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Letters

Published:Tuesday | September 28, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:Permit me to use this medium to urge Jamaicans to drive with caution on the roads, especially when the road is wet.

Published:Tuesday | September 28, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:I would like to comment on your articles 'Developing competent leaders' of September 26, and 'Prescriptions for growth, jobs' of September 27.

Published:Tuesday | September 28, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:I was hoping that government spokespersons would make a greater effort in projecting a better image to the public, especially after all what had happened over the past many months.

Published:Tuesday | September 28, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:Member of Parliament Lisa Hanna wrote in The Sunday Gleaner in defence of her 'clean coal' proposal, giving much interesting data.

Published:Tuesday | September 28, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:The Jamaica Environment Trust would like to support the article written by Drs Karl Aiken and Mona Webber of the Department of Life Sciences at the University of the West Indies, published in The Sunday Gleaner (In Focus) of September...

Published:Tuesday | September 28, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:The University Hospital of the West Indies has opened a grief room to allow persons "who receive poor prognoses or news of death to receive needed counselling and grieve in dignity".

Published:Tuesday | September 28, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: As an earth scientist, I found it particularly heartening, for several reasons, to read the article titled 'Palisadoes road construction danger" (Sunday Gleaner, September 26, page F13) by Karl Aiken and Mona Webber...

Published:Tuesday | September 28, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: I refer to an article by noted attorney-at-law Gordon Robinson in The Sunday Gleaner (In Focus) of September 26, saying, inter alia, that he has noted the legal furore that order made disqualifying eminent Queen's Counsel, R.N.A.

Published:Tuesday | September 28, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: Over the summer, I have taken refuge in watching old movies and television series as the current ones with their steady stream of blood, gore and gratuitous sex have completely turned me off.

Published:Monday | September 27, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:I would like to respond to Michael A.Dingwall's letter titled 'Poor Rev Dick' (September 26). How do I know that God exists? I know that God exists because the Bible exists...

Published:Monday | September 27, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:I must agree with Jamaica Labour Party-affiliate G2K in its point that there is a need for a renewal of leadership in Jamaica but must point out that this call is opportunistic.

Published:Monday | September 27, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:When an entrepreneur seeks to launch a new product or service, it is presumed that it is to fill some perceived need.

Published:Monday | September 27, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: Call him narcissistic, egotistical, verbose or any other adjective one chooses, Greg Christie, the contractor general, is no doubt doing the job his office requires of him, and has also been...

Published:Monday | September 27, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: When will our politicians really start to care for this country? This Shahine Robinson fiasco is yet more evidence, totally unneeded, I might add, that their first concern is their own privilege and welfare....

Published:Monday | September 27, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: I've been in retirement for just over three years now. Occasionally, when I am not reading something about the history of Jamaica or the world or something knowledge-based...

Published:Sunday | September 26, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir,Please permit me the opportunity to respond to Mr Howard Chin's letter (September 18) on clean coal, which was prompted by an interview I did.

Published:Sunday | September 26, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:I hope that for the sake of his flock, Reverend Devon Dick doesn't prepare sermons like the article he wrote on September 23, chastising atheists, like me, for being irrational in our non-belief in his God!Rev Dick claims that "God...

Published:Sunday | September 26, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:It has been said time and again that education is the key to success, but unfortunately, a large percent-age of our people have not come to that conclusion and these are mostly diehard political supporters.It is also evident that...

Published:Sunday | September 26, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:I am a teacher at a high school in Kingston and I am wondering if the public knows that in many schools, the administrators have little or no money to run the institution by the end of...

Published:Sunday | September 26, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:Two articles on obesity were recently published in The Gleaner. Diabetes and high blood pressure are associated with being overweight, and many in our society have one or both of these conditions.

Published:Saturday | September 25, 2010 | 12:00 AM

For years, I have had real estate business dealings with the National Housing Trust (NHT) and have often had occasion to say it is one of the most efficient government organisations that I have ever encountered. Not anymore, however, for my recent experience indicates that the trust has now become a bungling bureaucracy.

Published:Saturday | September 25, 2010 | 12:00 AM

In response to Michael Dingwall's letter published in The Gleaner on September 23, with his strong views that Jamaicans living abroad should not have the right to vote or have anyone sitting in Parliament, I have a few things to suggest to him.

Published:Saturday | September 25, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Windshield cleaners, street boys and rich boys are all children of the same Father. He created them all and blew the breath of life in each of them. This is the sacred principle on which our very existence is based but the realities of our society defy this principle and the democratic principles of liberty, equality and justice. Thus the social phenomenon of the windshield cleaners.

Published:Saturday | September 25, 2010 | 12:00 AM

On the front page of The Gleaner of September 23, the headline, in very bold type, is 'Buju speaks'; followed by comments giving details of evidence given by Mr Mark Myrie explaining certain aspects in regard to reported evidence in the current Tampa Federal Court case.

Published:Saturday | September 25, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Below are edited excerpts from comments posted by online readers reacting to yesterday's lead story 'Olint Boss guilty'.

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