Letter of the Day | JET’s concerns about the New Negril master plan

Gleaner on March 23rd, 2019 | File Under Voice of the people -

THE EDITOR, Sir: I write in response to a series of articles in The Gleaner’s Hospitality Jamaica section on Wednesday, March 12, 2019 regarding the development of the ‘New Negril’ master plan by the National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA…

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Godspeed, Ruel Reid

Gleaner on March 23rd, 2019 | File Under Voice of the people -

THE EDITOR, Sir: It was so shocking to hear the news of the resignation of the minister of education. It is no secret that the minister is no stranger to making the news. Some of his highlights are: call for code of conduct for teachers, teachers…

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Reason for remembering Christ death

Gleaner on March 23rd, 2019 | File Under Voice of the people -

THE EDITOR, Sir: As spring begins and the death and resurrection of Jesus become fresh in the mind, it is quite sobering and critical to bear in mind that this moment in time is epic – it is a crossroads, a turning point from a course on which…

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How should we ‘Reid’ this?

Gleaner on March 23rd, 2019 | File Under Voice of the people -

THE EDITOR, Sir: In Jamaica, politics and corruption are, seemingly, Siamese twins. Yet again, another scandal has developed, involving a prominent politician whom one would not, readily, align with corruption, but, as is often said, ‘politics…

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Problem solving at KPH

Gleaner on March 23rd, 2019 | File Under Voice of the people -

THE EDITOR, Sir: “This is acrobatics!” exclaimed the general surgeon as she discussed and deliberated with the anaesthetists while trying to solve an internal problem pre-operatively. Non-functioning machines, improper adaptors, British models,…

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Fight to save Discovery Bay

Gleaner on March 22nd, 2019 | File Under Voice of the people -

THE EDITOR, Sir: I applaud Carolyn Cooper’s forthright summation of events in Discovery Bay. All true. It takes someone like her to just tell it like it is. It is actually a national disgrace, that this iconic bay (none like it in Jamaica) should…

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Letter of the Day | Building a culture through a culture of building

Gleaner on March 22nd, 2019 | File Under Voice of the people -

The EDITOR, Sir: Few things afford humans richer empowerment than living in a home called their own. I speak about the article The Gleaner carried on March 20, 2019, namely, ‘Time to build: PM unveils new NHT benefits’. The JLP administration,…

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Corruption should be criminal

Gleaner on March 22nd, 2019 | File Under Voice of the people -

THE EDITOR, Sir: Until we make politicians criminally responsible, I don’t believe we will ever get rid of corruption in this country. Exposing them or forcing them to resign is just not good enough. The speed at which minister of education Ruel…

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No two family members must be in Parliament

Gleaner on March 22nd, 2019 | File Under Voice of the people -

THE EDITOR, Sir: I am a concerned citizen of Jamaica, who has had my cup full. Too often, we are seeing government officials employing their spouses or other family members in their ministry. I am wondering if I am the only one who has noticed…

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Good move, PM

Gleaner on March 22nd, 2019 | File Under Voice of the people -

THE EDITOR, Sir: Corruption is not acceptable is any governance in Jamaica. It will only mash up and put the economic achievements in a bad light, which doesn’t stand well for the society to let this dark light into nation. At the education…

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