Fri | Feb 28, 2020

Letters

Vybz Kartel

THE EDITOR, Madam: In a misguided society like Jamaica with inverted values, it is unsurprising that some opinion makers think that entertainers should be role models. Entertainers are mere actors who dazzle us with an intriguing performance....

THE EDITOR, Madam: Thursday, February 27 was another hearing in my case against the mayor of Montego Bay for banning Montego Bay Pride from using the Cultural Centre. In court, my lawyer advised the judge that I could not be present because my...

THE EDITOR, Madam: I am an old man. I spent the first twenty four years of my life here in Jamaica under British rule. As a young man, I could walk from Rialto on Windward to Four Roads on Molynes Road, St Andrew at midnight without any fear of...

Recent incidents of violent attacks in schools have reignited calls for urgent interventions. What would you want to see implemented to help curb school-based violence? n Mandatory parent classes for undisciplined students. Students and parents...

THE EDITOR, Madam: Black queens, I challenge you to celebrate and empower our black kings. Mothers, the first responsibility is yours. Support your black boys in becoming confident, strong and powerful men. Black women, teach our black men to...

THE EDITOR, Madam: Kindly allow me space to salute the staff at Percy Junor Hospital in Clarendon. Recently I sought treatment at the clinic and pharmacy and the services were of a very high standard. The high level of patient care and customer-...

THE EDITOR, Madam: Dean-Roy Bernard was transferred from the Ministry of Education as permanent secretary to the Ministry of Finance as director general in what he considered a demotion. Subsequent to that, he brought the matter to the courts and...

THE EDITOR, Madam: As we become increasingly bewildered about the unexplainable, widespread shedding of blood in Jamaica, the lyrics of Bob’s Natural Mystic seem prophetic. “There is a natural mystic blowing through the air”, he observed, and...

THE EDITOR, Madam: Truly, the fundamental cause of escalating incidences of violence and fear in schools is evident. To equip teachers with self-defence tactics, erect perimeter fence, and assign security men, guidance counsellors and deans of...

THE EDITOR, Madam: It is incomprehensible and bizarre that tourists are being transported to Devon House in St Andrew on a regular basis, from near and far, to see this wonderful, historic and grand old structure, and enjoy the garden and shops...
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