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Published:Monday | March 15, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:I am a veteran teacher who returned to the classroom in Jamaica in October 2008 after teaching in Grand Cayman for six years.

Published:Monday | March 15, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE Editor, Sir: Good, analytical articles on the extradition process and its legal ramifications are being placed before the public.

Published:Sunday | March 14, 2010 | 12:00 AM

As I watched the evening news on Thursday, March 11, a report was broadcast of an accident involving a Toyota motor car and a truck transporting Heineken beer along the Linstead bypass in St Catherine, and I was most disgusted to see people, mostly grown men and children, looting the truck.

Published:Sunday | March 14, 2010 | 12:00 AM

I have always respected Jamaicans for Justice (JFJ) as a human rights body. However, I think its spate of harsh criticisms levelled at Alison Anderson-McLean and the Government, all played out in the media, are exaggerated and not completely genuine.

Published:Sunday | March 14, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The call by many is for the Government to proceed with the extradition of Christopher Coke, despite the laws of Jamaica superseding the extradition treaty with the USA. To this I contend that the legal position is that any action must be within the context of the fair judicial systems of the USA and Jamaica.

Published:Sunday | March 14, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Delroy Chuck, owes the Member of Parliament for South West St Catherine, Everald Warmington, an apology.

Published:Saturday | March 13, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:During the last general election campaign, our current prime minister, Bruce Golding, told us in one of his speeches that Jamaicans were too blessed to be stressed.

Published:Saturday | March 13, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: AS I observe the crass, vicious and indisciplined behaviour of some of our high-school students now, I cannot help reflecting on 'school days of yesteryear', when students used to take pride in themselves first, and then their schools and their uniforms.

Published:Saturday | March 13, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: If disappointment was an ample term to bucket what I feel, it would be thousands of gallons full and far too heavy a burden to bear. The performance of the Joint Select Committee on Abortion to date only confirms what Jamaicans have always suspected: the leaders of this nation often treat our affairs with flagrant condescension.

Published:Saturday | March 13, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:When we appoint certain people to be "entrusted with the responsibility to lead the State's anti-corruption, law-enforcement and prosecutorial institutions" (a quote borrowed from another...

Published:Saturday | March 13, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: Clearly, this Christopher 'Dudus' Coke extradition affair has struck a chord with supporters of the People's National Party and Jamaica Labour Party on both sides of the political fence, with everyone having arguments of whether the...

Published:Saturday | March 13, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: I write with regard to Denroy Palmer's March 8 article 'Hanging is not the answer' in mind, but foremost with concern for the lives of the thousands of people who have been killed on a yearly basis without reason.

Published:Saturday | March 13, 2010 | 12:00 AM

David and Goliath stories are very popular, no doubt, all around the world and particularly in societies where a minority feels oppressed.

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

THE EDITOR, Sir;THE RESOLUTE decision taken by certain brave policemen to initiate a drive to arrest men engaging in the contemptible act of exposing their underwear in public is commendable.

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

THE EDITOR, Sir:I NOTE in your publication under the heading 'Female trailblazers from Jamaica' (March 8) no mention was made of bishops Mary Coore, Ethel Wilson and Delrose Walters.

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

The Editor, Sir:Regarding your story of March 9 titled: 'Killing highlights Ocho Rios transport woes', I was happy to see that The Gleaner highlighted the severity of the issue faced by Jamaican families...

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

The Editor, Sir:As the legal debate about whether or not the Jamaican government should honour the extradition request from the United States for Tivoli Gardens strongman Christopher 'Dudus' Coke, where is the voice of reaso...

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

The Editor, Sir: The only way to reduce crime drastically in Jamaica is for the culture to change.We need to become an informer society...

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

THE EDITOR, Sir:I AM very disappointed with the way the nurses of Jamaica are being treated by the Government.

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

The Editor, Sir:It is interesting to note the position that this government has taken with respect to issues of substantive law.

Published:Thursday | March 11, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: In the days of yore when banks used to play an essential role in the economic activities of any country, their core business was to gather funds and make loans.

Published:Thursday | March 11, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: The United States of America's report on Jamaica is very welcoming in the sense that it shows us how we Jamaicans are thinking, who doesn't like who, and who is confused and who is not.

Published:Thursday | March 11, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: The Armadale report has finally been made public and the nation should not be surprised at the contents.

Published:Thursday | March 11, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:Lately, there has been continuous tackling of teachers about them not doing enough to improve the pass rate in mathematics.

Published:Wednesday | March 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Here's what readers are saying on www.jamaica-gleaner.com about the reassignment of National Security Permanent Secretary Richard Reese as Director General for Local Government.

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