Sun | Feb 25, 2018

Letters

THE EDITOR, Sir:No logical person would argue that governments in Europe were correct in enabling the enslavement of blacks. However, the horrors of slavery cannot be used to justify reparation for individuals of African descent residing in the...

THE EDITOR, Sir:Contrary to your belief as espoused in your editorial of February 22, 2018, titled '', it is not the peace builders and violence interrupters who are ceding the State to criminals. It is the State itself, as run in turn by the...

THE EDITOR, Sir:I am a Jamaican by birth living in the United Kingdom, and I must say that I am deeply saddened by the reported tragedies from Jamaica.The Gleaner's report of February 21, 2018 on the sentencing of the St Ann-based Dean family to...

THE EDITOR, Sir:It has been two years since the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) won the 2016 general election, and in spite of the steady upward movement in the country's murders, there have been quite a lot of positives taking place in the local economy...

THE EDITOR, Sir:Peter Phillips is so disingenuous. Must everything be political? The National Identification System (NIDS) will be so good for the country. If it is not mandatory in Jamaica, it is useless.When you contemplate how helpful NIDS can be...

THE EDITOR, Sir:Judge Mohamed Shahabuddeen, who passed away on February 17, 2018, was an illustrious son of the Caribbean. He served with distinction as a judge of both the International Court of Justice (ICJ) and the International Criminal Tribunal...

THE EDITOR, Sir:Jamaica is in the grips of a crime crisis. The nation is in distress. Our gross national product (GNP) is being depleted. Our hospital expenses soar unnecessarily. Untold suffering provides daily headlines. Even the global reputation...

THE EDITOR, Sir:According to the 2018/2019 Estimates of Expenditure tabled in the House of Representatives recently, the Government will spend $47 million to upgrade and strengthen Jamaica Post to an international system, affording it an increased...

THE EDITOR, Sir:The House of Representatives recently approved a bill to set up the Major Organised Crime and Anti-Corruption Agency (MOCA) as an independent body, removing the entity completely from the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF).After being...

THE EDITOR, Sir:The article in Tuesday's Gleaner, "PNP taking NIDS fight to court, accuses the PM of being stubborn" portrays a desperate opposition leader. Peter Phillips should have learnt from the time the public lashed out against him that many...
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