Letters to the Editor

Police used as scapegoat

Wednesday, October, 10 2018    

Dear Editor, The Jamaican Police Federation has expressed disgust at the recent pronouncement by the Minister of National Security Dr Horace Chang about members of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) being “glorified security guards”. Read More

'Yuh cyaan live a Jamaica and sawf'

Wednesday, October, 10 2018    

Dear Editor, “Yuh cyaan live a Jamaica and sawf. Yuh haffi rough!”This was the sentiment echoed by a visibly hardened woman who was peeved with a young lady who was seemingly afraid to speak up for herself. Read More

Bad behaviour undermining Barbican road improvement

Tuesday, October, 9 2018    

Dear Editor,The road improvement in Barbican was meant to ease traffic flow and was well-intentioned. However, if we are to reap value for our money spent, then adherence to and strict policing of the traffic regulations must be practised and fully enforced. Read More

KingAlarm — A case study in excellent customer service

Tuesday, October, 9 2018    

Dear Editor,I delightfully give a standing ovation, a salute and a customer service bouquet to KingAlarm, in observance of National Customer Service Week last week. Read More

Emancipation requires more dignfied memorial

Tuesday, October, 9 2018    

Dear Editor,We, as a people, must always display power and pride in our national symbolism. And, as a nation and people of Jamaica, we have a choice. Read More

Hope that Jamaica get some crumbs ganja cake

Tuesday, October, 9 2018    

Dear Editor,Jamaica is in the infancy stage of developing its marijuana laws. This following the decriminalisation of small quantities a few years ago. Read More

Enhanced security measures very effective

Tuesday, October, 9 2018    

Dear Editor, Read More

Can we commit to bringing dignity to our fellow man, the destitute

Monday, October, 8 2018    

Dear Editor,It ought to be a concern of all of us that more and more of our fellow citizens are falling through the social safety net and are ending up on the streets in various capacities. Read More

New tariffs on truth

Monday, October, 8 2018    

Dear Editor, Read More

Trump is flying in God's face

Monday, October, 8 2018    

Dear Editor,When US President Donald Trump subjects the pain of a sexual assault victim to public humiliation and mocks that person to the rapturous laughter of his followers (including women), he is going against someone far greater than he is. Read More

Wake up, parents!

Monday, October, 8 2018    

Dear Editor, Read More

Happy World Teachers' Day

Friday, October, 5 2018    

Dear Editor, I use this opportunity to wish you, the teachers of Jamaica, a very Happy World Teachers' Day. Read More

Can't help feeling outraged

Friday, October, 5 2018    

Dear Editor,  Read More

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



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