Mon | Jul 23, 2018

Letters

THE EDITOR, Sir:Last Friday, Jamaica lost a senior cop with 37 years of experience. He seemed to have joined the force not long after leaving school. He had given his life to the constabulary and to his country. He apparently committed suicide.The...

THE EDITOR, Sir:The New Integrated Approach Social Studies Workbook 5 by Powell, Scott and Taylor, published by PST Central Publishers, revised 2017, begins with a focus question on Page 6:"How do we describe the reasons for the coming of the...

THE EDITOR, Sir:I saw on social media where some persons took issue with Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett's invitation to the 12 Thai boys rescued from a cave to visit Jamaica free of cost.Persons who have an issue with this brought up that the...

THE EDITOR, Sir:We write on behalf of the signatories to the open letter sent Wednesday, July 18, 2018, to Prime Minister Andrew Holness regarding the erosion of public trust in institutions of Government and the Petrojam allegations.Regrettably,...

THE EDITOR, Sir:Occupational licensing refers to the process by which governments institute the qualifications required to practise a trade or profession, so that only licensed practitioners are legally recognised to receive pay for working in the...

THE EDITOR,Sir:The brilliant performance of young Jamerican prodigy Briana Williams has left us speechless. She will be one to watch on the international stage in the near future after the exit of our current stars.Briana's compelling run in the...

THE EDITOR, Sir:France have won the World Cup - and rightly so. They deserve all the accolades and the praise.I once cheered for Argentina, in the era of Ricky Villa and Osvaldo Ardiles, both Tottenham Hotspur players. In those days, the Cockerel...

THE EDITOR, Sir:The recently concluded World Cup in Russia provided a few lessons from which all Jamaicans can learn. During the presentation ceremony after the final game, there was a heavy downpour of showers. Despite this, the presentation went...

THE EDITOR, Sir:The recent disclosure of a rather sketchy proposal made by the People's National Party (PNP) candidate for West Rural St Andrew, Miss Jennifer Housen, to provide piped water to the residents of Mount Zion, Red Hills, has left me with...

THE EDITOR, Sir:One of the lasting images of last year's by-election in St Mary was that of Prime Minister Andrew Holness, with pants foot rolled up, wading across a river to meet residents.He promised them a bridge in short order. Earlier this year...
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