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Published:Tuesday | September 14, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: Are Jamaicans still debating the validity and value of Jamaican patois (Jaamaycaan paatua)? OK, let me see if I can assist in clarifying the insecurities...

Published:Tuesday | September 14, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: I received a bill from Jamaica Public Service via email on Monday morning (September 13).

Published:Tuesday | September 14, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:I heard on the news last Friday, Central Manchester Member of Parliament, Peter Bunting, complaining that most of the roads in the parish...

Published:Tuesday | September 14, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: I was privileged (and some may question the use of this word) to have had my primary, secondary and tertiary education while living in the inner-city Allman Town community.

Published:Monday | September 13, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:As a long-suffering member of the public service, I have to say I wholeheartedly disagree with the proposed actions of the Jamaica Confederation of Trade Unions of a pending strike.In spite of the...

Published:Monday | September 13, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:In its bid to position itself as an apologist newspaper for the People's National Party (PNP), since the elections of 2007, The Gleaner has embarked on an endless campaign to manufacture the negatives and omit the positives.

Published:Monday | September 13, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:In reading your fine newspaper I felt led to write to our good education minister, Andrew Holness.

Published:Monday | September 13, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir, I disagree with the analysis, inferences and assertions made by Peter Espeut in his recent article, titled, 'Shame, Professor Miller' (September 10).

Published:Monday | September 13, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:It seems that the people of Tivoli were better off under the leadership of their infamous don Christopher 'Dudus' Coke.

Published:Monday | September 13, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:There is almost no constitutional convention which is deeper than the one which says that when a minister deliberately misleads the Parliament, he or she should resign.In our system, conventions cannot be enforced by the courts.

Published:Sunday | September 12, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:Your editorial in The Gleaner of September 9 is highly inappropriate and is based on a misleading report made in your newspaper of the previous day concerning the Judicial Review in the...

Published:Saturday | September 11, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:Many people have been hurt by the actions of others.

Published:Saturday | September 11, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:I read the letter on 'Religious Freedom' and am in full agreement.

Published:Saturday | September 11, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Below are edited excerpts from comments posted by online readers to yesterday's lead article in The Gleaner, 'Church doubts PM'.

Published:Saturday | September 11, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:Do you remember the days when teachers used to have students form a line and check their uniforms, finger-nails, hair, ears, body odour, breath, and if they were not ready for school were sent home - sometimes not without a proper...

Published:Saturday | September 11, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:I have come to the realisation that the only way to even make an attempt to cope with the impending increases in electricity bills that Jamaica Public Service is in the process of implementing is for the Government to allow a competitor...

Published:Saturday | September 11, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:The organisations in which we work in Jamaica are undergoing profound and painful change.

Published:Friday | September 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:Following the departure of the children of Israel from bondage in Egypt, during the period of their sojourn in the desert, while they were in the process of being formed into a nation in preparation for their settlement in the Promised...

Published:Friday | September 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: Starting with a 'scientific' denial of global warming, W.West's letter, published September 9, seems to suggest that men...

Published:Friday | September 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: I write in response to Professor Fred Hickling's article, 'Jamaican madness', in the Gleaner of September 2.

Published:Friday | September 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: Being a principal comes with qualification and experience, among other traits. Therefore, I strongly believe that primary and high-school principals can survive a three-year test to determine success...

Published:Friday | September 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:Please publish as a letter to Muslims in Jamaica.As the chargé d'affaires of the United States (US) mission in Jamaica, on behalf of the American people and the government of the United States...

Published:Friday | September 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: Since the decision handed down by the Supreme Court on Thursday, September 2, in the judicial review case involving the FINSAC Commission of Enquiry...

Published:Friday | September 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:I wholeheartedly support the new initiative of the education ministry for a national literacy campaign, targeting the adult population.

Published:Thursday | September 9, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:Time and time again, like a dog on a bone too large to manage, The Gleaner's editors seem to gnaw on the subject of teacher performance pay long after it has lost its marrow.

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