Jamaica Gleaner Letters
Published: Monday Monday | May 25, 2009
LETTER OF THE DAY - Students need better information re loans
The Editor, Sir: After reading The Gleaner and realising the high delinquency rate at the Students' Loan Bureau (SLB), I felt the need to offer my input.Students need to realise what they are getting into before signing off on a loan agreement.... Read More...Why should we invest?
The Editor, Sir: With reference to the article 'Jamaicans overseas urged to invest in country' published on May 23, I would really like to ask one question of the Jamaican Government.Why should Jamaicans abroad invest in their country if when they return... Read More...SLB system is delinquent too
The Editor, Sir: After reading the Letter of the Day - 'SLB repayment: is it mere delinquency?' - published on May 24, I thought that I would also add my 'two cents', so to speak.I am a graduate of the University of the West Indies and had difficulty... Read More...The case for coal-burning power stations
The Editor, Sir: Recent media reports have indicated that the Government has determined that liquefied natural gas (LNG) is the most economic fuel for future use in power generation, and that invitations will shortly be issued inviting proposals ... Read More...Bite worse than bark in dogfight ads
The Editor, Sir:I am dismayed to see advertisements in The Gleaner and Observer newspapers portraying the competition between both publications as a dogfight.My disappointment comes from the fact that, you are depicting 'man's best friend' - dogs... Read More...'Ananda Alert' is useless unless ...
The Editor, Sir:I am happy to know that some of my ideas for the Ananda Alert have been put in place. I am afraid, however, that the Government's efforts run the risk of being an exercise in futility unless there is a strong ... Read More...Closure of Lime Cay
The Editor, Sir: In this worldwide economic recession that we are in, it is atrocious that one of the few enjoyment spots, Lime Cay, where poor people can unwind, has to be closed down ostensibly because of over-population of rodents ... Read More...