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Published:Thursday | March 11, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: In the days of yore when banks used to play an essential role in the economic activities of any country, their core business was to gather funds and make loans.

Published:Thursday | March 11, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: The United States of America's report on Jamaica is very welcoming in the sense that it shows us how we Jamaicans are thinking, who doesn't like who, and who is confused and who is not.

Published:Thursday | March 11, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: The Armadale report has finally been made public and the nation should not be surprised at the contents.

Published:Thursday | March 11, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:Lately, there has been continuous tackling of teachers about them not doing enough to improve the pass rate in mathematics.

Published:Wednesday | March 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Here's what readers are saying on www.jamaica-gleaner.com about the reassignment of National Security Permanent Secretary Richard Reese as Director General for Local Government.

Published:Wednesday | March 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:Many words are not needed to express how disappointed I am with the operations at public hospitals and the unfairness to us as a people.

Published:Wednesday | March 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: When it comes to law enforcement, the United States acts as if Jamaica is the 51st state. The last time I checked, we got Independence in 1962 from England, not them. Any way you look at it, we are a sovereign nation.

Published:Wednesday | March 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: As I see it, observance of and respect for the rule of law are pillars of democracy and freedom, which mankind in general, particularly those of us in the Western world cherish most dearly.

Published:Wednesday | March 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: In addition to fostering higher education, universities and colleges are also to take the charge in research.

Published:Wednesday | March 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: Let us forget for a minute that there is an outstanding extradition request for Christopher 'Dudus' Coke.

Published:Wednesday | March 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: Given Carolyn Cooper's incisive commentary on Jamaican culture and politics, I was disappointed in her review of Edward Seaga's autobiography.

Published:Wednesday | March 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

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Published:Wednesday | March 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: I am a college student who has a keen interest in the growth and development of my country.

Published:Tuesday | March 9, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:Let's assume that Bruce Golding decides to turn the Christopher 'Dudus' Coke case over to the courts, and they, after careful deliberation, decide to grant the extradition request.

Published:Tuesday | March 9, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:I am having a problem with the Jamaica Public Service company.I am the only one living at my house. I am not at home during the day but they keep sending me estimated bills of $12,000 and up.

Published:Tuesday | March 9, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:Much has been written, and countless opinions have been offered on the Christopher Coke extradition issue.

Published:Tuesday | March 9, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:The often quoted George Orwell statement in the book Animal Farm regarding the relative importance of some individual over others, occupied my mind as I listened to the prime minister's statement to Parliament...

Published:Tuesday | March 9, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: The Dudus issue is not only about Christopher Coke.It is also about the proper interpretation of the Extradition Act. Yet it is not all about the Extradition Act. It is about United States' relations with Jamaica...

Published:Tuesday | March 9, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:I read in The Sunday Gleaner that Major Richard Reese has been removed from his position of permanent secretary in the Ministry of National Security.

Published:Tuesday | March 9, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:The Bruce Golding-led Jamaica Labour Party campaigned on ridding the island of corruption and many Jamaicans, eager for a change, bought his political pitch.

Published:Tuesday | March 9, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:We read about them from time to time, these policemen on bail awaiting their day in court, who take advantage of their US visa and their unseeing, nonchalant superiors, to flee to sanctuary and a new start in America.

Published:Tuesday | March 9, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:The article in The Sunday Gleaner by Arthur Hall, senior staff reporter, was right on target.

Published:Monday | March 8, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:I note your Letter of the Day published in The Gleaner of March 5 captioned 'No one has a 'right' to a visa'.

Published:Monday | March 8, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:Not surprisingly, at least to a majority Jamaicans, the prime minister has decided not to honour the extradition request made by the USA for the reputed strongman of Tivoli Gardens...

Published:Monday | March 8, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:I am very disappointed to hear people to whom we should be looking for moral guidance saying that hanging will solve our crime problems.

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