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Published:Tuesday | July 27, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: Please permit space in your publication to raise the following issues: The extension of the state of emergency (SOE) is not supported by constitutional principles.

Published:Tuesday | July 27, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:The worldwide recession has affected Jamaica like a blow from a sledgehammer to a rabbit.

Published:Tuesday | July 27, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:I would like to use this medium to ask Mr Peter Bunting to provide the evidence for his bold pronouncements on the news media.

Published:Tuesday | July 27, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: The strategy of the Opposition to "oppose, oppose" has come back to haunt them, and their boisterous leader is not happy.I find it hard to believe that not one member of the Opposition voted...

Published:Tuesday | July 27, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: I had the grave misfortune of experiencing inept and substandard customer service on a recent visit to the offices of the Registrar General's Department (RGD), Kingston Mall...

Published:Tuesday | July 27, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: Please help me resolve the following question: Our legal experts and constitutional lawyers should have the answer.Can the people of this country, who are fully aware of the seriousness of the crime...

Published:Monday | July 26, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: The ACTIVITIES in the House of Representatives on Tuesday, July 20, marked one of the saddest days in my life as a public servant and a citizen of Jamaica.

Published:Monday | July 26, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: There was reportedly an accident on Hope Road early Sunday morning (July 25).As I gave the matter thought, something came to mind: we must be careful about how we move accident victims/injured persons.

Published:Monday | July 26, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: What is the difference between a policeman and a soldier? This is not a trick question and there isn't a punch line.

Published:Monday | July 26, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: I am aghast, yet not surprised by the leaders of the various private-sector bodies giving their overwhelming support to the continuation of the state of emergency.

Published:Monday | July 26, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: 'Human Rights Now More Than Ever' or 'Rights Here, Rights Now' was the theme of the just-concluded AIDS conference in Vienna, Austria.

Published:Sunday | July 25, 2010 | 12:00 AM

BBC News recently reported that Trafigura had been found criminally responsible by a Dutch court for dumping toxic waste near Abidjan, the former capital of the Ivory Coast. In this matter, Trafigura has been charged £1million.

Published:Sunday | July 25, 2010 | 12:00 AM

There is a certain place, located just across from where the remains of some of our heroes lie, where some very strange things are happening. There seems to be an invasion of fine ants that seem capable of removing millions of dollars bit by bit without being seen.

Published:Sunday | July 25, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Permit me to speak to some misconceptions in the article 'School Probe', published in The Sunday Gleaner of July 18. Summer school at Merl Grove is not compulsory

Published:Saturday | July 24, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Below are excerpts from comments posted by online readers about Friday's lead story, 'Job joy', about the reopening of the Windalco bauxite plant in Ewarton, St Catherine; and the latest moves by the security forces to tackle crime.

Published:Saturday | July 24, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:I am a Jamaican currently working in the United States as a consulting Business Analyst.

Published:Saturday | July 24, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:It is amazing to me to see the furore the media are causing in relation to the Opposition's abstention from the vote to extend the state of emergency for another 30 days.

Published:Saturday | July 24, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: After building the pier at Falmouth there is now talk again of building a cruise shipping pier at Port Royal. It seems that the pundits are correct, we develop for the sake of our politicians and bureaucrats and not for our people.

Published:Saturday | July 24, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:I heartily congratulate the Scout Association of Jamaica on the magnificent achievement of its 100th anniversary of scouting in Jamaica, which its leaders are celebrating this year as an institution, empowering thousands of young people...

Published:Saturday | July 24, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:Labour Day 2010 will go down in history as the beginning of one of the most significant periods in our history, and should be ranked alongside the Christmas Rebellion of 1838, The Morant Bay Rebellion of 1865 and our Independence in...

Published:Saturday | July 24, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:There is a story told about a man who jumped the wall of the national stadium only to see his friend on the inside saying he got in free because there was no charge at the gate.

Published:Friday | July 23, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:I write in response to the article in The Sunday Gleaner of July 18 titled 'School probe'.

Published:Friday | July 23, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:Following the defeat of the motion to extend the state of emergency by the Opposition members of Parliament on June 20, it begs the question, "Who are those MPs representing?" Themselves, and their lofty holier- than-thou 'principled'...

Published:Friday | July 23, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: A continued state of emergency is an artificial solution to a real problem. It seems to me that the state of emergency that has been in effect over the past two months and all the successes...

Published:Friday | July 23, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: I now understand better the motivation for action of our political leaders."Go my way or not at all". Having facilitated this crime monster...

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