EDITORIAL - Uneasy with NHT tourism venture

Easton Douglas, chairman of the National Housing Trust (NHT), and Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller, who has portfolio responsibility for the agency, owe Jamaicans a rather more cogent explanation for the Trust's foray into a commercial enterprise that, on the face of it, is outside of its mandate and beyond its area of competence.

Legalise lawbreaking?

Listen to this argument: People are breaking the law. Because an activity is illegal, people hide and do it, and may hurt themselves in the process...

Cockpit Country worth more alive than dead

THE EDITOR, Sir: It is interesting to read The Jamaica Bauxite Institute's (JBI) estimates of the size and value of bauxite reserves in Cockpit Country ('Bauxite price tag put on Cockpit Country', Gleaner, October 24, 2014).

Don't turn teens into criminals

THE EDITOR, Sir: I was also one of those who used to think that increasing the age of consent to 18 was a good thing, but, for some time now, I have had a change of heart.

If not chik-V or dengue, what?

THE EDITOR, Sir: I would be grateful if the Ministry of Health could help me, and possibly, other readers understand what exactly is happening regarding tests for chikungunya.

Captaincy crisis in cricket

One of the long-standing effects of this impasse between the West Indies Cricket Bord (WICB), West Indies Players' Association (WIPA), and the senior West Indies players could be that West Indies may be looking at new captains for the three different versions of the game.

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