Lawlessness at Suddie Market Square on market days

Dear Editor, The presence of the Vice Chairperson for Region 2 and the Chairman of the Riverstown/Annandale Neighbourhood Democratic Council (NDC) was not at all helpful in preventing the escalating lawlessness that is a common occurrence every Sunday morning at the Suddie Market Square. 

Guyanese fought for their independence

Dear Editor, Permit me to thank Mike Persaud for his attention, as he seems to have gone to great lengths to formulate a rather curious response to a letter I previously penned, and to questions I didn’t even ask (‘Correia does not understand the context in which the US intervened in Guyana’ SN, October 3).

Teachers should be thanked for all they do

Dear Editor, They are assigned the responsibility to mould the nation and keep doing a fantastic job despite the challenges. While there is always appreciation for our teachers’ investment in us, today (October 5) World Teacher’s Day, is identified to pay them special attention.

It is not necessary for the government to compulsorily acquire land at Middle and Carmichael; there are numerous state-owned properties and empty plots across the city

Dear Editor, The move by the government to compulsorily acquire a piece of private property at the corner of Middle and Carmichael streets, in the heart of Georgetown, under the Acquisition of Land for Public Purposes Act, has sent chills down the spines of right-thinking Guyanese, especially property owners.

Government and small business

Dear Editor, It may be opportune while government procurement is topical, to remind all stakeholders that the Small Business Act No 2/2004 of the Laws of Guyana (Section 11(1) provides (inter alia), that government shall use its best efforts to ensure that at least twenty per cent of the procurement of its goods and services is obtained from small businesses, annually.

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