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Published:Wednesday | February 24, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:The Reverend Mark Stewart, in delivering the sermon at the funeral service of slain dentist Dr Ricardo Patrick Fraser on Sunday, never minced words in his call for the doctor's murderers to be killed in return.

Published:Wednesday | February 24, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:TWO ARTICLES in The Gleaner of Tuesday, February 23, point to the state of confusion our school administrators must operate in when it comes to the issues of values and discipline.

Published:Wednesday | February 24, 2010 | 12:00 AM

I recently received a traffic ticket from the police for the lack of lights over my licence plate. Sure, you know how surprised I was to learn that this was an offence punishable by a fine.

Published:Wednesday | February 24, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: In order for the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) to win back the trust and confidence of the citizenry, the Bruce Golding administration should appoint a commission ...

Published:Wednesday | February 24, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:Colin Steer, in his opinion piece "Well, whose funeral is it?" (February 22), reminds us, correctly, that funeral rites were intended to be an occasion for contemplation on the reality which everyone must face.

Published:Wednesday | February 24, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:It was over 2,000 years ago that Mary and Joseph had to travel up to Jerusalem to pay taxes, or was it to take part in a census? I mentioned this because there are some regulations in Jamaica that have not changed since that time, or so...

Published:Wednesday | February 24, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:I am a disgruntled and depressed teacher who recently graduated from a prestigious teachers' college in Jamaica.

Published:Wednesday | February 24, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:It would be appreciated, if you could include, in one of your editorials, relative to the Air Jamaica divestment issue, figures comparing the annual budget of the Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) and the Ministry of Tourism...

Published:Tuesday | February 23, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:IN RESPONSE to the growing crime situation in Portmore, I would like to put a few suggestions on the table.

Published:Tuesday | February 23, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:THE TRAGIC death of Special Constable Norman Nunez, the late bodyguard of the mayor of Kingston, Desmond McKenzie, has again given voice to that oft-expressed opinion whenever a member of the police force...

Published:Tuesday | February 23, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: WHILE WE celebrate the centenary of Boys' Champs, let us try to take a good look at what its effect has been on our high-school system.

Published:Tuesday | February 23, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:THE ORDER of Jamaica is a highly-rated honour bestowed upon individuals who have made significant contributions to the country of Jamaica. One of the most recent recipients of this award...

Published:Tuesday | February 23, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I AM very pleased with the revelation that police sergeant, Russell Robinson was slapped with more than 18 charges for his involvement in the trade of weapons and ammunition from the police armoury.

Published:Tuesday | February 23, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:IF YOUR reporters are accurate in their reporting of teacher-pupil ratio guidelines set by the Ministry of Education, we have come upon yet another reason why most of our children are not achieving.

Published:Tuesday | February 23, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:A FEW days ago, some guys who were just a couple of houses away from where I live here in Kingston were arrested for 'indecent exposure'.

Published:Tuesday | February 23, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: THE ONGOING furore over the plight of Tiger Woods, the quintessential golfer, has impelled me to reflect upon the eagerness of many people to condemn others....

Published:Monday | February 22, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: I am calling on all Jamaicans to rally behind the Jamaican Airline Pilots' Association (JALPA) and staff who are trying to buy out Air Jamaica.

Published:Monday | February 22, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:After Air Jamaica's pilots and staff announced they would continue their fight for Jamaica's national carrier, I became concerned that it might not necessarily be for the right reason....

Published:Monday | February 22, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: Congratulations on your continuing efforts to keep the plight of children in difficult circumstances before the public.I have been in Jamaica for nearly 50 years and apart from during the 1970s, very little...

Published:Monday | February 22, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: Permit me to use this medium to ask the powers that be to get persons who are mentally challenged off our busy streets.

Published:Sunday | February 21, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: IN LIGHT of the troubled divestment of Air Jamaica by the Government, there is one thing that is clear: the administration will lose the next election because of Air Jamaica.

Published:Sunday | February 21, 2010 | 12:00 AM

I AM a firm supporter of the attempts at privatisation of Air Jamaica by the Government. I am also most certainly not opposed to the ownership of the airline by Trinidadians and Caribbean Airlines. In fact, being someone schooled in the Caribbean and a graduate of the University of the West Indies, I am a strong proponent of regional integration. What I am, however, opposed to is regional integration that lacks true regional participation and accrual of benefits

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

THE EDITOR, Sir:I APPLAUD the Government on securing a three per cent US$400 million loan from China that will be used to embark on a massive road-rehabilitation programme islandwide.Encouragingly, more than 18,000 new jobs per year over the next five...

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

THE EDITOR, Sir: AS I watched the news on a major television channel on February 18, and heard of the gas tax being used for loan repayment to the Chinese Government, and the most political, nonsensical and disrespectful response being given by Mike...

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

THE EDITOR, Sir: THE PERENNIAL drought plaguing the country is cause for concern, and history has taught us that if we fail to plan we plan to fail.

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