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Published:Monday | February 28, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:THE ISLAND of Jamaica is beautiful.The reality of the people is quite another. If businesses are leaving Ocho Rios, it is because Jamaica has a social problem.

Published:Monday | February 28, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:Once again, ackee exports are threatened by the recent unfortunate deaths in Jamaica suspected to be ackee poisoning.We in the processing sector experienced significant increases in hypoglycin levels in processed ackees between 2005 ...

Published:Monday | February 28, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I had the opportunity to meet a group of visitors who came to the island last week.They were all excited to tell their story on arrival back in their homeland...

Published:Sunday | February 27, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:The Manatt enquiry is a stage and all the men and women merely players.

Published:Sunday | February 27, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:It should come as no grand surprise that the brilliance which gave birth to the idea of schools staging a Jamaica Day also engineered the staging of the day within February, Black History Month.

Published:Sunday | February 27, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:There is mounting evidence that we are not, individually or collectively, managing our talent or human resources well.

Published:Saturday | February 26, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:On Sunday, February 20, after watching the All-Star NBA game on one of the cable channels, I decided to surf the local stations to get back to my local viewing regimen.

Published:Saturday | February 26, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:Where is the order in the House, or should it be like that - outrageous, rude and uncontrolled outbursts coming from the leaders of our country?

Published:Saturday | February 26, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:The burden of the 'bad name' (read negative perception) endured by our political leaders is largely of their own making.

Published:Saturday | February 26, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:The testimony of Senator Dwight 'I Cannot Recall/Collateral Damage' Nelson will be long remembered by all who witnessed it at the Jamaica Conference Centre or via the television.

Published:Saturday | February 26, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:Kindly permit me to comment on a letter, dated February 22, 2011, under the heading 'Hooligan cops?

Published:Saturday | February 26, 2011 | 12:00 AM

I found it so amusing that the media could have fallen for Patrick Atkinson's sleight of hand in asking the minister of national security, Senator Dwight Nelson, about Christopher Coke's constitutional rights at the time of the extradition stand-off.

Published:Friday | February 25, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: Just after midnight on Sunday, February 20, 2011, four police pickups and a van normally used to transport prisoners descended on the only gay club along the Hip Strip in Montego Bay...

Published:Friday | February 25, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:It is my experience, as one who has been professionally engaged in the justice system for close to 60 years, that it has been the invariable duty of our courts and tribunals to protect witnesses against lawyers harassing witnesses in any...

Published:Friday | February 25, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:Congratulations on the latest special issue of the Caribbean Quarterly (CQ) put out by the University of the West Indies.Gleaner Writer Mel Cooke has drawn attention to the scholarly approach of the journal in its description of the...

Published:Friday | February 25, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: Under examination by his counsel, John Vassell, on Thursday, February 17, 2011, the minister of national security, Senator Dwight Nelson, advised the commission that under international law, an incoming administration is obliged ...

Published:Friday | February 25, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: Every year around this time, a visible minority of Jamaicans lose some of their common sense and forget an obvious fact, i.e.

Published:Friday | February 25, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: I agree, wholeheartedly, with the Government that we should have sent the Haitian Under-17 footballers back to their homeland. We have a country to protect! Just like any other country...

Published:Friday | February 25, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: I write in response to a letter written by Mr Ainsworth Dick titled 'Queensborough ford needs no bridge', published in The Gleaner of February 9...

Published:Thursday | February 24, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I REFER to your editorial on Monday, February 14, under the caption 'Dr Hutchinson's case for LNG transparency'.

Published:Thursday | February 24, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: Having the luxury to view the Manatt commission of enquiry, I am very fascinated at the mastery of the attorneys as they zealously represent their sides, despite at times when exuberance takes over...

Published:Thursday | February 24, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:ONE OF the major problems confronting our nation is the quantity of children leaving school with a severely diminished standard of education.

Published:Thursday | February 24, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: THE BRUCE Golding-led administration has postponed the local government election for the third consecutive time. The postponement of this election is an infringement upon the Jamaican democracy.

Published:Thursday | February 24, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:FOR SOME it was about the time ...less than 20 minutes? Under an hour? For others it was being able to run 5k.

Published:Wednesday | February 23, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: I am glad that G2K has lashed out against lawyers K.D.Knight and Patrick Atkinson, who represent the PNP in the Dudus/Manatt commission of enquiry.

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