Sun | May 27, 2018

Letters

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...

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

THE EDITOR, Sir:I recently visited a prominent high school in St Andrew to meet a parent. Devotion was in progress, and I noticed a group of students loitering in the car park. When I enquired of them why they were not in devotion, a few of them...

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

THE EDITOR, Sir:The police may be making attempts to ramp up measures to rid the streets of young men who clean windshields in an effort to earn a living, but what efforts are the police making to rid the streets of policemen who are unable to...

Published:Monday | May 7, 2018 | 11:06 PMBasil Hylton

THE EDITOR, Sir:I'm a Roman Catholic, a Jamaican and happily married to a woman for 45 years. While I agree with Peter Espeut ('Fake news and the gay agenda', Gleaner, May 4, 2018) that one's constitutional right to equality before the law is the...

Published:Monday | May 7, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:We write in response to the letter to the editor titled 'Improve service quality, FLOW', published in your newspaper on May 4, 2018.We are happy to advise that the issue highlighted was resolved by our competent team on May 4. The...

Published:Monday | May 7, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I always understood the term 'intellectual ghetto' to mean a place where there was more 'form than substance,' where professors and PhDs paraded their qualifications to impress rather than inform, whose tangible contribution to...

Published:Monday | May 7, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:What's most astonishing about the crime problem is that the solutions are contained in the diagnosis of the problems. Cops are under-resourced? Don't spend so much scarce public funds on luxury rides for public officials.There are...

Published:Monday | May 7, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:The leadership within the Sovereign Maroon State of Accompong is completely shocked by the recent comments made by the Bank of Jamaica's (BOJ) Senior Deputy Governor John Robinson regarding the Central Solar Reserve Bank of Accompong...

Published:Saturday | May 5, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I support Peter Espeut's reasoning in his column 'Fake news and the gay agenda' (Gleaner, May 4, 2018).There is something Mr Espeut's tends to miss, though, in refuting gay advocates' insistent claims regarding 'privacy of their home...

Published:Saturday | May 5, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:In the early part of 2017, I was out of the country for some time. As a result, my life certificate was received late by the Accountant General's Department, although I usually sent it by mail, without any problems. On my return to...

Published:Saturday | May 5, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I have become concerned about the growing number of sellers and windscreen wipers at some of the traffic lights in the busy intersections of Kingston.While I understand that everyone is trying to 'eat a food', I see where, if some...

Published:Saturday | May 5, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:Our police force needs to get its act together overall, but today I am concentrating on the Traffic Division. Most mornings when I am passing through the Half-Way Tree area about 8 o'clock, I note that it's devoid of members of the...

Published:Saturday | May 5, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:"Don't hide it, tell it. Solving crime pays" is one of the Jamaica Constabulary Force's tag lines. However, getting information on crime in a timely manner is very critical for quick apprehension.This calls for a civil intelligence...

Published:Friday | May 4, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:Since Saturday, the Roehampton Drive area has barely had any water. Whenever we call National Water Commission's (NWC) customer care number, we get a different explanation all the time.This is unacceptable, as no one in your...

Published:Friday | May 4, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:Some people are misguided in thinking that the state of emergency should be enforced over the next 10 years. If we want state-of-emergency conditions, just reinstate the Suppression of Crimes Act, which gave the police similar-type...

Published:Friday | May 4, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:On March 21, 2018, my home was without Internet service. The matter was reported to FLOW on the morning of March 22. It took 11 to 15 minutes for FLOW to answer.My household was without Internet service up to Easter Monday, April 2....

Published:Friday | May 4, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:The Cornwall Regional Hospital and their dynamic team made the greatest health intervention that saved my mother's life in 1983. When she made the final transition, I was able to return to Cornwall Regional and in five minutes her...

Published:Friday | May 4, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I must express concern about the campaign being waged to conduct a trial in the media, primarily the print media, of the three soldiers who have been charged in relation to the death of Keith Clarke.Members of the media seem to have...

Published:Thursday | May 3, 2018 | 12:06 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:Your 'Monster Moms' headline in Tuesday's Gleaner and the story contained therein is something that all well-thinking Jamaican should abhor.The stories that mothers push their young daughters, and maybe even their sons, to offer...

Published:Thursday | May 3, 2018 | 12:06 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I would like to commend Wisynco for withdrawing the ill-conceived lawsuit against the Heart Foundation of Jamaica. At least the company has avoided an embarrassing showdown.William Mahfood, the chairman of the company, was given bad...

Published:Thursday | May 3, 2018 | 12:05 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I do hope the Government and the appropriate regulating authority of Jamaica are proactive and are aware of happenings on the international scene.Recently, BBC, after some investigation, reported on the epidemic of the abuse of cough...

Published:Thursday | May 3, 2018 | 12:05 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:The murder tally continues to rise for one reason: the perpetrators know that they can get away with it because of two reasons: no one is willing to talk to the police and no one is willing to give 'I see you' evidence in court....

Published:Wednesday | May 2, 2018 | 11:06 PM

THE EDITOR, Sir:What a difference school makes! Sometimes practitioners at certain educational institutions wonder why it is that some parents and children shun their place of learning and this is one of them. I was passing a certain upgraded high...

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