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Published:Thursday | February 24, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: THE BRUCE Golding-led administration has postponed the local government election for the third consecutive time. The postponement of this election is an infringement upon the Jamaican democracy.

Published:Thursday | February 24, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:FOR SOME it was about the time ...less than 20 minutes? Under an hour? For others it was being able to run 5k.

Published:Wednesday | February 23, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: I am glad that G2K has lashed out against lawyers K.D.Knight and Patrick Atkinson, who represent the PNP in the Dudus/Manatt commission of enquiry.

Published:Wednesday | February 23, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: I feel compelled to write this letter as I note the various changes taking place across Jamaica in various towns.

Published:Wednesday | February 23, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I am saddened at the image portrayed at the recently held Youth View Awards (YVA), which had the theme 'Young, Hot and Hype'.

Published:Wednesday | February 23, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: Clearly stung by the probing, penetration and incisive cross-examination by K.D. Knight, QC, and Patrick Atkinson, QC, at the Manatt/Christopher Coke enquiry...

Published:Wednesday | February 23, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: The impending trial of the Rev Dr Paul Lewis is generating quite a stir. There is great cynicism regarding the possibility of any just outcome. Placed in context of similar actions by men of the cloth, most notably the many Catholic priests...

Published:Wednesday | February 23, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I wholeheartedly believe that Bob Marley should be named Jamaica's eighth national hero.Moreover, many Jamaicans at home and in the diaspora share this view.

Published:Tuesday | February 22, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:The recent news that five policemen have been gaoled for allegedly raping an exotic dancer begs the question: What methods are employed in recruiting persons for the police and special constabulary? What exactly are the criteria? ...

Published:Tuesday | February 22, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: The Golding administration has postponed parish council elections for the third consecutive time.The postponement of the local government polls is an infringement upon Jamaican democracy.

Published:Tuesday | February 22, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:The Math Club (NY) has shipped some items to The Math Club (Ja)/Seaview Gardens Early Childhood Centre which have been sitting on the wharf since January 5, 2011.These items include three desktop computers...

Published:Tuesday | February 22, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:While waiting for the evening news on local television, I happen to watch TVJ's Schools' Challenge Quiz, which precedes the newscast...

Published:Tuesday | February 22, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:Having read a story outlining testimony given by the national security minister, Dwight Nelson, in the Manatt enquiry, I am simply stunned!I say this as it is reported that he was "not aware that Coke was a reputed don"!...

Published:Tuesday | February 22, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:This is an open letter to the speaker of the House of Representatives, Delroy Chuck, on the matter of the poor behaviour of some MPs. Mr Speaker, the behaviour of parliamentarians on February 15, 2011 left a bitter taste in my mouth....

Published:Tuesday | February 22, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: One of the weaknesses in any discourse in Jamaica is the lack of focus on issues, as well as the oversimplification of issues.

Published:Tuesday | February 22, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: Norman Washington Manley, in a 1939 speech, charged Jamaicans to develop a 'new national spirit' which would foster self-government and the advancement of the culture of Jamaicans...

Published:Monday | February 21, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I just had to reply to Mortimer McPherson's article, titled 'The struggling furniture business', published in The Sunday Gleaner dated February 6.The main reason why importation of furniture and wood products from foreign manufacturers...

Published:Monday | February 21, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: Somewhere in his testimony over two days before the ongoing Dudus-Manatt commission of enquiry, Dr Ronald Robinson, whose testimony exposed critical deficiencies in our system of governance, proffered the enlightened view that he felt...

Published:Monday | February 21, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:About two weeks ago, I read an article by a 'published' lecturer concerning dancehall - its evolution from slavery to its present form.

Published:Monday | February 21, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:An article published in The Gleaner on Thursday, February 17, under the caption 'Palisadoes project in limbo', suggested that work on the Palisadoes Shoreline Protection and Rehabilitation project has been put on hold.

Published:Monday | February 21, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:Thank you so much, Mr Ainsley Deer, for a very clear and insightful column about the perceived high rate of personality disorders in Jamaica, published in The Sunday Gleaner of February 20.I was mostly puzzled by the findings of...

Published:Sunday | February 20, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:It is incumbent on me to respond to articles relating to the Factories Corporation of Jamaica (FCJ), especially when they convey such misleading information which has been the...

Published:Saturday | February 19, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: The Norman Manley Interna-tional Airport was expanded at great cost and a large placard outlining the life of our national hero was erected in the check-in area. It was noticed that the information included a statement that Norman Manley served in the British army, where he was awarded a military medal (common letters).

Published:Saturday | February 19, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: The National Organisation of Women is appalled and disgusted at the allegation of the gang rape of a young dancer by five policemen in St Catherine on Wednesday night.

Published:Saturday | February 19, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: I hope the chairman of the Manatt, Phelps & Phillips enquiry, Mr Emil George, is aware that he, more than anybody else, is being watched and measured.

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