Fri | May 25, 2018

Letters

Published:Monday | May 14, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:It's so sad to read of attorney-at-law Jennifer Messado's arrest for impropriety.Though I reserve comment on the specific allegations against Ms Messado, one wonders whom we can trust when attorneys betray our confidence. Following...

Published:Monday | May 14, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I think the way rape is dealt with in our legal system is very archaic. A woman can simply say it happened and immediately the accused is arrested. If afterwards she says it wasn't so, he is released, no harm, no foul, right?Wrong,...

Published:Monday | May 14, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:Hope Pastures residents, having won the two previous rulings against the Jamaica Public Service Company Limited (JPS), are disappointed in the judgment by the court in favour of the company.The previous victories suggest to them that...

Published:Saturday | May 12, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:There have been calls from several quarters for a commission of enquiry regarding the Cornwall Regional Hospital, the latest being in a letter to the editor in The Gleaner dated May 10, 2018. Whenever I hear of commissions of enquiry...

Published:Saturday | May 12, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:This is an open letter to Proven Investments.I write as a shareholder of Kingston Wharves Ltd, and I make reference to the notification on your recent portfolio statement regarding a "custodial fee of US$25" per annum per security to...

Published:Saturday | May 12, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:Claims made by a Rural Agricultural Development Authority (RADA) representative on TVJ Prime Time News on May 10, 2018, that farmers are planting too much of the same crops across Jamaica is nothing less than irresponsible, reckless...

Published:Saturday | May 12, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:Lately, there has been much discussion about the need for the Government to put together and publish a crime plan. The Government has responded by saying it has a crime plan, but it's not making its details public because criminal...

Published:Friday | May 11, 2018 | 12:11 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:Congratulations to Archbishop Emeritus Donald Reece for his defence of Catholicism and humanity - both marks of his distinguished tenure in Antigua.His learned yet compassionate treatment of such a controversial subject earned my...

Published:Friday | May 11, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:We are losing too many people to traffic crashes, and I was so touched by Dr Alfred Dawes' 'A letter to my unborn child' (Gleaner, May 9, 2018). On Wednesday, we lost another two on the Melrose Bypass.On Thursday morning, as I waited...

Published:Friday | May 11, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I absolutely agree with the education minister that the University of the West Indies (UWI) should be weaned from Government subsidy. When it was the sole provider in the region of undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate tertiary...

Published:Friday | May 11, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:With regard to a letter to the editor published on Friday, May 4, 2018, regarding water-supply dis-ruptions by a resident of Roehampton Drive in St Andrew, it is never our intention to needlessly disrupt service to any legitimate...

Published:Friday | May 11, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:As a driving instructor and an instructor trainer, I have noticed the lack of driver education in Jamaica, which is causing too many road accidents.We need to address the licensing process and ensure that only those that have passed...

Published:Thursday | May 10, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:Recently I watched an interview with Marlon 'Kiprich' Plunkett.At the end, he prayed a prayer for the misguided youth of this country. Primarily, that they change their errant ways and seek God's guidance. I was spellbound and in awe...

Published:Thursday | May 10, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:The directive was given to Adam and Eve by the Big Man himself to be fruitful and multiply. Now, parents are having a problem dealing with the product of their multiplication. Twenty-first- century parents are having to contend with...

Published:Thursday | May 10, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I use this medium to highlight and commend all the teachers who have contributed to my success. From Rock Hall Basic School to Rock Hall All Age to St Mary's College to lecturers, I salute you all. There's a marked difference between...

Published:Thursday | May 10, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:,I have often seen letters with complaints re the poor service from Flow. I never took much notice, as I did not use their service, However, that changed on April 11, 2018, when I connected to Flow cable TV.The service was short-...

Published:Thursday | May 10, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:There are too many unanswered questions concerning the state of affairs at the Cornwall Regional Hospital and the possible effects on the health of staff and patients.Truth be told, one gets the impression that the minister blundered...

Published:Thursday | May 10, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:Selfishness is the disease that is Jamaica's greatest crime problem. It blinds its infected victims to their own self-centred lifestyle, so much so that even elected authorities will be outraged at the crazy bloodletting, while...

Published:Wednesday | May 9, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:Enslaved again. Indeed, this generation is filled with meaningless thoughts and is in a deadly spiral of nothingness. With grown minds, persons should not find it enticing to have the latest video of the next dying person in Jamaica...

Published:Wednesday | May 9, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:We know this saying like a poem: "The heart of man is desperately wicked." Yes indeed, it's true.There are times when the prime minister reshuffled or rearranged his Cabinet - making specific changes, by putting some members in...

Published:Wednesday | May 9, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:We have Jamaican leaders squabbling over credit for a highway that Jamaicans didn't finance, Jamaicans didn't build, and whose revenues do not accrue to Jamaicans.We also have prime real estate abutting the highway, owned by the...

Published:Wednesday | May 9, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:Senator Ruel Reid has reported that the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information (MOEYI) discovered that many University of the West Indies students experiencing problems with paying their tuition fees "simply wanted a free pass...

Published:Tuesday | May 8, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:Delroy Warmington's article published in The Sunday Gleaner of May 6, 2018, titled 'Growth: No more excuses, Mr Holness', makes interesting reading, but the good points he makes are overshadowed by his failure to properly explain the...

Published:Tuesday | May 8, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I have a few questions for Peter Espeut and other self-righteous anti-gay folk:If being gay is a lifestyle choice and, therefore, wrong and against God's laws, what do we do about them then?Should all the law-abiding (except when...

Published:Tuesday | May 8, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I must laud Delroy Warmington for his excellent column ('Growth: No more excuses, Mr Holness') in The Sunday Gleaner of May 6, 2018, denouncing the Holness Government for its economic lethargy and time-wasting while the nation is...

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