Tue | Aug 14, 2018

Letters

THE EDITOR, Sir: It is remiss of the Jamaican Government to build brand new, state-of-the-art roadways, with upstairs road even, while completely ignoring the existence of persons with physically disabilities within these urban areas. The new...

THE EDITOR, Sir: I recently read an opinion piece by Carolyn Cooper titled: “J$13,000 a year to license Puerto Seco Beach!’  As an Antiguan, I was flabbergasted to read that Jamaicans have to pay to enjoy the use of beaches in...

THE EDITOR, Sir: In a country whose temperatures fluctuate between hot and hotter, it’s surprising that it was only on Friday, August 10, 2018, that Prime Minister Andrew Holness ordered the suspension of the ban on sleeveless clothes in...

THE EDITOR, Sir:I note the article ('Accountability and transparency') appearing in your newspaper on Thursday, August 9, 2018, by Rachid Parchment regarding the Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission's (JADCO) move to have closed-door anti-doping hearings...

THE EDITOR, Sir:The Jamaica Bauxite Mining Limited (JBM) has been at a loss as to the assertions put forward by Dr Carolyn Cooper in an August 5, 2008, article regarding the lease of its Puerto Seco property in Discovery Bay, St Ann, to the...

THE EDITOR, Sir:It is the drought season, we are well aware, but the situation in Hart Hill, Portland, still rankles. In the first place, this is a perennial problem that has existed for almost as long as since the community was created.A rapid rise...

THE EDITOR, Sir:Why not use the United States dollar? Most Jamaicans have dollarised. Twenty-five countries around the world use the US dollar, among them Panama, El Salvador, Zimbabwe, Haiti and Liberia.Why cannot Jamaica do the same?KEITH...

THE EDITOR, Sir:I was happy to see your Letter of the Day 'NCB's unfair billing practices', published Thursday, August 2, 2018. Las May understands it much better than I do.Albeit my limited knowledge on some financial matters, based on NCB's...

THE EDITOR, Sir:On Independence Day this year, history was made at the PrideJA Breakfast Party. For the first time in Jamaica's history, a well-known dancehall artiste performed at an LGBT Pride event in Jamaica. D'Angel headlined the premium event...

THE EDITOR, Sir:Like Mark Wignall ('Al Miller, please stop your nonsense', Gleaner, August 9, 2018), I, too, am very curious about the effects of prayer.Recently, I spoke to my friend who, in her late 80s, was about to go to an all-night prayer...
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