Letters to the Editor

Sunshine Girls need better coaches

Dear Editor,The recent series between Barbados and Jamaica's Sunshine Girls was disappointing. Here I was thinking that, even with a C team, Jamaica, being head and shoulders above our regional counterparts, would be able to pull off a series... Read More

Why the big fight against Rankin Pumpkin?

Monday, May, 29 2017    

Dear Editor,What is happening to Rankin Pumpkin in the Magnum Kings and Queens Season 10 happens to regular humans, and especially Jamaican children, every day. They are ridiculed, ostracised, maligned, and generally discredited. There is always someone to tell... Read More

Dr Munroe, the (Mombasa) grass is greener on the other side, right?

Friday, May, 26 2017    

Dear Editor,I have never laughed so hard as when I saw The Gleaner's letter of the day titled 'Samuda should resign over Mombasa grass' on Wednesday, May 24, 2017, by Professor Trevor Munroe of the National Integrity Action. Read More

Paula LLewellyn needs to pack her bags and go

Friday, May, 26 2017    

Dear Editor,Midweek Jamaicans got the news that Cash Plus boss Carlos Hill is now free from fraud charges because the case built up against him collapsed as some 15 witnesses failed to turn up for court.One wonders if... Read More

Learn patience

Friday, May, 26 2017    

Dear Editor,It has been said that, “Patient man ride donkey.” We lift our caps to people who are very patient these days.However, the reason for writing this letter is to make an appeal to all the impatient... Read More

An error in Church history

Friday, May, 26 2017    

Dear Editor,When we read Church history closely it is evident that the Apostle Peter wasn't a pope of the Catholic Church, neither was any of the apostles as Catholicism was some 300 years after the early Church, which started in Jerusalem. Read More

We have the studies, time to act!

Friday, May, 26 2017    

Dear Editor,It's on the table again, put there by a very reputable source, none other than the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). I am talking about Jamaica's approach to crime. An IDB study declares that the approach taken in Jamaica is... Read More

A tripartite partnership for tertiary education

Thursday, May, 25 2017    

Dear Editor,Funding the education of a nation is the responsibility of parents, the Government and the private sector. That is not a concept some subscribe to, electing to shift the sole responsibility to Government. And, while undoubtedly all... Read More

Climate change is now!

Thursday, May, 25 2017    

Dear Editor,The Jamaica Observer recently published an informative discussion, 'Jamaica highly vulnerable to climate change', by the technical officer in charge of the Government Climate Change Division, Dr Orville Grey. This is grave and... Read More

Peter Phillips hogging 'video light' now

Thursday, May, 25 2017    

Dear Editor,'Video lights' find real people anywhere they are located in the dance; it just comes naturally. “Real people nuh run down di video light ting; video light run dem down.”I've been noticing a lot... Read More

Overtaxed and overburdened

Thursday, May, 25 2017    

Dear Editor,Don't we all know that overtaxation has been inhibiting production and growth and so we must always cut our coats to fit our cloth?Why then do we continue to increase taxation to finance, for example the... Read More

Is there a legal age to smoke?

Thursday, May, 25 2017    

Dear Editor,What is the smoking age in Jamaica? Sixteen, I suppose.That's still too young for one to start destroying one's lungs.We are accustomed of hearing these remarks: “Puss and dog... Read More



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