Letters to the Editor

Mugabe is not a god

Monday, September, 23 2019    

Dear Editor,If this Zimbabwe Government had been transparent we would know how much money this 30-day funeral will cost. How much of taxpayers' money is going to that mausoleum? And, is it worth it with the troubles that Zimbabwe is facing? Read More

Droughts, drains and water pains

Friday, September, 20 2019    

Dear Editor,It has been one of the most brutal summers and rain has become a strong contender for “once upon a time…” stories. Broken water mains, desiccated dams, and neutered streams have been the horrors of this drought. Read More

Be less selective, Professor

Friday, September, 20 2019    

Dear Editor,Having trod the road to Damascus since the 70s, Professor Trevor Munroe has suddenly become the epitome of virtue. Read More

Ja's Doha medal count

Friday, September, 20 2019    

Dear Editor,Despite the massive crime problem and the continuous spates of untimely deaths, I feel led to ask this question: What is our national or collective expectation of the medal count in this 2019 World Championships? Read More

Cadets/Scouts can help reduce crime

Friday, September, 20 2019    

Dear Editor,A general election is upon us, and I believe it's time for those who are vying to lead this country to make sure that they have a plan to bring crime down significantly within the next five years. Read More

Too much build it first... plan later?

Friday, September, 20 2019    

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Don't misunderstand BOJ's forecasts

Thursday, September, 19 2019    

Dear Editor,Bank of Jamaica (BOJ) has noted the interest being generated by a box in our Quarterly Monetary Report (QMPR) for the June 2019 quarter entitled 'The impact of Jamaica's Transition to LNG on Electricity Rates'. We have also noted several articles in the media... Read More

Small steps could lead to giant steps

Thursday, September, 19 2019    

Dear Editor,The Centre for Reparation Research at The University of the West Indies acknowledges the recent developments in the fight for reparation made by educational institutions. We welcome the announcements that several of them, including the University of Cambridge... Read More

Nothing new or different from our police

Thursday, September, 19 2019    

Dear Editor,As the bloodshed continues despite the implementation of states of emergencies (SOE) in some six parishes, our police seem at a loss to find solutions. Read More

Cockpit Country and classism

Thursday, September, 19 2019    

Dear Editor,The protest and counter protests over the supposed mining within the Cockpit Country — which to quote a pastor is a lie from the pit of hell — has thrown up a often overlooked part of Jamaican society, classism. Read More

Blatant inequality!

Wednesday, September, 18 2019    

Dear Editor, A picture is worth a thousand words!Well, these two pictures pack a punch that exposed the inequality and segregation that dominate the justice system in the mighty USA. Read More

Do you intend to help, Senator?

Wednesday, September, 18 2019    

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Stand your ground, Mayor Davis, but...

Wednesday, September, 18 2019    

Dear Editor,Mayor Homer Davis seems to have fallen out of grace with some people in his parish. This stems from his decision to refuse the LGBTQ community access to gathering in a cultural centre in Montego Bay.While many laud him as a brave hero, or a threat to the... Read More

I will run the gallows

Wednesday, September, 18 2019    

Dear Editor,Crime and violence in Jamaica is getting from bad to worse.The limited states of emergency seem to require more focus and enforcement.But, more than that, the Government needs to bring back hanging or some form of capital punishment. These... Read More

Use the big stick approach!

Tuesday, September, 17 2019    

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