Tue | Apr 23, 2019

Letters

THE EDITOR, Sir: Open letter to Carole Bridge, a member of the Jamaica Coalition for a Healthy Society (JCHS): Women will always have abortions – that is a fact of life that you and the JCHS will just have to accept. No amount of guilt tripping,...

THE EDITOR, Sir: It was only a few days ago I wrote you a letter on the death of the Hon. Patrick Rousseau, which you kindly published. I write you again of the death of another good friend and Caribbean stalwart, Sir Alister McIntyre. While much...

THE EDITOR, Sir: With more churches per capita than any other country in the world, the irony of the heartrending crime and violence that occur in the nation on a daily basis is overwhelming, as the latest horror displaces the former. A child, or...

THE EDITOR, Sir: For years I listen to the financial experts on our local airwaves with their message concerning the movements and unpredictability of our Jamaican dollar, relative to the mighty US dollar, and it would appear over the years we have...

THE EDITOR, Sir: Slavery was perpetuated by the house slaves who would carry information to the ‘Buckra Masters’ on the field slaves who did not have great privileges. The indignities that slavery presents itself with could have ended long before...

THE EDITOR, Sir: THIS Last week, a young man with some mental-health issues was beaten to death and burnt beyond recognition. The media called it jungle justice. Justice? The claim is that after the body of a murdered eight-year-old girl was found...

THE EDITOR, Sir: I truly believe that the establishment of a National Identification System is a great idea and that its enactment should never warrant complications, but as it is sometimes said, “The road to hell is often paved with good...

THE EDITOR, Sir: In Jamaica, there is an odd convention of referring to infamous men as businessmen. If it is alleged that a particular individual is a criminal, then when referring to this person, only state his name. There is no need for the...

THE EDITOR, Sir: I write to express my condolences on the death of Patrick Rousseau. I worked with him for several years when he served, first as chairman of the National Bauxite Commission, and more specifically, the bauxite negotiating team. The...

THE EDITOR, Sir: Since the dawn of time, women have been raised so much different from their male counterparts because society viewed them as two vastly different entities, with different roles in society, simply based on their sex. Men were...
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