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THE EDITOR, Sir:The explanation given to the nation by Prime Minister Holness and Finance Minister Shaw regarding their use of funds from the NHT to back up the budget is an insult to the nation.The approach of Mr Shaw is not only ridiculous, it...

THE EDITOR, Sir:Jaevion Nelson strikes an optimistic stance in his piece 'Holness sounding the right notes' (The Gleaner, March 25, 2017).He is hopeful, and that's good, but the damage to Jamaica has already been done. Too many of Jamaica's valuable...

THE EDITOR, Sir:If bad corned beef is really being imported and sold in Jamaica, there may be other shoddy products being imported and sold that have escaped the scrutiny of our local watchdogs.Last year, I got an electrical mosquito zapper (made in...

I had started ignoring the nightly news on both television stations because my system was now refusing the diet of negative news.However, be it coincidence or not, I was...

This is an open letter to the National Works Agency (NWA).I ask the Jamaican Government and the responsible road agency to please mark the roads.Although reckless driving is a...

THE EDITOR, Sir:I believe that the Government should spearhead the construction of houses (mainly high-rise buildings) in Jamaica.Mr Prime Minister, concerning the downtown Kingston waterfront, you should focus on proper housing solutions for nearby...

THE EDITOR, Sir:I write from an independent perspective to underscore a societal phenomenon. Regrettably, as human beings, we are at times less concerned with accuracy and are more intrigued by sensationalism.Direct reference is made to Andre...

I have been listening with dismay to the direction that FAME 95 FM has been taking for the past three to four months, and my observations and suspicions were validated when...

I can totally relate to Patria-Kaye Aarons' column 'Companies Office nightmare' (Gleaner, March 22, 2017). We are chartered accountants, and we have had applications rejected for not putting...

THE EDITOR, Sir:In response to Omar Robinson's comments voicing his opposition to the use of the Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF) outside of the tourism industry, I wish to add a few points.Mr Robinson, who is the...
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