Thu | Nov 14, 2019

Letters

THE EDITOR, Madam: What great news! The Government has announced a grand national clean-up campaign to the tune of $1.3 billion that will see gullies, drains, verges, and so on, all across the island, getting a much-needed cleaning. This makes...

THE EDITOR, Madam: I went to the final leg of the Manning Cup quarterfinals at Stadium East on Tuesday afternoon and was forced to leave within 15 minutes of entering the venue. When all the variables were considered, I am at a loss as to why this...

THE EDITOR, Madam: I write to reassure sceptics that Jamaican Patois is a language and its speakers have a right to government services in their native language. Rather than delving into the sociolinguistic weeds as to why Jamaican Patois is a...

THE EDITOR, Madam: I am writing through my office of justice of the peace to share my views on the way the Government of Jamaica (GOJ) has treated public-sector workers over the years. It can’t be right that persons are working for the GOJ and...

THE EDITOR, Madam: The dollar is now hovering at US$1 to J$142 and already the president of the Jamaica Manufacturers and Exporters Association, Richard Pandohie, has come out to say that prices of manufactured goods will be adjusted to a band in...

The Accident and Emergency Unit of the Bustamante Hospital for Children was closed for two hours early Sunday morning after People’s National Party Councillor Kari Douglas and a medical doctor at the facility had an altercation over the waiting...

THE EDITOR, Madam: As Jamaica law enforcement struggles to modernise their services with the use of technology, motorists have now been introduced to a new initiative – an app to allow police to check their records. The app doesn’t work! My...

THE EDITOR, Madam: It was about a week ago that I learnt of the passing of Renford Pinnock, Sr. I had been wondering what became of him, as I no longer live in his parish. I saw him for the first time in 1964 or 1965. It was a Saturday morning. I...

THE EDITOR, Madam: George S. Garwood, professor of world religions, in his letter to The Gleaner on November 8, 2019, on ‘God and gays in Jamaica’, was, as all the others have been, weak because they are illogical and some, including his, have been...

THE EDITOR, Madam: The issue of night noise is a public health emergency! How can we speak about Jamaica as the choice to live, work, raise families and do business when there is a cavalier attitude regarding night noise? Is it too much to expect...
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