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Published:Monday | April 12, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir; On April 7, Jamaica AIDS Support for Life conducted the first 'Walk for Tolerance' in Montego Bay.

Published:Sunday | April 11, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Martin Henry(in a letter to the editor)Dudley Stokes, a year into his role as editor-in-chief of Gleaner publications, went the unorthodox route of recruiting new columnists off the street by public...

Published:Saturday | April 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:It is long overdue that tax evasion is attacked with vigour, but Finance Minister Audley Shaw's proposals, as reported, are puzzling! For instance, how does he justify:

Published:Saturday | April 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:

I write in response to the article, 'Smoking a nightclub hazard - No-smoking requests, "scrubbers" among strategies', published April 4. Scrubbers are not a strategy for clearing cancer-causing agents from the air of nightclubs. Companies selling these devices make disclaimers for health protection from second-hand smoke.

Published:Saturday | April 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

In the latest release by the National Water Commission (NWC), dated April 1, they set out water-rationing times for the Corporate Area.

Published:Saturday | April 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:

I have always had a strong interest in the parliamentary/political affairs of our country. As a young boy, I used to look forward to watching with great interest our parliamentary sittings, especially the Budget debates which, but for any very special occasion of Parliament, would be just about the only scheduled live broadcasts of Parliament carried by the then Jamaica Broadcasting Corporation television station.

Published:Saturday | April 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: I would like to commend both the York Park Fire Brigade and The Fire Prevention Unit for their prompt and efficient service.

Published:Friday | April 9, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:In your Sunday Gleaner of April 4, in the In Focus section, the article titled 'Catholics should abandon archaic canons', and written by Gordon Robinson, sets up a 'straw man' in order to knock him down.

Published:Friday | April 9, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: The National Water Commission (NWC) should not lock off Montego Bay's water supply because "water is life", as the proud tagline of the NWC declares.

Published:Friday | April 9, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: Your editorial of April 7 championed the idea of a 'Single Anti-Corruption Commission', and previously, on March 24, you described Contractor General Greg Christie's suggestion...

Published:Friday | April 9, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: Sometime ago I wrote of an experience which I had that proves how tempting it is for persons to engage in corrupt practices because of the inefficiencies of our systems.

Published:Friday | April 9, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: I really enjoyed reading the recent Gleaner articles on the trek in its journeys along memory line. You brought back such wonderful memories of the Jamaica railway that I felt compelled to add my thoughts.

Published:Friday | April 9, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:In discussing Jamaica's crime problem with a couple of friends, we determined that one of our nation's main problems is the way our people resolve disagreements.

Published:Friday | April 9, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: The country had no hurricanes in 2009, nor did it have any significant or consistent period of rain between early last year and the present.

Published:Thursday | April 8, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: I had one of the most difficult tasks, this morning, in paying my property tax. I have never missed a payment of any fine or tax; however, my heart was in pain...

Published:Thursday | April 8, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: For the last five years, I have been a faithful, annual, sometimes even bi-annual visitor to your exquisite island.

Published:Thursday | April 8, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: With my patience sorely tried, I must bring to your attention my heart-rending situation resulting from my recent encounter with the Registrar General's Department (RGD).

Published:Thursday | April 8, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: I recently read an article by Ken Jones captioned 'Choices: Running off, or standing Up' (The Sunday Gleaner, In Focus, April 4) and was moved to respond.

Published:Wednesday | April 7, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: A norm is defined in the Oxford Dictionary as '...customary behaviour etc'.
Those of us, who have chosen to remain in Jamaica, may find ourselves in the insidious position where we have come to accept...

Published:Wednesday | April 7, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: A lot has been said about the United States request for the extradition of Mr 'Dudus' Coke, but there is one very important issue that I think is being overlooked.

Published:Wednesday | April 7, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: It is now approximately midnight on Easter Monday and I am just arriving home, and am most disturbed, not because I came home and had a quarrel with any member of my household or even a disagreement with my neighbours...

Published:Wednesday | April 7, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: The increasing efforts of regional and international governments to restrict the travel and/or performance by some of our so-called entertainers in their countries are most welcome....

Published:Tuesday | April 6, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:The Jamaica Football Federation's (JFF) management has ruled by diktats and is in danger of becoming increasingly obsessed with its place in history.

Published:Tuesday | April 6, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: Rastafarians from all walks of life and geographical locations, and their supporters, gathered in Jarrett Park on Friday, April 2, to mark the 47th anniversary of what has come to be known as 'Black Friday'...

Published:Tuesday | April 6, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: We do not think in words but in images.Instead, we use words to communicate images of ideas, intentions, events and feelings more effectively...

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