|LETTER OF THE DAY - What are we doing for the future of our children?
The Editor, Sir: Children are the future, the door to the next generation; the most vulnerable ones in this dreaded society of ours. How often do we pass children sleeping on the steps of businesses places and sidewalks?
Night call to 119, but the cops stayed away
The Editor, Sir: I was vacationing in Jamaica during the month of April. On Easter Sunday there was a strange man outside of my apartment at the Oxford Manor in New Kingston. He knocked at the door at 1:20 a.m., and I awoke from my sleep.
Mountain of crime to climb
The Editor, Sir: The Commissioner of Police, Lucius Thomas, and his men with their best efforts have a mountain of crime to climb that is getting higher, and that monster seems to be growing daily in sophistication and barbarity. Addressing the Jamaica National Building Society...
Bid for Jamaican-Japanese cultural partnership
The Editor, Sir: First, allow me to introduce myself. I am a musician and teacher who is also a permanent resident of Japan. I have been living here for eight years. I would like to explain the reason for my letter. First and foremost, Jamaica is a beloved country.
Maintaining party discipline
The Editor, Sir: Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) candidate Joan Gordon-Webley needs to be careful that she doesn't weaken and/or destroy the image that her party has worked so hard to rebuild and sustain over the past four and a half years.
The Editor, Sir: Political representation in Jamaica has become increasingly contentious and complex. The electorate is now demanding fairer representation all around, and the poor and disenfranchised have become disenchanted with the empty promises, and are prodding political representatives....
Road safety priority
The Editor, Sir: I am calling on the Government to repair the south coast road to enable long, heavily laden trucks to travel on a road that does not have steep hills like the Spur Tree, to get to the south coast.
As we saw another horrific accident claimed three more lives.