Letters to the Editor

MPs and councillors must share the work
Dear Editor,Letter writer Watcher on the Wall has raised some concerns about Fayval Williams' chances in St Andrew Eastern in the next general election. Allow me to quickly point out the following:... Read More

Hopefulness and brain drain
Dear Editor,Jamaica, once the jewel of the Caribbean and the blue-eyed baby of the big man from up North, is now in a crisis of hopelessness, especially among our young people.... Read More

Holness's attack on the press crossed the line
Dear Editor,Prime Minister Andrew Holness launched an unwarranted attack on the press recently at the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) Kingston Western Annual Constituency Conference held in Tivoli Gardens. This was shameful and desperate.... Read More

Will the JCF hierarchy please speak up?

Wednesday, November, 20 2019    

Dear Editor,I am writing regarding a troubling trend I have noticed. This is regarding members of the Jamaica Constabulary Force using their personal cellphones to videotape citizens and post the footage on social media. Read More

Do they deserve more?

Tuesday, November, 19 2019    

Dear Editor,Once again the argument that Members of Parliament (MP) should get a pay raise is back on the agenda. However, the question that many of us are asking is: Do they actually deserve it? Read More

Hanging... or some other justice

Tuesday, November, 19 2019    

Dear Editor,As I listen to the remarks of some people, it seems hopeless that hanging will ever resume in Jamaica.So many people would be happy to see the resumption of hanging in a criminal-ravaged Jamaica. Read More

Can something be done about the fluctuations?

Tuesday, November, 19 2019    

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Dear good cop

Tuesday, November, 19 2019    

Dear Editor,Dear good cop, this is a letter to say thank you.Dear good cop, many of us civilians can only imagine what a day is like being in your shoe.Dear good cop, we may never know and we can never tell, Read More

Saluting Iris Clarke-Reid's 100

Tuesday, November, 19 2019    

Dear Editor,The Jamaica Olympic Association salutes Iris Clarke-Reid on the occasion of her 100th birthday on November 18, 2019 and applauds her for trailblazing Jamaica's distinguished record in track and field. Read More

It's not China we should be wary of

Monday, November, 18 2019    

Dear Editor,What's wrong with a country, any country, in which its leader sees it fit to share the wealth from the resources of that country with its citizens, especially the poorer ones? Is that a crime? Read More

Do something, Holness!

Monday, November, 18 2019    

Dear Editor,The Jamaica Observer front-page story on Wednesday, November 13, 2019 had tears rushing down my face.How can we treat our people like this? How can we make our people suffer like this? Read More

Telecom woes: Jamaicans can help

Monday, November, 18 2019    

Dear Editor,Jamaican companies can help to solve the telecoms crisis with competition — the best way to improve both service quality and pricing. Read More

Giving the Diaspora the vote would force good governance

Monday, November, 18 2019    

Dear Editor, The call for the Jamaican Diaspora to be allowed to vote in national elections in Jamaica is the call for accountability and good governance. Yet, the call is seen as a disruptive measure because the two political dynasties are afraid of the impact... Read More

Ashamed of attack on GG

Monday, November, 18 2019    

Dear Editor,I am not a friend of the governor general's. The only time I had a brief discussion with him was when my dear, departed friend, Jeff McKitty, was to be installed as custos of St Mary. He is, however, a family friend. On the occasions he has attended... Read More



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