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Published:Thursday | May 13, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: Prime Minister Bruce Golding has finally addressed the Manatt, Phelps & Phillips (MPP) issue more fully in a statement in Parliament on Tuesday, May 11.

Published:Thursday | May 13, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: The civil servants pressing for their retroactive payments have accused the Government of lacking credibility.

Published:Thursday | May 13, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: After listening with horror to the prime minister's confession in the Coke-Manatt affair, I immediately said, "He needs to resign!".

Published:Thursday | May 13, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: On Tuesday, the country listened as our prime minister, Bruce Golding, attempted to make a most duplicitous, disingenuous and dubious distinction between his administration and his party...

Published:Thursday | May 13, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: As I see it and am confident that most people share my opinion listening to the media and the men and women in the streets and the marketplaces, the Government should resign for disgracing our country and our...

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

The Editor, Sir: The following is an open letter to Police Commissioner Owen Ellington.Dear Commissioner Ellington:As Jamaica's new police commissioner, you were interviewed on the BBC's 'Caribbean Report' on Monday...

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

The Editor, Sir: Your newspaper carried the headline, 'Enough is enough', on Tuesday, where there was overwhelming support by recording and performing artistes against the shooting of Voicemail's, Oneil Edwards.

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

The Editor, Sir: Published results of the Grade four literacy and numeracy tests revealed a high failure to master the basics of English and mathematics.There are numerous factors which interact to affect, influence and determine...

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

The Editor, Sir:I wish to use this opportunity to express my disgust at how teachers have been verbally abused and misunderstood, misjudged and labelled for the preceding days leading up to now.

Published:Tuesday | May 11, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: Various writers to this newspaper describe Jamaica's teachers in a variety of ways, yet several of them ignore the fact that our education system is in shambles.

Published:Tuesday | May 11, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: While I do not wish to belabour my disgust at the present situation involving our Government's handling of the Christopher 'Dudus' affair, I must again question our prime minister's logic in choosing his...

Published:Tuesday | May 11, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: In response to your editorial 'Defending that which is wrong' published, May 1, I would like to add a few thoughts, which to me are the root cause of the problem.

Published:Tuesday | May 11, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: At the risk of making the understatement of the century, I wish to make this observation: the teaching profession is in very serious trouble.

Published:Tuesday | May 11, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: Reading Monday's His Story article, I think it is to Jamaica's everlasting discredit that Dr Herbert Gayle is "not employed to the Government or consulted by them".

Published:Tuesday | May 11, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: Your recent initiative to count the number of murders daily in bold headlines on your front page must go down on record as a retrograde step.

Published:Tuesday | May 11, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: The issues outlined in the article by your columnist Dr Garth Rattray in Monday's Gleaner concerning the inspection of buildings by the Kingston and St Andrew Corporation (KSAC)...

Published:Tuesday | May 11, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: I am writing in full support of the public-sector teachers who are making demands for their retro-active salaries.

Published:Monday | May 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:I know many of my colleagues ought to be paid their retroactive money; however, this is not the time to strike for it.I am a grade-four teacher who has a group of students from communities such as Salt Spring...

Published:Monday | May 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:While both political parties are still up in arms and with no obvious strategy either being articulated or implemented, and criminals running wild, a state of emergency will need to become a way of life...

Published:Monday | May 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:The printing of the ever-increasing number of murders in Jamaica on a daily basis almost completely overpowers the front page of your newspaper.

Published:Monday | May 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:Being an informer in Jamaica is to put your own life at risk, and to give up your own freedom to leave your community family and friends behind for justice.

Published:Monday | May 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: I read with a sense of tiredness the letter titled 'Money Money Money' published May 8. The arguments put forth were redundant and unimaginative and this, combined with the numerous pats...

Published:Saturday | May 8, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:As an African American and a professor at a distinguished university, I am disturbed by the violence that continues to permeate your nation.

Published:Saturday | May 8, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:Whenever there are nego-tiations for an increase in teachers' salary, the teachers' necks are placed on the chopping block.

Published:Saturday | May 8, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:I read with great amazement an article in The Sunday Gleaner of May 2, titled 'Detectives wanted for JCF'.

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