The Editor, Sir: Robert Shippe's letter published in your paper on October 18, states that the United States of America's elementary and secondary school system is a failure and that Jamaica's education system is a success despite its challenges.
The Editor, Sir: I am of the belief that the NCB Omni Educator advertisement currently being broadcast will do more harm than good by the message that is being implied with regard to the Jamaican male.
The Editor, Sir: Some politicians from the Opposition have asked the question, "Are you better off now than you were three years ago?" The answer to this important question may be 'no' in most cases....
US-China competitiveness is determined by PC/(PUSxE), where E is the number of yuans that a US dollar buys, PC is the Chinese price level of manufactured goods and PUS is the US price level for similar manufactured goods. When E gets smaller, i.e., the yuan appreciates and the dollar buys fewer yuans, the ratio increases and the US becomes more competitive vis-à-vis China.
After months of agonising, leaders of the European Union are closing in on new oversight rules to ensure sound finances, prevent another government debt crisis, and restore the credibility of the euro.
"When I look at the word excellence, it starts with an 'e' and it ends with an 'e', and excellence starts with hardwork and it ends with hardwork. It starts with commitment and it ends with commitment."
The Editor, Sir: The report on the National Education Inspectorate findings in the most recent Sunday Gleaner (October 10) was disturbing.In the absence of any clarification, we must assume that the 30 government-run schools used in this first exercise...
The Editor, Sir: The charge delivered to the audience attending the launching of National Heritage Week 2010 must not be taken lightly.The Reverend Milton Davidson speaks for the vast majority of Bible-believing people throughout Jamaica.