Letters to the Editor

Our current knowledge will be a lie in the future

Dear Editor,Knowledge is an easily acquired, unreliable asset. The continuous reliance on whatever portrays an individual as “knowledgeable” can likewise portray the same individual as clueless and outdated. Read More

Guyana's Caricom exit?

Monday, May, 22 2017    

Dear Editor,I read with intense interest an opinion piece on JamExit — Jamaica pulling out of Caricom — by Davin Kyle Thompson, published in the Jamaica Observer on Tuesday, May 16, 2017. I am the leader and general... Read More

Have a Happy Children's Day!

Friday, May, 19 2017    

Dear Editor,Every year, in the month of May, people all over the world celebrate our children in a special way, highlighting their rights as individuals and the actions necessary to ensure that they are being protected from abuse. Additionally,... Read More

Peter Phillips is a growing disappointment

Friday, May, 19 2017    

Dear Editor,With each passing press conference, in the deluge of those called by new People's National Party (PNP) President Dr Peter Phillips, he is disappointing me more and more. I am forced to recall Wilmot “Motty” Perkins'... Read More

Is our highway deal value for money?

Friday, May, 19 2017    

Dear Editor,The people of Jamaica have already paid for the north-south link of Highway 2000 by contributing some US$150 million in marl gravel dug from our mountains and by contributing land, some 1,200 acres, at an estimated value of around... Read More

A sad set of conditions

Friday, May, 19 2017    

Dear Editor,While I slept in comfort during the rains I could not help but empathise with people whose homes were flooded.I remember my home in Jones Town leaking profusely after Gilbert in 1988 and how it felt so... Read More

Help from Golden Grove Mews gives hope

Thursday, May, 18 2017    

Dear Editor,I just would like to express my sincerest thank you to the community of Golden Grove Mews in the parish of St Thomas.We will all remember the rains of Tuesday, May 16, 2017 and the amount of water pouring... Read More

Plea bargaining: A fool's queries

Thursday, May, 18 2017    

Dear Editor,Fools rush in where angels fear to tread, it is said. Just sometimes, though, the issues may not disturb angels enough for them to tread, but a concerned though unlearned person, such as I, dares to walk or rush in. Read More

Are our bankers blind to dirty money?

Thursday, May, 18 2017    

Dear Editor,I just opened an account in a local branch of a bank and I was horrified by the level of scrutiny given to me, a law-abiding citizen. It seems as if banks are prepared to inconvenience the honest 90 per cent in order to catch the... Read More

Nothing wrong with weather forecasters 'crying wolf'

Thursday, May, 18 2017    

Dear Editor,Even though I'm no weatherman by profession, nor a lawyer, I've decided to represent the meteorologists in the court of public opinion.The Aesop fable The boy who cried wolf would've been interpreted... Read More

Hope Ja votes pro-Venezuela today

Thursday, May, 18 2017    

Dear Editor,The following is an open letter to Andrew Holness, prime minister of Jamaica: I am a Jamaican by birth residing in Jamaica. It is my deep regret that the Jamaican... Read More

Consider issuing toll pass to Government officials

Wednesday, May, 17 2017    

Dear Editor,So some Members of Parliament who are habitually late or absent from Parliament complain about having to use toll roads and the rising costs to travel to and fro. Some we understand pay as much as $7,000 daily. Read More



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