Tue | Dec 11, 2018

Letters

THE EDITOR, Sir:Tributes to former US President George H.W. Bush have flooded social media since his death, and judging by the outpouring of grief from mainstream media, journalists seem to be just as upset at his passing as anyone.The New Yorker,...

THE EDITOR, Sir:We often hear stories of the patience one has to exhibit whenever one visits public hospitals, clinics and other government entities.Having been registered as a patient at the University Hospital of the West Indies (UHWI) for more...

THE EDITOR, Sir:I found a letter published on November 30, 2018 ('Political cronyism wrecking schools') interesting, as the operations of some schools are no different from what is stated in the auditor general's findings of the audit done on the...

THE EDITOR, Sir: I feel compelled to respond to the Rev Devon Dick’s article in The Gleaner of Thursday, December 6, 2018. He tells us of the recommendation of Dr Ahmed Reid to remove Columbus’ statue from St Ann’s Bay to a museum...

THE EDITOR, Sir: Bangladesh (508) beat the West Indies (111 and 204) by an innings and 184 runs to complete a 2-0 series win. Bangladesh? One man - Mahmudullah (136) - made more than all 11 West Indies batsmen in the first innings. West...

THE EDITOR, Sir: It is clear to the blind to see that as a nation, we have lost our way at all levels  of society. The current Petrojam saga only serves to highlight the levels of corruption, greed, wanton disregard of public office and our...

THE EDITOR, Sir: I know how hard it is when you’re confined to 600 words to grapple thoroughly with any issue, but especially where ideas expressed are contrary to dogma by which one may have lived one’s life. So I won’t trouble...

THE EDITOR, Sir: I feel compelled to write this letter in view of the continued slaughter of Jamaicans returning and home based and the increased insecurity felt by many of us. It is not well with my soul, as indeed I know one of the people who...

THE EDITOR, Sir: It is very disheartening to read of the murders and atrocities against not only those Jamaicans living at home but against returning residents. The country must take immediate, sustained and effective interventions to curb these...

THE EDITOR, Sir:With utmost disgust and disappointment, I write with a heavy heart about the conditions of Mandeville Hospital. I am from Manchester, and when I saw that beautiful building I was impressed, so when I came to Jamaica, I was happy to...
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