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Published:Monday | April 5, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:Yesterday's Sunday Gleaner editorial sought to suggest that Jamaicans should be outraged at the current year's murder rate for two reasons...

Published:Monday | April 5, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: I refer to an editorial dated March 30, titled 'The Shaming of Champs'.Reading this article was hurtful and disappointing.

Published:Monday | April 5, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:After reading the story on the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) dilemma titled 'Last-gasp effort' that was published in The Gleaner on April 1, I had to pause thinking first...

Published:Monday | April 5, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: My son who was was recently incarcerated was transferred from another penal institution to the South Camp Rehabilitation centre.

Published:Sunday | April 4, 2010 | 12:00 AM

In last Sunday's Public Affairs, 'Deception, dons and underdevelopment', an error was published in the following sentence: "Now that the very leadership which we were led to believe was committed to breaking the links to these garrisons has instead elevated itself to a position of national importance, we seem to be perched on the precipice of social and economic disorder."

Published:Sunday | April 4, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Across the Caribbean and Latin America, small businesses complain that they cannot get loans, and when they can, the rate of interest is often crippling. In Jamaica, the average loan to small- and medium-size enterprises (SMEs) are at rates of about 18 per cent, if they can get a loan. That is a big 'if'.

Published:Sunday | April 4, 2010 | 12:00 AM

It's time the Roman Catholic Church faces reality and abandons its 12th century canons of celibacy. Once again, these so-called rules of Christian discipline weren't imposed by Jesus Christ on any of his Apostles, nor did he preach celibacy for any seeker of the Kingdom of God, or even for Himself, although He is believed to have been celibate.

Published:Saturday | April 3, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:Please publish as an open letter to the prime minister.Dear Prime Minister,I write this letter at the Kingston Public Hospital, having attended a high-level conference on why Gary...

Published:Saturday | April 3, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: On March 31 and April 1 the Gleaner carried two letters, one written by Anthony O'Gilvie and the other by Kameika Fullerton-Delisser, respectively, both commenting on your editorial of March 30, titled 'The shaming of Champs'.

Published:Saturday | April 3, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: The Government seems to have a love/hate relationship with motorists.

Published:Saturday | April 3, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:This letter is for Rev Devon Dick.You are supposed to be a man of God, but you appear to be a troublemaker.

Published:Saturday | April 3, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:I watched with great excitement the 2010 TVJ Schools' Challenge Quiz (SCQ) finals.

Published:Saturday | April 3, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:Now that Champs 2010 is over and all the hype has died, for everybody else besides Wolmer's and Holmwood anyway, there are a few things that maybe ISSA can make an attempt to deal with.

Published:Saturday | April 3, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:Your writer of last Thursday's Letter of the Day, Corve DaCosta, found it "alarming that (K.D.

Published:Saturday | April 3, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The School of Drama at the Edna Manley College has developed a reputation for excellence in drama productions, and its presentation of George Bernard Shaw's 'Pygmalion' lived up to that reputation.

Published:Thursday | April 1, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: I have been a Gleaner reader for many years.It's my daily dose of news, oftentimes informative and balanced. It is so important to me that I have a weekly subscription.

Published:Thursday | April 1, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:RE: The destruction of Jamaica's Natural Heritage:Here we are again, with yet another plan in the wings to rape and destroy our natural heritage and indigenous plants and animals by mining/quarrying of Puerto Bueno Mountain - a beautiful...

Published:Thursday | April 1, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:With reference to the letter to the editor 'Ads promoting promiscuity' published on March 29, the Broadcasting Commission notes the writer's concerns as it relates to "blatant messages of promiscuity being displayed in the public domain".

Published:Thursday | April 1, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: I refer to your editorial in March 30 titled 'The shaming of Champs' and find the editorial itself to be shameful.That you would find it necessary and appropriate to single out the action of one athlete...

Published:Thursday | April 1, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:Your article 'Priests should be allowed to marry, says Archbishop', in the March 31 issue, is contrary to what I said in the interview that Gleaner had with me last week.

Published:Thursday | April 1, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: Whether it is Republican Representative Joe Wilson shouting: "You lie!" at the president of the United States or K.D.Knight...

Published:Wednesday | March 31, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: We are all aware that the retirement age in Jamaica for both males and females is 60 years.

Published:Wednesday | March 31, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:I am heartened by your editorial yesterday, expressing concern about the gesture made by a Kingston College athlete after successfully completing his effort in the high jump.

Published:Wednesday | March 31, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: I feel compelled to comment on your editorial entitled 'The shaming of Champs' published yesterday.

Published:Wednesday | March 31, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: I must concur with Garnett Roper's letter to The Gleaner yesterday titled 'Tuku Tuku' dispute over statue.The problem with Professor Carolyn Cooper ...

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