in very good company. Read More...

Food safety, whose responsibility?
The Editor, Sir: The recent death of a UTech student allegedly caused by consuming food from a restaurant in Kingston brings into sharp focus the importance of food safety. Everyone will agree that the State is the responsible body to protect the public... Read More...