Finance minister says he will review tax measures

KINGSTON, Jamaica -- Minister of Finance Peter Phillips, while addressing a meeting with a number of trade union leaders Thursday morning, indicated that he will be "conducting a review of the announced revenue measures and will shortly announce if any adjustments will be made". A release from the ... Read more

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Bring back Bogle's statue

Thursday, October 11, 2012    

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Dear Editor,

Where is Paul Bogle's statue?

Come on, Jamaicans in authority, why are you turning your backs on a national symbol?

I can't help but reiterate that you are dragging the symbols of our national heroes to the lowest levels. You have given up your sanity and ignored the sacrifices made by our ancestors.

Is this the kind of behaviour you want our youth and future generations to emulate?

It's a downright disgrace to see such neglect. Where have the will and awareness of the people in authority gone?

Have they really fallen asleep? If so, I hope they will wake from their slumber, grab the bull by the horns and bring back Paul Bogle to the people of St Thomas and the rest of Jamaica, land we love.

Joshua Bailey

joshuabailey87@yahoo.com

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