| Real learning the goal of education
THE EDITOR, Sir: HEAR MY cry! As this tidal wave of criticism grows against what is being called the 'traditional classroom' the image we all have of the teacher standing in front of a group, next to a simple chalk board...
THE EDITOR Sir, DR. D.K. Duncan is a person whose politics may not be too pleasing to all, but his honesty cannot be questioned. His recent article points to the main causes behind the violence in places like Spanish Town.
Civilians, not combatants
THE EDITOR Sir, IT HAS now been verified, that the police tend not to patrol the inner city communities, by the declaration that these are war zones and they are peace keepers.
THE EDITOR, Sir, JUST READ the story, "Tighter Security Measures for Farm Workers" (Wed, February 4) and maybe the public relations spokesperson misunderstood what the minister said regarding the areas from which the alleged drug smugglers originated.
Rillieux's sugar processing method
THE EDITOR, Sir: BLACK HISTORY month - Sugar processing. The sugar you put in your coffee or tea this morning was refined using a process devised by an African-American inventor, Norbert Rillieux.
State revenue agents
THE EDITOR, Sir: RECENTLY THERE was a Letter of the Day and also an editorial in your paper regarding the problems faced by a company relating to the Traffic Police.
THE EDITOR, Sir, IN THE Gleaner dated Wednesday January 28, 2004, it was pleasing to note that a high school principal stated that "in the past three or so years, some excellent teachers have been coming out of the Teachers' Colleges".
Up you mighty race
THE EDITOR, Sir: FEBRUARY IS celebrated as Black History Month. It's the month that we take time out to appreciate how far we have journeyed.
Perkins' vision for Jamaica
THE EDITOR, Sir: When Singaporean grandmothers tell their grandchildren of Lee Kuan Yew, the father of modern Singapore, they will do so with a feeling of immense pride.