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Published:Thursday | August 19, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: I write to inquire of the Ministry of National Security why is it that I am being called upon to pay a second time to obtain a police record when I did nothing...

Published:Wednesday | August 18, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:Recently the media reported two incidents of vicious domestic murders in which females were killed by their male partners (one's throat was slit and the other was stabbed to death with an ice pick).

Published:Wednesday | August 18, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: My new best friend in the public sector is Greg Christie, the contractor general.He is at least one public official who seems to act on my wishes as a taxpayer. I pray for his safety...

Published:Wednesday | August 18, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:Much debate has ensued in respect of the 'Ed Bartlett Smackdown' initiated by hotel mogul and businessman extraordinaire Gordon 'Butch' Stewart.

Published:Wednesday | August 18, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:I read with interest the newly installed board at the Students' Loan Bureau and I said to a friend that I am thankful I was never a recipient of a loan and neither had I applied to the bureau.It is with deep regret that Mrs Lenice...

Published:Wednesday | August 18, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:The monster of crime in Jamaica has reached a point that it caters for one man.Crime is no respecter of person, place or position and, therefore, there should be no second...

Published:Wednesday | August 18, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: Take note Prime Minister Golding.Eight persons were murdered in Tredegar Park, Spanish Town, last Friday.

Published:Wednesday | August 18, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:The series of articles in The Sunday Gleaner regarding Falmouth suggests we are going the same route as Port Antonio, where we have a fancy port facility...

Published:Wednesday | August 18, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:Butch Stewart is yelling.That's because he says the tourism minister, Ed Bartlett, is yapping and does not understand the oper-ational side of the industry...

Published:Wednesday | August 18, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:I have read countless articles from numerous individuals advocating the use of social programmes by the government to reduce crime.

Published:Tuesday | August 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:As a former member of the People's National Party Youth Organisation (PNPYO) I must say that I very concerned about where my organisation and its parent party, the once great People's National Party is going.

Published:Tuesday | August 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:As a clinician in the field of addictions, I feel compelled to write to you with the hope of edifying the public at large, with regard to the disease of addiction.

Published:Tuesday | August 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: I read with disappointment a letter from a Ms Carol Carter (August 14, 2010), criticising Lance Neita's article which identified a number of possible positives associated with Chinese investments in Jamaica.

Published:Tuesday | August 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:Much thanks to Martin Henry for his article, 'The myth of Garvey and Rasta', published August 16.

Published:Tuesday | August 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: It is a pity that your columnist Glenda Simms in her piece, "Liza, Kibba Yu Mout", perpetuates the misinformation published in the Jamaica Observer article of July 30 and ignores the follow-up that subsequently...

Published:Tuesday | August 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:The National Water Commission (NWC) did a 'fantastic job' managing the water resources during last year's drought, which extended to this year before the rains finally came.Their ability to schedule water lock offs evoked some...

Published:Monday | August 16, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:What would you do if I handed you $10 million? Many Jamaicans would love to have even half that amount as it would provide so many opportunities for them and their families.

Published:Monday | August 16, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: In the aftermath of his loss to Tyson Gay, various pieces published in the newspapers have issued veiled and, at times, not-so-veiled reprimands of Usain Bolt.

Published:Monday | August 16, 2010 | 12:00 AM

This note was posted in reaction to the letter 'Stop praising foreigners' by Carol Carter, published on Saturday, August 14.We need investors, but ...I could not agree with you more.

Published:Monday | August 16, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: WITH REFERENCE to Reneto Adams comments: "My policy is that where criminals are concerned, we are to identify them and treat them like the ferocious crocodiles and alligators...

Published:Monday | August 16, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: WITH THE passage of time and pronouncements already made by human-rights spokespersons, the commissioner of police, defence counsel and the director of public prosecutions (DPP)...

Published:Monday | August 16, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:For decades, we have read, heard of and seen the working class fighting a losing battle for better salaries or wages.

Published:Monday | August 16, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: Retired ace policeman Reneto Adams has been in the news, visiting crime scenes and expounding on his 'solution' to rampant terrorist gunmen. Many have condemned his modus operandi...

Published:Saturday | August 14, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The long-standing relationship between Scotland and Jamaica has been the subject of renewed public discussion recently. Among the most recent participants in the discussion were Earl Moxon and Professor Brian Meeks, both of whom have rightly implicated the Scots in the claim for reparation for slavery.

Published:Saturday | August 14, 2010 | 12:00 AM

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