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Published:Wednesday | December 31, 1969 | 7:00 PM

The Editor, Sir: I have been blessed with some fascinating influences in my life - among them the Reverend Dr Richmond Nelson, former principal of Oberlin High School whose mantra was simply "your attitude determines your altitude" ...

Published:Wednesday | December 31, 1969 | 7:00 PM

The Editor, Sir: Many children in Highgate, St Mary, as in other rural Jamaican communities, are sharing experiences with older community members that help them to associate old age with vitality...

Published:Wednesday | December 31, 1969 | 7:00 PM

The EDITOR, Sir:I am appalled by the recent reports of barbaric and inhumane acts of bullying at a prominent teachers' college in Kingston and the cowardice of the institution's administrators in failing to reprimand the perpetrators of such acts....

Published:Wednesday | December 31, 1969 | 7:00 PM

The Editor, Sir: Peter Bunting's inappropriate remarks re user fees at the opening of Block J at the Mandeville Hospital was sad when one thinks of how many persons are being helped through all kinds of illnesses because...

Published:Wednesday | December 31, 1969 | 7:00 PM

The Editor, Sir:I endorse the views expressed In Errol McLeish's letter published on December 20 about motorists warning other drivers of police speed checks.

Published:Wednesday | December 31, 1969 | 7:00 PM

The Editor, Sir:The revelation that the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) has secured 50 additional speed guns as a part of its thrust to curtail speeding on the road, especially during the festive season...

Published:Wednesday | December 31, 1969 | 7:00 PM

The Editor, Sir: King David, in the Bible, was described as a man after God's own heart. Most preachers I've heard commenting on this declaration would attribute it to his repentance ...

Published:Wednesday | December 31, 1969 | 7:00 PM

THE EDITOR, Sir: THE PEOPLE of this country elect a government to carry out its will in a democratic process.

Published:Wednesday | December 31, 1969 | 7:00 PM

The Editor, Sir: The Commission for the Prevention of Corruption notes the comments attributed to Dr Peter Phillips (as stated in your newspaper of Monday, December 6) in a speech made recently...

Published:Wednesday | December 31, 1969 | 7:00 PM

THE EDITOR, Sir: GraceKennedy has once again demonstrated why it is so resilient and successful in this time of international and local economic crisis.

Published:Wednesday | December 31, 1969 | 7:00 PM

THE PRIVATE Sector Organisation of Jamaica (PSOJ) has expressed concern at the handling of recent tax measures announced by Finance and Public Service Minister Audley Shaw.

Published:Wednesday | December 31, 1969 | 7:00 PM

One of the most well-known and documented features of my extensive political career has been my affinity for statistical data as an important tool to foster both community and national development.

Published:Wednesday | December 31, 1969 | 7:00 PM

Church leaders in the Caribbean nation of Grenada are complaining about a Christmas Eve concert by reggae acts with names like Assassin and Mr Killa. They say it's an affront to the island's Christian heritage.

Published:Wednesday | December 31, 1969 | 7:00 PM

When they deck the halls in opulent Abu Dhabi, it comes with gold ornaments and gem-studded bows on a towering Christmas tree. The $11-million symbol of the season has become the latest extravagance at the Emirates Palace hotel, which boasts its own marina, heliport and a vending machine that pops out small gold bars.

Published:Wednesday | December 31, 1969 | 7:00 PM

The Editor, Sir:Our national heroes, especially Sir Alexander Bustamante, must be collectively turning in their graves, having come to the realisation that one of the pillars of our Independence...

Published:Wednesday | December 31, 1969 | 7:00 PM

The Editor, Sir: The public cries out for education reform because schools are doing so poorly. It's a bit like listening to a flock of 'Chicken Littles' screaming 'the sky is falling.'..

Published:Wednesday | December 31, 1969 | 7:00 PM

The Editor, Sir:Finance Minister Audley Shaw's actions are reminiscent of Edward Seaga's in 1980! After four years of political turmoil, crime and violence, Mr Seaga repaid the...

Published:Wednesday | December 31, 1969 | 7:00 PM

The Editor, Sir: My wife and I were once again fortunate enough to spend time in your beautiful country. We long ago shunned the all-inclusives, choosing instead to stay local, visiting the citizens, shopping and eating locally...

Published:Wednesday | December 31, 1969 | 7:00 PM

The Editor, Sir:In Ewart Walters' otherwise fine tribute to the greatly missed John Maxwell ('The peerless John Maxwell', December 15) there was a slip of the pen that, in John's absence, those of us who admired his penchant for accuracy and his...

Published:Wednesday | December 31, 1969 | 7:00 PM

The Editor, Sir:In all truth, the Jamaican people have been plagued by a government of mishaps in recent times.

Published:Wednesday | December 31, 1969 | 7:00 PM

The Editor, Sir:It should be a simple matter for our parliamentarians.

Published:Wednesday | December 31, 1969 | 7:00 PM

The Editor, Sir:In one of my previous letters I stated that, as a regulatory agency, the Office of Utilities Regulation (OUR) was impotent and silent in the face of the JPS frontal assault on the pockets of its consumers and I asked of them to just...

Published:Wednesday | December 31, 1969 | 7:00 PM

The Editor, Sir:Benito Mussolini has been credited with the assertion that "democracy is beautiful in theory; in practice it is a fallacy".

Published:Wednesday | December 31, 1969 | 7:00 PM

The Editor, Sir:This was not a very good year for the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) and especially for the Bruce Golding-led Government.

Published:Wednesday | December 31, 1969 | 7:00 PM

The Editor, Sir:I, along with all well-thinking chess players, share the deep disappointment which the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) voiced, and which was captured in The Gleaner's article, 'Pitterson's Exclusion From Awards List Angers Chess...

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