Mon | Nov 18, 2019

Letters

THE EDITOR, Madam: I note, with a measure of concern, the statement to Parliament on Tuesday, November 12, 2019, by the minister of science, energy and technology, Fayval Williams. That statement was followed by her interview on radio the next day...

THE EDITOR, Madam: In the Gleaner of Friday, November 16, 2019, Mr Peter Espeut, in his column: ‘A Jamaican Brexit’, made the following erroneous statement: “Wesley Hughes, formerly head of the Jamaica Bauxite Institute, proposed closing all the...

THE EDITOR, Madam: Last Monday morning, I sat on a chair at the Cornwall Regional Hospital with my nephew and his mother, waiting to be called. He had a fever of more than 100 degrees, he vomited twice, and his mother was scared. We sat in tears...

THE EDITOR, Madam: Jamaican Patios is like salt and/or sugar. Some use it a little, some use it in moderation, and some use it a lot. It’s also like playing music loudly. There’s a time and place for it. All the talk over the years about teaching...

THE EDITOR, Madam: The Shaggy and Friends ­concert is an act of philanthropic virtue and a voluntary contribution made in the spirit of humanitarianism. It is geared at assisting the plight of the Bustamante Hospital for Children and should be...

THE EDITOR, Madam: I am an unrepentant patriot. I love Jamaica, and every chance I get to sing the praise of our people, and there are many, I must make a public declaration of it. Today, it has to do with a very important area of our people’s ­...

THE EDITOR, Madam: I cannot believe the audacity of the US ambassador for his ­criticism of Jamaica for the ­influx of illegal firearms into the island. Talk about the pot calling the kettle black. It is the United States that needs to tighten up...

THE EDITOR, Madam: Underground Reptiles in Dealerfield Beach, Florida, USA, is a business that deals in the best selection of amazing reptiles, exotic pets, and supplies in the world. On their website, scorpions and centipedes fetch between US$65...

THE EDITOR, Madam: What great news! The Government has announced a grand national clean-up campaign to the tune of $1.3 billion that will see gullies, drains, verges, and so on, all across the island, getting a much-needed cleaning. This makes...

THE EDITOR, Madam: I went to the final leg of the Manning Cup quarterfinals at Stadium East on Tuesday afternoon and was forced to leave within 15 minutes of entering the venue. When all the variables were considered, I am at a loss as to why this...
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