LETTER OF THE DAY - Bring back patty-pan buses

Do you remember the patty-pan buses? Crowded with passengers, bags and baskets of food produce and, believe it or not, sometimes farm animals! Well, we got where we were going, because at least there was a schedule, whether it was one or two hours apart.

Cricketers need foreign exposure

West Indies do not need a foreign coach. It has not worked and it will never work. Since 1995, the year West Indies lost the Frank Worrell Trophy to Australia, we have never been able to return to the standard of play we enjoyed under Clive Lloyd and Viv Richards.

Don't make roaming automatic

I've noted the ongoing discussion about roaming charges. Wouldn't it be easier to remove roaming capabilities from an individual's phone once they connect to an overseas network than to allow the connection automatically, as currently obtains?

Flush buckets will cripple kids, Ronnie

I am finally convinced that Education Minister Ronald Thwaites has lost his mind in his contingency plan for children to carry water to school for drinking, washing hands, and flushing toilets.

Scandal-ous grab Suits nobody

I have just seen a release from CVM Television informing Jamaicans that it has acquired exclusive broadcast television rights to the following programmes: ABC's Scandal, and NBC's Suits and Bates Motel.

Don't throw Peart's résumé at me

A Mr Stephen Wellington, in a recent letter responding to my previous letter expressing concern about a grave conflict of interest, eruditely gives us Mr Gary Peart's résumé as justification for his holding the position of chairman of the Betting, Gaming and Lotteries Commission (BGLC), while simultaneously serving as CEO of Mayberry Investments.

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