Wed | Jan 29, 2020

Letters

THE EDITOR, Madam: In this country, we seem to have an unfortunate predilection to think in the most simplistic, blinkered and proprietary way when dealing with complex social issues. This is so whether we are dealing with abortion, same-sex...

THE EDITOR, Madam: I know of no reggae show more entertaining than Rebel Salute. The Rebel Salute brand has mushroomed into a behemoth from Tony Rebel’s birthday celebration. The show has an enormous pull on reggae lovers from all over the globe....

THE EDITOR, Madam: I wish to remind the Prime Minister Andrew Holness of the words of President Ahmed Sekou Toure of Guinea (West Africa), when he told President de Gaulle of France, “Now there is no dignity without freedom … we prefer freedom in...

THE EDITOR, Madam: Dear Mr. Espeut, in your article ‘Entropy or evolution’ that appeared in The Gleaner on January 24, 2020, the statement of the Second Law of Thermodynamics should have been “the entropy in an isolated system is increasing”....

THE EDITOR, Madam: Jamaica, for many, is dubbed ‘the gateway to the world’, and while our strategic location has brought us many advantages, we are left susceptible to the harsh reality of climate change. One may consider if the time is drawing...

THE EDITOR, Madam: Election is in the air. Now is time for residents of the Cockpit Country and other well-thinking Jamaicans to act and save this vital part of our ecosystem. It is clear that this issue is not a priority for both political...

HE EDITOR, Madam: Jamaica Teacher’s Association (JTA) president Owen Speid has declared that more teachers are going to leave for greener pastures. This is a no brainer to say that because the current situation as it stands no one would question...

THE EDITOR, Madam: Oftentimes the Jamaican government becomes lax when there are epidemics of serious diseases that affect other countries globally. The respiratory disease, coronavirus, in China has claimed 26 lives so far and is worrying for...

THE EDITOR, Madam: The concept of ‘equality’ has become distorted these days. One plus one in male, or one plus one female in cohabiting does not provide the continuity of mankind as does one male plus one female. Is it not more conceptually...

THE EDITOR, Madam: I have a recommendation for the head of the parliamentary committee that monitors government entities. Get a list of every government entity and ask the respective permanent secretaries that they report to, to indicate the...
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