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Published:Thursday | October 14, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: The charge delivered to the audience attending the launching of National Heritage Week 2010 must not be taken lightly.The Reverend Milton Davidson speaks for the vast majority of Bible-believing people throughout Jamaica.

Published:Wednesday | October 13, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:LAST WEDNESDAY, October 6, I had the occasion to go downtown Kingston that resulted in a few experiences I did not anticipate.

Published:Wednesday | October 13, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: POOR PEOPLE will continue to find it difficult to educate their children in the prevailing negative educational environment.

Published:Wednesday | October 13, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:WHY SHOULD a politician be forced or encouraged into retirement when he/she is in good physical health and is passionate about his/her job? This is unfair.

Published:Wednesday | October 13, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:WITH THE recent catastrophic failure of the alumina plant red mud lake in the town of Kolontar, Hungary, and the resulting deaths and total devastation to an entire town...

Published:Wednesday | October 13, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:THE PEOPLE'S National Party and the Jamaica Labour Party need to repent for what they have done to Jamaica.

Published:Wednesday | October 13, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: I AM a regular reader of The Gleaner.And I am Haitian. I was so shocked reading the article about the Jamaican fisherman who was incarcerated in Haiti for three years.

Published:Wednesday | October 13, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: Below is a letter written yesterday to the Mr Patrick Wong, chief executive officer of the National Works Agency (NWA), by the citizens of Grovedale Drive...

Published:Tuesday | October 12, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:I read with interest an article titled 'From 'Water Boy' to PM? Shaw JLP front-runner if Golding quits' published in The Sunday Gleaner, October 10.While much of it was obviously largely...

Published:Tuesday | October 12, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: The issue of the windshield wipers and the problems they pose was thrown into the spotlight recently because the police decided that enough was enough and would now start enforcing the law.

Published:Tuesday | October 12, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:Professor Carolyn Cooper's article 'Where are the eligible men?' in The Sunday Gleaner (October 10), offers an interesting com-mentary on the important subject of the marginalisation of the Jamaican male....

Published:Tuesday | October 12, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: Over the years, there have been concerns that our boys and men are falling short in terms of compatibility with their females and their core duties.

Published:Tuesday | October 12, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:The decision to raise the toll barriers at the Portmore leg of Highway 2000 whenever the alternative route of Mandela Highway is inundated or impassable, posing a threat to road safety, should be independent of whether the Government can...

Published:Tuesday | October 12, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:I wonder if the absence of adequate infrastructural provisions is the reason travelling in Jamaica is such a chaotic experience.

Published:Tuesday | October 12, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: I read with interest the article on failing schools in The Sunday Gleaner. I noted where Mrs Foster Allen of the National Education Inspectorate (NEI) contends that the report may reignite the blame game...

Published:Tuesday | October 12, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:I am writing concerning the construction in progress at the corner of Garden Boulevard and Mona Road in the Kingston 6 area.During the heavy rains of the last few weeks it appears that the foundation that the company working on the...

Published:Monday | October 11, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: The flood rains across the island in recent weeks bring into sharp focus the challenge that professional dishonesty poses for government budgeting.The damage shown by the TV cameras, combined with government estimates of the cost...

Published:Monday | October 11, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:Your editorial of Saturday, October 9 'Protecting Brand Jamaica' reinforces a persistent theme of the disconnection of management from the delivery of service.

Published:Monday | October 11, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:I have just barely managed to close my mouth in absolute amazement long enough to reply to Dr Patricia Holness' letter published in The Gleaner on Friday, October 8, titled, 'RGD apologises ...

Published:Monday | October 11, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: Having completed my adolescent education in Jamaica and subsequently moved to Canada where I completed my degree in education....

Published:Monday | October 11, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: I was surprised by the tone and contents of Comrade Winston David-son's response in The Sunday Gleaner of October 3 to an earlier critique (Sunday, September 26) of the People's National Party's Progressive Agenda (PA)....

Published:Monday | October 11, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:I was watching the programme 'Impact' on CVM TV recently and saw our learned Howard Hamilton, QC, pathetically trying to legitimise windscreen wiping as a trade/profession.

Published:Sunday | October 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The soil type in the Liguanea Plains is the Maverley Loam # 22 -USDA Classification - Typic Haplustalfs. It is derived from sandy and gravelly deposits. The formation of this soil comes as a result of the movement of water down the slopes of St Andrew. But the soil type on Beverly Hills, St Andrew, is remarkably different.

Published:Sunday | October 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Kindly permit me the privilege of commenting on Ms Lisa Hanna's letter on the subject of 'clean coal' as an energy source for Jamaica.

Published:Saturday | October 9, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:Earlier this week, the University of the West Indies Guild of Students in association with the United Student Movement of Northern Caribbean University and the University of Technology's...

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