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Published:Friday | May 14, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: I don't, as a rule, bother to answer my critics. I'm experienced enough to have learned to take my critical licks...

Published:Friday | May 14, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: When is a prime minister not on duty? Apparently, as Bruce Golding would have us believe, the office and duties of the prime minister that is with him even as he sleeps...

Published:Friday | May 14, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: I believe that Bruce Golding has confused his role as prime minister of Jamaica with that of leader of the Jamaica Labour Party, and has added insult to injury by having the effrontery to confess...

Published:Friday | May 14, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: It is not often that we say "Thank You" to the police, and I have never had reason to do so.

Published:Friday | May 14, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: I would like to beg the members of the Cabinet and the Opposition to give Jamaica hope. You can hear the hopelessness coming out of the Jamaican people everywhere.

Published:Friday | May 14, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: There are a number of disturbing elements in the extradition affair but what is of great concern to me is that fact that the ruling political party...

Published:Friday | May 14, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: I would like to posit the following questions: Could Bruce Golding be a genius? Could this be some mysterious plan to lead the nation and his party over this proverbial cliff in the hope that from the mangled rubble there might arise...

Published:Thursday | May 13, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: Prime Minister Bruce Golding has finally addressed the Manatt, Phelps & Phillips (MPP) issue more fully in a statement in Parliament on Tuesday, May 11.

Published:Thursday | May 13, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: The civil servants pressing for their retroactive payments have accused the Government of lacking credibility.

Published:Thursday | May 13, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: After listening with horror to the prime minister's confession in the Coke-Manatt affair, I immediately said, "He needs to resign!".

Published:Thursday | May 13, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: On Tuesday, the country listened as our prime minister, Bruce Golding, attempted to make a most duplicitous, disingenuous and dubious distinction between his administration and his party...

Published:Thursday | May 13, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: As I see it and am confident that most people share my opinion listening to the media and the men and women in the streets and the marketplaces, the Government should resign for disgracing our country and our...

Published:Wednesday | May 12, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: The following is an open letter to Police Commissioner Owen Ellington.Dear Commissioner Ellington:As Jamaica's new police commissioner, you were interviewed on the BBC's 'Caribbean Report' on Monday...

Published:Wednesday | May 12, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: Your newspaper carried the headline, 'Enough is enough', on Tuesday, where there was overwhelming support by recording and performing artistes against the shooting of Voicemail's, Oneil Edwards.

Published:Wednesday | May 12, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: Published results of the Grade four literacy and numeracy tests revealed a high failure to master the basics of English and mathematics.There are numerous factors which interact to affect, influence and determine...

Published:Wednesday | May 12, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:I wish to use this opportunity to express my disgust at how teachers have been verbally abused and misunderstood, misjudged and labelled for the preceding days leading up to now.

Published:Tuesday | May 11, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: Various writers to this newspaper describe Jamaica's teachers in a variety of ways, yet several of them ignore the fact that our education system is in shambles.

Published:Tuesday | May 11, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: While I do not wish to belabour my disgust at the present situation involving our Government's handling of the Christopher 'Dudus' affair, I must again question our prime minister's logic in choosing his...

Published:Tuesday | May 11, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: In response to your editorial 'Defending that which is wrong' published, May 1, I would like to add a few thoughts, which to me are the root cause of the problem.

Published:Tuesday | May 11, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: At the risk of making the understatement of the century, I wish to make this observation: the teaching profession is in very serious trouble.

Published:Tuesday | May 11, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: Reading Monday's His Story article, I think it is to Jamaica's everlasting discredit that Dr Herbert Gayle is "not employed to the Government or consulted by them".

Published:Tuesday | May 11, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: Your recent initiative to count the number of murders daily in bold headlines on your front page must go down on record as a retrograde step.

Published:Tuesday | May 11, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: The issues outlined in the article by your columnist Dr Garth Rattray in Monday's Gleaner concerning the inspection of buildings by the Kingston and St Andrew Corporation (KSAC)...

Published:Tuesday | May 11, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: I am writing in full support of the public-sector teachers who are making demands for their retro-active salaries.

Published:Monday | May 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:I know many of my colleagues ought to be paid their retroactive money; however, this is not the time to strike for it.I am a grade-four teacher who has a group of students from communities such as Salt Spring...

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