The diaspora programme will fail if the government does not accept the Leadership and Democracy project
Dear Editor, When the US Embassy donated health supplies and sporting equipment to Guyanese, the Government of Guyana (GOG) gladly accepted them .
It is the government not the GDF that determines whether or not extractive activities will be permitted
Dear Editor,I have noted that sections of the media have been carrying statements attributed to me in relation to the issue of natural resources extractive activities in the geographic area in south-eastern Guyana referred to as the New River Triangle .
Dear Editor,The National Community Policing Executive (NCPE) is also conducting a probe into the circumstances leading up to the fatal shooting of 20-year-old Godfrey Jaggroo of BelleVue, West Bank Demerara at about 19:00hrs on Wednesday, December,18, 2013 at Belle Vue, WBD .
The leadership of the GDF has a constitutional duty to raise the Muri permission formally with President Ramotar
Dear Editor,The statement attributed to the Chief-of-Staff of the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) Brigadier Mark Phillips in relation to survey rights to 2,200,000 acres granted to a company with powerful Brazilian ties raises a number of issues .
Dear Editor, Seeing allegations by the opposition in the media that the Private Sector Commission behaves more like an arm of the government rather than a non-governmental organization, and that they recently voted down PSC’s anti-money laundering motion, I decided to examine its structure to see what the private sector stands for and who its corporate members and functionaries are, that could give credibility to the opposition’s allegation that this is not a private sector organisation which caters to the needs of the private sector .
The Telecoms pensioners had service with both a public corporation to which the Pensions Act applied and a private company to which it did not
Dear Editor, I write concerning the issue of the ‘Telecoms pensioners’ .
Michelle Bachelet, the centre-left candidate, was re-elected president of Chile on Sunday, ending the country’s brief flirtation with the centre-right, since its return to democracy in 1990, after Sebastián Piñera was elected four years ago .
Dear Editor,On Saturday, November 9, five of us departed Linden town to join with the people of the Island of Leguan to celebrate Leguan Day .
Dear Editor,It was indeed a pleasure reading in the Sunday Kaieteur that three persons were arrested for illegal hunting .
Dear Editor,I would like to respond regarding the debate surrounding the Permission for Geological and Geophysical Survey (PGGS) recently granted to Muri Brasil Ventures, Inc .
Dear Editor,Each week there are numerous accidents on Mandela Avenue, some more serious than others .
Why has the Speaker not told the National Assembly the reasons for President Ramotar not signing the Local Government (Amendment) Bill?
Dear Editor,The Speaker had advised this nation the message sent by the President consistent with Article 170(3) giving his reasons for withholding assent to the Local Government (Amendment) Bill will be released to the nation after he shared it with members of the National Assembly .
Dear Editor,I need copies of Wordsworth McAndrew’s poetry collections Three P’s and Poems to St .
Dear Editor,I have been following with interest the exchange of views on the issue of alliance politics .
Dear Editor,On the passing of the great Mandela I would like to remind the politicians in Guyana, both government and opposition, of a short saying by him: “A nation should not be judged by how it treats its highest citizens, but its lowest ones .
Dear Editor,I would like to offer a brief recap of the strategies played out by the Peoples’ National Congress and the People’s Progressive Party which individually and collectively, have led to two major development setbacks for Guyana .
Last week, a four-year-old boy died at the Georgetown Public Hospital (GPH) where he had been admitted to the Intensive Care Unit after a minor operation to suture his tongue somehow went awry .
Dear Editor,The timing could not be worse – for the announcement of a most derisible agreement dramatically negotiated between two pre-eminent actors in a theatre known for poorly scripted plays: GuySuCo and GAWU, for the Annual Incentive Award for once more not achieving a reduced sugar production target – at the sweet cost of $375 million, reportedly the equivalent of five days pay .
Dear Editor,Help & Shelter would like to offer sincere condolences to the family of the late Assistant Commissioner Derrick Josiah and the members of the Guyana Police Force .
Dear Editor,The announcement that Travel Span was re-entering the Guyana-New York travel market filled me with a sense of optimism that we would have the type of service that would make airline travel less challenging .
Dear Editor,Farmers from Maria’s Lodge to Perseverance on the Essequibo Coast, have been experiencing their 21-day young rice flooded out for the past month owing to heavy rainfall and because the irrigation regulators were left open for days .
Dear Editor,I have never been a supporter of Sammy as captain, but his fans credit him for whatever successes the team has achieved .
Dear Editor,I read recently of a seven-year-old child attaining a black belt in karate .
Dear Editor,I learned with much grief about the death of Derrick Josiah, Assistant Commissioner and Commander ‘A’ Division .
Dear Editor,On Friday, December 13 at about 09:05 hours, at the Ministry of Labour, Human Services and Social Security Water Street, Stabroek, a number of pensioners who missed the published dates for the collection of their pension books, at designated centres, came to collect them .
Nor entirely unexpectedly, and almost simultaneous with an IMF statement recommending strong measures to deal with a continuing, major fiscal deficit, the Government of Barbados has announced a series of financial and economic measures, the severity of which must undoubtedly have surprised the population .
Dear Editor,It has been with great consternation that I have been reading the past week’s Stabroek News and now the Kaieteur News in relation to the utterings over the award of a Permission of Geological and Geophysical Survey (PGSS) in the south of Guyana to the Guyanese company Muri Brasil Ventures Inc .
Dear Editor,A clarification is necessary to a point made by Ralph Ramkarran in his exchanges with Eusi Kwayana on the PCD appointment of a prime ministerial candidate prior to the 1992 elections (‘The WPA needs to acknowledge its own role in events in 1991 and 1992…’ SN, December 15) .
Dear Editor,After the 2011 elections, and we learned that the opposition had succeeded in winning control of Parliament from the dictatorial clutches of the PPP, there was a euphoria of hope and expectation among the population in general, majority electors in particular .
Dear Editor,There seems to be some misconception as regards the way the Police Complaints Authority functions .
Dear Editor, I ask when will this charade end, when will the propaganda blitz be suspended? We note that President Donald Ramotar and wife went to South Africa to attend the funeral of its greatest son, Nelson Mandela .
Dear Editor,I read Mr Bisram’s letter titled, ‘The support of the two major parties in the US is largely ethnic in nature’ (SN, Dec 12), and wondered whether the average reader could make sense of it .
Dear Editor, What PPP approach was realistically expected with the WPA’s uncompromising demand for half the cabinet ministries? Efforts to contest the 1992 elections under the Patriotic Coalition for Democracy (PCD) to include all, including the WPA, was torpedoed by the WPA’s inflexible demand which rejected Dr Cheddi Jagan as the presidential candidate .