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Published:Sunday | January 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:As I sat and watched the destitution and desolation in Haiti, I cried. I realised that their suffering after the earthquake is the result of corruption and poor administrative skills on the part of all those who have governed the country.

Published:Sunday | January 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:In times of such dreadful situations, spectator countries like ours should take note of what is developing in Haiti.

Published:Saturday | January 16, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: I was in Jamaica recently and called the National Housing Trust (NHT) regarding my contribution refund.

Published:Saturday | January 16, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:I conduct extra lessons for students sitting GSAT in my church community.

Published:Saturday | January 16, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:The Debt Exchange Programme announced by the Government is being hailed by most financial analysts as one of the most significant and far-reaching financial initiatives taken...

Published:Saturday | January 16, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Thank you for your story on Dr. Patrice Smith.

Published:Saturday | January 16, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: Does Jamaica need a Registrar General's Department (RGD)? Of course we do. For this department is the repository of the most important documents needed to do just about anything in the country.

Published:Friday | January 15, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:Like most Jamaicans, I have been preoccupied with the poor state of our economy, wondering nervously what the future holds for us.

Published:Friday | January 15, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:Correspondent Shane Munroe's reply to my suggestion that churches work with a flexi Sabbath reveals one of the main problems we have discussing such issues in Jamaica.

Published:Friday | January 15, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:On December 16, while walking slowly on the right side of the scenic road from Runaway Bay to St Ann's Bay, I counted, I believe, 200 dead monarch butterflies.

Published:Friday | January 15, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:As a Jamaican longing for some decency in the managing of our economic affairs, I wish to say a big thanks to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for forcing our hand.

Published:Friday | January 15, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:There is a serious problem in this country when it comes to delivery of service and the agencies set up to oversee or regulate these service providers.I have been having a very unpleasant experience with Flow since I applied for their...

Published:Friday | January 15, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:In the wake of Tuesday's natural disaster in Haiti two instinctive responses are likely. All, I hope, will seek to find ways of helping to alleviate the suffering...

Published:Friday | January 15, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: The Government, it its latest utterance, is talking tough on property taxes. This is an area where successive governments, as is the custom in Jamaica, have failed to understand that making very small annual increases ...

Published:Friday | January 15, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:As a matter of curiosity I need to ask: why is there a higher rate for electricity and water for commercial entities? Is it that they get a special type of water, or do they have to have special equipment provided to them by the Jamaica...

Published:Friday | January 15, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:I must congratulate Martin Henry on the insight he delivered in his article, 'The Cheap Politics of Poverty', published on Sunday, January 10.

Published:Thursday | January 14, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: With regard to R. Howard Thompson's letter, 'Flexi Sabbath', published in The Gleaner on Wednesday, January 13, one has to ask, "Why the religious intolerance?

Published:Thursday | January 14, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: The catastrophe in Haiti provides valuable lessons for us. First and foremost to love our neighbours and to assist them in meaningful ways - ways that will not just help in the short term but in the long term prevent loss ...

Published:Thursday | January 14, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:In recent letters and articles here, the problems of school indiscipline were discussed, as they all so often are, in all-too-many simple generalities.

Published:Thursday | January 14, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir;" ... The best lack all conviction, while the worst are full of passionate intensity ..." from William Yeats' The Second Coming. Our leaders have not served us well...

Published:Thursday | January 14, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:I am shocked, angry and horrified upon hearing the news (this morning, January 13) that the administration will be selling our beloved Air Jamaica to Trinidad.Aren't these the people who refused to accept our patties into their ports,...

Published:Wednesday | January 13, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I WISH to express my disappointment with Portugal's Parliament for passing a bill allowing gay marriage.

Published:Wednesday | January 13, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:Many have benefited and continue to benefit from the dysfunctional status quo in all areas of our society.

Published:Wednesday | January 13, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:Last month, I attended the funeral of my mother-in-law and I had to use the road from Sandside in St Mary to Preston, Bonnygate.I could not believe in this modern age, a road surface could be so horrible and people have to drive their...

Published:Wednesday | January 13, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:The curtains of the year 2009 went down covered in the blood-stains of 1,680 of our brothers and sisters in Jamaica.

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