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Published:Saturday | February 20, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: CONTRIBUTORS EARLMONT Williams, in his article in your paper on Thursday, January 18, and Garth Rattray in an earlier column dealing with the same topic, demonstrate precisely what is fundamentally wrong with religious belief.

Published:Saturday | February 20, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: WHILE READING Peter Espeut's Friday, February 19 column in which he teaches, taking to task a local Jamaican pastor and letter writer for misunderstanding the nature of the current, religious season (Lent), what he believes to be, as he writes, "the right track about general Christian practice", I was inspired to respond with a question.

Published:Saturday | February 20, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I THINK it would be a most befitting and beneficial tribute and symbol to the life and works of the late Prof Rex Nettleford if a museum in his honour were established by the University of the West Indies (UWI).

Published:Saturday | February 20, 2010 | 12:00 AM

If indeed 'water is life' then the NWC is responsible for depriving thousands of Jamaicans of their 'life'. To make a bad situation worse, the NWC is NOT living up to its end of the bargain in relation to the 'lifeline' which they have thrown to their 'valued' customers.

Published:Saturday | February 20, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: THE REACTION to the criticism by National Security Minister Dwight Nelson of a judge's decision to grant bail to three suspected kidnappers underlines one of the reasons precluding Jamaica from making any progress - too many elites, too...

Published:Friday | February 19, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:WE OF the Manchester Bar Association note that the minister of national security, Dwight Nelson, recently has seen fit to comment publicly on the way Mr Justice Leighton Pusey recently discharged his duties....

Published:Friday | February 19, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: WHATEVER THE outcome of the attempts to sell the national airline, Air Jamaica, the government must now explain what appears to be its stubborn...

Published:Friday | February 19, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:AFTER LIVING in Jamaica for most of my long life, on only one occasion was I able to say something complimentary about the police, I suppose because I have been exposed to police officers in other jurisdictions, I have never accepted...

Published:Friday | February 19, 2010 | 12:00 AM

"CAN YOU you tell me how to get that man out of my house?" A weary middle-age woman posed the question to a senior police officer at a recent neighbourhood watch meeting in Caribbean Terrace several weeks ago.

Published:Thursday | February 18, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: IF I understand its recent declarations, I am now on-board, as it were, with the Air Jamaica workers coalition, led by Jamaican Airline Pilots Association (JALPA), for coming up at last with a good idea.

Published:Thursday | February 18, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: IT APPEARS the Ministry of Education has committed a serious faux pas. This is based on the recent findings of the ministry's appointed private investigator into missing test booklets for Pembroke Hall Primary School...

Published:Thursday | February 18, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I HAVE been reading with concern the many objections to the National Security Minister Dwight Nelson's statement regarding the granting of bail to suspected kidnappers.

Published:Thursday | February 18, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: THE PUBLIC debate currently raging over the fate of Air Jamaica has unveiled a certain troubling attitude among some Jamaicans to CARICOM in general, and to Trinidad and Tobago in particular.For these Jamaicans, the debate has not been...

Published:Thursday | February 18, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:I WISH to support the sentiments expressed by my learned colleague Bert Samuels in his Letter of the Day on February 16 and headlined, 'Minister's 'reckless' statement'.An independent judiciary is one of the greatest safeguards of the...

Published:Wednesday | February 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:AT A recent press conference, the Jamaica Airline Pilots Association (JALPA), stated that it has private sector backers ready to finance its bid to purchase Air Jamaica and that it also has the support of the Opposition.

Published:Wednesday | February 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:EVERY NOW and then one of our leaders have what can only be described as a catharsis. Former Finance Minister Dr Omar Davies had his in 2003 at Meadowbrook High with his 'run wid it' utterance and now it is the turn of Dr Horace Chang...

Published:Wednesday | February 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:ALL OF us at LIME and, I dare say, many thousands of Jamaicans, were truly baffled by Digicel Jamaica's CEO, Mark Linehan, when he described last Thursday's (February 11) judgment of the Supreme Court which went squarely in LIME's favour...

Published:Wednesday | February 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:WHILE THE recent report on juveniles in the nation's penal facilities is shocking, it highlights the fact that as a country we have failed our children.

Published:Wednesday | February 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:THE RECENT fires at the Riverton City landfill that burned for two nights have signalled again the urgent need for an alternative dump site for the city's refuse. Not only is the dump becoming an extreme health hazard to the communities...

Published:Wednesday | February 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I WRITE regarding the article on Financial Sector Adjustment Company (FINSAC) by your financial columnist, Wilberne Persuad, on February 12, 2010.It is a cardinal rule that a columnist should disclose any conflict of interest when...

Published:Tuesday | February 16, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I HAVE been following the work of your columnist Ian Boyne for quite some time and I must say I have the deepest respect for him.I must commend him for not only giving his unbiased opinion...

Published:Tuesday | February 16, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: JAMAICA'S LEGISLATURE has constantly failed to grasp the concept of separation of powers.

Published:Tuesday | February 16, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I RECENTLY spent nine lovely days in Jamaica and during this time I became aware of a confusing and disconcerting practice at some restaurants in Kingston and Ocho Rios.

Published:Tuesday | February 16, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:MY SPIRIT was revived after reading Reginald Budhan's article, 'Stop polluting the social environment', in Monday's Gleaner.

Published:Tuesday | February 16, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:The Monday Gleaner described the Minister of National Security, Dwight Nelson, as a man in a rage.

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