Letters to the Editor

Target irresponsible drivers

Friday, October, 5 2018    

Dear Editor, I read with interest the article written by Michael Nicholson on page 15 of the Jamaica Observer of October 4, 2018 under the headline 'When the traffic law is a member of the horse family'. Read More

Move away from the focus on 'subjects'

Friday, October, 5 2018    

Dear Editor, In Jamaica we have placed academic achievement as the pinnacle of success at the expense of experiential learning and, in effect, doomed a significant portion of our population to poverty and social stagnation. Read More

Get rid of the 'bad eggs' in the police force

Friday, October, 5 2018    

Dear Editor, Apart from our massive crime problem, we have another big one to deal with — corruption in the police force. Read More

Ban on plastics hasty

Thursday, October, 4 2018    

Dear Editor, Read More

Are we ready for PEP?

Thursday, October, 4 2018    

Dear Editor, Read More

Too many women are dying like animals

Thursday, October, 4 2018    

Dear Editor,It's being said that we must be careful with words, and should not use them to belittle people. But how should we describe a so-called man who chases a woman with a machete and chops her several times, killing her? Read More

Keep parliamentary committees working

Thursday, October, 4 2018    

Dear Editor,The recent report by the Auditor General's Department on 'Jamaica's preparedness for implementation of sustainable development goals (SDGs)' had an interesting finding involving the internal and external parliamentary committee. Read More

Time longer than rope, Minister Chang!

Wednesday, October, 3 2018    

Dear Editor, Read More

Excessive use of emergency flashing lights raises suspicions against police

Wednesday, October, 3 2018    

Dear Editor,Is there a protocol for the police in using flashing blue lights?In my area it is now the norm (fashionable) to see the police vehicles driving slowly, especially at nights, through the community with flashing blue lights. Read More

Lack of critical thinking stymies implementation of PEP

Wednesday, October, 3 2018    

Dear Editor, Read More

Ban on 'scandal bags' not the

Wednesday, October, 3 2018    

Dear Editor,It is short-sighted, at best, to ban cheap plastic bags, for the ill effects will far outweigh the benefits. Read More

Cholera outbreak suffering Zimbabweans

Wednesday, October, 3 2018    

Dear Editor, Read More

Reforms needed in Zimbabwe

Tuesday, October, 2 2018    

Dear Editor,Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa, president of Zimbabwe, tells US media he won't cling to the office considering how questionable the way he got the presidency.Truth is, his track record so far is doubtful. Read More

Fix Vision 2030 accountability mechanism

Tuesday, October, 2 2018    

Dear Editor, Read More

ACP/EU Post-Cotonou Negotiations off to a start

Tuesday, October, 2 2018    

Dear Editor,Reports coming out of Europe this weekend indicate that the ACP/EU Post-Cotonou negotiations commenced on Friday, September 28, 2018 in the margins of the UN General Assembly in New York. Read More



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