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

The Editor, Sir:I refer to the Letter of the Day of August 25 titled 'Wake-up call for men'.The Care Section Council of the Jamaica Red Cross, in pursuance of one of its fundamental principle of humanitarianism...

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

The Editor, Sir:It is good to see one of the younger members of our Parliament, Lisa Hanna, taking an interest in a new power plant for cheaper power for the north coast.

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

The Editor, Sir:Having tried in vain to contact the National Works Agency (NWA) by telephone and sending an email, to which there has been no reply, I am now using this medium with the hope that someone of influence at the agency can address my...

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

The Editor, Sir:The Jamaica Occupational Health Professionals Association notes with deep concern the recent tragic loss of life of two Jamaican farm workers in Canada. These deaths are allegedly related to exposure to toxic fumes...

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

THE EDITOR, Sir: I WAS most heartened to read Mr Patrick Wong's declaration in Tuesday's Gleaner that "We are able to address the people's issues and we are taking it to the people.

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

THE EDITOR, Sir: THE Executive director of Jamaicans for Justice, Dr Carolyn Gomes, has made an important observation; her eagle like eyes have been able to detect the folly of government as it seeks to appease...

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

THE EDITOR, Sir: I RECENTLY completed my undergraduate degree at the University of the West Indies, Mona, where I pursued a Bachelor of Arts in media and communication.

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

THE EDITOR, Sir: SOME TIME ago, I wrote to this newspaper about the pending increase in food prices and it has now caught up with us in Jamaica.The Russian government, one of the biggest exporters of wheat...

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

THE EDITOR, Sir: IN JULY this year, 20-something-year-old David(name changed), was walking along a street in Montego Bay when he was pounced upon and so badly pistol-whipped by the leader of a gang of thugs...

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

THE EDITOR, Sir: DURING THE Dudus saga, the Government used a 'Nicodemus' strategy to make a major change in the rules governing the National Insurance Scheme (NIS).The change involved moving the pensionable age...

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

THE EDITOR, Sir: I GREW up in North East St Catherine, a Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) stronghold until this day.

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

The Editor, Sir:Yesterday morning, Monday, September 13, my wife took my son to school at Sts Peter and Paul Preparatory, a Corporate Area school.

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

The Editor, Sir:It is well known that Jamaica is operating on a purse-string budget, with the continued effects of the global economic recession...

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.

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