Mon | May 28, 2018

Letters

THE EDITOR, Sir:Please permit me to recognise a member of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) who I saw rendering assistance to a coconut vendor.On Saturday, May 26, I was going along West Queen Street in downtown Kingston and saw a crowd gathering...

The Editor, Sir:The Jamaican Government led by Andrew Holness has a penchant for mega projects that trump's people-centred ones; at least, so it seems to many of the working poor, and those below, that I have interacted with on a daily basis.Mega...

THE EDITOR, Sir:This is an open letter to Minister of Justice Delroy Chuck.I heard you in the media saying words to the effect that steps will be taken so that judges who are required to retire at 70 may continue to act beyond that age.I am sure you...

THE EDITOR, Sir:Jamaica has developed a very western ideology as it relates to bodies and how people should look, which is that men should have thick muscles and broad shoulders, while women should have a tiny waist with some junk in the trunk.These...

THE EDITOR, Sir:The Gleaner on Friday, May 18, 2018, published an important news report headlined 'Sykes chides judges'. It stated, in part, "Chief Justice Bryan Sykes has described as unacceptable the fact that over the 15-month period from January...

THE EDITOR, Sir:Despite the measures put in place to protect Jamaican women against domestic violence and physical abuse, the agony still continues, even though we are not expecting things to come good overnight.You would be shocked to know some men...

THE EDITOR, Sir Peter Champagnie in a letter to the Gleaner of May 21, 2018, stated, inter alia, " ... the Government's crime-fighting initiative in the way of zones of special operations (ZOSOs) and states of emergency has proven to be effective...

THE EDITOR, Sir:Gone are the days when a particular season came with specific weather patterns. Times are changing, and so are the seasons. Jamaica has suffered serious economic losses as a result of climate change-related events such as severe...

THE EDITOR, Sir:After having to suffer through an interminable wait to realise that my bags did not arrive with Air Canada, I then completed forms, joined queues, prescribed by both Air Canada and the Jamaica Customs.When the bags were finally...

THE EDITOR, Sir:After reading Raymond Pryce's column several times and the letters from Orrette Fisher, I am flabbergasted that the prime minister and the leader of the opposition have not called an urgent meeting to discuss a way forward.I disagree...
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