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Published:Friday | December 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:I, along with all well-thinking chess players, share the deep disappointment which the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) voiced, and which was captured in The Gleaner's article, 'Pitterson's Exclusion From Awards List Angers Chess...

Published:Friday | December 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:Kindly permit me to comment on an article by Philip Hamilton on Page A12 in The Gleaner of December 9, regarding Dr Winsome Gordon's advocacy for the reinforcement of standard English in schools.Dr Gordon hit the nail right on the head...

Published:Friday | December 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:Of John Maxwell, history will salute him and say "this was a man".ohn wrote well and to the 'max'.

Published:Thursday | December 16, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:The recent rush of stories about the test results of Jamaican students continue to show that, on the whole, we are failing to educate adequately, a significant number of students each year.

Published:Thursday | December 16, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:It's that time of year again, the sessions are getting hot, and Devon House in no exception.I have lived very near to Devon House for years and been plagued for a long time by noisy sessions from that place without any real input from...

Published:Thursday | December 16, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:The universal competitive nature of tourism suggests that if any destination is intent on growing its market successfully, as we in Jamaica have been doing, it must continue to reinvent itself by way of product enhancement and doing this...

Published:Thursday | December 16, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:The Government is one step closer to the eradication of the 'informer fi dead' culture, as a result of the passing of the Protected Disclosures Act 2010.

Published:Thursday | December 16, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:I note with great consternation the impulsive reaction of opposition Spokesman on National Security, Peter Bunting, responding to claims by Cuban officials that the Jamaican Government had failed to cooperate with Cuba in tackling the...

Published:Wednesday | December 15, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: DR CHRISTOPHER TUFTON is The Gleaner's man of the year for 2010. Mr Audley Shaw is Ken Chaplain's. However, I beg to differ. Instead, the good doctor should be named Politician of the Year - a separate category...

Published:Wednesday | December 15, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:YES, I WOULD be very upset if I see half of my teammates come to play a football match dressed in tight jeans and gentleman shoes.

Published:Wednesday | December 15, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I CANNOT Think of anyone to whom the word 'peerless' could better be applied.There was simply no other journalist like him.

Published:Wednesday | December 15, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:Senator Dwight Nelson, minister of national security, must rescind, with immediate effect, the contracts awarded to funeral homes across the island for the removal and storage of bodies, as his decision is creating an anomaly in the...

Published:Wednesday | December 15, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:THE RESULTS of the Grade Four Literacy Test is out and we have seen the lingering problem of a high percentage of our students, mainly from inner-city communities, not numbered among those who have mastered...

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

To the Editor, Sir: In response to Mel Cooke's article 'A slap versus a beating' in The Gleaner of December 13, both a slap and a beating have the same potential of causing harm to children as well as to adult women in abusive situations....

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

THE EDITOR,Sir: In his article titled 'Why corruption stinks', published in The Sunday Gleaner of December 12, Ian Boyne once again demonstrated his understanding of the problems affecting our society and the solutions needed.

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

The Editor, Sir: Let me make it quite clear from the outset that I'm a teetotaller and really don't care if J. Wray & Nephew closes and the workers lose their jobs. However, I admire the spunk with which David McConnell and Wayne Cummings...

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

The Editor, Sir: While many of us love to discuss politics with 'a colour bias', there are some issues which should never have such colourings.

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

The Editor, Sir: A quote from a Gleaner article of December 8 states:"Lowe also explained that the formula in this nutraceutical product 'will provide prostate health as well as slow down the growth...

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

The Editor, Sir: Recently I was among a group of teacher trainers who have been through a traumatic situation at one of our teachers' colleges.

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

The Editor, Sir:As Jamaicans (maybe others elsewhere have similar experiences), we are aware and personally affected by 'interest' and 'late payment' fees.

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

The Editor, Sir: Your Online Feedback contributor THEDKJ of Saturday, December 11, questioned "just what is happening to the Jamaican rum industry" and further...

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

The Editor, Sir:While I would not go as far as labelling it a 'scandalous decision' as well-known apologist for the People's National Party Garnett Roper has done (Gleaner, December 12), as a staunch Labourite, I believe that the Government should...

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

The Editor, Sir:It would seem that this Government has little regard for the many civil servants who carry out the day-to-day activities of the various ministries and agencies and without whom, like it or not, Government cannot function....

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

The Editor, Sir: The fastest-growing parish in Jamaica is St Catherine. This heavily populated parish is serviced by at least four courts.

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

The Editor, Sir: If I had been born big, I would surely think everybody else was born big back home in Jamaica. It is no secret that crime, mismanagement and the educational system are the things that are stopping Jamaica moving forward.

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