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Published:Saturday | May 8, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:I wish to commend the citizens of Maverley and EU for agreeing to and embracing a bold step to developing their community.

Published:Saturday | May 8, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: The two-day strike by teachers has confirmed to me what I have known all along.

Published:Saturday | May 8, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:It is quite appalling to find that there are so many ostriches in Jamaica! I am referring to the current situation with the teachers and the Government and with teaching in general.There are persons in many quarters who have criticised...

Published:Saturday | May 8, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The reality is that tertiary education provides the only hope for a bright future for young, aspiring Jamaicans.

Published:Friday | May 7, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: Our education sector finds itself in a sticky position. First, there was the awarding of a 'failing grade' by a well-known Jamaican pollster and education bystander concerning the underperformance...

Published:Friday | May 7, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:In response to your article on Monday regarding 'Ready Freddy' I am saddened to hear of the fallout from this wooden sculpture.

Published:Friday | May 7, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: Gary Spaulding's article 'Casino Bill stumps GG', published on May 2, was poorly researched.Please permit me to make some corrections.

Published:Friday | May 7, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: From the bits and pieces of the raging extradition controversy surrounding Christopher Coke I have heard and read, truth has already been compromised and will continue to be compromised.

Published:Friday | May 7, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: I am a final year student at the University of the West Indies. For the duration of my three-year sojourn at this institution, the worst challenges I have experienced have been in my last two semesters.

Published:Friday | May 7, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: The recent decision taken by Ambassador Marco Mazzocchi Alemanni and the EU delegation not to go through with completely furnishing the computer lab at Maverley Primary and Junior High School ...

Published:Friday | May 7, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:This week, I happened to visit the community of Waterford, St Catherine, and some of the things that I saw and heard were unbelievable.

Published:Thursday | May 6, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: I FIND the Government's decision to mandate all radio and television stations to air one-minute-long government-related news headlines 10 times per day not only appalling and shocking...

Published:Thursday | May 6, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:THE MORALITY of teachers has been brought into question by some immoral person claiming to be a teacher who clearly has no knowledge of the hard work and sacrifices that teachers make...

Published:Thursday | May 6, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I THINK your editorial of Tuesday, May 4, has misrepresented the importance of developing a high-speed, all-weather road to serve the Norman Manley International Airport....

Published:Thursday | May 6, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: DR DANIEL Fider, associate professor of leadership at the Northern Caribbean University (NCU), in his article of May 4, stated that the Ministry of Education should fire striking teachers.

Published:Thursday | May 6, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: I find the comments being made in the press that teachers have rescinded the right to ask for the Government to pay what is owed to them, because of the poor performance of their students...

Published:Wednesday | May 5, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: EVIDENCE HAS shown that the adage, "Where there is a will, there is a way" rings true. History is replete with records of nations which were con-fronted with one difficulty...

Published:Wednesday | May 5, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: I totally support the action taken by the teachers to press for retroactive money owned to them.

Published:Wednesday | May 5, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: It is with great disgust that I view the recent murders of children and other law-abiding citizens in our society.

Published:Wednesday | May 5, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: Any teacher who is in the teaching profession today should have gone into the profession with the aim to teach and touch the lives of as many children under his/her watch as possible...

Published:Wednesday | May 5, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: In a recent Gleaner editorial and in several letters to the editor, comments made about teachers and unions, performance-pay and educational reform, for me, are shameful.

Published:Wednesday | May 5, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: Education Week would have passed without much to celebrate.The results of the Education 20/20, the Grade Four Numeracy Test, point to systemic weaknesses in an already flawed education system....

Published:Wednesday | May 5, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:In response to your article on Monday regarding 'Ready Freddy' and similar wood carvings in Fern Gully, I must state that I find them utterly revolting and vulgar.

Published:Tuesday | May 4, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:What makes any type of art form genuine? Is Michelangelo's David art, or Edna Manley's Paul Bogle genuine? The Fern Gully piece may be way over the top, and I have no clue of what the man may be expressing...

Published:Tuesday | May 4, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: The scrap-metal industry has come into focus recently in a number of ways. Agriculture Minister Christopher Tufton has called for a ban on the industry...

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