Letters to the Editor

Toll road nice but way overpriced

Dear Editor,I had a recent visit to Jamaica and took a trip on the new highway from Caymanas to St Ann. It was a marked difference from travelling the old route along the Bog Walk Gorge, up Mount Rosser, down Mount Diablo and Fern Gully. A... Read More

Jamaica and PetroCaribe: Where do we stand?
Dear Editor,The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade recently hosted a press conference at which Minister Kamina Johnson Smith made several disclosures. The minister informed us on the status of the “impasse” between Jamaica...... Read More

Deal with the unfinished electoral business
Dear Editor,We should not wait until the next local government election to resurrect the issue of duplication of local representations. The issue is a valid one and should be immediately dealt with.Is it the Municipal...... Read More

Look at availability of drugs for JADEP members
Dear Editor,In 1996 the Government established the Jamaica Drug for the Elderly Programme (JADEP). Since its inception many elderly Jamaicans, 60 years and older, have benefited immensely from this initiative by receiving their prescription...... Read More

Land tax increase chaos created by both parties

Tuesday, April, 25 2017   

Dear Editor,Over numerous decades since Independence both governments have injected the notion in the minds of Jamaicans that taxing one's property realistically is almost sacrilegious. Doing that would be the surest way to lose an election. Read More

Deal with the unfinished electoral business

Monday, April, 24 2017   

Dear Editor,We should not wait until the next local government election to resurrect the issue of duplication of local representations. The issue is a valid one and should be immediately dealt with. Read More

Look at availability of drugs for JADEP members

Monday, April, 24 2017   

Dear Editor, Read More

We need a debt hero

Monday, April, 24 2017   

Dear Editor,In 1981, when I was born, Jamaica’s debt-to-GDP was about 70 per cent. Some 10 years later, in 1991, it was a mind-boggling 178 per cent! Today, debt-to-GDP is about 120 per cent. Read More

Pointless fearing death

Monday, April, 24 2017   

Dear Editor, Read More

Beware the perils of social media

Sunday, April, 23 2017   

Dear Editor, Read More

Farmers happy with amended legislation

Sunday, April, 23 2017   

Dear Editor,This is an open letter to Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture & Fisheries Karl Samuda.Dear Minister Samuda, Read More

Smoke killing us

Sunday, April, 23 2017   

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Farewell, Germaine Mason

Sunday, April, 23 2017   

Dear Editor,Germaine’s transition from mortal life to eternity was unexpected and has left the Wolmer’s Boys’ School family in mourning. Read More

Don’t ban corporal punishment in schools

Sunday, April, 23 2017   

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No one starts a book in the middle

Friday, April, 21 2017   

Dear Editor, I would like to comment on A James’ letter published on Tuesday in response to my letter. Read More



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