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THE EDITOR, Sir:I am writing this letter to express my disgust with the service Digicel has been offering to customers in Black River from May 30 to the time of writing, July 17, without even the slightest indication of when service will resume.To...

THE EDITOR, Sir:What a gimmick! 'Jamaica to invite Thai boys, coach on free vacation' (Gleaner, July 19, 2018).Yes, it was a miracle - really, that those boys and their coach survived, and were rescued from their terrible ordeal in the Thai cave...

THE EDITOR, Sir:I am a Jamaican expat living in the US and I would like to read more about blockchain technology in Jamaica.As we all know, corruption and graft hinder Jamaica's economic growth and blockchain could help address some of the...

THE EDITOR, Sir:The recently concluded World Cup in Russia provided a few lessons from which all Jamaicans can learn. During the presentation ceremony after the final game, there was a heavy downpour of showers. Despite this, the presentation went...

THE EDITOR, Sir:The recent disclosure of a rather sketchy proposal made by the People's National Party (PNP) candidate for West Rural St Andrew, Miss Jennifer Housen, to provide piped water to the residents of Mount Zion, Red Hills, has left me with...

THE EDITOR, Sir:One of the lasting images of last year's by-election in St Mary was that of Prime Minister Andrew Holness, with pants foot rolled up, wading across a river to meet residents.He promised them a bridge in short order. Earlier this year...

THE EDITOR, Sir:Last week, I was driving towards Liguanea from Mona Road. As I approached the intersection at Waterfalls, there was no oncoming traffic on the lane I was entering. There was, however, a police car in the second lane on the other side...

THE EDITOR, Sir:Mark Ricketts' article, 'Petrojam's failure is Jamaica's weakness' (The Gleaner, July 15, 2018) is a proper treatment of the matters concerning the nation's oil refinery. It describes the prime minister's trivial handling of the...

THE EDITOR, Sir:I must admit I was tardy in doing what I told myself and others who were with me on a planned fun trip to Fort George in Port Royal to treat the wards and caregivers of the Athlone Wing of The Mona Rehab Centre on Saturday, June 30....

THE EDITOR, Sir:Some of us are bemused by the enigma that is Donald Trump. Some cheer his rhetoric, others are repulsed, and yet others see him as a joke, an inconvenience to be tolerated for four or even eight years.However, it is imperative that...
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