Jamaica Gleaner Letters
Published: Monday Friday | December 11, 2009
LETTER OF THE DAY - Why did the institutions fail?
The Editor, Sir: On the premise that those who ignore the past are doomed to repeat it, the FINSAC enquiry is appropriate. However, the enquiry appears, so far, to have devoted considerable time attempting to examine why FINSAC was set up in the manner... Read More...What's wrong with dancehall summit?
The Editor, Sir: In response to the editorial, 'Mr Golding's dancehall summit', published on Wednesday, the author clearly underestimates the power of the music. The author highlights and seems to understand the potency ... Read More...PM did the right thing
The Editor, Sir: I find it so 'funny' that so many people are against the prime minister's meeting with the persons who are behind the Gaza-Gully phenomenon, yet in the next breath they believe that there are other matters of national importance... Read More...Embrace capitalism
The Editor, Sir: In talking to many prominent Jamaicans, including political and business luminaries, I hear one matter being repeated frequently. This lack is mentioned over and over and over in our discussions... Read More...Stop shielding criminal offspring
The Editor, Sir: I think the women of Jamaica can do more to stem the crime wave in the country. But I guess a lot of them love the blood money... Read More...Towards a monetary solution
THE EDITOR, Sir: WHEN ASKED in a recent interview, what is the secret to having a strong economy such as Singapore's, Lee Kuan Yew answered, "Never let your currency come to grief."He expanded: "When your currency comes to grief... Read More...Managing teacher influence
THE EDITOR, Sir: THE INFLUENCE of school administrators and classroom teachers has far-reaching implications. In most instances, it is what determines the actualisation of students' life potential. Therefore, it is necessary that this influence ... Read More...Self-serving MPs
THE EDITOR, Sir; Self-serving leadership is one of the main problems that Jamaica faces. I echo the sentiments of pollster Bill Johnson, who noted that persons often enter politics with a heart to serve... Read More...