|LETTER OF THE DAY - Recalling some aspects of education history
The Editor, Sir: As a historian, one of my main objectives is to remember facts. I want to remind Andrew Holness of the JLP, spokesman for education of what his party did to Jamaica's education system in the 1980s.
Setting the record straight
The Editor, Sir: We take this opportunity to thank you and your team, particularly Gleaner writer, Joseph Cunningham, for the article which featured the coming of the Peace Corps Volunteers published in the September 4, 2006 issue of The Gleaner.
Inefficiency woes at UTech
The Editor, Sir: Having taken the decision to return to UTech to further my studies in the field of engineering I am left in limbo by the level of inefficiency with which such a prominent university is run.
On the issue of mercury
The Editor, Sir: The article on mercury by Dr. Vendryes was very interesting and had important information. One small point needs further clarification. All fluorescent lamps contain small amounts of mercury. They need the mercury to operate.
A vision for Manchester
The Editor, Sir: Once again, Jamaica must express gratitude to Michael Lee Chin for his tremendous investment in the growth, development and prosperity of the country. His latest contribution is, as he puts it, 'a social investment'...