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Letters to the Editor

Erosion of the US's moral authority

Friday, November, 22 2019    

Dear Editor,In the post-Word War II era the USA has counselled developing countries on the need to apply good governance, the rule of law, and democratic principles. The US offered itself as the model to emulate. Read More

Time to pay for air

Friday, November, 22 2019    

Dear Editor, Read More

Dancehall's influence

Thursday, November, 21 2019    

Dear Editor,The influence of dancehall music on teenagers has impacted their minds negatively. This contributes heavily to crime and violence, sexual behaviours, and causes a drastic increase in drug use among youth. Read More

Take mental illness seriously

Thursday, November, 21 2019    

Dear Editor,It is with deep regret I learned that a nine-year-old boy from Mason Hall in St Mary committed suicide. The issue of suicide is close to me, having lost a friend to suicide. I have also done extensive reading and research on the subject. Read More

Not taking cues from the USA

Thursday, November, 21 2019    

Dear Editor,Every Jamaican must be concerned when Jamaica takes a particular developmental path. Where I differ is when it is asked whether Jamaica can trust the US in its bashing of China, Cuba, and Venezuela. Read More

Greedy politicians

Thursday, November, 21 2019    

Dear Editor, If politicians are asking for raise of pay because things are hard for them, what would they say about the minimum wage earner?No politicians, “unuh gone too far 'bout unuh want raise a pay”. Read More

We must take responsibilities for our State

Thursday, November, 21 2019    

Dear Editor,Shouldn't we all live lives that are dignified? Dignified in the sense that our human rights are acknowledged and affirmed in our daily lives throughout the society of Jamaica? The answer is yes. Read More

MPs and councillors must share the work

Wednesday, November, 20 2019    

Dear Editor,Letter writer Watcher on the Wall has raised some concerns about Fayval Williams' chances in St Andrew Eastern in the next general election. Allow me to quickly point out the following: Read More

Hopefulness and brain drain

Wednesday, November, 20 2019    

Dear Editor,Jamaica, once the jewel of the Caribbean and the blue-eyed baby of the big man from up North, is now in a crisis of hopelessness, especially among our young people. Read More

Holness's attack on the press crossed the line

Wednesday, November, 20 2019    

Dear Editor,Prime Minister Andrew Holness launched an unwarranted attack on the press recently at the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) Kingston Western Annual Constituency Conference held in Tivoli Gardens. This was shameful and desperate. Read More

Will the JCF hierarchy please speak up?

Wednesday, November, 20 2019    

Dear Editor,I am writing regarding a troubling trend I have noticed. This is regarding members of the Jamaica Constabulary Force using their personal cellphones to videotape citizens and post the footage on social media. Read More

Do they deserve more?

Tuesday, November, 19 2019    

Dear Editor,Once again the argument that Members of Parliament (MP) should get a pay raise is back on the agenda. However, the question that many of us are asking is: Do they actually deserve it? Read More

Hanging... or some other justice

Tuesday, November, 19 2019    

Dear Editor,As I listen to the remarks of some people, it seems hopeless that hanging will ever resume in Jamaica.So many people would be happy to see the resumption of hanging in a criminal-ravaged Jamaica. Read More

Can something be done about the fluctuations?

Tuesday, November, 19 2019    

Dear Editor, Read More



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