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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 ...

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

The Editor, Sir: The now world-renowned school athletics championships is over. We have again demonstrated that we are tops at moulding young bodies - products of the sprint factory of the world. In the past...

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

The Editor, Sir:I see that the revenue department has finally gotten serious about tax collection.The questions on the lips of most well-thinking Jamaicans are as follows...

Published:Tuesday | March 30, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: Forgetting our past errors makes us liable to repeating them.As a teenager of the 1980s, I was heartened by the paradigm shift...

Published:Tuesday | March 30, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: Professor Carolyn Cooper has added the weight of her considerable intellect to the small, curious struggle to replace the old statue of Paul Bogle with a new one, ostensibly one that looks...

Published:Tuesday | March 30, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: There was a very funny incident in Schools Challenge Quiz a couple of weeks ago when the question was asked: "Dr Carolyn Cooper is a professor of what subject?" The reply came back: "Earthquake awareness."...

Published:Tuesday | March 30, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: The front page of The Gleaner on Monday, March 29, carries what appears to be the position of the Roman Catholic Church on paedophilia. Roman Catholic Archbishop of Kingston, Donald Reece...

Published:Tuesday | March 30, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:Public servants have been coming under intense pressure over the past few weeks, mainly from the office of the Contractor General.

Published:Tuesday | March 30, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:I have listened and read with interest both views of the Jamaica Exporters' Association (JEA) and the Ministry of Agriculture and would just like to add my bit.The Ministry of Agriculture must be commended for the job it has done with...

Published:Tuesday | March 30, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: Some months ago, while watching the news on television, I saw Robert Montague reprimand the matron of a health facility in Portland in a most disrespectful and unprofessional manner. ...

Published:Monday | March 29, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: I am deeply concerned about the negative messages that are being displayed in society. On seeing a recent ad for a tonic wine...

Published:Monday | March 29, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: The very rich, the rich, and the not-so-rich mostly all have additional water storage tanks attached to their regular piped water supply.

Published:Monday | March 29, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: AS I see it, apart from a few coups and the devastation caused by the recent earthquake in Haiti, Jamaica is not much better off.Like Haiti, Jamaica is a very religious nation...

Published:Monday | March 29, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: THE BOYS and Girls' Championships just completed saw a changing of the guard for the boys.This win for Wolmer's Boys' School, on the 100th anniversary of the championship...

Published:Monday | March 29, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: There is a sense of lethargy and staleness of thinking that has permeated the Jamaica Constabulary Force over the years and has basically crippled its ability...

Published:Monday | March 29, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:Kingston's Mayor Desmond McKenzie apparently has a penchant to run off his mouth without giving any consideration to the possible repercussions of his utterances....

Published:Sunday | March 28, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:I am disappointed, but I understand the need to get rid of Air Jamaica.

Published:Sunday | March 28, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:This is an open letter to Senator KD Knight.Dear Sir:The Parliament is a legislative branch of the Government of Jamaica.

Published:Sunday | March 28, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:As the casualties of the gruesome and unforgivable atrocity of Armadale continue to unfold, one cannot help but wonder what will be the final outcome after the month-long enquiry into the debacle, having played out, the lobbying of the...

Published:Saturday | March 27, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: How did Jamaica find itself in its present predicament? The simple answer would be: a crisis of leadership. The lack of good judgement on the part of the current prime minister is a reflection of Jamaica's lack of good judgement, and his intransigence represents Jamaica's intransigence.

Published:Saturday | March 27, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: Increasingly, our children's childhood is becoming endangered. Just about each week, there is the heart-rending news of yet another child being molested in some way or form, usually sexually

Published:Saturday | March 27, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: It seems that Jamaica's woes just keep growing! More and more reports reflect a country that is awash with corruption and criminality - or so it would seem if you pay heed to the recent International Narcotics Control Strategy Report coming from America's State Department of Justice.

Published:Saturday | March 27, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Ed Bartlett should be commended on his optimism for the tourism sector when most persons were predicting doom and gloom. Great work Mr Bartlett. Your hard work and vision are paying off.

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