Mon | May 21, 2018

Letters

THE EDITOR, Sir:Arguably, sufficient time has now elapsed for the empirical evidence to be assessed as to whether the Government's crime-fighting initiative in the way of zones of special operations and states of emergency has proven to be effective...

THE EDITOR, Sir:Your editorial about Jamaica trying to play Houdini (Friday, May 18, 2018) was diplomatic. The Palestinian issue has global importance. Because of mainly the United Kingdom and the United States, mishandling of this issue has caused...

THE EDITOR, Sir:Commendations to Christopher Harper on a well-articulated article ('Teens don't need parental consent for abortions') in The Gleaner of Friday, May 18, 2018, on the rights of adolescents regarding sexual and reproductive health.One...

THE EDITOR, Sir:I note that the St Ann Municipal Corporation, which has a Jamaica Labour Party majority, has held a vote on the naming of the North-South Highway, the Edward Seaga Highway. I also note that there has been no similar vote in theSt...

THE EDITOR, Sir:Our foreign affairs ministry must be encouraged to choose its position based on principle and stand firmly behind it. The Jamaican Government now says that it is deeply troubled by violence in the Gaza Strip arising from the United...

THE EDITOR, Sir:I was travelling to Kingston a few days ago from St Thomas when we came into the Windward Road area where National Water Commission (NWC) pipe/main works were being done. It was here we were caught in a huge pile-up of traffic that...

THE EDITOR, Sir:Since so many of us these days look down on our smartphone screens in our palms, we may fail to look up to the skies and be confronted by two bright 'stars' facing each other just after sunset. What we are actually seeing are two...

THE EDITOR, Sir:Once again, I have to differ with the Rev Peter Espeut, at any rate partially, with regard to his views in the news story 'Abortion is murder' (Gleaner, May 17, 2018).I can support him on the issue of a woman who engages in sex as a...

THE EDITOR, Sir:In recent years, we witnessed the establishment of a car park associated with the Ministry of Finance in the National Heroes Park. A new building was constructed for that ministry, but there was no thought of having a level or a few...

THE EDITOR, Sir:Earlier this month, Jamaica was awakened to the news of a horrible bloodbath taking place in Westmoreland. This is not a typical occurrence in Westmoreland. However, I must say that I am not surprised. It is indeed an atrocity in the...
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