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

THE EDITOR Sir: THE PRIME minister's tabling of the 'term limits' bill in Parliament comes across as another half-baked idea that seems aimed at giving the appearance that he is doing something - anything.

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

The Editor, Sir: We are officially out of the hurricane season and Local Government Month has come and gone.Both events expired without much fanfare. We had no hurricanes, with one near miss and Tropical Storm Nicole which surprised us.

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

THE EDITOR, Sir: I SUPPORT the proposal to remove Up Park Camp. Actually, I advocated for it. However, not in my worst nightmare did I believe...

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

The Editor, Sir: The following letter was submitted by Dr Henry Lowe, executive chairman of the Environmental Health Foundation, on behalf of Dr Joseph Bryant, in response to Professor William Aiken's article in the Gleaner of December 7....

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

The Editor, Sir:I have always been at odds with the existence of the office of the governor general who represents the British monarchy.

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

The Editor, Sir: The article published in The Gleaner on December 8 indicating the opposition of the People's National Party (PNP) to term limits of the prime minister is, to my mind, another example of the attempts by older politicians...

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

The Editor, Sir:The decision by Senior Resident Magistrate Judith Pusey to refuse the prosecution's application for her to recuse herself from the Kern Spencer corruption case and to deny the defence's application to have the case thrown out...

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

The Editor, Sir: The Jamaica Urological Society (JUS) is the local association of urologists who are surgical specialists concerned with the treatment of genito-urinary disorders, such as prostate cancer.

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

THE EDITOR, Sir: LET US call a spade a spade.In the three years that the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) has been in power, they have rocked this country with scandal after scandal.

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

THE EDITOR, Sir:THE COMMISSION of enquiry into the extradition of Christopher 'Dudus' Coke and the Manatt, Phelps & Phillips affair is slated to begin in earnest in January.

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

THE EDITOR, Sir: THE ISSUE of teacher quality, performance and retention is one that several Gleaner writers have touched heavily upon recently.

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

THE EDITOR, Sir:I WAS giving instructions to someone recently about preparing a sorrel drink.I got to the point where I needed to call the sorrel by its classified name, as you would refer to the pimento as berry...

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

The Editor, Sir: Migration of nurses is not a new phenomenon to Jamaica and the rest of the Caribbean. Reports indicate that between 2002 and 2006, more than 1,800 nurses left the region to work overseas.

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

The Editor, Sir: For three days my house was in utter darkness and all the foodstuff in my refrigerator spoiled. I was under Jamaica Public Service curfew. They had cut off my electricity supply without any notice to me, either before or after.

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

The Editor, Sir: I refer to Mark N. Kerr-Jarrett's 'Letter of the day' in The Gleaner's issue of December 6 captioned, 'Use soldiers to block squatters'. Does Kerr-Jarrett know that most, if not all government lands...

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

The Editor, Sir: Even the pretence has now been abandoned. The Jamaica Labour Party's (JLP's) only concern is remaining in power. We have seen all manner of gymnastics toward this end, but it is the recent North East St Ann matter that sticks in the throat.

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

The Editor, Sir: This is in response to Sunday's Public Affairs fascinating, thorough and insightful article 'Disengaged minds' by Yvette Reid.

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

The Editor, Sir:About 7:10 p.m. on Saturday, December 4, I had my radio tuned to RJR 94 FM, when the words in some music being played caught my attention...

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

THE EDITOR, Sir:THE RECENT announcement by Prime Minister Golding to relocate Up Park Camp to lands at Caymanas in St Catherine and to use the South Camp Road lands for business purposes, as a means through which to give new life to the city, is a good...

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

THE EDITOR, Sir:Why beat up on the Office of Utilities Regulation (OUR) hoping that it will rise from its slumber and "intervene" on behalf of consumers, "in the face of this frontal assault on our pockets", in the vexing matter...

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

THE EDITOR, Sir:FOR DECADES, the people of Jamaica sat quietly and watched the increasing corruption, bloodshed and inept governments slowly drain the energy from our country.

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

THE EDITOR, Sir:THE ASCENSION of Hopeton Dunn from doctoral status to professorship is well deserved.In a world where the acquisition of titles before and letters behind one's name is sometimes a preoccupation, the prefix of Hopeton Dunn will no doubt...

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

The Editor, Sir: GCT on electricity consumption over 200KW started in March 2010. My usage averaged 144 at that time. In February, the JPS only billed me for 20 and in March they billed me for 241...

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

The Editor, Sir:I have been reading with interest the comments regarding squatting that have surfaced since Dennis Meadows made his contribution to this very vexing problem which has been a scourge on this country's landscape for many years.From my...

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

Below are edited excerpts from comments posted online at www.jamaica-gleaner.com by readers to yesterday's front-page story 'Court clears the way for NE St Ann poll'.

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