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Published:Thursday | October 28, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:We note with great interest Bert Samuels' 'Letter of the Day' October 25, lobbying for the Government to make wireless access a public service and would like to point out that some important strides have already been made in that...

Published:Thursday | October 28, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:I drive down Sunset Avenue, Cherry Gardens, St Andrew, on a daily basis, and have been faced with the landslide ever since the torrential rains linked to Tropical Storm Nicole.

Published:Thursday | October 28, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:Like Bert Samuels ('Make Internet a superhighway for all', Letter of the Day, October 25) I, too, am of the view that there should be universal access to the Internet in Jamaica for our children.

Published:Thursday | October 28, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:I visited the Sovereign Centre office of Flow Jamaica Ltd on the afternoon of October 26 to pay my Internet bill.As I had been directed, and had done on previous visits, and being both legally and apparently qualified, I joined the...

Published:Wednesday | October 27, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:This an open letter to the leader of the opposition, Portia Simpson Miller.When a government is in office, the prime minister is the head of the country and has the right to govern in the interest of the people.Prime Minister Bruce...

Published:Wednesday | October 27, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:Farmers in the parishes of Manchester and St Elizabeth will be receiving much-needed assistance in the coming weeks from the Jamaica Exporters' Association (JEA) through its Training of Farmers Project, which will provide business...

Published:Wednesday | October 27, 2010 | 12:00 AM

NTHE EDITOR, Sir:It is said that prevention is better than cure, and letting good sense prevail can prevent serious atrocities, pain and death.

Published:Wednesday | October 27, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:The country is in mourning today as yet another of our musical heroes has passed.This year has been one of reflection, and hopefully, redemption for our music and musicians. Sugar Minott ...

Published:Wednesday | October 27, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:Please allow me space to pay tribute to the late Gregory Isaacs who had a unique nasal style of singing, which attracted admiration from thousands of fans across the world.

Published:Wednesday | October 27, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: As I write, Mr Brown by Gregory Isaacs is playing on my stereo.I was lucky enough to see him play in Liverpool a few years ago, after listening to him for 30 years.

Published:Wednesday | October 27, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Below are edited excerpts from comments posted online at www.jamaica-gleaner.com by readers to yesterday's story 'PNP still uneasy over selection for commission'.SAME SHOE, DIFFERENT FOOTThe PNP has done the same thing in the past....

Published:Wednesday | October 27, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:In your edition of October 24, there is a caption on page A2 which reads 'Sex is worship'.

Published:Tuesday | October 26, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: Jamaica seems to have arrived at an impasse.The masses have somewhat obligingly tossed away the key to their own freedom, hence becoming prisoners of their own doing.

Published:Tuesday | October 26, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: I do not know which government bodies are responsible for the quality assurance of fruits and produce being sold to the public; however, I am using this medium to call their attention to the practice of supermarkets and wholesalers ...

Published:Tuesday | October 26, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: The recent death of two women on the Spanish Town Road in a motor vehicle accident highlights to me something I have always grappled with: the issue of manslaughter and accidents. I happened to be in a taxi driving along the area shortly...

Published:Tuesday | October 26, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: This letter is in response to one sent to you by a disgruntled airline passenger, Herbert Stultz, in which he said he was mistreated at the Sangster International Airport. Dear Mr Stultz:Let me begin by expressing my deep regret about the...

Published:Tuesday | October 26, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: I read with great disappointment the front-page story of The Sunday Gleaner of October 24 where attempts were made to suggest that my wife and I were involved in a housing development project that flouted the legal standards set for such...

Published:Tuesday | October 26, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: I have noticed that it has become the norm for road repairs to be done without any media advisory, much less a sign to warn the motoring public that roadwork is taking place ...

Published:Tuesday | October 26, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: Despite having knowledge of his prolonged battle with pancreatic cancer, the passing of my friend David Thompson, former prime minister of Barbados, was a blow to my solar plexus.

Published:Monday | October 25, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: I NOTE with great interest The Gleaner's sustained editorial campaign denouncing the Consti-tuency Development Fund (CDF) as amounting to nothing but a con-venient avenue through which to distribute political pork....

Published:Monday | October 25, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: THE TIME has come for the people to lobby our government to make wireless access a public service. We have become so dependent on the Internet to conduct so much of our daily business that this suggestion is by no means far-fetched.

Published:Monday | October 25, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: One understands that it is the prime minister of the day who is empowered under the Constitution to set up and select members to a commission of public inquiry (CPI).

Published:Monday | October 25, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir; THE NEWS of the death of my friend, David Thompson, rein-forces the mortality of humanity but also the immortality of a spirit lived unselfishly and ultimately sacrificially...

Published:Saturday | October 23, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:In a recent Gleaner letter, a contributor argued admirably and well that 'poverty' was the enemy of education.

Published:Saturday | October 23, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Below are edited excerpts from comments posted online at www.jamaica-gleaner.com by readers to yesterday's lead story, 'Christie probes Natalie'.

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