High School students get married

October 30th, 2014

It came to my attention while reading an article in The Gleaner entitled “Hitched in high school!” on October 30, 2014, that two teenagers (who were still attending High School) were permitted to get


Water Parties in a Drought Offensive

July 28th, 2014

Recently in Jamaica, voices of opposition, including the political, have come out against the granting of licenses for persons to hold water parties in Kingston and St. Andrew. Now in a society where it


Pedestrians and Crossings

July 21st, 2014

On my daily commute to and from downtown Kingston, Jamaica, I have noticed some things about many pedestrian crossings and the crossing of pedestrians.  It often appears that the Jamaican pedestrian is of the


Shocking Heil Hitler On Jamaican TV

July 14th, 2014

Letter writer Allen Fernando has expressed what many persons would have liked to say in response to the shocking proclamation of “Heil Hitler” and salute on CVM TV in the aftermath of the German


Child no longer a Child

July 7th, 2014

Recently I heard an advertisement on a Jamaica radio station featuring Orville Burrell better known as Shaggy. In the advertisement, it is mentioned that anyone under the age of 18 years-old is a child


Electric Jolt to Reality

May 16th, 2014

This week Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) the country’s major provider of electricity woke up the country and its leaders out their slumber when they turned off the power to electricity theft riddled communities.