Wed | Apr 1, 2020

Letters

Published:Wednesday | December 1, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: GIVEN THE current tension that exists between Director of Public Prosecution (DPP) Paula Llewellyn and Senior Resident Magistrate (SRM) Judith Pusey, it seems to me that the latter should recuse herself...

Published:Wednesday | December 1, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: REGARDLESS OF his history as an excellent contributor of thought-provoking opinion, Gordon Robinson's column in yesterday's Gleaner is seriously flawed and misses the mark of truth, I suspect, due more from the simple bias that so many...

Published:Tuesday | November 30, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: Employees, friends and well-wishers of the Bellevue Hospital are watching with keen interest the development between the institution and the Ministry of Health.Within days after rebutting a scathing report concerning staffing issues...

Published:Tuesday | November 30, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: It is disturbing and frankly pathetic and cowardly when one writes a 'letter to the editor' without identifying himself or herself by name, especially when criticising another person's opinion on matters...

Published:Tuesday | November 30, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: At first, they wanted the Hope Gardens, then it was Police Officers' Club, then the police commissioner's headquarters and now Up Park Camp.

Published:Tuesday | November 30, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:Your Letter of the day of Monday, November 29, accuses Jamaicans for Justice of bias in our reportage and analysis of police shootings.

Published:Tuesday | November 30, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: On Saturday, November 27, residents of Mona witnessed signs being erected along Mona Road giving notice that a section of Mona Road between Karachi Avenue and Wellington Road would be closed effective the next day, Sunday, November 28.I...

Published:Tuesday | November 30, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: As we complete the year 2010, as a nation we need to be discerning enough to see signs of hope in a year when our collective sense of shame was deepened by a series of local and international scandals, the Tivoli incursion, as well as...

Published:Tuesday | November 30, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:Freedom of speech is very vital in society, which is why I want to congratulate The Gleaner for giving Dr Donna Hope Marquis, senior lecturer in cultural studies at the University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona, space for articulating...

Published:Monday | November 29, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: We can build good roads. It appears we prefer not to. The extent of the damage to our road infrastructure by rains every year is appalling...

Published:Monday | November 29, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: Delano Seiveright has lost his bearings again. He continues to try to build a picture of the Jamaica Labour Party's (JLP) achievements. Unfortunately, I remember an article some time back...

Published:Monday | November 29, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: Your editorial 'Murderous guns from America' should be compulsory reading for all.The topic about guns in America, and their overflow or outflow to other countries, is a very complex issue. Why?

Published:Monday | November 29, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:While not disputing the number of persons killed by the security forces as presented by Jamaicans for Justice (JFJ), their approach in bringing to light these figures underscores for many why they are seen as biased and yet to establish...

Published:Monday | November 29, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: Having last spoken to Professor Barry Chevannes some two and a half months ago at a July 15 forum on crime, I am among those most saddened at his passing.

Published:Sunday | November 28, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Once Governor Eyre declared martial law on October 13, deployed the full might of the military, and enlisted the support of the Maroons, the peasant revolt was doomed. Paul Bogle's call for black solidarity received a mixed response. It was a black soldier, Drummer Phillips, who shot and hung the prisoners in his charge at Manchioneal without even the semblance of a trial.

Published:Sunday | November 28, 2010 | 12:00 AM

DR DONNA HOPE Marquis, senior lecturer in Cultural Studies at the University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona Campus, positions dancehall as critical to doing business in Jamaica. "Research tells us that dancehall still has the eye of the Jamaican people. It is their 'Jollywood'... This is the essence of Jamaica in the 21st Century," ...

Published:Sunday | November 28, 2010 | 12:00 AM

DANCEHALL STAR - especially with the all-important youth market - Mavado was released without being charged, from police custody a day before LIME With The Stars, held at the Knutsford Court Hotel, New Kingston, on November 12. On November 10 he turned himself in to the Constant Spring police, as did former dancehall rival Vybz Kartel...

Published:Sunday | November 28, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Imagine a seven-minute Caribbean slot on China Central Television's (CCTV) December 31 variety show where Jamaica Cultural Development Commission 2010 World Reggae Dance Champions, Anonymous, open for the Soca Queen Destra who is joined by entertainer, Beenie Man, in Caribbean 'fashion-over-style'.

Published:Saturday | November 27, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: It seems as if members of the People's National Party (PNP) and the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) are always hiding something from the people of Jamaica, and/or not giving the full details about what happened...

Published:Saturday | November 27, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: The Ministry of Education has promised a "school for problem children", which will open early next year (2011). I wish we had been using a more positive term as the "problem children" we keep referring...

Published:Saturday | November 27, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: I see great beauty as I drive along the Mandela Highway, the Spanish Town bypass, the Sir Florizel Glasspole Boulevard, and many other places where the National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA) workers...

Published:Saturday | November 27, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:I found the article 'Dudus' Effect', published in The Gleaner on November 26, to be very disturbing.

Published:Saturday | November 27, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:The recent launch of the Caribbean Science Foundation (CSF), intending for the first time to give primacy of place in our region to scientific entrepreneurialism so that we can, as a region, be better able to meet our developmental...

Published:Friday | November 26, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:Much is being contemplated to improve the flow of traffic, especially in areas of high-traffic concentration.

Published:Friday | November 26, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: While Jamaica's current overall crime rate is too high, comparatively speaking, the island is not as bad as some persons may think, and is actually better than others may perceive it to be.On the most recent global crime statistics list...

Pages

Subscribe to Letters