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Published:Monday | March 22, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:I was christened in the Roman Catholic Church in Kingston, as a baby, and confirmed in another Roman Catholic Church in Belize, quite against my will, when I was still a pre-teen.

Published:Monday | March 22, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:I write to bring to your attention and that of the Government and its majority shareholders of the Jamaica Public Service (JPS), the level of bureaucracy and political gimmickry...

Published:Monday | March 22, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: In response to your editorial of March 16 titled 'Preventing a public health crisis', the Ministry of Health would like to thank The Gleaner for raising the issue of the possibility of contaminated water...

Published:Sunday | March 21, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: Western Jamaica has been suffering an alarming rate of unscheduled power cuts.

Published:Sunday | March 21, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: As a former Air Jamaica employee, one who goes back to the days before Air Jamaica had its own aircraft, the days when the Miami, Montego Bay and Kingston routes were operated by BWIA with BWIA aircraft, and the New York, Montego Bay...

Published:Sunday | March 21, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:The United States' (US) extradition request for Christopher 'Dudus' Coke requires objectivity, wisdom and courage.

Published:Saturday | March 20, 2010 | 12:00 AM

No country can afford to ignore the lessons of the earthquakes in Chile and Haiti.

Published:Saturday | March 20, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:I heard a really nice song on the radio recently about a "new beginning".

Published:Saturday | March 20, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:It was very amazing the see how elaborate was the swearing-in ceremony for the new custos of Trelawny.

Published:Saturday | March 20, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:I am glad to see that some people in St Thomas have at last found the courage to publicly draw attention to the inadequacy of the statue of Paul Bogle in front of the old courthouse as an acceptable portrayal of the national hero.

Published:Saturday | March 20, 2010 | 12:00 AM

In Jamaica, if you work it's a problem, and if you don't it's another problem.

Published:Friday | March 19, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:I humbly ask that the leaders of the traditional and non-traditional assemblies in Christ call an urgent meeting with a view to proposing a platform built on in-depth Christian principles to work harmoniously with the governing body and...

Published:Friday | March 19, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:According to the Jamaica Information Service (JIS) website, plans are afoot to transform Spanish Town's old courthouse into a civic centre.

Published:Friday | March 19, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:To extradite or not to extradite is now the buzz-topic for all and sundry, especially those who have deep interests in the United States of America.

Published:Friday | March 19, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:The much-publicised extradition case which occupies the minds of Jamaicans, both at home and in the diaspora, has given the church community in Mandeville more than enough reasons to express...

Published:Friday | March 19, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:Though we all acknowledge the Armadale tragedy was the result of negligence on the part of several entities, the subsequent reassignment of Mrs June Spence-Jarrett is not the way forward.Mrs Spence-Jarrett represents, in my opinion, a...

Published:Friday | March 19, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:Jamaicans For Justice (JFJ) wishes to provide the following response to the letter titled 'Jamaicans For Justice rather late in the day', written by Patrick Gallimore and published in your newspaper on Sunday, March 14.JFJ's involvement...

Published:Thursday | March 18, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: I visited Devon House recently and observed a worker there using a hose to water some plants. I thought this was odd given the severe water shortage...

Published:Thursday | March 18, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: After the massive earthquake near Sumatra, near Banda Aceh in 2004, did not the Government of Jamaica make commitments with the Government of the United States of America to commence...

Published:Thursday | March 18, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: Finally, I've seen it all, a notable leader of a church coming out to defend a strongman of Jamaica's most violent garrison.

Published:Thursday | March 18, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: Portia Simpson Miller yesterday deferred to her spokespersons on the extradition matter involving the west Kingston strongman and the media have made heavy weather...

Published:Thursday | March 18, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: The extradition issue with Christopher 'Dudus' Coke is an embarrassment to the prime minister and to every well-thinking Jamaican....

Published:Wednesday | March 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: There has been another call for garrisons to be 'dismantled'.This time from Martin Henry in a piece titled 'Smash those walls now'.

Published:Wednesday | March 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir I AM very concerned with the targeting of civil servants in the Armadale affair.

Published:Wednesday | March 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

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