Letters

Bertina Domingo and her sister deserved more

Dear Editor, Really time does fly, I couldn’t believe that it’s almost 20 years since those two sisters were lost in our dense jungle .

Lindeners opposing Granger have not stated what he is not doing to make their lives better

Dear Editor, I have read the recent letters by Minette Bacchus, Lincoln Lewis and then Rickford Burke on the related matter of Vanessa Kissoon .

We should have national and local government elections together

Dear Editor, Why does it seem that we must have either National Elections or Local Government Elections? Why not both together? I know that GECOM knows how to do hybrid elections .

Searching for old school friends

Dear Editor, My name is Dennis Ray LaBorde - Born 25 January 1944 in Georgetown, BG, to Peggy Rita (née - Alicock) and Supt Dennis Ray (Dick) LaBorde .

This Jamaican artiste should be banned for lyrical porn

Dear Editor, It has been roughly two months since I penned a letter in relation to Jamaican Dancehall Artiste “Alkaline” being stopped from performing in Guyana .

Location chosen in Linden for Digicel rehab centre not appropriate

Dear Editor, I refer to the SN October 17, 2014 article, `Linden works committee puts Digicel rehab project on hold’ .

Mr Green’s claim was rejected in accordance with NIS regulations

Dear Editor,Please permit me to respond to the letter `Claim rejected by NIS Board’ which was published in the Tuesday, October 14, 2014 edition of Stabroek News .

Remarkable thing about PROs is that the very job neutralizes them

Dear Editor, The reported declamation of an appointment of a new staff member to GECOM on the basis of the latter’s alleged political sympathies, if not indeed association, unwittingly raises a possible converse: that is the presumption must be that where in recent circumstances in the same organisation, at least two quite substantive appointments did not invite the same reservations, these recruits must have been evaluated as having the right sympathies and even approved political affiliations .

NIS responds to Dr Mitchell

Dear Editor,The Kaieteur News carried an article captioned `Former Senior Health Official peeved at non-support from NIS’ which was printed in the Saturday, October 11, 2014 edition .

Spare a thought for all the genuinely committed people

Dear Editor,As I read Mr .

Complainant should contact NIS

Dear Editor, Tuesday, October 14, 2014’s edition of Stabroek News carried a letter bearing the caption `NIS Officer was unhelpful .

More stringent measures have since been taken to end boat overloading

Dear Editor,The Maritime Administration Department (MARAD) takes this opportunity to respond to a letter in the Stabroek News on page 6 of Thursday October 16, 2014 which was captioned `Overloaded speed boat from Wakenaam was forced to let off some passengers during journey’ .

Informed approach needed to curb juvenile delinquency

Dear Editor,Hardly a day passes without numerous reports of crimes committed by young people, mostly males .

We demand the police force do its job in relation to the case of the shooting of transgenders

Dear Editor,We, the members of the Guyana Trans United (GTU), wish to publicly condemn the Guyana Police Force for their continued discrimination against our community .

Even my right to think is being assailed by this unending noise nuisance

Dear Editor,This is what happens when lawlessness spirals and becomes out of control .

Sponsor of no-confidence vote should remember Pyrrhus

Dear Editor,The “No Confidence Motion,” soon to be tabled in Parliament, against the PPP Government, is part of a long tradition of attempts (sometimes subversive) to remove the said Party whenever they are in Government .

No-confidence vote manoeuvring

Dear Editor,In response to your news article, “AFC to press Speaker on Parliament date - Ramjattan cites Ramkarran opinion, separation of powers,” (October 20), I believe that although the country continues to sail uncharted waters since November 28, 2011, the AFC appears to be doing the toughest part of the work trying to prevent the country from continuing to sail in a direction certain local political pirates want to take it for further plundering .

Mr Granger’s comments on Vanessa Kissoon have brought great ignominy to the PNCR and APNU

Dear Editor,On October 6, 2014, the Guyana Times published an article captioned “PNCR not finished with Vanessa Kissoon .

Only half of this cane cutter’s NIS contributions were recorded

Dear Editor,NIS and Guysuco continue to collaborate to shut out workers from the benefits they earn through years of toiling in the fields .

I will continue to feed the strays

Dear Editor,I read Friday’s Stabroek News where a kind lady wrote of dogs being mistreated .

Region Eight continues to be neglected, no work on roads despite promises

Dear Editor,I refer to a story in the Stabroek News of Friday, August 08, 2014 captioned `Mahdia protest irresponsible’, reporting statements by Mr .

The people of Linden have never been prepared to accept the maximum leader imposing his will and decisions without their involvement

Dear Editor,Note is taken of Freddie Kissoon’s column, “Be true to your thoughts, you will be what you want to be” 19th October, 2014 .

Deal in the making to stave off no-confidence vote

Dear Editor,The word is out there: in with Local Government Elections, out with the no-confidence motion .

Under no circumstances should this Skeldon worker be reinstated

Dear Editor,I refer to the Kaieteur News of 18th October 2014 .

CARICOM should get involved in this Windies fiasco

Dear Editor,Cricketing nations the world over as well as the diehard fans in the Caribbean and the wider world are at a loss at the silly action by the West Indian cricketers to return home in the midst of a tour because of a financial dispute with the WICB and are now wondering what will be future of the game as far as the West Indies is concerned .

Find a way out of the ‘dead end’

Dear Editor,The current, apparently intractable, wrangling in Guyana’s body politic presents a most disturbing hopelessness for us ordinary folks, regular citizens who are anxious to see our ‘dear land of Guyana’ progress to its optimal level .

Baishanlin has failed to fully honour its commitments to agreements, residents and Region 10

Dear Editor, On-going revelations of the government’s investment policies provide enough evidence for concern that our best interest, the protection and preservation of the country’s resources, environment and laws aren’t primary factors guiding decision-making .

The $10,000 grant being used for cheap political mileage

Dear Editor, The approach being used by the PPP/C administration to distribute the $10,000 grant to parents of children who attend the government schools demonstrates anything but ‘care’ as is shouted by the massive, expensive billboards all across the country .

Consideration for political office?

Dear Editor, Under the caption “When we disagree we should do it with honour and respect” in the Stabroek News of October 11, 2014 in the Letter to the Editor Section, Reverend Bowman proceeded to refer to the Guyanese society as uncivilized and crass .

Enmore Policing Group must be revived to end crime siege in community

Dear Editor,Firstly, I join in expressing kudos to the Police Officer in charge at Bartica for stopping the sale of alcohol to students at recent school sports in Bartica .

Clerk needs to explain why he is now excluding discretion of Speaker to convene the Assembly when the public interest requires it

Dear Editor,The Stabroek News of October 16, 2014 reports the Clerk of the National Assembly, Mr .

Debarred from cultural centre over attire even though there was no dress code

Dear Editor,I believe that my ejection from the National Cultural Centre, ostensibly for violation of a non-existent dress code for the National Drama Festival, was not due to inappropriate dress .

Temptation at Rodney inquiry

Dear Editor,Political organisations and individuals can by their words and actions outside the sittings affect the way members of the public see the Rodney Commission of Inquiry .

Animals have become victims of human stress and we need to come to their rescue

Dear Editor,Because of one person’s deep concern for action against the abuser over the cries of two dogs from the 20 minutes of non-stop beatings by their owner and this person’s immediate action to contact two members of the GSPCA and in turn the members’ immediate response to go in search of this report with the aim of bringing quick relief to the troubled animals, the intervention prevented what could have resulted in the death of the two dogs .



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