Tue | Jun 27, 2017

Letters

THE EDITOR, Sir:The position taken by Jamaicans for Justice (JFJ) in rejecting calls for the raising of the age of consent from 16 to 18 years old is, in the view of Hear The Children's Cry, incorrect, unhelpful, and an...

THE EDITOR, Sir:I have been following with great interest the howls of disapproval by media folks and their like-minded allies over comments made by Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett regarding what he sees as the media's affinity for decorating its...

THE EDITOR, Sir:'Pathetic' comes to mind on seeing the photo in The Gleaner of June 23, 2017, showing two policemen, one with a radar gun, the other stopping vehicles on Michael Manley Boulevard in Kingston.This four-lane boulevard has a ridiculous...

THE EDITOR, Sir:I went to the Central Sorting Office (CSO) on Thursday to send a parcel to the United States of America at about 11 a.m. and could not get a parking space. There were two designated areas which were fenced off. I went away and said...

THE EDITOR, Sir:The companies that package products in plastic bottles are fully aware that Jamaica does not take sanitation or recycling seriously, yet they continue to churn out their products by the...

THE EDITOR, Sir:Police constables in the United States were this week acquitted of all charges in separate deaths of African American people. Readers of the Gleaner Company-owned Voice newspaper, in particular, need to demand that our Foreign...

THE EDITOR, Sir:Clearly, it is a case of short-term memory, or, perhaps, selective memory. Peter Bunting and Peter Phillips seem to have forgotten that their party exited office leaving a deeply rooted crime monster. Expecting the Holness...

THE EDITOR, Sir:One way to eliminate illegal possession of weapons and drastically reduce crime, particularly murders, is to spearhead a gun amnesty.Pay big money to anyone who informs the police where to find illegal guns. I'm talking $100,000 per...

THE EDITOR, Sir:Member of Parliament Ian Hayles is a frustrated man. Crime is up and he is upset. So he does what most angry, frustrated persons do: throw caution to the wind and give vent to his emotions....

THE EDITOR, Sir:Jamaica's education system is designed to create an elite and a majority failing underclass. Albert Einstein said, "Everyone is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing...
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