Tue | Dec 18, 2018

Letters

THE EDITOR, Sir:Anyone who has not been disturbed by the horrendous spate of crime and violence in Jamaica is either fast asleep and needs to be awakened, or is ready to be moved out by the undertakers.The Jamaica Government Pensioners Association (...

THE EDITOR, Sir:The name 'Las May' has grown synonymous with satire and embodies laughter, that therapy we Jamaicans prescribe so as to, in the parlance of Miss Lou, "tek kin teet and kibba heart bun".As one who appreciates the visual, I scamper,...

THE EDITOR, Sir:Gordon Robinson, in his column of Sunday, December 16, 2018, titled 'Rescued from the brink', was absolutely foolish in stating that abrogating human rights to fight crime causes more serious problems. It is stupid analysis in this...

THE EDITOR, Sir:I would like to convey my gratitude and commend the Opposition for having voted against the renewing of the states of emergency (SOEs). Thank the Lord, finally, good sense has prevailed.Our marginalised youths who are most prone to be hauled away...

THE EDITOR, Sir: Jamaica has had a long, chequered and appalling history of suppression of crime strategies. In this conundrum, many young men have died unnecessarily or have been incarcerated. Oftentimes, the possession of a ganja spliff was...

THE EDITOR, Sir: Driving through Liguanea and Papine is extremely treacherous. Let’s start at the Hope Road entrance for Sovereign heading towards Matilda’s Corner. The taxis stop to pick up and let off passengers at that Sovereign...

THE EDITOR, Sir: State Minister Pearnel Charles Jr has expressed condolences to loved ones of British-Jamaican hairdresser Karen Cleary-Brown, who was recently murdered. So, too, has Percival LaTouche, head of the Jamaica Association for the...

THE EDITOR, Sir: If a heterosexual couple wants to join the nearly 40 per cent of their colleagues and try anal intercourse, they will likely just do it. However, our parliamentarians want the public to know about, and approve of, this...

THE EDITOR, Sir:The Opposition, in withdrawing its support for an extension of the current states of emergency, displayed tremendous courage given the circumstances and the anticipated political fallout.Some will argue that the decision was one of...

THE EDITOR, Sir:It is with a deep sense of insecurity and disbelief that I communicate my disappointment with the Opposition. How could they, in good conscience, vote against extending the state of emergency in St James?Lives have been spared....
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