Tue | Feb 19, 2019

Letters

THE EDITOR, Sir: Recently, transport Minister Robert Montague announced a raft of measures he intends to implement as early as April 1, 2019. These include, among other things: 1. Instalment of tracking systems on all public passenger vehicles (...

Who must we turn to for protection? Can we, the people of Jamaica, depend and rely on the State to protect us in the face of decades of violent crime?It seems that the prime minister of Jamaica, the leader of the Opposition...

On October 10, 2017, the Data Protection Bill, “an act to protect the privacy of certain data and for connected matters”, was tabled in Parliament. During its introduction, the importance of expediting the process was reiterated...

THE EDITOR, Sir: “You hypocrite, first cast out the beam out of your own eye; and then shall you see clearly to cast out the mote out of your brother’s eye!” (Matthew 7:5). Why the hullabaloo about the Petrojam scandal? When I...

THE EDITOR, Sir: There are several dolphin interaction facilities already in Jamaica. Why more? The risk this activity places on an already overexploited Discovery Bay is very serious. Discovery Bay is already heavily contaminated due to decades of...

THE EDITOR, Sir: With high levels of political cronyism defacing Petrojam and ramshackling the Ministry of Energy, is Fayval Williams favourable for this portfolio? There is a raft of question marks hovering over her recent appointment and whether...

THE EDITOR, Sir: 1. To deal with the crime monster: Institute a compulsory programme of three to five years of training for all students leaving high school and not going on to college or gainfully employed.   Benefits: - Not available for...

THE EDITOR, Sir: The power of the police to take the property of the suspects “in pursuit of investigations” is well known. The right of the suspect to have his property returned where that property is not connected to the commission of...

THE EDITOR, Sir: This country of Jamaica has been independent for the past 55 years and has gone a long way based on history. I love my small island of Jamaica. Its beautiful sandy beaches, clear blue waters, and the friendly people who live on it...

THE EDITOR, Sir: The flatness of Flat Bridge can be transformed into heights of fortification, attractiveness, and economic benefits. The tragedies associated with the bridge, owing to its flatness and the devious river, invoke immeasurable fear...
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