Mon | Jul 6, 2015

Letters

THE EDITOR, Sir: I completely agree with the Gleaner editorial dated Sunday, July 5, 2015 ('Wanted: a new minister for water') calling for a new water minister.Shockingly, for years now, those who live within the...

THE EDITOR, Sir: Commissioner of Police Carl Williams wants the public to play a more active role in fighting crime. He said: "Everybody needs to know that it's not just the police, but they, too, have a role to play, instead of standing aside and...

THE EDITOR, Sir:In Ian Boyne's diatribe criticising the Supreme Court's decision ('Holy war over gay marriage', Sunday Gleaner, July 5, 2015), he twice characterises Clay Naff as a gay man. He is not.I've known him for a number of years, and both...

THE EDITOR, Sir:Having recently been issued a ticket for a questionable 'violation of the road act', it occurred to me that the island's crime problem must certainly have been solved. Why else would the police have so much time to conduct repetitive...

THE EDITOR, Sir: We note with concern the issue raised by your reader, Ms Noleta Case, regarding our office in Portmore.According to her letter titled, 'PICA Portmore a grand waste of time', published on Saturday, June 27, 2015, she visited the...

THE EDITOR, Sir: The recent beating of a 13-year-old schoolboy of Yallahs High in St Thomas by four girls has come and gone without much ire from civil society.We live in a society where double standards regarding how we treat the sexes are pervasive...

THE EDITOR, Sir:I'd like to comment on Robert Dalley's letter in The Gleaner ('Why the intrigue over Holness' house?' (July 1, 2015), which followed a series of reports in the Observer. Prior to seeing the photos...

THE EDITOR, Sir:IT WAS particularly gratifying to watch the Cliff Hughes programme on TV Sunday night. He spoke to some of the successful GSAT students from Naggo Head Primary School. This lifted my spirits from the depression I was feeling after...

THE EDITOR, Sir:The writers of the Gleaner editorials (29...

THE EDITOR, Sir:I am troubled by Devon Dick's Gleaner column titled 'Forgive them though they know what they do' (July 2, 2015).The philosophy that we should forgive evil lest we become a storehouse of hate is absurd.Dick and his host of forgivers...
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