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Published:Wednesday | June 15, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: A friend abroad has sent me a copy of the July 2011 Essence Magazine (Beyonce is the cover girl) with Constance White as its new editor-in-chief. Ms White is a former student at Meadowbrook High School in St Andrew.

Published:Wednesday | June 15, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:Prime Minister (PM) Bruce Golding, after more than a year of hinting at such, is on the verge of revamping his Cabinet.Were I the PM, I would consider a smaller Cabinet comprising the following 13 ministries, including the Office of the...

Published:Wednesday | June 15, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: I went to speak to a group of parents and students at a school in the Corporate Area recently and, as I waited at the gate to be picked up, I observed a security officer's conduct.

Published:Wednesday | June 15, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:The relevant authorities keep on telling the public that the reason for the lack of remedial work on the roads is that the roads in the communities have not been formally handed over to the relevant parish councils.

Published:Wednesday | June 15, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:The Gleaner did not publish the statement I made but editorialised on it. Your editorial of May 18 conveyed the wrong impression ...

Published:Tuesday | June 14, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:If we are to attain developed-nation status according to the Planning Institute of Jamaica policy document, Jamaica is only 19 years away.

Published:Tuesday | June 14, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I heard news Sunday of a prime ministerial decision to assign independent consultants to look into the scope of work done under the Jamaica Development Infrastructure Programme....

Published:Tuesday | June 14, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:Permit me to give some feedback on the article titled 'CARICOM needs an executive agency', published in last Friday's Gleaner.I quite agree with Andrew King's thoughts on CARICOM and the necessity for economic and political unison...

Published:Tuesday | June 14, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:The average television or print reporter is not very investigative whenever he/she goes to the scene of an incident/accident.He asks one question and then allows the loudest mouth of the group to ramble on with information, without...

Published:Tuesday | June 14, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:Many Jamaicans gloat at the headlines of these WikiLeaks revelations, particularly when they concern matters related to political parties to which they do not subscribe.However, these revelations only confirm what many have suspected ...

Published:Tuesday | June 14, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:This is an open letter to Agriculture Minister Dr Christopher Tufton.I am hoping that Mr Tufton can confirm and put my mind to rest that the animals we slaughter for our food are killed in the most humane way possible.I have been haunted...

Published:Tuesday | June 14, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: I trust I am not the only person who is annoyed by the service stations and their non-service with regard to air pumps.

Published:Monday | June 13, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I wish to commend Prime Minister Bruce Golding for his excellent address at the prestigious Brookings Institution in Washington, DC, on June 7, in the presence of a distinguished audience of business executives, diplomats and other...

Published:Monday | June 13, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I write about the misguided action of the Jamaica Railway Corporation (JRC), which has deprived the communities of Highgate, Islington, Belfield and surrounding areas of water usually supplied by the National Water Commission (NWC)....

Published:Monday | June 13, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: I read yesterday's WikiLeaks story on Delano Seiveright's call for the removal of PNP supporters from senior roles in the Bruce Golding Government. I think the prime minister must quarantine this albeit bright young man before he gets...

Published:Monday | June 13, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I am very surprised to see so many Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) buses abandoned or out of service.

Published:Monday | June 13, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:All well-thinking people in Jamaica, I dare say, are aware of the harsh reality of violent children suffering from psychoses and adverse conditions such as genetic inheritance, poor eyesight and hearing, dyslexia, hyperactivity, adult...

Published:Monday | June 13, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: I have been a customer with a particular supermarket for more than a year and a half, ever since I moved to Montego Bay...

Published:Saturday | June 11, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I am relieved that Ian Boyne came to the rescue of doomsday preacher Michael Lewis in his column in The Sunday Gleaner on May 29.

Published:Saturday | June 11, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I am extremely frustrated by the bad roads and poor road infrastructure that have become the order of the day.

Published:Saturday | June 11, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:Colonel Trevor MacMillan epitomised the values of honesty, loyalty and integrity inculcated into every Wolmerian.I

Published:Saturday | June 11, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:We unfortunately ascribe false power to politicians when the real power rest with the special interests in the corporate boardrooms and the criminal underworld that is inextricable linked with the Jamaican political landscape.

Published:Saturday | June 11, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:The Gregory Mair-piloted motion to censure Dr Peter Phillips for signing memoranda of understanding (MOUs) which, arguably, has singularly and greatly facilitated the dismantling of the hitherto untouchable organised international...

Published:Saturday | June 11, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I cannot but agree with Keith Noel's column titled 'Haiti, African religions and God' and published in Thursday's Gleaner.

Published:Friday | June 10, 2011 | 12:00 AM

The Problems - Too many unemployed young males are on the corner wasting the day.Too many unemployed young women hang out and engage in socialising that eventually leads to pregnancy and single motherhood ....

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