Pri­vate-sec­tor lead­ers must launch party

Jamaica Gleaner - - OPINION&COMMENTARY -

To those priv­i­leged Ja­maicans, I ask: How do you ben­e­fit from a so­ci­ety with a large pop­u­la­tion of poor peo­ple and then turn around tell them that their cul­ture is not good enough to be seen? ‘Ghetto peo­ple’ are the con­sumers of your im­ported goods, the driv­ers of your econ­omy and the peo­ple who bor­row your money to achieve life goals. They are the ‘vi­brant peo­ple’ that our tourism ad­ver­tise­ments speak about, not so much you. So how is it then that pic­tures of you may be rep­re­sented in me­dia, but not pic­tures of dance­hall cul­ture? GLENROY MUR­RAY Pol­icy & Ad­vo­cacy Man­ager, Equal­ity for All Foun­da­tion Pol­icy Of­fi­cer, WE-Change THE ED­I­TOR, Sir: AS A Ja­maican re­sid­ing in the United States, I must ad­mit that politics in Ja­maica is an ut­ter dis­grace. The politi­cians gov­ern­ing our coun­try are un­de­serv­ing of any re­spect or ad­mi­ra­tion. Our politi­cians are a dis­grace to our coun­try and are

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