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Published:Saturday | May 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:We write in response to the letter to the editor titled 'While we wait on FLOW' published in your newspaper on May 10, 2018.We are pleased to report that Wendy Lindo's cable television service was restored on May 9, 2018, by our...

Published:Saturday | May 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:Once again, the world is witnessing the cruelty of Israel.The Palestinians of Gaza are, in fact, prisoners of Israel. They suffer from lack of adequate food, limited jobs, a struggling economy, and continuous attacks by Israel's army...

Published:Saturday | May 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:It appears that through ingenuity, dedication and pure willpower, Jamaica's young entrepreneurs have armed themselves with the tools to ensure success. They are on a roll. This is a welcome improvement considering the economic...

Published:Saturday | May 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:As a concerned citizen in Montego Bay, I am calling on Jamaicans, particularly young people, to be nationalistic and give voluntary service for the uplift of the nation this upcoming Labour Day, May 23, in spite their political...

Published:Saturday | May 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:'Sandy's sorrow', published in The Sunday Gleaner of May 6, 2018, reminds us that our country is decades behind in addressing the problem of sexual harassment, which can turn into sexual assault.It has now been 22 years since CARICOM...

Published:Friday | May 18, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I note that the St Ann Municipal Corporation, which has a Jamaica Labour Party majority, has held a vote on the naming of the North-South Highway, the Edward Seaga Highway. I also note that there has been no similar vote in theSt...

Published:Friday | May 18, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:Our foreign affairs ministry must be encouraged to choose its position based on principle and stand firmly behind it. The Jamaican Government now says that it is deeply troubled by violence in the Gaza Strip arising from the United...

Published:Friday | May 18, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:Once again, I have to differ with the Rev Peter Espeut, at any rate partially, with regard to his views in the news story 'Abortion is murder' (Gleaner, May 17, 2018).I can support him on the issue of a woman who engages in sex as a...

Published:Friday | May 18, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:In recent years, we witnessed the establishment of a car park associated with the Ministry of Finance in the National Heroes Park. A new building was constructed for that ministry, but there was no thought of having a level or a few...

Published:Friday | May 18, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I was travelling to Kingston a few days ago from St Thomas when we came into the Windward Road area where National Water Commission (NWC) pipe/main works were being done. It was here we were caught in a huge pile-up of traffic that...

Published:Friday | May 18, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:Since so many of us these days look down on our smartphone screens in our palms, we may fail to look up to the skies and be confronted by two bright 'stars' facing each other just after sunset. What we are actually seeing are two...

Published:Thursday | May 17, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:The lead story in The Sunday Gleaner (5/13/2018) titled 'Most Jamaicans are still opposed to abortion on demand' makes one wonder why such a tendentious topic becomes so regular an issue when it can be so easily avoided by avoiding...

Published:Thursday | May 17, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:Earlier this month, Jamaica was awakened to the news of a horrible bloodbath taking place in Westmoreland. This is not a typical occurrence in Westmoreland. However, I must say that I am not surprised. It is indeed an atrocity in the...

Published:Thursday | May 17, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:Almost every day, someone is stabbed to death in Jamaica: almost every day, a woman is slaughtered by a hooligan in Jamaica: almost every day, someone's throat is slashed by a monster in Jamaica. Wow! What a violent country!Is there...

Published:Thursday | May 17, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:As a concerned citizen in Montego Bay, I am calling on Jamaicans, particularly more young people, to become nationalistic and start to give voluntary service for the upliftment of the nation this upcoming Labour Day.Volunteerism may...

Published:Wednesday | May 16, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I would like to add my two cents to Martin Henry's outstanding article 'Bureaucracy and growth' (Sunday Gleaner, May 13, 2018).I worked most of my life in the private sector (here and the US). I also did a stint in the public sector...

Published:Wednesday | May 16, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:Dr Peter Phillips created the Energy Stabilisation Fund in March 2015 .The estimated cost of this oil hedge contract with Citibank and the Government of Jamaica was $9.5 billion. It was ended by the Holness administration.I supported...

Published:Wednesday | May 16, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:Regarding Peter Espeut's challenge ('Fake news and the gay agenda', May 4, 2018), I'm a Jamaican, a Roman Catholic, and happily married to a woman for 45 years.While I agree that one's constitutional right to equality before the law...

Published:Wednesday | May 16, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:Donald Trump came to power, albeit surprisingly, on the back of a number of pledges, the chief of which was that he will put America first, the implication being that world affairs would play second fiddle.The truth is that...

Published:Wednesday | May 16, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:Why is the Holness administration treating the people like robots? I back the Opposition 1,000 per cent to take them on.Fix the National Identification System properly. Do not hold the people of this country to ransom. Be fair to us...

Published:Tuesday | May 15, 2018 | 12:11 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:For more than five months I have been advocating that the National Water Commission (NWC) provide stable water supply in the Vineyard Town community, and while I am very appreciative and laud any efforts that they have 'tried' to...

Published:Tuesday | May 15, 2018 | 12:11 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:When women finally have the courage to speak out against influential Jamaican men abusing them, the response from the public should not immediately be that she is trying to get his money.With one in three girls in Jamaica being...

Published:Tuesday | May 15, 2018 | 12:11 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I write in response to an advertisement titled 'Statement by The Electoral Commission of Jamaica', which appeared in your Sunday publication.The public is aware of the court proceedings which I had filed, seeking judicial review of...

Published:Tuesday | May 15, 2018 | 12:06 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:MP Ronald Thwaites has been complaining for months about the treatment of Parliament by our two political parties. His vivid descriptions of parliamentary episodes, even when at times admittedly coming from one side of the aisle,...

Published:Monday | May 14, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:So they blocked off Birdsucker at Birdsucker, so the suckers who drove through Allerdyce, then through Cherry Gardens, had to turn back when they reached Birdsucker. Totally inconsiderate.VALERIE HALLvalerieahall30@gmail.com

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