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Published:Friday | May 6, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Can you save my 'road' too? It's Carpenters Road, off Hagley Park Road, Kingston 10. While you are at it, the sidewalk to the left of Carpenters Road - the section that meets Hagley Park Road (heading towards Three Miles) - could do with some help too....

Published:Friday | May 6, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: Once again the lack of supervision of children in schools rears its ugly head. Earlier this year, in separate incidents, two unsupervised children playing at school...

Published:Thursday | May 5, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: ONCE AGAIN the lack of supervision of children in schools rears its ugly head. Earlier this year, children playing at a primary school were left unsupervised under clearly dangerous conditions...

Published:Thursday | May 5, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: FROM ITS very inception, the 'old guard' of the People's National Party (PNP) was never receptive to the idea of empowering the youthful comrades of the movement.

Published:Thursday | May 5, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: The Jamaica Public Service Company's (JPS) Winsome Callum has, in The Gleaner's issue of April 21, responded to The Paint Shop's factual statement with a number of counterstatements...

Published:Thursday | May 5, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, SIR: I HAVE been reading Professor Carolyn Cooper's columns, and I have pointed out several 'sins of commission' by her which have left me bewildered and bemused, and I guess there may be good reasons for you not...

Published:Thursday | May 5, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: I would like to believe that when Senator K.D. Knight, in his anxiety to restore the interest of the Jamaican people, incited us to demonstrate in the event that we are not satisfied with the outcome of the Manatt enquiry...

Published:Wednesday | May 4, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I read of the planned removal of the subsidy to tertiary institutions.I have come to the conclusion that many times major decisions are made without the proper knowledge of how systems work or proper impact analysis.

Published:Wednesday | May 4, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:Mr Derrick Gillespie's letter of Saturday, April 30, which attempts to discredit Mr Peter Espeut, shows that he neither understands the Scriptures nor what the Pope said.The simple fact is that the Law of the Gospel, as embodied in the...

Published:Wednesday | May 4, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:Friday, April 29 is a day I will never forget because of an event I observed on Spanish Town Road in the vicinity of Six Miles and Riverton City.About 10 chains from where I took the bus, we came upon an ugly scene where a security guard...

Published:Wednesday | May 4, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I was elated to see that the Boxill poll on the country's reaction to the Manatt-Coke commission took note of how the witnesses were treated and the level of disrespect some of them had to endure because of the spineless commissioners.I...

Published:Wednesday | May 4, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I'd like to thank Finance Minister Audley Shaw and the Government for lowering interest rate on loans from the Students' Loan Bureau.I urge the Government to track down delinquent borrowers through their TRN and NIS number.

Published:Wednesday | May 4, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:The Medical Council of Jamaica has not been convened since the election in November 2010 of six new members by the democratic vote of the Medical Association of Jamaica membership.The election is a requirement of the Medical Act 1972 and...

Published:Wednesday | May 4, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: It is with horror that I comment on the recent video that has been making the rounds on the Internet via YouTube and other social media...

Published:Tuesday | May 3, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: As we plan the celebration of our 50th year of Independence in 2012, I have no doubt our rich cultural heritage of songs and dances will be showcased.

Published:Tuesday | May 3, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: My brother is an 83-year-old man with learning difficulties from birth.In January, I visited Jamaica to help create some stability and purpose in his life...

Published:Tuesday | May 3, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: FINSAC was mandated to 'restore stability in a well-regulated financial sector' and was formed to rescue private institutions like insurance companies and banks, etc.It is a fact that the high...

Published:Tuesday | May 3, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I am writing to express my dismay at the policies and service of the Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS).

Published:Tuesday | May 3, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:THE CARICOM Single Market and Economy seems to be what is left of the originally proposed West Indies Federation.Be that as it may, the following points should not be ignored in any future discussions to keep it alive.1.

Published:Tuesday | May 3, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: I had a dream Sunday night that God gave me a message for Carolyn Cooper. Here goes:Carolyn, mi Chile!A hear say dat you did rite a letta inna de Gleaner ah wanda if God speak Patwa, an mi waan fi tell you dat since you can si wid yu own...

Published:Monday | May 2, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: With regard to your article titled 'Civil servants trained in energy conservation', published on Friday, April 29, the Ministry of Energy and Mining is to be commended for taking this initiative, with support from the United Nations...

Published:Monday | May 2, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: I am sure Deacon Peter Espuet is aware that the Roman Catholic Church has admitted to changing the Lord's Sabbath (which is the seventh day of the week and kept by Jews to this day) and made Sunday into the Sabbath...

Published:Monday | May 2, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:Why should certain citizens of Jamaica be forced to go through hoops in order to get a birth certificate from the Registrar General's Department (RGD)?As a result of the expiration of my Jamaican...

Published:Monday | May 2, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: Proper usage of words helps to shape our lives and inculcate a culture that guides any nation towards civility.

Published:Monday | May 2, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I have watched the Budget presentation of Minister Shaw, and welcome some of his announced initiatives. Chief among them is the rollback of student-loan interest rates for college students.

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