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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.

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

THE EDITOR, Sir: The tax breaks announced by the minister of finance do not really benefit the majority of Jamaicans.How many persons can afford to maintain a motor vehicle with the cost of petrol, tyres and other things that it takes, not to mention...

Published:Saturday | April 30, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I have noted with dismay the response of the minister of labour and social security to two new research papers which show that migrant farm workers from Jamaica, Mexico, the...

Published:Saturday | April 30, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:The intolerance of gender and sexual diversity in our country, demonstrated by intimidation, physical assaults and death threats against persons who are merely suspected of being homosexuals, within the work and education environment, is...

Published:Saturday | April 30, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:At last my father's soul may now rest in peace - now that the trains are rolling again.

Published:Saturday | April 30, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I have been watching West Indies cricket for some time now, and I have seen mostly the lows of West Indies cricket.

Published:Saturday | April 30, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I am positive that we have to bridge the divides in Jamaica or the country will go under.

Published:Saturday | April 30, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:The entertainment component in Jamaica's agricultural expos is an important and necessary attention-grabbing mechanism.

Published:Friday | April 29, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:Donald Trump epitomises what many around the globe call 'the Ugly America', and it has nothing to do with his hair!His unrelenting attack on the credibility and legitimacy of Barack Obama as president...

Published:Friday | April 29, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: Superbly hosted in Montego Bay, the just-concluded Carifta Games provided an exceptional display of youth athleticism that not only showcased the region as an existent athletic power but also gave clear indication of a sustained future...

Published:Friday | April 29, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:The picture of a group of women lifting the injured driver - another woman - from her wrecked vehicle after a road accident on Tuesday is a poignant one.

Published:Friday | April 29, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:The number of murder-suicides, teenage suicides and family disputes that have occurred in our country over the past few weeks is cause for alarm and concern.

Published:Friday | April 29, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:It seems to me that, since the suicide hotline established by the Ministry of Education for troubled teens is being inundated with calls from adults seeking general counselling...

Published:Friday | April 29, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I have never voted for the current government while living at home, but I might have done so in the last election, as I felt that change was needed and the politics of Bruce Golding had a convincing sound.

Published:Thursday | April 28, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I could not agree more with Glenn Tucker's article, published Tuesday, about the JTA and its president, Nadine Molloy Young's, obsession with conflict.

Published:Thursday | April 28, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:One proposed solution for the prevalence of fake driver's licences is to make retesting of motorists a prerequisite to the renewal of their licences.

Published:Thursday | April 28, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: Jamaica's teacher-centred and archaic exam-based educational system is a travesty of education and squelches a person's desire to learn...

Published:Thursday | April 28, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:Kudos for Haiti's president-elect, Michel Martelly, and his call for the Haitian diaspora to help rebuild the earthquake-ravaged nation.

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