Dear Editor,The Bartica United Youth Development Group (BUYDG) is calling on the Guyana Power and Light (GPL), (Bartica Branch) to purchase new generators to supply the residents of Bartica/Region Seven with electricity on a twenty-four hour basis .
Dear Editor,With the leaders of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa coming together for the Sixth BRICS Summit, it is worth touching once again upon the significant role these countries and other emerging markets play in the global economy .
Caricom countries have refused to engage with one of the greatest human rights scandals of the twentieth century
Dear Editor,This week’s ‘In the Diaspora’ column features a piece by Caribbean diplomat Reginald Dumas dealing with the de-nationalisation of Haitian descendants by the government of the Dominican Republic .
Dear Editor,By supporting the principles of human dignity, respect and equality for all, I have swiftly been accused of “selling my career short on the altar of gay rights .
Dear Editor,We welcome the payment for rice farmers in Region Two which will bring much benefit to the farmers and their families, and advance the country’s welfare .
Dear Editor,Opposition Leader, David Granger’s claim that his office is severely underfunded, (SN, July 16), should not be taken lightly, given that this is a constitutional office, regardless of which party leader is chosen in national elections to occupy it, and should require court action by the Opposition Leader to get what this office deserves to function as effectively as it should .
Dear Editor,Our newspapers kindly published my recent letter which contained rhetorical questions about the depressing “negativity” in our society with particular reference to the development of children whose share of Guyana’s population is increasing while the development of their potential appears to be decreasing .
Dear Editor,Sultan Mohamed and others like Ravi Dev say federalism is the answer to Guyana’s ethno-political woes .
Dear Editor,In every country’s Parliament or Congress, there is one person who is elected by his/her peers to take on the role of the Speaker of the Chamber .
Dear Editor,The ruling party has expressed a lack of confidence in Gecom .
Dear Editor,A citizen commented recently on the growing Guyanese disease called lateness .
Dear Editor,I happened upon a useful reminder recently – a clipping from SN of June 12, 2013: a letter to the editor, headlined ‘Labour minister should delay the state of implementation of minimum wage and 40-hour week to facilitate consultations .
Dear Editor,I find it most troubling that your reputable newspaper could keep repeating the incorrect publishing of a person’s name .
Dear Editor,Since September 2013 the world market price for sugar was fluctuating between US19 cents a pound and US16 .
Dear Editor,It has become necessary for me to write on an issue which is being used as a political ploy against me .
Dear Editor,Although a large number of people take issue with some of the points made by Messrs Tarron Khemraj and Gerhard Ramsaroop in their missive ‘Aspects of Burnham’s vision still relevant’ (SN, Jul 11), the writers must be applauded for stating a position and proceeding to defend it with data (examples of Burnham’s achievements), unlike some other writers who make unsubstantiated claims and descend into polemics and personal attacks .
It might be more in the national interest to abandon the Skeldon factory than for cane farmers to be forced to abandon their farms
Dear Editor,In an article titled ‘Upper Corentyne Chamber says private cane farmers face ruin’ (SN, July 15, 2014) you report on the woes facing Skeldon cane farmers .
Dear Editor,There have been complaints about the wanton spending of government funds without proper accountability .
Dear Editor,Mr David Granger’s stated commitment to inclusionary democracy is most welcome .
Dear Editor,The letter (‘Lateness has become a way of life’) by Rev Gideon Cecil in SN of July 14, is timely, and I have to add to it .
Dear Editor,I would like to take this opportunity to congratulate E-networks for doing a magnificent job in putting on the reality TV show ‘Emerging Voices’ singing competition .
Dear Editor,I refer to Iana Seales’ column ‘The Right to Equality’ (SN, July 12) .
Dear Editor,Everyone knows that Guyana is facing a political crisis .
Dear Editor,The recent announcement that a new development bank to be financed and administered by the BRICS countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) is welcome news, especially for developing countries such as ours .
Dear Editor,There is an old saying in Guyana when people show up late for a function, job interview, appointments: “Better late than never,” and they joke about another Creole adage they use, “This is Guyanese time .
To brandish the doctrine of Westphalian sovereignty is to look for excuses to debase the universal idea of democracy
Dear Editor,Ambassador Hardt’s public urging of the Government of Guyana (GoG) to hold long overdue elections has met with a lot of condemnation from official government sources, and notably from retired AG Charles Ramson and Justice Duke Pollard .
Dear Editor,It appears that the Bureau of Statistics’ recently released census figures are being used as an open invitation for power-sharing calls .
Dear Editor,The contrast in the practice of diplomacy between one and that of the majority begs the question: If every country were to get itself involved in each other’s internal affairs what would the world be like?Surely, international comity would be turned on its head .
Dear Editor, Kaieteur News on July 8, reported extensively on the commissioning of the $91M floodlights project at the Albion Sports Complex in Berbice .
Dear Editor,Since the letter of July 11, 2014 to SN one discovers that the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has recognised many of the deficiencies referred to, concerning the current mis-management of road traffic and mis-utilisation by ‘traffickers’ in this country .
Dear Editor, The situation in Gaza is becoming extremely volatile with an increasing number of deaths .
Dear Editor,National unity is an absolutely critical prerequisite to any country’s development .
Dear Editor, I am very sorry to learn of the reported health condition of Mr Navin Chandarpal .
Dear Editor,The Caribbean Premier League is here .
Dear Editor,Over the past year and a half at every public forum, the GECOM Chairman has confirmed to the nation that once the Minister of Local Government announces a date for Local Government Elections (LGE), GECOM is ready to administer such elections in a six months timeframe .
Dear Editor,For the final time here’s my take on the death of Walter Rodney .
Dear Editor,It is with great regret that I have to pen this letter in response to a letter in your July 12 edition, captioned ‘Region Eight Chairman was not heckled,’ written by Minister Norman Whittaker .