Jamaica Gleaner
Published: Saturday | December 8, 2012
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LETTER OF THE DAY - 'Licky-licky' J'cans, corrupt politicians destroying country
Why is The Gleaner bothering to publish the article 'The next 50 years: grow the economy' (Gleaner, December 6, 2012)? We all know that unless there is the political will, our so-called leaders, despite their often loud denials, 'buy' their votes. This has created the 'licky-licky' mentality we see everywhere in our society today.

IMF deal alone cannnot save Jamaica
The appreciable slide in the value of the Jamaican currency can only be compared to the tremendous slide in belief where the newly elected government is concerned.

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As Journalism Week ends today, what are your suggestions to improve journalism in Jamaica?

Pothole-riddled Mona streets caught in circle of corruption
Some weeks ago, a miracle happened in Mona. Workers started to fix the potholes. But, alas, this was but a dream, as the work done was all in vain. These potholes were neatly cut and filled with marl, with the hope that asphalt would have been placed on these shortly thereafter.

Fix the Hartlands Road or give us Pajeros
The citizens of Whitewater Meadows, Chedwin Gardens and Greater Hartlands were forced to mount a protest action earlier on Monday, December 3 to voice their utter disgust at the deplorable state of the Hartlands Road, which is the only access route to these communities.

St Thomas transportation dilemma
I am a concerned and disgruntled citizen from the parish of St Thomas. I'm positively sure I'm not the only one feeling angry about the matter I'm about to discuss, but others just won't speak up, so I will.


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