Sun | Sep 22, 2019

Letters

THE EDITOR, Sir: When I was 11 years old, my big brother, who was 17 years old, three of his friends, and I went to catch crabs in a swamp near to our home in Windsor Castle, Portland. We all took off our shoes and placed them in a crocus bag...

THE EDITOR, Sir: Mining should not be permitted in the Cockpit Country or any other area where it will undermine the ecosystem. However, outside of these protected zones, the venture must be allowed. Some activists object to mining in Jamaica...

THE EDITOR, Sir: ‘Duppy know who fi frighten.’ (Jamaican proverb) “Cum yah bwoy!’’ (police officer) “Mi caan badda wid dem yah people.” (office worker) Will Patwa getting official status do for many Jamaicans what the Civil Rights Act of 1964...

THE EDITOR, Sir: Having read the story ‘Jamaican researchers to headline Global Medical Cannabis Research Symposium In London’ ( Gleaner, September 18, 2019), I want to add my congratulations, from Down Under, to professors Henry Lowe and Errol...

THE EDITOR, Sir: Lawyers who defend criminals are now being attacked by them. The Opposition, which is rebelling against states of emergency, wants these lawless vagabonds to do what pleases them because they want power. These criminals are now...

THE EDITOR, Sir: May I offer a short prayer for us, road users: ‘Eternal Father, bless our land, save us from the taxi man; keep us out of the path of aggressive beggars, both of whom are now our new oppressors. Be our guide, our constant...

THE EDITOR, Sir: It was indeed a delight to have heard the good news from Prime Minister Andrew Holness on Wednesday that the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) final review mission to Jamaica has come to an end. From this point on, we, as a...

THE EDITOR, Sir: The Centre for Reparation Research at The University of the West Indies acknowledges the recent developments in the fight for reparation made by educational institutions. We welcome the announcements that several of them,...

THE EDITOR, Sir: In the aftermath of a very contentious leadership race, the two Peters making a truce, both publicly and privately, is a good thing for both themselves, for their respective supporters, and for the People’s National Party. Now...

THE EDITOR, Sir: Permit me to share an observation relevant to the state of emergency (SOE). If a sugar jar is infested with ants, and you put the lid on it, then push the jar in a brown paper bag, the ants will still be in it. If they are able...
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