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Published:Tuesday | February 9, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: The recent find by the police of 19 guns and thousands of rounds of ammunition and the revelation that police officers might be involved in the illegal activities of gun trafficking are of great concern...

Published:Tuesday | February 9, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I read with concern and understanding, a report in The Sunday Gleaner of February 7, that Corporate Area customers of the National Water Commission (NWC) served by the Mona and Hope water-treatment plants, will have their daily water...

Published:Tuesday | February 9, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:The international relief and development community is now deployed in Haiti, with substantial funds having been mobilised. At this point people are talking of more than US$500 million.

Published:Tuesday | February 9, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: I, too, would like to say congratulation to our police force with regards to their recent success in the guns and ammunition find. Let me say also that I am sure all this was not happening without notice....

Published:Tuesday | February 9, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I have been reading with interest the various comments re the purchase or take over of Air Jamaica, a move which I prefer to call a merger, as I understand the Jamaican Government is likely to take a minority position in Caribbean...

Published:Tuesday | February 9, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: Economics was not one of my strong areas in university, but I nevertheless find it a stimulating subject area. In recent times, I've been toying with certain ideas as I try to make sense of the vicissitudes ...

Published:Monday | February 8, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:I have just had the privilege of watching the TV production of the documentary on the life of Bob Marley entitled, Behind the Music.

Published:Monday | February 8, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:I would like to take this opportunity to congratulate the police on their finding and arresting of persons, including one of their own, during the last week.

Published:Monday | February 8, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: Impatience can cause you to become irritable, stressed, dissatisfied and upset. If you lose patience easily, you may be considered to have an anger-management problem. You may exhibit outbursts of anger and disgust.

Published:Monday | February 8, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:As a Jamaican reading about and watching my Jamaica from Germany, I am always impressed by Ian Boyne's articles (though I do not always agree with some of his perspectives). After reading the article on Professor Rex Nettleford...

Published:Monday | February 8, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: I support the Government's decision to fully privatise Air Jamaica and remove the financial burden from Jamaican taxpayers. The Trinidadians and Caribbean Airlines seem to be the front-runners to take over the Jamaican Lovebird and I wish them well...

Published:Monday | February 8, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:The longer one stays away, the more unreasonable it seems to adopt a prescriptive posture on what ails Jamaica.

Published:Monday | February 8, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: The Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) is one of Jamaica's finest institutions with several highly-educated, hard-working and dedicated men and women. However, for several months the image of the JCF...

Published:Friday | February 5, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: I would like to respond to the letter 'Get serious about crime' in The Gleaner dated February 3.The writer, in the opening sentence, posited: "There is no sign that the Government or the police is aware...

Published:Friday | February 5, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: Accolades have been pouring in for Jamaica's beloved cultural icon, Professor Rex Nettleford, who passed on a few days ago. Please allow me space in your newspaper to add to the tributes to a great scholar...

Published:Friday | February 5, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Open letter to the nation of Trinidad and Tobago from a Jamaican. It is general knowledge that Caribbean Airlines is in negotiations with the Air Jamaica Divestment Board regarding the 'handover' of Air Jamaica to Caribbean Airlines.

Published:Friday | February 5, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: Your report about 'LIME fetes regional unions to strengthen links', carried in Wednesday's Gleaner, grossly misrepresents the purpose and outcome of the meeting between the management of LIME and several trade union leaders...

Published:Friday | February 5, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: I read with interest Ruel Reid's article in The Gleaner on January 24, arguing 'Why we must change the Caribbean's education system'. I believe that an awful lot of the debate about education isn't troubled...

Published:Thursday | February 4, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: As the news of the passing of Professor Rex Nettleford reached London, I, like many of the people whose lives he touched, found myself reflecting on the last time I was able to share a in his presence....

Published:Thursday | February 4, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:Among his many achievements, Professor Rex Nettleford was one of the founding members of the International Development Research Centre based in Ottawa.

Published:Thursday | February 4, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: I can see it now. Uncle Eric singing with Miss Lou under the coconut tree, and Byron Lee on his guitar and Trevor Rhone entertaining....

Published:Thursday | February 4, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:I am writing in response to the excellent article by Martin Henry in The Sunday Gleaner 'Chaka-chaka social behaviour'. I am in complete agreement on the need for improvements in public ...

Published:Thursday | February 4, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: The piece on the National Water Commission (NWC) by Professor Carolyn Cooper (Sunday Gleaner, January 24), and Charles Buchanan's letter in response (Gleaner, February 1)....

Published:Thursday | February 4, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: I salute the life and work of our very own Professor Rex Nettleford.To Rastafarians, the downtrodden, the poor, black, rural and urban youth, Nettleford's voice became the one to speak...

Published:Wednesday | February 3, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:Regarding your editorial about what the government should do about Air Jamaica, it is on the mark.In my opinion, no government should be in the aviation business except in entering into agreements to have airlines flying into and out of...

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