Jamaica Gleaner Letters

Published: Monday Tuesday | December 22, 2009

LETTER OF THE DAY - Naive Jamaicans need to wake up
The Editor, Sir: As I mull over the recent tax package, I am surprised at the level of naiveté shown by my fellow Jamaicans as the inevitability of such a package has been evident for a long time and cannot be avoided... Read More...

Poverty-line politics
The Editor, Sir: Despite the extraordinary effort expended by our so-called leaders, since Independence 47 years ago, we have not been able to raise the standard of our politics above the 'political poverty line'.Poverty-line politics, by my definition,... Read More...

Debt-for-equity swap
The Editor, Sir: As every patriotic Jamaican should be, I am extremely concerned about the national economy. While I am not a qualified, certified economist, some common-sense questions for which I need answers keep coming to me... Read More...

Bruce weak, indecisive
The Editor, Sir: There are a number of things that I admire about the prime minister of Jamaica. I believe he is a person who genuinely cares about the future of his country. I am convinced, however, that in his attempt ... Read More...

Exodus in great numbers
The Editor, Sir:I am writing in response to the front caption of Sunday's Gleaner - 'EXODUS!' This is exactly what the situation will be not only for nurses and young professionals but for small business owners like myself. Read More...

Tax joke in Jamaica
The Editor, Sir:While I agree that the Government could have looked at other areas to plug the Budget gap, one can understand that in the short term, there are not many choices.However, the underlying question I would like to ask is, are Jamaicans... Read More...

Ashamed of PM
The Editor, Sir:I feel ashamed of the actions of our leader and prime minister. I am a born Jamaican, free and proud, and it is well known that Jamaicans are leaders, fearless and passionately driven... Read More...

Revisit UTech's stadium application
The Editor, Sir:I would like to take this opportunity to add my voice to those who are calling for the Trelawny Stadium to be released to the University of Technology (UTech) as a tertiary educational facility... Read More...

Is the PSTU waste of time?
The Editor, Sir: While Pat Sinclair-McCalla, chief executive officer of the Public Sector Transformation Unit, seems optimistic about converting the public sector into a specimen of efficacy, in her Sunday, December 20, article, I believe that her... Read More...