Letters to the Editor

Look to the other Phillips

Monday, September, 9 2019    

Dear Editor, The delegates of the People's National Party went against public and stuck with history. But in doing so they've saved Peter Phillips the embarrassment of being booted out without being given a mandate. Read More

Prayers and support for the people of The Bahamas

Friday, September, 6 2019    

Dear Editor, The Jamaica Council of Churches (JCC) extends deepest sympathy to and prayers for the people of The Bahamas on account of the severe impact of Hurricane Dorian. Read More

Asking for a friend...

Friday, September, 6 2019    

Dear Editor, The prime minister had declared the entire parishes of St Catherine and Clarendon as being under states of emergency (SOE) on September 5 at Jamaica House. Read More

'Di president a mash up the resident'

Friday, September, 6 2019    

Dear Editor,  Read More

The bishop's compassion

Friday, September, 6 2019    

Dear Editor,With reference to the decision to dispense with the service of Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Gary Welsh, as head of the Public Safety Traffic and Enforcement Branch, I wish to take a more compassionate look at that situation. Read More

Get involved, Sports Minister!

Friday, September, 6 2019    

Dear Editor,It is hard to fathom why Jamaica's two most successful sporting disciplines — track and field and football — continue to be led by seemingly incompetent individuals. Read More

Bishop's pardon and road recklessness

Thursday, September, 5 2019    

Dear Editor,Recent videos showing a black Mercedes-Benz executing a stunt called a doughnut or 360-degree turns at a traffic light in the Corporate Area have created quite a media stir. Read More

Wishful thinking in West Indies cricket

Thursday, September, 5 2019    

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Social Intervention not the solution

Thursday, September, 5 2019    

Dear Editor,Every time the police commissioner takes to the stage to make excuses about our rampant crime social intervention invariably dominates the discussion.However, we need to get it in our heads that lack of social services and low... Read More

Regulating betting

Thursday, September, 5 2019    

Dear Editor,A brief recommendation to the Betting, Gaming & Lotteries Commission (BGLC) addressing the problem of under-aged gambling in Jamaica. The idea of children gambling and the presumed addiction which follows has marred Jamaica's society and made the... Read More

Those who fight Bunting fight accountability

Wednesday, September, 4 2019    

Dear Editor,There are some in the People's National Party (PNP) who are fighting very hard to prevent a President Peter Bunting. Their main reason, I believe, is that under Bunting's watch there will be accountability. No funds can go missing under his watch without an accounting. Read More

Some suspect political moves

Wednesday, September, 4 2019    

Dear Editor,On December 29, 2011, Portia Simpson Miller led the People's National Party (PNP) to a landslide victory, adding another first to her political innings. The Jamaica Labour Party (JLP), meanwile, became the first one-term Government in Jamaica. Thereafter, she won the... Read More

We need to protect ourselves

Wednesday, September, 4 2019    

Dear Editor, At least five people have been killed in Abaco when it hit The Bahamas as a category 5 hurricane with wind speeds of 185 mph on September 1, 2019 in the afternoon. It's a historic tragedy that needs analysis and assistance. Read More

A different Jamaica

Wednesday, September, 4 2019    

Dear Editor,I would like to thank Horace Levy for his insightful reflections on divisions in Jamaican society, then and now, as published in the Jamaica Observer, Thursday, August 29, 2019. Read More

PNP unity is a farce

Tuesday, September, 3 2019    

Dear Editor, When the great Edward Seaga was alive someone asked him how is it that the People's National Party (PNP) could be so unified while his own Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) was always at each other's throats?His response was telling. Read More



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