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Published:Saturday | October 2, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The good news is that something is finally going to be done about the pirates who infest the Somali coast and raid far out into the Indian Ocean.

Published:Friday | October 1, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:Since the Bog Walk gorge, as part of the island's road system will always be with us, it is time that its use be made safer.

Published:Friday | October 1, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: I write in response to a letter captioned 'RGD's, Kingston Mall torture', published in The Gleaner on Tuesday, July 27.

Published:Friday | October 1, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor Sir:Once again there is painstaking evidence before us that the National Water Commission's (NWC) systems are not adequately equipped to withstand natural disasters.

Published:Friday | October 1, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:What role, if any, can the governor general, Sir Patrick Allen, play in defusing the public row between Greg Christie and Paula Llewellyn? I am saddened and shudder at the thought that these two public officials...

Published:Friday | October 1, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:Re: 'Businesses repurchasing plastic bottles' in The Gleaner published yesterday:Jamaica's business sector has always been irresponsible about our environment until legally forced to change attitudes.

Published:Friday | October 1, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: Kindly allow me to comment on two letters which appeared recently in your columns: 'Poor Rev Dick' by Michael Dingwall and 'The universe did not create itself' by Patrick Gallimore.Unlike Messrs Dick and Gallimore, comfortably...

Published:Friday | October 1, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: A budget is "a financial plan of action" and our technocrats - across both administrations - should possess the expertise to draft a proper well-thought through estimate (whether fixed or flexible).

Published:Friday | October 1, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:I had a rather unpleasant experience at the Swallowfield motor vehicle examination depot recently.

Published:Thursday | September 30, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: Jamaica is definitely a nation at risk. We have become even more vulnerable to the forces of nature like the torrential rain now lashing the island, uprooting trees...

Published:Thursday | September 30, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: As the ongoing debate continues on education reform, along with September being observed as Literacy Month, I pause to think about the great emphasis being placed on the sciences, especially...

Published:Thursday | September 30, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:This is an open letter to Mr Patrick Wong, chief executive officer of the National Works Agency (NWA):Dear Mr Wong,I am writing to the National Works Agency to follow up on the August letter to you, and a subsequent visit by workers from...

Published:Thursday | September 30, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:Menacing Tropical Depression 16 has been seriously affecting our country, wickedly taking lives and seriously damaging property and the country's infrastructure.

Published:Thursday | September 30, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:All sane Jamaicans join in the call to rid our country of endemic corruption but, in our zeal to do so, we must be careful not to throw out the baby with the bath water.

Published:Wednesday | September 29, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: I am trying to understand why the transport minister is giving the Jamaican public the impression that the common practices of his servants are unknown to him.The practice of the Transport...

Published:Wednesday | September 29, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: IT IS after 1 a.m. Tuesday and the noise level from 36 Molynes Road has increased.

Published:Wednesday | September 29, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: THE NATIONAL Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA) is advising the public to exercise extreme caution in areas close to swamps, wetlands, rivers and gullies as crocodiles are likely to be displaced from their natural habitats during...

Published:Wednesday | September 29, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: I NOTE G2K's call for a renewal of Jamaica's political system.There is no doubt that this is an urgent necessity and must be put in train now.

Published:Wednesday | September 29, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: I AM writing in response to a letter by Patrick Gallimore, published Monday, September 27 titled, 'The universe did not create itself'.Mr Gallimore's argument is flawed.

Published:Wednesday | September 29, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: THE MINISTRY of Agriculture and Fisheries is relieved at the exoneration of Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries Dr Christopher Tufton, and Permanent Secretary Donovan Stanberry...

Published:Wednesday | September 29, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, SIR: IT IS often said that people who are not cognisant of their history know not where they are going, and those who neglect its failures are bound to repeat them.I read...

Published:Wednesday | September 29, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: SCHOOL HAS just reopened and many students will be placed in non-traditional high schools which might not have been their choice, but they inevitably gained that position...

Published:Tuesday | September 28, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:Permit me to use this medium to urge Jamaicans to drive with caution on the roads, especially when the road is wet.

Published:Tuesday | September 28, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:I would like to comment on your articles 'Developing competent leaders' of September 26, and 'Prescriptions for growth, jobs' of September 27.

Published:Tuesday | September 28, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:I was hoping that government spokespersons would make a greater effort in projecting a better image to the public, especially after all what had happened over the past many months.

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