Sun | Feb 19, 2017

Letters

Basic economics dictates, all things being equal, that prices are a function of supply and demand.In my opinion, this is the underlying factor explaining the continuous devaluation of the Jamaican...

It was with great distress again that I heard the pronouncements from the minister of finance and planning, saying,"When we took over, we saw a plan for US$500 million to build a toll road from Harbour View...

It was with great interest and sincere sympathy that I read a letter in another newspaper recently titled 'Devon House noise'.I was one of those who, during years and years of suffering and complaining, wrote countless...

THE EDITOR, Sir:The criminals and potential criminals must be laughing all the way to their next heinous act as they witness the continued ambivalence of a society that cannot unite as one voice against them.Year in, year out, we read and listen to...

THE EDITOR, Sir:As I read George Davis' column ('Life: nasty, brutish, short'; Gleaner, February 15, 2017) on how Jamaica has lost its way, I can't help but feel it deep inside.I grew up in the era where there were no guns in the hands of common...

THE EDITOR, Sir:Basil Herbert Bennett, who passed away on February 4, 2017, was a most hard-working, honest, humble humanitarian, with a truly benevolent spirit. He was a builder of communities.Barrett was a former principal of Nain All-Age (now...

THE EDITOR, Sir:The issue of HIV/AIDS among inmates continues to pose a public- health risk. This delicate issue is one which requires a more comprehensive approach even as international funding to combat HIV...

THE EDITOR, Sir:This is an open letter to the minister of labour and social services.I am making a plea on behalf of the pensioners of this county.While there has been increases in the minimum wage (however small) in the past few years, I am hard...

THE EDITOR, Sir:In a recent speech, Contractor General Dirk Harrison, warned that sustained economic growth in Jamaica would not be achieved and sustained until the political parties support their talk with serious anti-corruption action."If the...

No one should be surprised that the leaders of banks are balking at the idea of bank fees, but talk to the rank-and- file staff and they will tell you the banks are downright unreasonable.Back in 2014, the...
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