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
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