Letters to the Editor

Housing in Sav-la-Mar needs attention

Thursday, May, 4 2017    

Dear Editor,It is well known by many that the parish of Westmoreland is one which has a major housing deficit, along with the largest number of board houses on the island.This has been so simply because of the great... Read More

If we really knew our fathers

Thursday, May, 4 2017    

Dear Editor, There is a faith-testing question which is often asked in times of tragedy: Where was God?Fathers here on Earth are often challenged with similar questions. Like human fathers,... Read More

Continue the tough talk, Minister Montague

Thursday, May, 4 2017    

Dear Editor,I am encouraged by the tough talk of the Minister of National Security Robert “Bobby” Montague as it relates to the improper use of firearms. Say what you will, I think this no-nonsense approach is what has been lacking... Read More

Government is not sport, it is service

Thursday, May, 4 2017    

Dear Editor,In Trinidad & Tobago intellectually bankrupt politicians and their frontmen are filling the national conversation with bacchanal and negativity to mask their lack of real ideas, plans or policies to better serve the nation. Read More

How is the toll 'tolled'?

Thursday, May, 4 2017    

Dear Editor,A few days ago I drove through the Portmore toll plaza on my way to St Catherine. I was driving a Suzuki Grand Vitara.On my way to Portmore I was billed $200 for the toll charge.I... Read More

NCB is distressing my 90-y-o mother

Wednesday, May, 3 2017    

Dear Editor,A new policy by the National Commercial Bank (NCB) restricting my mother's unfettered access to get updated information into her passbook is tantamount to psychological abuse and infringes her right to enjoy her golden days. Read More

Government just giving lip service to landownership as it profits at every step

Wednesday, May, 3 2017    

Dear Editor,The Government has rightly expressed a concern about the inadequacy of the number of houses coming on the market and available to those wishing to purchase a home for the first time.It is accepted that... Read More

Ruel Reid tooting his own horn, but is a sore disappointment

Wednesday, May, 3 2017    

Dear Editor,Ruel Reid just does not get it. He continues to jump and shout about how he has abolished auxiliary fees without a recognition of the fact that this has in no way impacted educational outcomes.The recent... Read More

Formalise role of caretakers

Tuesday, May, 2 2017    

Dear Editor, After watching the rebroadcast of Emprezz Golding's town hall meeting 'Yout fi Chat', co-hosted by journalist Giovanni Dennis, I must take this opportunity to congratulate the organiser on this initiative. It is a step in the right... Read More

Look to Singapore, EGC

Tuesday, May, 2 2017    

Dear Editor, The following is an open letter to the Economic Growth Council: I wish to make these recommendations to the Economic Growth Council (EGC) in the... Read More

We welcome you, Commissioner Quallo

Tuesday, May, 2 2017    

Dear Editor,Congratulations to George Quallo on being appointed our new commissioner of police.I am happy for the change, but more importantly I think that the right choice was made by the Police Service Commission. Read More

Ishawna's 'equal rights' nonsense

Tuesday, May, 2 2017    

Dear Editor,Dancehall has gone so liberal that I'm here wondering if I'm the only man here in Jamaica living under a rock.Many attribute the founding of the 'below the waste' movement' to Ce'Cile way back in 2003 when... Read More

100 days of Trump

Monday, May, 1 2017    

Dear Editor,Even though many of us would say that the 100-day benchmarkestablished by US President Franklin D Roosevelt in the Great Depression is because he defeated the Republicans so badly in the 1932 elections, he signed a lot of Bills, executive orders,... Read More

Today is International Labour Day

Monday, May, 1 2017    

Dear Editor,The Jamaica Peace Council salutes working people of Jamaica and the world on International Workers' Day (aka International Labour Day) which is celebrated in most countries on May 1.The rights that working people in many countries,... Read More

Make it difficult for scammers, facilitators to operate

Monday, May, 1 2017    

Dear Editor,The recent media reports that there are a number of Jamaican lawyers who the authorities in the United States believe to be complicit in lottery scamming is alarming.According to the public affairs counsellor at the US Embassy in Kingston, Joshua Polacheck, there... Read More



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