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Published:Thursday | November 4, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: Jamaica has lost one of its most patriotic daughters in the person of Mrs Norma Shirley. Her love for our country kept her here...

Published:Thursday | November 4, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:With respect to the article, 'Bureau of Women's Affairs Feature' which appeared in the Flair Magazine of The Gleaner of Monday November 1, in which I was featured.

Published:Thursday | November 4, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:I was shocked to hear the reported recent remarks of the prime minister of Trinidad and Tobago.

Published:Thursday | November 4, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:There has been much ado in the press about the composition of the commission of enquiry established by Prime Minister Bruce Golding to enquire into the Manatt, Phelps & Phillips...

Published:Thursday | November 4, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: Alvin Campbell, o/c Rocky, who came to national attention as a windscreen wiper on the TVJ programme 'Impact' with Ms Emily Crooks, was freed on Tuesday...

Published:Wednesday | November 3, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: As hurricane Tomas approaches, I know how vulnerable St Thomas can be in moments like these. Having lived in the parish for 20 years, I am aware of the hazards and horrors of hurricanes and storms.

Published:Wednesday | November 3, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: Every Jamaican needs decent housing at an affordable cost. It is the duty of government to make plans and implement policies to bring this about...

Published:Wednesday | November 3, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: Yesterday's letter of the day, captioned 'Poor roads and foul air', by Law-Abiding Citizen, must be responded to. The letter dealt with the condition of the roads in the constituency of North West St Andrew...

Published:Wednesday | November 3, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: Spending millions of borrowed money on a commission of enquiry into the Dudus/Manatt affair, an issue 70 per cent of Jamaicans polled no longer want to hear about, says more about Prime Minister Bruce...

Published:Wednesday | November 3, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: On March 27 I was involved in a motor-vehicle accident which rendered my car unable to operate.

Published:Wednesday | November 3, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:While doing some shopping at a small craft market on the 'hip strip' in Montego Bay recently, I was surprised to learn about the operation of the local tourism set-up, concerning mostly cruise-ship passengers...

Published:Wednesday | November 3, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: I thoroughly enjoy watching the students from the various schools perform on All Together Sing.

Published:Tuesday | November 2, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:In your editorial of Sunday, October 31, you presented some views as though they were facts, which I challenge.First of all, public-sector unions through their unions interact primarily with government as employer and thus the...

Published:Tuesday | November 2, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: The article titled 'Who trusts a parish council?' Sunday, October 31, by Mayor Milton Brown of May Pen, clearly brings into focus the need for sustainability of local government and the implementation of the Final Report on Local...

Published:Tuesday | November 2, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: The letter from Wendel C. Guthrie 'Drain the highway, dam the gorge', October 15, said that in 1973 "there was no Portmore". In fact, Portmore was being developed.

Published:Tuesday | November 2, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: Living in Jamaica is an interesting experience and while I could go on forever listing and/or complaining about interminable woes and problems, it appears that most can be traced to a single source: ineffective representation.

Published:Tuesday | November 2, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:I write in reference to the article concerning the stigma of epilepsy in the The Sunday Gleaner (October 31).It would be nice if the public was made aware of the role of the Health Education Unit in the Ministry of Health.

Published:Monday | November 1, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: READING THE article 'The Gregory Isaacs I knew' by your writer Christopher Serju makes us wonder if the well-publicised facts about his cocaine drug use need any further exposure at a time when his family...

Published:Monday | November 1, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: THE MEMBER of Parliament for St Andrew Eastern, St Aubyn Bartlett, was the only member present to register the dissenting vote at the recently concluded parliamentary debate on a motion calling for the lifting of the United States (US)...

Published:Monday | November 1, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: PLEASE ALLOW space in your paper to join the discussion on this most important topic - energy diversification.

Published:Sunday | October 31, 2010 | 12:00 AM

I WOULD like to know if the Government of Jamaica (GOJ) has done anything to assist Mark Myrie, aka Buju Banton, in any way at all since his incarceration in a United States (US) jail began in December of 2009.

Published:Sunday | October 31, 2010 | 12:00 AM

IT'S KNOWN that my society, the Jamaican society, is one of the most violent. Every day there are reports of someone gunned down, persons dying because of foolish arguments or altercations that shouldn't have been the cause of death.

Published:Sunday | October 31, 2010 | 12:00 AM

I READ in one of our newspapers yesterday that the case involving the plain-clothes policeman who is 'alleged' to have shot the St Ann man, Chin Sing, in full view of civilians, one of whom captured it on tape, was put off for mention on November 19.

Published:Saturday | October 30, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: I WRITE to place on record my concerns about the North Coast Highway project, particularly that of the Fairfield/Westgate leg.While the rehabilitation work is welcomed, the manner in which it is currently being...

Published:Saturday | October 30, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Below are edited exceprts from comments posted online at www.jamaica-gleaner.com by readers to yesterday's page one story: 'Police locking down prison cells'.

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