Letters to the Editor

Let's look to nuclear energy

Friday, June, 9 2017    

Dear Editor, I'm writing in response to a Jamaica Observer article published on Sunday, June 4, regarding electricity theft.The article reported JPS President and CEO Kelly Tomblin admitting that theft... Read More

JDIC responds

Friday, June, 9 2017    

Dear Editor,We refer to a letter entitled 'BOJ should stop chasing coins!', published in the Jamaica Observer on Tuesday, May 30, 2017. In the last paragraph the author raised some issues relating to the Jamaica Deposit... Read More

Tell us why, Minister Chuck

Thursday, June, 8 2017    

Dear Editor,Jamaica's Minister of Justice Delroy Chuck made a presentation in Parliament last month where he said that Parliament must find a way, regardless of the consequences, to remove the country's buggery law.The... Read More

Action speaks louder than words

Thursday, June, 8 2017    

Dear Editor, Many columns continue to be written in our newspapers concerning the heart-rending situation that now exists in Venezuela. In those columns, there are quite often expressions of pronounced agreement with the statements of our prime... Read More

Prayer and fasting won't fix crime problem

Thursday, June, 8 2017    

Dear Editor,I hear many Jamaicans saying that the issue of crime and violence is so bad that the country needs a day or a week of fasting and prayer.FYI, prayer without action is powerless; faith without works is... Read More

Bankrupt, lazy thinking, Councillor

Thursday, June, 8 2017    

Dear Editor,The JLP councillor in the Kingston and St Andrew Municipal Corporation (KSAMC) who suggested the use of extortionists to collect market fees on behalf of the municipality is a clear example of the bankrupt, lazy, degraded thinking... Read More

Appalled at councillor's suggestion

Thursday, June, 8 2017    

Dear Editor,In your publication of June 6, 2017, it was reported that JLP Councillor John Myers, in a Finance Committee meeting of the Kingston and St Andrew Municipal Corporation (KSAMC), suggested that extortionists be used by the KSAMC to... Read More

What is 'the right thing', Minister Chuck?

Wednesday, June, 7 2017    

Dear Editor,I wish to express my concern regarding some comments attributed to Delroy Chuck, minister of justice, as he addressed a PANCAP Regional Parliamentarians Forum last week.Citing his response to a request from a... Read More

Why the need for an MOU between INDECOM and the police?

Wednesday, June, 7 2017    

Dear Editor,I refer to the article headlined 'Montague believes JCF, INDECOM are best friends' published in the online edition of the Jamaica Observer on Monday, June 5, 2017.INDECOM was never intended... Read More

Questions for the Government

Wednesday, June, 7 2017    

Dear Editor,I have been in business for almost 35 years now, supplying the Jamaican private and public sectors with building finishes. Over the past month, we have been approached by four prospective clients opening new businesses in Jamaica and... Read More

A fond farewell to 'Ms JPS'

Wednesday, June, 7 2017    

Dear Editor,“Ms JPS”, aka Ms Kelly Tomblin, the person who “humanised” the face and policies of JPS, will be greatly missed.Since her tenure matured, we have hardly seen some of the old JPS horror... Read More

Dr David Boxer, brilliant artist and generous human being

Wednesday, June, 7 2017    

Dear Editor,It is impossible for me to express the loss and sadness I feel upon the passing of Dr David Boxer, who had long struggled very bravely with cancer.Even in his illness he was calm, friendly and willing to... Read More

Team renewal?

Tuesday, June, 6 2017    

Dear Editor,It really amazed me when I heard Peter Phillips, the leader of the People's National Party (PNP), refer to himself as “Team Renewal”.Since assuming that post he has said or done nothing to... Read More

Maduro a menace as we remain silent friends

Tuesday, June, 6 2017    

Dear Editor,I am deeply disturbed by the economic and political turmoil that is facing the Venezuelans resulting from President Nicolas Maduro's oppressive regime, which has provoked widespread resentment and has left scores of citizens dead and... Read More

Looting people in distress

Tuesday, June, 6 2017    

Dear Editor,Recently, I heard of a crash on the Spur Tree main road in Manchester in which one driver was killed and others seriously injured.Instead of passers-by running to offer assistance of the victims they looted... Read More



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