Thu | Jun 20, 2019

Letters

THE EDITOR, Sir : When the Jamaica Diaspora Conference started 16 years ago, I had hopes that somehow it would facilitate change in the island. The coming together of Jamaicans from all over the world meant that everyone had an idea, solution...

THE EDITOR, Sir: I suspect that the current obeah hysteria is being generated more from its entertainment capacity than because any legal changes will affect the price of cheese. Except, of course, where a legalisation of the craft would result...

THE EDITOR, Sir: The recent protests in Hong Kong reminds me, and should remind the Jamaican Government, that the real power resides in the people. PEP (Primary Exit Profile) results will be published tomorrow, and the Government should know that...

THE EDITOR, Sir: Jamaica is at war – with each other and ourselves. We see news of actual wars or civil unrest in far-flung, larger and wealthier states than Jamaica; yet the casualties are similar. Here, people are killed daily by association....

THE EDITOR, Sir: This is an opportune time to raise the question of how we acknowledge Jamaica’s talent at home and in the diaspora. Many of the related issues and my twin interests in migration and diaspora studies and human resource management...

THE EDITOR, Sir: I feel compelled to respond to Lipton Matthews’ article, ‘Africa is no role model for Jamaica’ (The Gleaner, June 17, 2019). He concludes: “... Africa is a continent mired in poverty and mysticism and can be no role model for...

THE EDITOR, Sir: Chief Justice Bryan Sykes and his justices struck down the National Identification System (NIDS) initiative on constitutional grounds. My question to them is: what constitutional rights are being violated by NIDS? I know Attorney...

THE EDITOR, Sir: Pro-choice activists want us to believe that their radical view on abortion is about advancing women’s rights and liberty, while pro-life fundamentalists want us to believe that they are protecting the child’s life by disregarding...

THE EDITOR, Sir: God Almighty, the Creator and the King of Heaven and Earth, commands that the Government and the people in Jamaica stop all witchcraft. Witchcraft is the use of the power of Satan and of his evil spirits. Satan and his evil...

THE EDITOR, Sir: Are the leaders of our nation and us, the people, really committed to a vision for our nation? Jamaica’s documented vision is to become the place of choice to live, work, raise families and do business. But what does this really...
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