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Diaspora should act more, speak less

Published:Thursday | March 25, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:

What's with all this talk about the diaspora being given the opportunity to vote in Jamaica? we have many many more important issues to discuss and deal with.

Jamaicans in the diaspora need to put their money where their mouths are - and not just by sending remittances home to family members/friends.

They need to invest capital in the island and show they really care and are concerned. What would be of benefit would be data on investment in the island by members of the diaspora, including the board members.

If you are all so interested, come back home and help to build the nation. And make sure if you are not coming home that you buy Jamaican products (GraceKennedy, Red Stripe, Lasco, etc. where available).You cannot help to build this nation sitting in an armchair in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom or anywhere else in the world, complaining about crime, poverty, corruption, etc.

I am, etc.,

NICHOLAS STEPHENSON

stephensonnicholas@hotmail.com