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Published:Tuesday | February 16, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: I AM outraged at the alleged conditions in which children are detained, as outlined in your Sunday Gleaner article dubbed: 'Confined to 'hell': Jailed children suffer in MoBay'...

Published:Tuesday | February 16, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I WAS alarmed at the statement, allegedly made by the minister of national security in yesterday's Gleaner lead story headlined: 'Rage over bail'.As an attorney, I know that many times a decision reached by...

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

THE EDITOR, Sir: AT THE recently held annual conference of the Jamaica Stock Exchange, held at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel, I spoke, inter alia, about wage adjustments in the public sector.

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

THE EDITOR, Sir: IN AN era of global airline deregulation, and the promotion of free-market economies, it's startling to see the Jamaican Government signing an official non-binding agreement that would preclude any qualified...

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

THE EDITOR, Sir:Jamaicans of a certain age are well aware that Jamaica was a far safer place back in the days when justice was severe, swift and sure. Those days are now long gone....

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

The Editor, Sir: I thought it necessary to write this email to commend Mary Nichols, the head of region six in the Ministry of Education. It is with heartfelt gratitude that I write...

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

THE EDITOR, Sir: I CONTINUE to sit and wonder if our Government really sat and thought about the Haiti issue. The Dominican Republic and Haiti are on the same island - Hispaniola.

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

THE EDITOR, Sir: The people of Reapers Road in Maverley remain in mourning today, one week after criminals killed two persons in our community.

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

THE EDITOR, Sir: I have perused your online publications for any reflection from student representatives, past or present, on the late great Professor Nettleford's contribution to student life at the Mona campus of the University of the West Indies (UWI). It is in this vein that I beg your leniency to add a few words on this giant of a man.

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

THE EDITOR, Sir: The recent spate of water lock-off is a warning to stop wasting this precious life-giving resource; our population is growing rapidly, our water resources are drying up; we must conserve to survive. According to a BBC report, the world's supply of fresh water is running out.

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

THE EDITOR, Sir: Kindly permit me space in this powerful medium to express my sincere gratitude to the St Ann Bauxite Partners, Discovery Bay, St Ann, for contributing to my education over the past three years.

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

THE EDITOR, Sir:I would like to congratulate V.Carnegie for the letter on February 11 titled, 'What a shame', that addresses the sterility of our nation's tertiary-level students...

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

THE EDITOR, Sir:A few years ago in Broadgate, St Mary, a bridge collapsed and several persons who unfortunately were on the bridge were thrown into the river and were seriously hurt.

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

THE EDITOR, Sir: Kindly allow me to express my views on the horrific homicide rate in Jamaica and what I think needs to be done about it. I have watched with great concern the escalating homicide rate in Jamaica which continues to spiral ...

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

THE EDITOR, Sir:The recent increase in the General Consumption Tax rate (GCT) from 16.5 to 17.5 per cent, as part of the Government's latest tax package to raise in excess of $21 billion to help balance the current fiscal year budget, is a retrograde...

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

THE EDITOR, Sir:I read what turned out to be a very interesting, even amusing, article in the feature column Roving with Lalah, which was published in your Tuesday, February 9 edition of The Gleaner.As the communications officer at Jamaican...

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

THE EDITOR, Sir:Smoking has been recognised as a serious medical problem and, in the last 40 years, has been linked irrefutably to many serious diseases of various tissues, including cancer, heart disease, gangrene of lower limbs, stroke and lung disease.

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

THE EDITOR, Sir:God bless those two young police constables and woman corporal who fortutuitously stumbled upon men, including a cop, and that massive illegal arms cache on Munster Road last Thursday morning, February 4.

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

THE EDITOR, Sir: I really enjoyed this column, but wanted to make a couple of corrections and elaborate on a couple of points. First off, and this one is huge: this was not about investigations into "abuses of Afghan prisoners...

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

THE EDITOR, Sir: The call by the Air Jamaica workers for the takeover of the airline could yet be the greatest opportunity for, and call to, nation building to be seen in this country's existence - next to Usain Bolt, the Reggae Boyz and the Sunshine...

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

THE EDITOR, Sir: Today, I heard a caller telling the radio host about the brilliant people she knew, who studied at the University of Technology (UTech). She went on and on about these bright people at this famous UTech.

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

THE EDITOR, Sir: I wish, on behalf of the Michael Manley Foundation, to express our profound regret at the passing of Professor the Hon Rex Nettleford, a man from ordinary origins who contributed most extraordinarily during the past 50 years...

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

THE EDITOR, Sir: Prison riots in Jamaica are not unusual. This last prison riot was imminent. Two weeks ago I attempted to voice my concern with the minister of national security but he was not in office.

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

THE EDITOR, Sir: The media have been making much of the Munster matter in which the police were implicated in a large arms find. Apart from the initial curiosity, the country stopped talking about it within hours.

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

THE EDITOR, Sir: As a former airline employee with a large US carrier, it was known that the most important aspect of an airline's carriage is its safety record. Air Jamaica stands out as the safest airline in the world and is regarded highly by other carriers...

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