Dear Editor,One person has asked me directly, and another through the Stabroek News blog, for clarification or explanation on how I arrived at the date of November 30, 2015 to which a re-elected PPP/C could spend money without going to the National Assembly (‘Gov’t can spend up to November 30, 2015 without approval – Ram’ SN, November 13) .
Dear Editor, My five-year-old son Renel Roberts was hit on August 24 last while in the company of his grandfather, Sydney Stephen .
Dear Editor,Mr Christopher Ram in a recent article titled ‘Government can spend up to November 30, 2015 without approval’ (SN, November 13) outlines a scenario that could allow the PPP/C to spend moneys belonging to the state up to the period stated, without the need for parliamentary approval .
Dear Editor,On July 6, 2014, a young Guyanese citizen, Rohan Persaud, was cremated six days after he died, without the cause of death ever being verified .
Dear Editor, In the letter by Reverend Chris Bowman he states: “The church is not a political, nor is it a secular entity; it is first and foremost a spiritual organism .
Dear Editor,From a distance, but not too distant, I have noted what purports to be a contretemps surrounding one of my areas of special interest – cane farming – amongst the membership of what is styled the National Cane Farming Committee .
Dear Editor, Mr Ramotar’s decision to prorogue Parliament is a decision that I, a member of the PPP/Civic list in the 2011 general election, cannot accept, but only condemn as anti-democratic and bordering on dictatorship .
Dear Editor, I had penned the following letter a few weeks ago and had been debating in my mind whether and/or when the opportune moment would have been to release it .
Dear Editor,Yesterday morning, there was another motor vehicle accident on the Railway Embankment Road junction with the road running south to north from Conversation Tree .
Dear Editor,A few days ago, Guyanese officially welcomed Road Safety month .
Dear Editor,Lincoln Lewis has been beating a tired drum on the constitution .
Dear Editor,It was Karl Marx who posited, “History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce .
Dear Editor,As I read the letter from church leader Chris Bowman in today’s SN (November 13) I was forced to recall the life of John Wesley .
Dear Editor, Clichés and metaphors may be frowned upon by greater minds, but it is beneficial to call a spade a spade, and sometimes we need to shine the spotlight on the elephant in the room .
Dear Editor,Guyanese have heard from a number of international and local organizations regarding the latest dictatorial act by the PPP/C regime, namely, to prorogue parliament .
Dear Editor,What does this fateful step of proroguing parliament, as taken by the ruling PPP mean in practical terms?First, it means that the will of the people, the voice of the people, and the dignity of the people have all been ignored, scorned, and trampled upon .
Dear Editor,We Guyanese are following with eager anticipation the unfolding of this national drama before our very eyes .
Dear Editor,I have been following with keen interest the present public discourse on a number of issues confronting our beautiful Guyana .
Dear Editor,President Donald Ramotar has officially called off the so-called Return to Democracy before it could happen .
Dear Editor, It is unfortunate the position that Guyana finds itself in with the temporary suspension of the most representative branch of our government structure, our legislature .
Dear Editor,The decision of Presi-dent Donald Ramotar to prorogue the tenth parliament of Guyana is another manifestation of the confidence the PPP/C leadership and government have in their tested and very successful method of dealing with the political opposition since it came to power in 1992, ie, to put a very high price for any success the opposition hopes to achieve in the ongoing conflict that rages between the two contesting sides .
Dear Editor, There are sober calls from various responsible sources for a return to parliament and to let democratic processes prevail .
Dear Editor,A preponderance of vehicles has flooded our roads, and it is only a matter of time before we are saddled with a serious crisis .
Dear Editor,The Guyana Chronicle dated November 1, 2014 carried an article captioned, ‘Sixty-two year old retiree on run-around for NIS Pension .
Dear Editor,I should like to congratulate the moderator of the programme (Spotlight) Electoral Choices & Good Governance Pt 4 .
Dear Editor,On Sunday, through your newspaper we learnt of the tragic death of the popular Rev Myles Munroe, his wife and all the other passengers as their aircraft crashed on landing .
Dear Editor,Whatever the normal definition of ‘normalcy’ might be, it lacks meaning and application in Guyana’s political context .
Dear Editor,I would be most grateful for you once again to bring to the attention of your readership and in particular your columnist Mr Goolsarran, the position concerning my employment at the Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) .
Dear Editor,All of us, including PPP supporters, have to congregate to avert the rule of tyranny .
Dear Editor, If Guyanese and the world had any doubt about the dictatorial orientation and nature of the current PPP regime, I hope the President’s use of the heavy hammer to pound all of us would erase such doubts .
Dear Editor,I am a pensioner (TIN 111055672; IRD No .
Dear Editor,With little experience in the Speaker’s job Mr Raphael Trotman has been saddled with tremendous responsibilities unprecedented in Guyana’s history .
Dear Editor, The sudden tragic demise of world renowned Pastor Dr Myles Munroe, international speaker, friend to world leaders and dignitaries from all walks of life is like a giant tree falling in a verdant forest, where the luscious green and immortal beauty of the forest never dies .
Dear Editor,’ Today I learnt a new concept: You prorogue parliament to preserve the life of parliament .
Dear Editor,I have written letters to the newspapers saying that consensus politics is the way forward .
Dear Editor, With respect to President Ramotar’s decision to prorogue Parliament, I hope to God, that he knows what he is doing .
Dear Editor, President Ramotar’s threat to prorogue or dissolve parliament in response to a no-confidence motion is to be condemned by all Guyanese as a cowardly attack against democracy, the rule of law, and the entitlement of citizens to representative government .