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Published:Monday | October 22, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:It is interesting that having declared that they were close to a ban on parrotfish, Peter Knight cannot recall what issues were put forth by the Fisheries Division, thereby preventing the ban from going through. This appears almost...

Published:Monday | October 22, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I am writing on behalf of all the people who have been traumatised by a wave of robberies in St Elizabeth.We simply are dealing with some barefaced criminals.We are left to deal with our issues on our own because policing is limited....

Published:Monday | October 22, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:While some fathers are absent because of imprisonment, some have left the household or failed to live up to their responsibilities.Recent surveys have found that when you ask absentee fathers themselves, a selfish man who plants his...

Published:Monday | October 22, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:In both local newspapers, West Rural St Andrew Member of Parliament Juliet Cuthbert-Flynn is carrying the torch to enlighten her colleagues in the house of Representatives to amend the Offences Against the Person Act in order to...

Published:Saturday | October 20, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:This is an open letter to Member of Parliament Juliet Cuthbert-Flynn.As a member of your West Rural St Andrew constituency, I am passionately moved to convey my dissent regarding the adjustments you propose be made to abortion...

Published:Saturday | October 20, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:We write in response to the letter to the editor titled 'FLOW phones down in Queensborough' and published in your newspaper on October 8, 2018.We wish to advise that the disruption in service was caused by damage to our network...

Published:Saturday | October 20, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:The community of Golden Acres falls within the constituency of St Catherine Central, which is led by Member of Parliament Olivia Grange, who by some stroke of bad luck for us, the constituents, seems to have forgotten that.While the...

Published:Saturday | October 20, 2018 | 12:00 AMDonald Plummer

THE EDITOR, Sir:I had reasons to reflect on Heritage Week and unsung heroes and a number of persons came to mind.However, for the purpose of this letter, the focus is on the mayor of Kingston, Senator Delroy Williams.Let's first acknowledge that...

Published:Saturday | October 20, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I am a resident of Mandeville, Manchester. Every single morning I wake up to shower for work, there is limited or no water in the pipe.How can you provide customers with a service that has disruptions daily? How can you guys have the...

Published:Saturday | October 20, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I am indeed proud of the Jamaican Government in so far as it relates to implementing methods, strategies, laws and policies in order to accomplish the National Goals (Vision 2030). I believe that our country is heading in the right...

Published:Friday | October 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:Who the hell does Leon Bailey think he is?!We are all aware of the fact that he is an extremely talented footballer, but the existence of other positive attributes in this young man, if they do exist, have been extremely well hidden...

Published:Friday | October 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:Zones of special operations (ZOSOs) and states of emergency measures have had a positive impact. This is evident by the significant numbers of firearms that have been recovered within the areas of the anti-crime initiative....

Published:Friday | October 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I am frustrated about and disgusted with the lack of urgency that FLOW has been showing in fixing a minor cable fault that has resulted in the loss of services (Internet and landline) for its customers who reside in the area of Goffe...

Published:Friday | October 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:Leon Bailey has not earned the respect of Jamaicans through his early career, but instead, he has disrespected us. What was the Jamaica Football Federation even thinking about when it supposedly entered into a bargain with an...

Published:Friday | October 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:It goes without saying that someone who is to be held accountable cannot credibly be held accountable by himself.The long-established Westminster practice of having the Public Accounts Committee chaired by a member of the Opposition...

Published:Thursday | October 18, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:"Mi feel legal!" the young man screamed in ecstasy as he walked in Jamaica's first-ever LGBT Walk for Rights on Sunday, October 14. The half-hour Walk along 'Bottom Road' was the highlight of the fourth Montego Bay Pride, which aims...

Published:Thursday | October 18, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I have spent years as a helpless bystander as the residents of Chesterfield, located in Castleton, St Mary, struggled to get in and out of their community, especially during the rainy season. The pleas of the residents for...

Published:Thursday | October 18, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The EDITOR, Sir:The recent article in The Sunday Gleaner about a mother from Portland who had to transfer her daughter from her dream school because of the state of transportation, where girls are forced to sit on the laps of boys, is appalling....

Published:Thursday | October 18, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:Over the last 10 months, I have been to hell and back with the Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS). After receiving an exorbitantly high light bill more than 12 times my usual amount last year December - I visited the Spanish Town...

Published:Thursday | October 18, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:A recent drive through Cassava Piece has influenced the writing of this letter to raise concern for persons who live in this area and for the schoolchildren who must negotiate the existing narrow roadway with heavy traffic flow and...

Published:Wednesday | October 17, 2018 | 12:10 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:We write in response to a letter to the editor titled 'FLOW ruined my business' and published in your newspaper on September 28, 2018.FLOW extends sincere apologies to Anthony McDonald for the disruption he experienced. At FLOW, it...

Published:Wednesday | October 17, 2018 | 12:10 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:Recently business titan Howard Mitchell criticised the University of the West Indies (UWI) for not producing industry-relevant research of a high quality. Though widely shared, his sentiments represent only a small part of the debate...

Published:Wednesday | October 17, 2018 | 12:10 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:So let me get this straight? We would rather have money in our pockets and in the bank than peace of mind and the value of our individual lives? Well, based on the Sunday Gleaner lead story 'Suffering under SOE' (October 14, 2018),...

Published:Wednesday | October 17, 2018 | 12:09 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:After reading Mark Wignall's column Cuthbert-Flynn's uphill fight against abortion' (Sunday Gleaner, October 14, 2018), permit me to say I am in agreement with Juliet Cuthbert-Flynn.There are too...

Published:Wednesday | October 17, 2018 | 12:06 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I find it difficult to accept what Mark Golding appears to be insinuating when he stated that the prime minister is making "allegations" in relation to the number of murders/shooting incidents that have taken place in Trench Town as...

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