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Published:Friday | May 7, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: I am a final year student at the University of the West Indies. For the duration of my three-year sojourn at this institution, the worst challenges I have experienced have been in my last two semesters.

Published:Friday | May 7, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: The recent decision taken by Ambassador Marco Mazzocchi Alemanni and the EU delegation not to go through with completely furnishing the computer lab at Maverley Primary and Junior High School ...

Published:Friday | May 7, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:This week, I happened to visit the community of Waterford, St Catherine, and some of the things that I saw and heard were unbelievable.

Published:Thursday | May 6, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: I FIND the Government's decision to mandate all radio and television stations to air one-minute-long government-related news headlines 10 times per day not only appalling and shocking...

Published:Thursday | May 6, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:THE MORALITY of teachers has been brought into question by some immoral person claiming to be a teacher who clearly has no knowledge of the hard work and sacrifices that teachers make...

Published:Thursday | May 6, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I THINK your editorial of Tuesday, May 4, has misrepresented the importance of developing a high-speed, all-weather road to serve the Norman Manley International Airport....

Published:Thursday | May 6, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: DR DANIEL Fider, associate professor of leadership at the Northern Caribbean University (NCU), in his article of May 4, stated that the Ministry of Education should fire striking teachers.

Published:Thursday | May 6, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: I find the comments being made in the press that teachers have rescinded the right to ask for the Government to pay what is owed to them, because of the poor performance of their students...

Published:Wednesday | May 5, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: EVIDENCE HAS shown that the adage, "Where there is a will, there is a way" rings true. History is replete with records of nations which were con-fronted with one difficulty...

Published:Wednesday | May 5, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: I totally support the action taken by the teachers to press for retroactive money owned to them.

Published:Wednesday | May 5, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: It is with great disgust that I view the recent murders of children and other law-abiding citizens in our society.

Published:Wednesday | May 5, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: Any teacher who is in the teaching profession today should have gone into the profession with the aim to teach and touch the lives of as many children under his/her watch as possible...

Published:Wednesday | May 5, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: In a recent Gleaner editorial and in several letters to the editor, comments made about teachers and unions, performance-pay and educational reform, for me, are shameful.

Published:Wednesday | May 5, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: Education Week would have passed without much to celebrate.The results of the Education 20/20, the Grade Four Numeracy Test, point to systemic weaknesses in an already flawed education system....

Published:Wednesday | May 5, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:In response to your article on Monday regarding 'Ready Freddy' and similar wood carvings in Fern Gully, I must state that I find them utterly revolting and vulgar.

Published:Tuesday | May 4, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:What makes any type of art form genuine? Is Michelangelo's David art, or Edna Manley's Paul Bogle genuine? The Fern Gully piece may be way over the top, and I have no clue of what the man may be expressing...

Published:Tuesday | May 4, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: The scrap-metal industry has come into focus recently in a number of ways. Agriculture Minister Christopher Tufton has called for a ban on the industry...

Published:Tuesday | May 4, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: Within the past week,there was the unfortunate story of my cousin and uncle who were ministering in a depressed community in Kingston early at night...

Published:Tuesday | May 4, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:I have noted with great concern that almost everyone has become an inspector for teachers.

Published:Tuesday | May 4, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:Maurice Tomlinson's May 1 letter condemned the absence of sexual orientation non-discrimination specification in the Charter of Rights of Freedoms and alleged an obsession of some with "what consenting adults do in the privacy of their...

Published:Tuesday | May 4, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:Are we supposed to feel good because the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) got some money to pay off its self-inflicted bills? Is this some kind of a sick joke? Jamaica's football and the JFF have become nothing more than a 'push-around'.

Published:Tuesday | May 4, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:Senator Arthur Williams, state minister in the Ministry of Finance, has urged Jamaicans "not to lose sight of the economic benefits that can accrue from casino gaming".

Published:Tuesday | May 4, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: Once again, the Gleaner editorial of Sunday, May 2, has captured what many well-thinking educators and citizens have come to realise: leaders of the Jamaica Teachers' Association do not seem...

Published:Monday | May 3, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, SIr:"Now that she is no more, let all in the room who took her for a free ride show your hands." I am sure that, were that directive issued in the halls of power in Jamaica, there would be deafening silence among some prominent individuals...

Published:Monday | May 3, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: The power of music has had a profound effect on our people or culture.

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