Tue | Jun 19, 2018

Letters

THE EDITOR, Sir:While I am lauding the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) for its new approach and zeal with the advent of the esteemed Major General Antony Anderson to the top post, I'm forced to condemn the actions of some members. Some policemen in...

THE EDITOR, Sir:Allow me to vent my disgust at TVJ's coverage of the FIFA World Cup and its decision to exclude half of Jamaica from its coverage of early matches.On Friday and Monday morning, I switched on my television to watch the matches, only...

THE EDITOR, Sir:Are we really benefiting from tourism? According to Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett, 30 per cent of every dollar stays in Jamaica. My question is, why has 70 per cent of every dollar gone overseas?I reside in the resort town of...

THE EDITOR, Sir:I write with reference to an article in the Jamaica Observer of June 14 headlined '$12M HR Manager'. The article quoted statements attributed to the general manager, which indicated, inter alia, that the previous HR manager was...

THE EDITOR, Sir:I am still a bit confused by a letter to the editor in your newspaper titled 'Boot McNeill as tourism spokesman' (June 11, 2018) written by 'Upset Supporter'. The person is without a doubt a supporter of the People's National Party (...

THE EDITOR, Sir:There is a deadly and highly contagious disease on our streets called taximyelitis. It is a sickness caused by taxi drivers. You and your colleagues, I am positive, have seen this dreadful disease attacking honest, good, law-abiding...

THE EDITOR, Sir:Last week I went to the Tastee in Papine to buy some lunch I saw two police officers, heavily armed I might add, ahead of me in the line. We all got through and got our lunches.As I was on my way out and both officers were in the...

THE EDITOR, Sir:Much appreciation to Dr Michael Abrahams for his support, in his online Monday column, for nurses and their plea for better salaries and working conditions.It's very disappointing to know how employers continue to underestimate the...

THE EDITOR, Sir:As the abortion debate continues, I have heard, once again, calls for a referendum to decide on changes to ordinary legislation.I find this both curious and sinister, as referenda seem to be the go-to suggestion for all controversial...

THE EDITOR, Sir:In late April, I called the office of Central Manchester Member of Parliament Peter Bunting to make an appointment to see him. I was told that no appointment was made over the telephone and that I should come in with IDs. I was...
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