To­day’s Gem

Jamaica Gleaner - - ENTERTAINMENT - –Sal­man Rushdie

di­rec­tions have been given to parish coun­cils in con­nec­tion with the dis­tri­bu­tion of Christ­mas work, Min­is­ter of Lo­cal Gov­ern­ment Leopold Lynch states in the House of Rep­re­sen­ta­tives. He also adds that the “parish coun­cils protest my in­ter­ven­tion in their af­fairs be­cause they want full au­ton­omy, and I have never in­ter­fered with them in the em­ploy­ment of work­ers at Christ­mas or any other time,” Mr Lynch was re­spond­ing to an oral

“What is free­dom of ex­pres­sion? With­out the free­dom to of­fend, it ceases to ex­ist.”

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