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Published:Wednesday | March 2, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:In my column on Sunday, 'Skin bleaching easy as cheese', I mista-kenly attributed to Adidja 'Vybz Kartel' Palmer the following lines from Look Pon Me that are actually performed by Tarik 'Russian' Johnston...

Published:Wednesday | March 2, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: There has been a resurgence of calls for Bob Marley to be made a national hero. However, I have some questions which need to be answered by those who are proposing this...

Published:Wednesday | March 2, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:Most people with an appreciation of human rights will agree that the Haitian debacle in Montego Bay was an embarrassment for Jamaica.

Published:Wednesday | March 2, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:Your headline in The Gleaner dated February 28, 2011 raises an important issue in sickle-cell disease.Priapism is a painful involuntary erection not associated with sexual desire.

Published:Wednesday | March 2, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: I wish to congratulate the Peace Corps on its 50th anniversary.I am one of the many Jamaicans who have benefited tremendously from the Peace Corps' services.

Published:Wednesday | March 2, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:In my column on Sunday, 'Skin bleaching easy as cheese', I mista-kenly attributed to Adidja 'Vybz Kartel' Palmer the following lines from Look Pon Me that are actually performed by Tarik 'Russian' Johnston...

Published:Tuesday | March 1, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:This is a short, very powerful word, which is often taken for granted. Every day we should ask why of ourselves and others to learn and analyse if we are doing the right thing or are being taken advantage of...

Published:Tuesday | March 1, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: THE ISLAND of Jamaica is beautiful.The reality of the people is quite another. If businesses are leaving Ocho Rios, it is because Jamaica has a social problem.

Published:Tuesday | March 1, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:The view expressed by Narda Graham, in a letter titled 'Black history focus misplaced' on Friday, February 25, that this celebration is for black Americans, seems pedestrian and simplistic.Jamaica continually borrows aspects of American...

Published:Tuesday | March 1, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: The commission of enquiry and its principal purpose have been hijacked by the focus on the memoranda of understanding signed by Dr Peter Phillips. While this issue is worthy of serious and in-depth investigation, let us not lose sight of the main goal...

Published:Tuesday | March 1, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:It bears repeating that Black History Month is an American necessity, as the minority African-American population is so honoured in this way.

Published:Monday | February 28, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: I feel it is imperative that I respond to and expose the inherent errors, rogue concepts and overall self-hatred found in Narda Graham's article, 'Black history focus misplaced'.Yet again, I see more Jamaicans going on the offensive,...

Published:Monday | February 28, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:THE ISLAND of Jamaica is beautiful.The reality of the people is quite another. If businesses are leaving Ocho Rios, it is because Jamaica has a social problem.

Published:Monday | February 28, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:Once again, ackee exports are threatened by the recent unfortunate deaths in Jamaica suspected to be ackee poisoning.We in the processing sector experienced significant increases in hypoglycin levels in processed ackees between 2005 ...

Published:Monday | February 28, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I had the opportunity to meet a group of visitors who came to the island last week.They were all excited to tell their story on arrival back in their homeland...

Published:Sunday | February 27, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:The Manatt enquiry is a stage and all the men and women merely players.

Published:Sunday | February 27, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:It should come as no grand surprise that the brilliance which gave birth to the idea of schools staging a Jamaica Day also engineered the staging of the day within February, Black History Month.

Published:Sunday | February 27, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:There is mounting evidence that we are not, individually or collectively, managing our talent or human resources well.

Published:Saturday | February 26, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:On Sunday, February 20, after watching the All-Star NBA game on one of the cable channels, I decided to surf the local stations to get back to my local viewing regimen.

Published:Saturday | February 26, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:Where is the order in the House, or should it be like that - outrageous, rude and uncontrolled outbursts coming from the leaders of our country?

Published:Saturday | February 26, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:The burden of the 'bad name' (read negative perception) endured by our political leaders is largely of their own making.

Published:Saturday | February 26, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:The testimony of Senator Dwight 'I Cannot Recall/Collateral Damage' Nelson will be long remembered by all who witnessed it at the Jamaica Conference Centre or via the television.

Published:Saturday | February 26, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:Kindly permit me to comment on a letter, dated February 22, 2011, under the heading 'Hooligan cops?

Published:Saturday | February 26, 2011 | 12:00 AM

I found it so amusing that the media could have fallen for Patrick Atkinson's sleight of hand in asking the minister of national security, Senator Dwight Nelson, about Christopher Coke's constitutional rights at the time of the extradition stand-off.

Published:Friday | February 25, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: Just after midnight on Sunday, February 20, 2011, four police pickups and a van normally used to transport prisoners descended on the only gay club along the Hip Strip in Montego Bay...

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