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Published:Sunday | January 31, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:It is with reluctance that I write this letter.

Published:Sunday | January 31, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:The Jamaica Constabulary Force's (JCF) constant vigilance on the road should put to shame some of its critics.

Published:Saturday | January 30, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: I am very disappointed with the Church in Jamaica in not publicly distancing itself from, and explaining correctly, the recent brainless comments made by founder and host of the 700 Club - Pat Robertson, on one of his televised programmes.

Published:Saturday | January 30, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: The recent disclosure that, as one of the pre-conditions for an agreement with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) the Government intends to hike bus fares by a whopping 40 per cent effective April 1 of this year, should be of grave concern to every well-thinking Jamaican.

Published:Saturday | January 30, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: In reference to the article, 'Nonsense prophetic mutterings', of January 5, once again Kadene Porter has seen it necessary to attack the prophetic utterances of the Lord. I have often said that the main fact that the world is in this state is an indication that people don't study their Bible.

Published:Saturday | January 30, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: The patriotic spirit of Jamaicans is, without question, very strong, especially as it relates to being angry about the sale of our beloved airline. For many of us, it was the highlight of our first trip overseas, and the memory of having the headset blazing reggae music while cruising at 30,000 feet...

Published:Saturday | January 30, 2010 | 12:00 AM

In your January 29 Letter of the Day entitled 'Relocate Haiti's capital', Faith Clarke makes a very convincing argument for relocating Haiti's capital, given the reality of the existing fault line and cost of reconstruction, etc.

Published:Friday | January 29, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:I am very disheartened and disquieted by the recent aim of the Government to cut the subsidy given to students entering tertiary level institutions.

Published:Friday | January 29, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: One of my deepest disappointments with the current Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) administration is its lack of transparency and credibility - issues which were pivotal to its election campaign of 2007.

Published:Friday | January 29, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:In commending the philan-thropic spirit of the global community to the devastating effects of the tragic earthquake in Haiti, I realise that two significant milestones...

Published:Friday | January 29, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The editor Sir:It was not the youth, as usual, who opened our doors in the last two weeks, it was the humble wonderful people of Spanish Town who brought in bags of clothing for the people of Haiti...

Published:Friday | January 29, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: With reference to the article by Sadan Tayad (could that really be somebody's name?) in the Gleaner of Tuesday, January 19, on Page A7, headlined 'Gov't/NEPA's monkey business', I would like to add a few comments...

Published:Friday | January 29, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:Allow me space to add my input to this recent tragedy which unfolded in the poverty-stricken nation of Haiti.

Published:Thursday | January 28, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: Crime, it seems, will always be a thorn in our nation's side, and a major issue for any political party in power. Part of the problem, I think, which fuels and facilitate it is our authorities seemingly lack ...

Published:Thursday | January 28, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:We must never play politics with the interest of the poor. I say this against the background of the Government managing to secure agreement with key players in the financial sector in terms of debt management.

Published:Thursday | January 28, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:The commercial banks, insurance companies and other financial institutions have once again duped the Government and people of Jamaica. The Opposition People's National Party (PNP)...

Published:Thursday | January 28, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: I don't know what to do but I need to be heard. I am a 32-year-old young man who grew up in the ghetto of downtown Kingston. With the grace of God and self-determination, I managed to escape the corruption and negative influences ...

Published:Thursday | January 28, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: I am scarcely bedazzled by R. Howard Thompson's attempt in this publication on January 26, to revive Ruel Reid's piece of Sunday last. Call it proof or call it evidence...

Published:Wednesday | January 27, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:The following is an open letter to the Prime Minister:Honourable PM,Like many others, I have been watching the situation with Air Jamaica unfold, with much sadness.

Published:Wednesday | January 27, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:I am amazed at the Government's proposed debt-exchange programme and the manner in which they have sought to implement same.

Published:Wednesday | January 27, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:The Government's initiative to fight crime must have on the top of the list laws enabling fingerprinting of all gang suspects.

Published:Wednesday | January 27, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:Why is it that certain people and companies and the lawyers representing them want to derail the FINSAC commission of enquiry at any cost?Is it because Jamaicans who have been 'FINSAC'd' and had their...

Published:Wednesday | January 27, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: YOU ALL need to remind Portia Simpson Miller that it was her government that put the country into the socioeconomic condition it is now in. How soon they forget and, because they know that the majority of people ...

Published:Wednesday | January 27, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: Allow me to attempt an answer to R. Oscar Lofter's question in his letter published on Monday: "Of what use are prayers?" The essence of Oscar's question is: How much prayers (taking into consideration the length...

Published:Tuesday | January 26, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:I would like to comment on Michael Franklin's letter of Monday, January 25, entitled "Awful reasoning from an educator".

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