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Published:Saturday | July 24, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:Labour Day 2010 will go down in history as the beginning of one of the most significant periods in our history, and should be ranked alongside the Christmas Rebellion of 1838, The Morant Bay Rebellion of 1865 and our Independence in...

Published:Saturday | July 24, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:There is a story told about a man who jumped the wall of the national stadium only to see his friend on the inside saying he got in free because there was no charge at the gate.

Published:Friday | July 23, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:I write in response to the article in The Sunday Gleaner of July 18 titled 'School probe'.

Published:Friday | July 23, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:Following the defeat of the motion to extend the state of emergency by the Opposition members of Parliament on June 20, it begs the question, "Who are those MPs representing?" Themselves, and their lofty holier- than-thou 'principled'...

Published:Friday | July 23, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: A continued state of emergency is an artificial solution to a real problem. It seems to me that the state of emergency that has been in effect over the past two months and all the successes...

Published:Friday | July 23, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: I now understand better the motivation for action of our political leaders."Go my way or not at all". Having facilitated this crime monster...

Published:Friday | July 23, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: With all due respect, Martha Adams is misguided in the particular way she refers to Fr Richard Ho Lung in her letter to you of July 15.We are all human and prone to error (and of course criticism, and...

Published:Friday | July 23, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: I should first declare my hand. On polling, I fit comfortably within the group of the so-called 'undecided'. I am uncommitted until ...

Published:Friday | July 23, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: The abstentions by Opposition MPs in the parliamentary vote to extend the limited state of emergency represents the worst aspects of our democracy, where out of sheer political expediency a national institution has sacrificed all it has...

Published:Friday | July 23, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: The front page editorial 'A reckless day in Gordon House', is welcomed.It showed balance and even-handedness and was a departure from the shouting that often passes for analysis.

Published:Thursday | July 22, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: Much has been in the media about the failure of the Government to extend the state of emergency for 30 days and the lack of cooperation of the Opposition to supply the necessary votes on July 20...

Published:Thursday | July 22, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: I read with interest Ian Boyne's article titled 'Can Bruce bounce back?' in The Sunday Gleaner of July 10. Below are my comments...

Published:Thursday | July 22, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: Our politicians really have a knack for transforming any serious issue into a political football, distracting the rest of the Jamaican people from what is really important.

Published:Thursday | July 22, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: For decades we have suffered miserably at the hands of our political representatives and the truth is, even with an escalation in knowledge and accessibility to current information...

Published:Thursday | July 22, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: To paraphrase Victor Hugo, the French human rights activist of the 19th century, there is always more misery in the less fortunate than there is humanity in those who lead. A generation ago...

Published:Thursday | July 22, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: As an educator for more than two decades, I have spent a lot of time observing how parents and their young children respond to the pressures brought on by the anticipation of tests, particularly those set by the Ministry of Education.

Published:Wednesday | July 21, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: Recently, Prime Minister Bruce Golding told Labourites at a Jamaica Labour Party conference that he did not care what is written about him because he would not be distracted from the work he had to do...

Published:Wednesday | July 21, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:The Sunday Gleaner's (July 18) highlight on the effortless purchase of cigarettes by minors reflects the general plight of our adolescents.

Published:Wednesday | July 21, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: Neville Beckord's narrow and uninformed piece in The Gleaner asks what he perceives to be the big question: Why berate the security forces?

Published:Wednesday | July 21, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:By all means be proud of your country and culture, but it is sad that some persons diminish the importance of education in internationally recognised languages...

Published:Wednesday | July 21, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: I would like to make reference to the well written article by Dr Glenda Simms on July 18, and which was further disputed by several persons thereafter....

Published:Wednesday | July 21, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: I WRITE in response to your article 'Sex crackdown' on July 16.Before I elaborate on the topic, I would like to speak well of Superintendent Mervin McNabb...

Published:Wednesday | July 21, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: In his letter to you of July 15, Peter Anglin made a very good suggestion regarding the development of a database of tradesmen in the island.

Published:Wednesday | July 21, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I note the article in The Gleaner that Mike Henry's constituency has eaten up the lion's share of the road maintenance fund.

Published:Wednesday | July 21, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:Political campaign financing remains one of the more emotive planks of the growing reform agenda in Jamaica today.

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