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Published:Wednesday | December 31, 1969 | 7:00 PM

THE EDITOR, Sir:Masquerading their proposals as efforts to uplift the working and lower classes from dependence on government has proven to be the main reason why Jamaicans do not trust either political party.We always hear both leaders articulate...

Published:Wednesday | December 31, 1969 | 7:00 PM

THE EDITOR, Sir:THOSE WHO have the formal responsibility to present us to the world and to ourselves must always appreciate that Jamaica is its people, culture and history, with that indefinable 'something' that identifies us...

Published:Wednesday | December 31, 1969 | 7:00 PM

THE EDITOR, Sir:WHY HAVE we forsaken our own and named the Boscobel Aerodrome after a foreigner? Why have we not considered naming it after any of the Jamaicans responsible for the past and future development of the area, for example, the Issas,...

Published:Wednesday | December 31, 1969 | 7:00 PM

THE EDITOR, Sir:The prime minister, addressing Parliament on Tuesday, was obviously upset by the fact that the courts seem to be entertaining high legal costs filed by lawyers in election petition matters recently decided in the courts.

Published:Wednesday | December 31, 1969 | 7:00 PM

THE EDITOR, Sir:MOTORISTS IN the Corporate Area who were being inconvenienced or harassed by the young men wiping windscreens at stop lights should be congratulating Senior Superintendent Radcliffe Lewis, who had the vision and gets to deal...

Published:Wednesday | December 31, 1969 | 7:00 PM

THE EDITOR, Sir:It is with utter disgust that I write this letter about burning.Sir, apart from the constant burning of garbage and debris, there is a chemical/metal smelling substance that is being burnt not only in the inner cities, but almost...

Published:Wednesday | December 31, 1969 | 7:00 PM

THE EDITOR, Sir:The problem of foreign vessels entering our waters and stealing from our fisheries has been plaguing us for a long time.The Fisheries Advisory Board, in conjunction with biologists from the University of the West Indies, recently did a...

Published:Wednesday | December 31, 1969 | 7:00 PM

THE EDITOR, Sir:For a man who holds no brief for anyone, I find it inexplicable how Mr Ian Boyne could be so generous to Mr Delano Seiveright as to declare that the "young man is not your typical tribalist".Mr Seiveright's remarks never seem to bear the...

Published:Wednesday | December 31, 1969 | 7:00 PM

THE EDITOR, Sir:A recent news report about the unfairness in the allocation of funds for road repair and maintenance in some areas of St Elizabeth should not cause the mayor of Black River to invoke his Christian beliefs in affirming his commitment to...

Published:Wednesday | December 31, 1969 | 7:00 PM

THE EDITOR, Sir:Whenever I feel there is nothing I have not yet heard, I am humbled to discover there is no limit to man's stupidity, and every day brings a new inanity.Good money, I am sure, has been spent 'educating' these language experts, who must...

Published:Wednesday | December 31, 1969 | 7:00 PM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I firmly believe in culture, but where culture clashes with population growth and technology, something has got to give.Take, for example, Grand Market.

Published:Wednesday | December 31, 1969 | 7:00 PM

THE EDITOR, Sir:Like Diogenes searching at high noon with a lighted lamp, I have tried, without success, to find just cause for naming the Boscobel airport after Ian Fleming.

Published:Wednesday | December 31, 1969 | 7:00 PM

THE EDITOR, Sir: Once again, we are hearing about a glut of vegetables on the local market. While our farmers and vendors are bemoaning the fact that they have to be dumping vegetables...

Published:Wednesday | December 31, 1969 | 7:00 PM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I write to take issue with the letter from the 'Former Civil Servant' in the January 17, 2011 issue of The Gleaner.The writer claims that "the civil service is not as neutral as some make it out to be".

Published:Wednesday | December 31, 1969 | 7:00 PM

THE EDITOR, Sir:Mr Ian Boyne wrote a most unfortunate column in The Sunday Gleaner (January 16, 2011) about G2K President Delano Seiveright's proposals regarding how we deal, in general, with senior persons in our civil service and public sector...

Published:Wednesday | December 31, 1969 | 7:00 PM

THE EDITOR, Sir:Kindly allow me space to comment on a letter in The Gleaner dated January 15, 2011, by Mr Oneil Hall.First, Mr Hall states that the action of firing upon the Honduran vessel was wrong as it was "simply people catching fish to eat".

Published:Wednesday | December 31, 1969 | 7:00 PM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I am a trained teacher of physics and physical education and am unable to find employment in Jamaica.I have written tons of applications and have attended numerous interviews across the island for almost a year.

Published:Wednesday | December 31, 1969 | 7:00 PM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I was stunned to read that the current glut of some fruits and vegetables on the local market was being considered a negative development in light of the high cost of food.

Published:Wednesday | December 31, 1969 | 7:00 PM

THE EDITOR, Sir: Like a phoenix, Coronation Market has risen from the ashes and reclaimed its rightful place as the fresh-food, fruit and vegetable...

Published:Wednesday | December 31, 1969 | 7:00 PM

THE EDITOR, Sir: The decision to give managerial authority of the new Downtown Municipal Transport Centre to the KSAC spells another management disaster in process...

Published:Wednesday | December 31, 1969 | 7:00 PM

THE EDITOR, Sir: Although the divestment of Air Jamaica has been the subject of many decisions or reworking of the same decisions I was ever so pleased to hear that it will be returning to the UK.Having necessarily made long-haul flights...

Published:Wednesday | December 31, 1969 | 7:00 PM

THE EDITOR, Sir:Having recently embarked on researching my family's history, I discovered that my four-times great-grandfather, Peter Renatus Angell, a cabinetmaker, who was born in 1748, came from England to Jamaica at some time in the 18th century,...

Published:Wednesday | December 31, 1969 | 7:00 PM

THE EDITOR, Sir: I am a Jamaican and former civil servant now residing in the UK and working in its civil service. Mr Ian Boyne's criticisms (The Sunday Gleaner, January 16) of the arguments...

Published:Wednesday | December 31, 1969 | 7:00 PM

THE EDITOR, Sir: All Jamaicans are entitled to equal rights, justice and support from all human-rights organisation initiatives.

Published:Wednesday | December 31, 1969 | 7:00 PM

THE EDITOR, Sir: Mr Denroy Palmer's article in your publication of Saturday, January 15, titled 'Supporting our youth is our God-given responsibility', really jolted my interest.

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