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Published:Thursday | April 1, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: I have been a Gleaner reader for many years.It's my daily dose of news, oftentimes informative and balanced. It is so important to me that I have a weekly subscription.

Published:Thursday | April 1, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:RE: The destruction of Jamaica's Natural Heritage:Here we are again, with yet another plan in the wings to rape and destroy our natural heritage and indigenous plants and animals by mining/quarrying of Puerto Bueno Mountain - a beautiful...

Published:Thursday | April 1, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:With reference to the letter to the editor 'Ads promoting promiscuity' published on March 29, the Broadcasting Commission notes the writer's concerns as it relates to "blatant messages of promiscuity being displayed in the public domain".

Published:Thursday | April 1, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: I refer to your editorial in March 30 titled 'The shaming of Champs' and find the editorial itself to be shameful.That you would find it necessary and appropriate to single out the action of one athlete...

Published:Thursday | April 1, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:Your article 'Priests should be allowed to marry, says Archbishop', in the March 31 issue, is contrary to what I said in the interview that Gleaner had with me last week.

Published:Thursday | April 1, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: Whether it is Republican Representative Joe Wilson shouting: "You lie!" at the president of the United States or K.D.Knight...

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

The Editor, Sir: We are all aware that the retirement age in Jamaica for both males and females is 60 years.

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....

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