THE DISCLOSURE, in her presentation to the Sectoral Debate, by Lisa Hanna that 70 per cent of at-risk young people participating in focus groups held islandwide were either suicidal or wished to kill someone, is stunning; so much so that I would urge the minister, as a matter of urgency, to have a summary of the survey's findings published in the press to give them much greater national prominence.
We try to grow a little Blue Mountain coffee at Woodford and recently went through the exercise of registration. At the appointed hour, we appeared at Woodford Square to confirm that we were already registered as a grower.
One of the most dangerous statements to ever come out of the mouth of a police officer was printed by The Gleaner dated July 12, 2012. The headline read 'Lewis: Give licences to illiterate persons'.
I read Father Richard Ho Lung's article 'The spoiling of Usain Bolt', published in The Gleaner on Thursday, July 12, and, although I agree with some of what he said, I believe there is a better or more egalitarian perspective from which to view Bolt.
With regard to The Gleaner's editorial of Friday, July 13, 2012, titled 'Apologies welcome, but ... ', I am surprised at the lack of breadth of knowledge that you display when you do not understand why Raymond Pryce can be legitimately and appropriately called a fish by his senior, J.C. Hutchinson. That is an ancient metaphor in the English language.
I listened to Barbara Gloudon's programme on 'Hotline' on Friday, July 13. I disagree with her position with regard to the terrible story of the child who was reported to have assaulted the judge and others at the courts in St Thomas on Thursday, July 12.