Sun | Jun 24, 2018

Letters

Published:Monday | June 25, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:If we start out on the premise that true justice is not dichotomous or variegated, then we may arrive at a fair and impartial conclusion from the investigation into these egregious allegations bedevilling Petrojam.The general...

Published:Monday | June 25, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I, as a Jamaican and a Labourite, believe in prosperity. That is why I refuse to stay on the sideline and let my beloved Bustamante party being thrown dirt. Scandal must never be a part of prosperity. Incompetence must never be a...

Published:Monday | June 25, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, SirStand Up for Jamaica has taken note of proposals announced by Transport and Mining Minister Robert Montague in regards to barring ex-inmates from participating in the public transportation system.While we understand the concerns for...

Published:Saturday | June 23, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:One of your letter writers penned a scary piece, 'Jamaica needs a Trump!' (June 21, 2018) I had to wonder if this person was stable.First, a man who does not listen to the people he leads is not a leader, nor is a man who leads alone...

Published:Saturday | June 23, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:Profligacy and public service seem to go hand in hand. I have no doubt that many who enter politics don't do so with the goal of acting in a profligate manner if/when they gain a parliamentary seat, win a seat in a municipal...

Published:Saturday | June 23, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:Thank God for World Cup football! Everyone can embrace other nationalities and have this enormous sense of freedom.Jamaica is a great game country. Entertainment and commerce come alive even in the most adverse of situations. Flags...

Published:Saturday | June 23, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:The community of Portmore in St Catherine has all the elements of a thriving town worthy of city status. Business is booming and development occurring at a rapid pace.It is not unusual to leave the area and come back some months...

Published:Friday | June 22, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:The Bog Walk High School was rechristened on Tuesday, June 19, 2018. It's Enid Bennett High School at last!As the first principal of this school from September 1971 to March 1972, and as a member of the Bog Walk and Linstead...

Published:Friday | June 22, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I read an article on Page A3 of The Gleaner dated June 20, 2018, titled 'Twelve scammers convicted in Hanover'.The article reads: "Last week was a very good one for the Hanover police, as 12 persons who were arrested recently under...

Published:Friday | June 22, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:The Integrity Commission notes the articles published in The Gleaner titled 'Mr Grey should start Petrojam probe' dated June 19, 2018, and the subsequent later article 'Integrity Commission must still probe Petrojam' dated June 20,...

Published:Friday | June 22, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:As a past student of Bog Walk High, I must commend the staff, ministry, and other past students for their invaluable contribution in building the institution.I admire the initiative of Education Minister and his team for wanting to...

Published:Friday | June 22, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I cannot believe that with the Cross Roads Police Station some 100 metres away, the 30-seater public passenger vehicles are permitted to block the Cross Roads intersection, thereby preventing traffic from moving forward when the...

Published:Friday | June 22, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:The Government has officially withdrawn from circulation all 'red' money (10- and 25-cent coins).Even before the official proclamation, these coins could be seen all over the place, on sidewalks, for example, as the populace did not...

Published:Thursday | June 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:The community of Portmore in St Catherine has all the elements of a thriving town worthy of city status. Business is booming, and development occurs at a rapid pace. It is not unusual to leave the area and come back some months later...

Published:Thursday | June 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I write in reference to the unfolding Petrojam saga. As previously carried in the news,the Jamaican-appointed directors have tendered their resignation after meeting with the honourable minister, Andrew Wheatley. I believe that this...

Published:Thursday | June 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:Donald Trump is often portrayed as a demagogue in the media. However, contrary to popular belief, President Trump is decisive and quite a strategist. He may not be the most astute leader, but he is adept at rescinding agreements that...

Published:Thursday | June 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:We write in response to the Letter to the Editor titled: 'Oh, No, Flow!' published in your newspaper on June 20, 2018.Flow regrets the inconvenience that was experienced by our valued customers who were affected.On Monday, June 18,...

Published:Wednesday | June 20, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:It is said that a man is innocent until proven guilty, and we must continue, as a society, to respect such an adage. It is important that as the leading newspaper in Jamaica, you must ensure that you do not violate human rights or...

Published:Wednesday | June 20, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I wish to respond to a letter written by Marie Thomas and published in The Gleaner on Monday, June 18, 2018. The letter, titled 'Poor treatment by immigration officers', describes an incident where the writer's children were...

Published:Wednesday | June 20, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:Plastic scandal bags and plastic soda bottles should be banned in Jamaica as a starting point to significantly improving Jamaica's environment and ecosystem.In their place should be what was produced/provided and used/bought, on a...

Published:Wednesday | June 20, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I have to tell my friends at FLOW that you have dropped the ball and dropped it seriously.On Monday, I arrived at my workplace in downtown Kingston to discover that the FLOW service was down in the area, causing us to miss the first...

Published:Wednesday | June 20, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:Allow me to express appreciation to letter writers Javon Mowatt - in encouraging me and National Integrity Action (NIA) "to remain a bastion of impartiality and unimpeachable integrity" - and Zukie Jarrett - for the concern that NIA...

Published:Wednesday | June 20, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:Many religious persons tend to have the view that once a person is a Christian, he will not face hardship. You ask them: "How are you?" They reply: "Oh, I'm blessed and highly favoured!" Then they tell you that they never have to...

Published:Tuesday | June 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

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...

Published:Tuesday | June 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I'm somewhat puzzled and concerned after realising that National Integrity Action (NIA) has been somewhat distant and silent regarding the whole Manchester Municipal Corporation scandal.Millions of dollars unaccounted for but no NIA...

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