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Published:Thursday | October 19, 2017 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I do agree with the editorial 'Dr Lambert and critical thinking' (The Gleaner, October 17, 2017), that the intervention by the university lecturer will stimulate further discussion on this matter of...

Published:Thursday | October 19, 2017 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:Look with earnest and bated breath when Chief Tacky, aka Jack Mansong, is officially declared a national hero and join the other seven in the pantheon on Jamaica's storied history.Tacky was a freedom fighter and was a hero for the...

Published:Thursday | October 19, 2017 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:Although the US fast-food chain McDonald's Corp no longer have a presence in Jamaica, the United Kingdom arm have come up with a new range of limited hamburger meals under their theme 'Great Tastes of the World'. The range consist of...

Published:Thursday | October 19, 2017 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:It seems I've made a deal with the devil and my iniquity is being recompensed.Since deciding to purchase a vehicle at ATL Automotive, the road has been nothing but hell one crisis after another in never-ending retribution.From...

Published:Thursday | October 19, 2017 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:It was only back in 2013 that then CEO of LIME (now Flow), Mr Garfield Sinclair, was busy on every radio and TV talk show and in the daily newspapers posing as the great defender and 'Value Champion' of lower mobile termination rates...

Published:Wednesday | October 18, 2017 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:This letter is a response to the article titled 'Savagery! - Scores of Jamaican children bearing the scars of brutal beatings; mothers are the main ones carrying out the abuse', published in The Gleaner on October 15, 2017.The issue...

Published:Wednesday | October 18, 2017 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I have been reading up on British parliamentary procedures for some time now and I have always been interested by the similarities and stunned at the differences.One such difference is Prime...

Published:Wednesday | October 18, 2017 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I have recently come to the realisation that Columbus Communications (FLOW) cannot manage to provide quality, uninterrupted service to the Harbour View area. My views have come against the background that the community was without...

Published:Wednesday | October 18, 2017 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I read the article on 'Chess being considered for social intervention'. Immediately, I became excited about the prospects of it being a reality. I was almost as excited as when I was planning to introduce chess as part of the...

Published:Tuesday | October 17, 2017 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I felt a tinge of sadness on Friday when I learned that Sushil Jain had passed away on Tuesday, October 10.Mark you, I did not know the gentleman, but in 1981 I was in my second year of teaching French at Bishop Gibson High School in...

Published:Tuesday | October 17, 2017 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I hope that by now we would have realised that like Dr Shane Alexis, there are many committed Jamaicans who have lived here or are living here who 1) don't have a Jamaican passport, or 2) are not Jamaican...

Published:Tuesday | October 17, 2017 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:So, just as I expected, President Nicol·s Maduro's United Socialist Party (PSUV) won 17 of the 23 governorships that were up for grabs in Sunday's gubernatorial elections in Venezuela.The western international media might be able to...

Published:Tuesday | October 17, 2017 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:A hallmark of a mature democracy is the engagement of politicians in debate on how they propose to address the many challenges faced by the citizens they seek to represent.I am therefore highly suspicious of the refusal by Dr Norman...

Published:Monday | October 16, 2017 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:In light of the citizenship controversy surrounding Dr Shane Alexis, PNP candidate for SE St Mary, I have a few questions:1. Did the PNP even know that Dr Shane Alexis did not hold Jamaican citizenship? Do they verify and do...

Published:Monday | October 16, 2017 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:We, the members of the Lawrence Tavern Community Development Committee (CDC) wish to highlight the work of outstanding Sergeant Simroy Mott and his team.Our community was once plagued with praedial...

Published:Monday | October 16, 2017 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:The scourge and impact of disease on any society and the resultant environmental, social and economic cost is, in most cases, overbearing.I, therefore, seek your indulgence in bringing to public knowledge, and especially that of the...

Published:Monday | October 16, 2017 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:1.Those who quietly oppose buggery but only support the anti-buggery laws being retained because of their symbolic block against allowing the LGBT agenda to eventually dominate Jamaica, or because their retention may protect...

Published:Saturday | October 14, 2017 | 12:06 AMS.D. Doherty

THE EDITOR, Sir:Dr Shane Alexis entered the political arena recently, seeking to represent the people of South East St Mary on the People's National Party's ticket in the upcoming by-election. Since then, he has been extolling his virtues and...

Published:Saturday | October 14, 2017 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:People's National Party (PNP) candidate for South East St Mary, Dr Shane Alexis, has done the right thing. He has applied for Jamaican citizenship.He is a Canadian citizen, a Grenadian citizen, a Common-wealth citizen and is soon to...

Published:Saturday | October 14, 2017 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:This is an open letter to Dr Shane Alexis.Dr Alexis needs to explain the following:1. Why any Jamaican citizen should vote for him as a Canadian citizen?2. When did he apply to become a member of the PNP?3. Is he not just being a...

Published:Friday | October 13, 2017 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I must confess to being a regular listener of Nationwide News, and am writing to commend the station on reaching out to have more informed dialogue with the future of Jamaica. In particular, the outside broadcast from the Moneague...

Published:Friday | October 13, 2017 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I envy Dr Carolyn Cooper for all the good luck she's been having with FLOW.I have been without telephone and Internet service for more than five weeks with no end in sight. Altogether, that adds up to roughly 10 weeks (and counting)...

Published:Friday | October 13, 2017 | 12:00 AM

In response to the Gleaner article “‘Kinda Cruel’ – Court orders Patrick Powell to pay family of Khajeel Mais $2m”, I guess the law is a very funny institution...

Published:Thursday | October 12, 2017 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:What kind of world are we living in? A crazy one!When I leave my home to go out, it's like I am going into the lion's den. Because what I am hearing and seeing are not encouraging at all. There are more bad news that good news.I see...

Published:Thursday | October 12, 2017 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:The issue of wilful transmission of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is one that has come up for discussion on Jamaica's legislative agenda in the recent parliamentary sitting looking at the...

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