Letters to the Editor

Netball 'inappropriate behaviour' fiasco

Wednesday, May, 10 2017    

Dear Editor,I'm a huge fan of netball. I didn't have much of a choice in the matter. My wife captains a team which includes my one of my sisters-in-law, so it was just natural that I got involved. Hence, I manage my own team. A very talented... Read More

You're so wrong, 'Muggy' Graham

Tuesday, May, 9 2017    

Dear Editor,Lascelve “Muggy” Graham has blasted the administrations and alumni organisations of some of our leading high schools for what he calls “dumbing down” the students in pursuit of track and field success. He... Read More

Making justice work for all

Tuesday, May, 9 2017    

Dear Editor,At this stage in our country's life we should be bubbling with life as a democracy, and the justice system should be used to optimum effect. However, we are far from it.The United States, thankfully,... Read More

Ishawna's 'equal rights' signals the progressive future

Tuesday, May, 9 2017    

Dear Editor,Once again misogyny and hegemony have reared their ugly heads in the annals of dancehall. Ishawna declared her uncompromising request from her lover in her song Equal rights. She mentioned her anonymous lover, having nice lips and a... Read More

Partisanship hurting nation

Monday, May, 8 2017    

Dear Editor,Sometimes on reflecting on the state of our country I come to realise that it is rather a sad state of affairs.Jamaica is known to have two major political parties and the masses are known to be bitterly... Read More

Take justice off back burner

Monday, May, 8 2017    

Dear Editor,Justice Minister Delroy Chuck, in his recent contribution to the 2016/2017 Sectoral Debate, stated that there will be an increase in the remuneration offered to judges. I welcome this announcement.For at... Read More

Hanna not blaming right people

Monday, May, 8 2017    

Dear Editor,So, my Member of Parliament Lisa Hanna has made the news again.I tend to agree with the majority of Hanna's points in her five-minute-28-second video making the rounds on social media — Mi hardly ever... Read More

Bellyful in the kitchen as good as a bellyful in a parlour

Monday, May, 8 2017    

Dear Editor,Why do people who cannot afford go to university do so when, today, most of that which is taught there can be learnt through correspondence courses and on the Internet from the comfort of their homes? Read More

Break the cycle

Monday, May, 8 2017    

Dear Editor,Nothing can prepare an individual for the multifaceted and complex scenarios before us known as life, except for the family.A family consists of immediate and extended relatives who are... Read More

JACAP cramping the party

Friday, May, 5 2017    

Dear Editor,A few years ago the Jamaica Parliament enacted a Bill in respect of the Jamaica Association of Composers, Authors and Publishers (JACAP), titled the Copyright Act of Jamaica 1993/1999. This... Read More

I'm not deterred

Friday, May, 5 2017    

Dear Editor,One of the things that happens as you approach the senior years is that everything around you appears to go so much slower, giving you much more time to think and, above all, to observe, ponder,... Read More

Look at the whopping increases

Friday, May, 5 2017    

Dear Editor,The Minister of Finance, in his earlier budget debate presentation of 2017, had stated that he would like to improve Jamaica's attendance to tertiary level institutions, which is currently at approximately 16 per cent —... Read More

Comparing apples and oranges in education

Friday, May, 5 2017    

Dear Editor,EducateJamaica has been ranking secondary schools based on the percentage of their students passing at least five Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) subjects, with mathematics and/or English. Read More

Get the nation moving!

Friday, May, 5 2017    

Dear Editor,Let me use this medium to push for wellness through physical activities.While commuting in the Corporate Area, I observed Dr Christopher Tufton, the minister of health, getting his morning run without... Read More

Jamaica, much problem!

Thursday, May, 4 2017    

Dear Editor, Jamaica is a nation gone bad. I say so because it only takes someone to be on the road daily to see the 'madness' that is happening.I have observed much insanity on the roads on a daily basis. Motorists... Read More



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