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Published:Monday | October 25, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: THE TIME has come for the people to lobby our government to make wireless access a public service. We have become so dependent on the Internet to conduct so much of our daily business that this suggestion is by no means far-fetched.

Published:Monday | October 25, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: One understands that it is the prime minister of the day who is empowered under the Constitution to set up and select members to a commission of public inquiry (CPI).

Published:Monday | October 25, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir; THE NEWS of the death of my friend, David Thompson, rein-forces the mortality of humanity but also the immortality of a spirit lived unselfishly and ultimately sacrificially...

Published:Saturday | October 23, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:In a recent Gleaner letter, a contributor argued admirably and well that 'poverty' was the enemy of education.

Published:Saturday | October 23, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Below are edited excerpts from comments posted online at www.jamaica-gleaner.com by readers to yesterday's lead story, 'Christie probes Natalie'.

Published:Saturday | October 23, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:I note with interest that some, with undoubtedly good intentions, have celebrated the decision of the Government to hold a commission of enquiry into the Manatt matter.

Published:Saturday | October 23, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:There seems to be parity between the way we view our religion and our democracy.

Published:Saturday | October 23, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:I would like to congratulate Gary 'Butch' Hendrickson, CEO of National/Continental Baking Company, on his achievements as mentioned in an article by Deika Morrison in The Gleaner's Business section on Wednesday, October 20.

Published:Friday | October 22, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: The entire Maragh family wishes to express its profound gratitude and wholehearted commendation to consultant cardiothoracic surgeon, Dr Roger Irvine, and his excellent University Hospital...

Published:Friday | October 22, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: In November 2008, the Senate approved a motion calling for the creation of a National Commission on the Family, essentially to examine and provide the necessary policy framework for the protection and preservation of the family.

Published:Friday | October 22, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: In my experience, the press in Jamaica is under no threat.It has relatively easy access to information and is free to uncover and expose, within the law, anyone and anything it chooses.

Published:Friday | October 22, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: Being an ardent supporter of good-quality education, I have now come to the realisation that poverty and education are inextricably linked.

Published:Friday | October 22, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: Following the disclosure of the unapproved spending by a St Catherine member of parliament (MP), other members of the House of Representatives have come out strongly against the media...

Published:Friday | October 22, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: The story is told of Sir Alexander Bustamante writing letters in the dailies to highlight the plight of Jamaicans in the twilight years of colonialism.

Published:Friday | October 22, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: This letter is in response to the one written by Ms Victoria Wallace captioned 'In defence of the Senate'. Dear Ms Wallace, I read your letter to the editor in the October 21 edition...

Published:Thursday | October 21, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: Our perennial debate about education has now lingered on the point that we must have standards. We now have an inspectorate that is intent on raising standards through evaluation based on measurements that are at best tenuous.

Published:Thursday | October 21, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: I think the time has come for more concern be shown to a vital segment of our judicial system in Jamaica.

Published:Thursday | October 21, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: Permit me two comments. First, in your editorial of October 20, concerning the Government's proposal to have a nine-year limit imposed for the tenure of a prime minister...

Published:Thursday | October 21, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: As a private citizen, I think the media are being unfair to the Senate, and by extension its leader, Senator Dorothy Lightbourne, specifically 'The Gavel's' publication on October 18...

Published:Thursday | October 21, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: While watching the 7 p.m. news on TVJ, Tuesday October 19, I listened with amusement to the ramblings of Everald Warmington, who seems to be a loose cannon....

Published:Thursday | October 21, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: I have a few shares with the Scotiabank Group, from which I received a dividend cheque for the grand total of $864.32 two weeks ago.

Published:Thursday | October 21, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: I read one of your letters recently about good customer service at Victoria Mutual Building Society.

Published:Wednesday | October 20, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: IT IS painful to see wicked people prosper. My friend Richard Thompson was brutally murdered on September 7. His bike stolen. His laptop stolen. His cellphone stolen.

Published:Wednesday | October 20, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: Below is the contents of an email that National Commercial Bank (NCB) sent to Mr Wayne Campbell, whose letter The Gleaner published on Monday under the caption 'Bad NCB ad'....

Published:Wednesday | October 20, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: IT'S RATHER interesting to watch the drama unfold on Jamaica's political stage with both the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) and the People's National Party (PNP).

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