Sun | Jun 13, 2021

Letters

THE EDITOR, Madam: Democracy in Jamaica is one in which the people elect representatives who legislate on their behalf. While the freedom exists for us to have more than two parties (and we do have more than two) – there are two main ones. Well,...

THE EDITOR, Madam: “Many more will have to suffer, many more will have to die?” These are the lines from a song from the King of Reggae – Bob Marley. I have heard of politicians, bankers, lawyers, teachers and our hard-working members of the...

THE EDITOR, Madam: The rampant and indiscriminate use of marijuana is becoming a chronic national problem which needs to be urgently addressed. Marijuana is addictive and contains mind-altering chemicals, the main one being THC, which is a...

THE EDITOR, Madam: If MP George Wright has done what it is alleged he has done, he should rightly be condemned for it, but should we ‘drink his blood’ before we are satisfied? People of all walks of life have expressed outrage at the incident, and...

THE EDITOR, Madam: THERE IS an unmistakable sense that law and order has but a tenuous hold in Jamaica today. The images of cops and gunmen exchanging gunfire in peak traffic in the capital; Government recruiting 2,500 police at a time of shortage...

THE EDITOR, Madam: This is to raise awareness about menstrual hygiene and the recently commemorated World Menstrual Hygiene Day. The UNFPA celebrated World Menstrual Hygiene Day on May 28 under the theme ‘Action and Investment in Menstrual...

THE EDITOR, Madam: Some time ago, I saw an article on Lamar Morgan showing his winning qualities. Being the physical trainer for the Reggae Boyz, he has further shown his hard work and dedication to the programme. He is a remarkable character...

THE EDITOR, Madam: Scotiabank Jamaica recently announced an upgrade to its credit card system. The result, for me, has been a severe downgrade in services. My credit card was due to expire at the end of May 2021. Without telling me, Scotia...

THE EDITOR, Madam: This is a plea for help from the St Catherine Municipal Corporation, the member of parliament (MP), the caretaker and the National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA). The Twickenham Gardens/Greendale community in Spanish...

THE EDITOR, Madam: The recent horrific news about young girls being sexually abused is very disturbing. and some of the reactions are even more worrying. They do not show any empathy towards the victims. What’s the worst thing that could happen...
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