I write in response to a letter published in The Gleaner on Thursday, July 19, 2012 and captioned 'Garveyism is an outdated ideology'. In Lipton Matthews' diatribe, he only succeeded in proving his lack of knowledge of Garvey's life and works.
This is the third in a series of letters by Rupert Johnson on elementary education in pre-Independence Jamaica.
As anyone who spends time online will learn, there are thousands of Jamaicans who haven't been 'back a yard' for 20 years who, nevertheless, know how to solve every problem.
Given the pallid state of the economy, I was hoping the Government would provide us with a cogent plan to address its anaemic growth. The fairness doctrine dictates that growth targets should get priority over debt and deficit reductions, because only growth can negate these two albatrosses which have a stifling hold on the Jamaican economy.
I cannot be alone in feeling that at the top of Wellington Drive, St Andrew, there is an accident waiting to happen.Wellington Drive has become, in the mornings and evenings, a vital bypass of Liguanea for town and university traffic.
It's Wednesday, July 25, 2012 at about 1:35 p.m. and I am in my car in a line of traffic on Old Hope Road, near the exit of Campion College and not too far from the police station. I look in my right side mirror and notice that there is a big yellow JUTC bus edging out of the line of traffic.
Please allow me to utilise this forum to express my concerns about the Junction Fire Station. Having identified the issues that have been affecting the services given by the firefighters there, I have conducted research in an attempt to find out if the issues were made known to the relevant authorities and the extent to which communities have been affected.