Sun | Feb 28, 2021

Letters

THE EDITOR, Madam: As leader of Opposition Business in the House of Parliament, I write to amplify the views expressed in the article published in Sunday Gleaner, titled: “Committees in hibernation”. The fact that only one of the three Select...

A joint select committee examining the prospects of Portmore being designated Jamaica’s 15th parish is lobbying for the municipality to transition to high-rise living. Here are readers’ reactions via The Gleaner’s social media: Twitter Why...

THE EDITOR, Madam: After the first JAMCOVID breaches were discovered and I highlighted my concerns about how such a low-level security issue could have occurred, many so-called professionals are coming to the defence of the Government saying that...

THE EDITOR, Madam: Many persons calling themselves Christians continue to go to church and meet as a body during the pandemic, claiming God’s power to save, despite statistical proof that churches are super spreaders, and many pastors - and their...

THE EDITOR, Madam: I am appealing to all the women of Jamaica, whom this hat fits, to stop endangering their lives with their cellular phones, by carrying them in their hands while travelling in the public and on the public transport. Prevention is...

THE EDITOR, Madam: Dr Horace Chang, minister of national security, is proposing to build a new prison at an estimated cost of $10 billion. This is a lot of money. A prison is supposed to be a place for penalising and/or correcting perpetrators for...

THE EDITOR, Madam: I agree with the Opposition’s call for a COVID czar to be appointed by the Government to manage and oversee the vaccination roll-out and other important COVID-related matters Such a move is critical, especially now, given the...

THE EDITOR, Madam: The sudden death of Greta Bogues has robbed Jamaica of an outstanding servant who was passionate about corporate governance. She advocated for corporate governance with evangelistic zeal. She worked hard in that field as if she...

THE EDITOR, Madam: Minister of Finance and the Public Service Dr Nigel Clarke, speaking in the House of Parliament recently, made note of the dramatic reversal of fortunes of the Bank of Jamaica (BOJ) in terms of its profitability. The minister...

THE EDITOR, Madam: In the 1960s, both Jamaica and Singapore had embarked on a path of self-government from Britain. Shortly after Jamaica gained independence on August 6, 1962, the prime minister of Singapore, Lee Kuan Yew, thought it prudent and...
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