In last Sunday's Public Affairs, 'Deception, dons and underdevelopment', an error was published in the following sentence: "Now that the very leadership which we were led to believe was committed to breaking the links to these garrisons has instead elevated itself to a position of national importance, we seem to be perched on the precipice of social and economic disorder."
Across the Caribbean and Latin America, small businesses complain that they cannot get loans, and when they can, the rate of interest is often crippling. In Jamaica, the average loan to small- and medium-size enterprises (SMEs) are at rates of about 18 per cent, if they can get a loan. That is a big 'if'.
It's time the Roman Catholic Church faces reality and abandons its 12th century canons of celibacy. Once again, these so-called rules of Christian discipline weren't imposed by Jesus Christ on any of his Apostles, nor did he preach celibacy for any seeker of the Kingdom of God, or even for Himself, although He is believed to have been celibate.
The Editor, Sir: On March 31 and April 1 the Gleaner carried two letters, one written by Anthony O'Gilvie and the other by Kameika Fullerton-Delisser, respectively, both commenting on your editorial of March 30, titled 'The shaming of Champs'.
The Editor, Sir:Now that Champs 2010 is over and all the hype has died, for everybody else besides Wolmer's and Holmwood anyway, there are a few things that maybe ISSA can make an attempt to deal with.
The Editor, Sir:RE: The destruction of Jamaica's Natural Heritage:Here we are again, with yet another plan in the wings to rape and destroy our natural heritage and indigenous plants and animals by mining/quarrying of Puerto Bueno Mountain - a beautiful...
The Editor, Sir:With reference to the letter to the editor 'Ads promoting promiscuity' published on March 29, the Broadcasting Commission notes the writer's concerns as it relates to "blatant messages of promiscuity being displayed in the public domain".
The Editor, Sir: I refer to your editorial in March 30 titled 'The shaming of Champs' and find the editorial itself to be shameful.That you would find it necessary and appropriate to single out the action of one athlete...