Sun | Sep 15, 2019

Letters

THE EDITOR, Sir: In his recent Budget presentation, Dr Nigel Clarke announced with much fanfare that businesses doing less than $10 million in sales annually would no longer be required to make GCT returns. The reason cited for the deregistration...

THE EDITOR, Sir: Happy 185th anniversary to the nation’s newspaper. The Gleaner is a respected household name. This is an organisation that has taken leaps and bounds, grown into a giant, standing tall, stoutly and distinguished along the...

THE EDITOR, Sir: I wish to congratulate The Gleaner on attaining your 185th year of publication (1834-2019). The deCordova brothers could never have imagined that the little weekly paper that they started in the year of Emancipation would be what...

THE EDITOR, Sir: Has anyone noticed the plethora of vendors on the sidewalks of St Andrew? It used to be that vendors would ply their wares on the main thoroughfares and more heavily trafficked areas of the city. Now, you can step outside your...

THE EDITOR, Sir: Passion plus purpose propel people. And the Comrades seem quite eager to recover state power. But is the Opposition People’s National Party (PNP) divided and fractured after a bitterly contested presidential election? Can the...

THE EDITOR, Sir: I am 86 years old, living alone, plagued with a number of chronic diseases which keep me house-ridden, so that I am by myself, unable to inspect my yard for anything, including mosquito-breeding sites. The house is in a housing...

THE EDITOR, Sir: For the past few years, the indiscipline among public passenger vehicles, particularly taxis, has reached epidemic proportions. Taxi drivers make their own lanes at will; there is no road code that they are not willing to break...

THE EDITOR, Sir: I watched in horror the videos that were circulating on social media showing the widespread flooding in several areas across the island, including the Corporate Area. At first, I perceived that it was linked to Bahamas, but then...

THE EDITOR, Sir: I refer to Gordon Robinson’s column in t he Gleaner dated September 10, 2019. I could not finish reading his contribution because he has missed the main factor that all well-thinking Jamaicans are concerned about. Is Dr Peter...

THE EDITOR, Sir: Many Jamaicans observed with horror for the period that Hurricane Dorian remained stationary over our northern Caribbean neighbours, The Bahamas. Such a tragedy has caused many lives to have been permanently affected by this...
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