Dear Editor,As over fifteen thousand of the nation’s pupils prepare to write the National Grade Six Assessment, it is fitting that we should address some of the related concerns surrounding the assessment and its perceived or real implications vis-à-vis education in Guyana in general .
Dear Editor,The North Rupununi District Development Board is a fully autonomous Amerindian NGO that has no political, religious or other institutional affiliation .
Dear Editor,As Guyanese endure a 38% increase in gun related robberies, a 37% rise in murders, reports of a kidnapping and the failure of the judicial system to effectively prosecute offenders, we cannot avoid wondering how our anti-crime tax dollars are being used .
Dear Editor,The Guyana Police Force is responding to an article published in the Kaieteur News of Tuesday April 15, 2014, under the heading ‘Confusion rages over anti-kidnapping unit,’ in order to clarify what acting Commissioner of Police Mr Seelall Persaud, actually said .
Dear Editor,There are two roads in Golden Grove and Nabaclis which are in dire need of urgent repairs .
Dear Editor,Please allow me to say to some of our very learned radio and television announcers and reporters that ever since I was a kid attending school, I was taught about the twenty-four hour day .
Dear Editor,Stabroek News’ position that the “fight against the use of the global financial network for criminal activities is as effective as the weakest link in this chain of effort,” succinctly captures the crux of Guyana’s problem which is again being manifested around the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism (Amendment) Bill (AML/CFT) .
Dear Editor, It is with great concern that I pen this letter to you .
Dear Editor,In all fairness to former President Jagdeo, I am of the view that he recognized the critical weaknesses, vulnerabilities and fears of Guyanese and orchestrated a cunning plot to not only divide and rule the People’s Progressive Party (PPP) but also our country .
Dear Editor,The People`s Progressive Party General Secretary Clement Rohee is quoted in the media as describing the actions of the combined opposition of voting against the allocation of $1 .
Dear Editor, I am seventeen years old and I live in Danielstown on the Essequibo Coast .
Opposition will withhold support for Amerindian Development Fund until there is a roadmap on how money will be spent
Dear Editor,Many persons stopped me on the road this past week to get my take on the fact that the combined opposition in Parliament has disapproved of the $1 .
Dear Editor,Another Guyanese-born judge has delivered an important decision against a Belize minister of government which will be a blow to the Dean Barrow administration, since that administration has a razor-thin majority .
Dear Editor,It has been nearly six months since Stabroek News has banned me from posting on their blog .
Dear Editor,It is my understanding that this week the Ministry of Culture’s estimates are up for consideration before the Committee of Supply in the National Assembly .
Dear Editor,I refer to your editorial on Sunday, April 13 captioned, ‘Vulgarity .
Dear Editor,I noted that in the Stabroek News of Saturday, April 12, 2014, in the article dealing with the Impact Albouystown Project on page 10, I have been misquoted as having said that the GPF has “at last” recognised the importance and necessity of forging… etc .
Dear Editor,I have noted that many ministries of the government are still registering dates via the use of ordinals in advertisements .
Dear Editor,While in India to analyse the general elections underway, I learnt of the passing of the Caribbean luminary, Professor Norman Girvan .
Dear Editor,The sum of $12M was approved in the 2013 national budget for an ambulance for the Mahdia Hospital, Region No .
Dear Editor,In a few weeks’ time Guyana’s major rainy season is expected to commence but the drainage systems in the city and along the coastland lack basic preparation (clean inland graded drains and outfall channels, drainage pumps in working order at critical locations, etc) all necessary to meet the impending challenges of heavy downpours with resulting widespread flooding .
Dear Editor,For those interested there will be a total eclipse of the Moon very early Tuesday morning April 15, 2014 .
Dear Editor, I am going to a wedding at the Riu in Jamaica .
Dear Editor,It is now 1 .
Dear Editor,On Friday, April 11, I visited Zeelugt Village on the East Bank of Essequibo and whilst socializing with a few friends, I learnt of another suicide .
Dear Editor,David Hinds sees himself as Black, Guyanese and Caribbean (KN April 8) .
Dear Editor,Our problems can’t be fixed if vindictive politics continue to get the better of us .
Dear Editor,I read every day of minibus operators who behave in a vulgar manner on the roads or in the parks of Guyana .
Dear Editor,Please permit me to respond to a letter published in the Stabroek News on Friday April 11, 2014, entitled, ‘The Ministry of Education should put more emphasis on girls’ education,’ in which the writers questioned the ministry’s ability to competently address – through policies and programmes – the empowerment of females within the education system .
Dear Editor,Several articles have been written recently about our increasingly endangered wildlife and the need for enforcement .
Correction In last week’s editorial it was incorrectly stated that the oil exploration vessel which was forced from our waters by the Venezuelans was called the Anadarko .
Dear Editor,Until this nation is prepared to have open and frank conversations on race in the quest for equality and national development, the self-serving and opportunistic in our midst will continue to manipulate our differences to the detriment of all .
Dear Editor,The Demerara Cricket Board fiasco is presently engaging the attention of the court .
Dear Editor,Is there a magic potion or miracle cure or, as we say in Guyana, an ‘obeah’ that can be used to cure our ailing sugar industry?Recent reports in the media, some following the budget debates, might give the impression that there is a magic wand called better management that can be used to remove a curse and cleanse GuySuCo of the disease called under-performance .
Dear Editor,I commend Mr Wayne Forde, President of Fruta Conquerors for publicly stating in your newspaper on April 3 that he is not in support of a no-confidence motion against the President of the GFF, Mr Matthias .
Dear Editor,Ever since Cheddi Jagan died in 1997 many in the PPP, and recently in the PNC, have oftentimes alluded to the Jagan legacy without defining what that legacy is .
Dear Editor,Once again there has been outrage, and rightly so by some concerned voices over the manner in which the 14-year-old boy Andy met his death .