Sun | Aug 28, 2016

Letters

THE EDITOR, Sir:It is really disappointing that in 2016, an adult in full control of his faculties consensually kissing whomever he wants (and, perhaps, consensually engaging in intercourse with them) is a news...

THE EDITOR, Sir:Jamaican place names like Elaine Thompson's Banana Ground hark back to the era of enslavement. 'Groun'' was land used by the enslaved to grow crops for their own food consumption.The gritting of teeth evident in The Gleaner's August...

THE EDITOR, Sir:The Rev Devon Dick is of the opinion that Usain Bolt's birthday should be declared a national holiday. Unquestionably, Bolt is a remarkable athlete worthy of praise for his sporting achievements and the excitement he stirred in the...

THE EDITOR, Sir:It would seem we have a brand new Andrew Holness than the one prior to February 25, 2016. If this is the case, I am going to ask that we get back the Andrew Holness who was on the campaign trail decrying crime and offering solutions...

THE EDITOR, Sir:I am disgusted with Gwynne Dyer's myopic view of the Philippines.If he really did his research about the killings perpetrated by drug syndicates and police officers, he would understand how to deal with armed druggies and pushers....

THE EDITOR, Sir:I am amazed at the hypocrisy that has taken over Jamaica since the Jamaica Labour Party gained power in February.Suddenly, the media are not concerned about the rampant killings that have overtaken the country by Jamaicans who are...

The tweet was just plain crass, inappropriate and insensitive - let's be clear on that.But it was a single tweet by a single individual in a land of 2.7 million. Why does it warrant so much attention when it has been condemned...

THE EDITOR, Sir:If the police are to be believed, three factors are responsible for serious crimes and murders. These are: domestic violence, lottery scamming, and gang warfare.They have so-called anti-gang legislation to deal with the last named....

THE EDITOR, Sir:Jamaicans are on a high after the Olympics, and with good reason.Beyond creating an opportunity for us to bask in their glory, our athletes' success gives us a chance to revisit the myths and explore the life skills which are part of...

THE EDITOR, Sir:Twice this month, I have seen two beautiful dogs disposed of in the Benson Ford, Kingston 8. I theorise that the scandal (plastic) bags placed over their heads were the only sign of respect the...
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