Sun | Jan 20, 2019

Letters

THE EDITOR, Sir:There are two terms - oligarchy and imperialism - that define the problems faced by Maduro's new government in Venezuela. Despite nearly 20 years of governance by the socialist forces - first led by Hugo Chavez and now by Maduro -...

THE EDITOR, Sir:The current health minister and his stewards have all appeared to have lost any degree of control of the current dengue crisis.Now, to be fair, the blame cannot be solely levelled on the Ministry of Health. However, didn't the...

THE EDITOR, Sir:Even on a busy news day with governmental chaos in UK and USA, terrorists wreaking havoc in Kenya, and Syria, and Canadians kidnapped in Burkina Faso, there was still time for Canadian television national newscasts to dutifully pay...

THE EDITOR, Sir:I see where the Jamaican Government has voted not to recognise President Nicol┬Ěs Maduro as the legitimate president of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela. They have not really given us a compelling reason for their decision.The...

THE EDITOR, Sir:It has been one month since my house was burnt down in Cockburn Pen, St Andrew, which was covered under the newspaper headline 'Christmas crushed'.It has been a rough month having to start all over again, having been burnt out three...

THE EDITOR, Sir:As a 21st-century youth living in a society that is influenced by a plethora of factors, including the media, technology and celebrities of all kinds, I have realised that some individuals have allowed all these factors to dictate...

THE EDITOR, Sir:England's cricket tour of the West Indies is just around the corner. But I am not inspired by it; I am expecting England to crush the Windies.The current West Indies players are good on paper, but they do not show it in their actions...

THE EDITOR, Sir:As I read The Gleaner article titled 'Teacher awarded damages for Injury in chair collapse,' dated January 14, 2019, I thought to myself, is it time for the Jamaican Government to have a no-fault insurance system that protects...

THE EDITOR, Sir:The impending expropriation of the shares of the Venezuelan-owned Petrojam shares is going to cause a bitter squabble between Jamaica and their former partner. This could have been prevented, or circumvented, if prior analytical work...

THE EDITOR, Sir:When we think of diplomacy, we think of tact, principles, and even subtleties. Our diplomatic policy seems to be unfolding in an inconsistent, incoherent and dangerous manner. We saw signs of this when Jamaica voted in the UN to...
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