Wed | May 23, 2018

Letters

THE EDITOR, Sir:Stand Up for Jamaica is encouraged by recent news that the Ministry of National Security is working on a policy on how to treat, care, and house mentally ill persons who are incarcerated but who are unfit to plead.Such a policy is...

THE EDITOR, Sir:The silly season is upon us! No, it is not Christmas! It's called graduation, specifically at the early-childhood and primary levels of our education system.I loathe the fact that parents whom we have not laid eyes on since they...

THE EDITOR, Sir:I read with interest the comment by the letter writer bearing the pseudonym Dare To Hope, in your publication of 22nd instant, calling for a hike in pension payments to alleviate the plight of 'forgotten' retired...

THE EDITOR, Sir:Arguably, sufficient time has now elapsed for the empirical evidence to be assessed as to whether the Government's crime-fighting initiative in the way of zones of special operations and states of emergency has proven to be effective...

THE EDITOR, Sir:Your editorial about Jamaica trying to play Houdini (Friday, May 18, 2018) was diplomatic. The Palestinian issue has global importance. Because of mainly the United Kingdom and the United States, mishandling of this issue has caused...

THE EDITOR, Sir:With reference to Dr Devon Dick's column in The Gleaner of May 17, 2018, I'm here to tell (or remind) him of a few facts.There is no independent source of any resurrection of Jesus the Christ outside of what was claimed decades later...

THE EDITOR, Sir:Commendations to Christopher Harper on a well-articulated article ('Teens don't need parental consent for abortions') in The Gleaner of Friday, May 18, 2018, on the rights of adolescents regarding sexual and reproductive health.One...

THE EDITOR, Sir:Everyone ought to mind his own business. Everyone should live and let live. Everyone could learn to respect and treat others as they expect, deserve and want to be treated themselves.Maybe if these principles were widely practised,...

THE EDITOR, Sir:With regard to the just-passed Road Traffic Act, I don't see why pedal cyclists should be the scapegoat here. Jamaica needs to implement bicycle lanes within the metropolitan areas. It's time for us to go green.Let's get serious! I...

THE EDITOR, Sir:'Sandy's sorrow', published in The Sunday Gleaner of May 6, 2018, reminds us that our country is decades behind in addressing the problem of sexual harassment, which can turn into sexual assault.It has now been 22 years since CARICOM...
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