Sun | Oct 2, 2022

Letters

THE EDITOR, Madam: We often talk about the silence of rape victims, and there are myriad reasons why a victim may be silent, such as fear and shame. However, the society has not done enough to give victims a voice, as the rest of us have often...

THE EDITOR, Madam: Education is one of the solid foundations on which great nations are built. Some of the current buzz words relating to education are ‘transformation in education’, ‘innovation in education’ and ‘decolonising education’....

THE EDITOR, Madam: I was watching the recent football match between the Reggae Boyz and the team from Argentina which was very instructive. Although I was rooting for the Jamaican team, I couldn’t help being mesmerised by the way Messi and the...

THE EDITOR, Madam: I am writing this letter with reference to ‘Be vigilant of oppressive political structures’, which was published in The Gleaner on September 27. Not every Commonwealth Caribbean country’s constitution has the same provisions. [...

THE EDITOR, Madam: Prime Minister Andrew Holness in January of this year, for his administration’s first Cabinet reshuffle, promised that he will have another one this year. Many at that time thought Deputy Prime Minister Dr Horace Chang was...

THE EDITOR, Madam: There is a vulgar secularism developing in our people today, particularly among the educated and the well-to-do. This springs from, among other things, a propensity to be selfish and a “if it feels good do it” mentality....

THE EDITOR, Madam: I try as much as possible to follow events in this the land of my birth, in which I have lived for 80 of my 82 years. It is quite disconcerting to behold as matters unfold these days. It was never my intention to be an...

THE EDITOR, Madam: Just recently, I had discussions with some students on decolonisation as the reversal of colonisation. I told them that though the process can be explained in few pages of a book, they must have that imagination to visualise...

THE EDITOR, Madam: In Jamaica, both legislation from Parliament and a referendum is required to transition from a constitutional monarchy to a republic. The United Kingdom also has a similar requirement. If she ever did decide to get rid of the...

THE EDITOR, Madam: Before The Beatles hit the big time about 60 years ago, a British folk album titled Island of Dreams was popular in several countries, featuring a song called Faraway Places. The opening lines of “Faraway places with strange...
Subscribe to Letters