Dear Editor,Accompanied by officers of the City Constabulary, the City Engineers Department and the Clerk of Markets, I visited the Stabroek Market area on Tuesday and was saddened by the general environment, worsened by complaints from several quarters, all of which point to the congestion of the area outside of the Stabroek Market .
Dear Editor,When Christopher Columbus set sail across the Atlantic, he discovered the West Indies .
Dear Editor,The headline ‘Xmas should be bright’ in the November 1 edition of the Stabroek News was indeed a deceiving one .
Dear Editor,It is with deep regret that we at the Centre for Communication Studies (CCS) at the University of Guyana learned of the passing of David de Caires .
The interest on rates and taxes owed to the city council is set in accordance with the Municipal District and Councils Act
Dear Editor, Please refer to a letter which appeared in your Stabroek News issue of November 5, 2008, headlined, ‘Why is the interest charged by the M&CC on rates and taxes owed so high?’ Actually, the interest is calculated at 21 .
Dear Editor, I wish to respond to a letter by Donald Lindee in the Kaieteur News of Friday November 7, 2008, captioned, ‘The child’s claim must be fully investigated,’ which referred to the Kaieteur News report of Thursday November 6, 2008 on the child’s report of sighting the missing aircraft .
The IAC is ready to support any initiative which would help reduce the incidence of domestic violence
Dear Editor, The Indian Arrival Committee (IAC) wishes to respond to a letter titled ‘Does the IAC sponsored play send the message that Indian women should remain in abusive relationships?’ by Vidyaratha Kissoon, (SN, November 6) .
Dear Editor, Mr David de Caires, Editor-in-Chief of Stabroek News, has made a significant contribution to Guyana, ensuring that a public space has been provided for all who have different pints of view on critical issues facing Guyana .
Dear Editor, I wish to join with the rest of the Guyanese community in expressing my profound sadness on the passing of David de Caires .
Dear Editor, When I called my former wife in London to let her know that David de Caires had passed away she immediately referred to his professionalism as an attorney-at-law, saying that when she lived in Guyana in the seventies only David and Miles Fitzpatrick struck her as persons of integrity, despite the plethora of lawyers at the time .
Dear Editor, I am saddened by the death of David de Caires, whose remains were cremated in Barbados .
Dear Editor, Come Saturday, November 8, residents living in the vicinity of the fish shop in Drury Lane will be plummeted, bludgeoned and bombarded into dead meat, further degraded from their present vegetable state – a state in which they have found themselves for three long, excruciating years .
Dear Editor, I am still reeling from shock and utter disbelief after viewing the Prime News on the evening of Wednesday, November 5, 2008 .
Dear Editor, The void left in Guyanese journalism with the death of Mr David de Caires may never be filled .
Dear Editor, Today I let go of the fear of letting my young daughter go to school in a taxi by herself .
Dear Editor, I take this chance to offer my deepest sympathy to Mrs Doreen de Caires, widow of David and a Director of Stabroek News and to their daughter and son on the passing of a remarkable husband and father .
Dear Editor, I think what we saw on November 4, 2008, was beyond our wildest expectations − America has elected its first black President, Barack Obama, WOW, WOW, WOW!I am writing you with a great sense of pride, tremendous respect for ‘white America’ and America as a whole, for demonstrating to the world that it is possible as human beings, despite the colour of our skin, cultural and religious backgrounds, irrespective of our many differences, to focus on the issues .
Dear Editor, Guyana has suffered a grievous loss in the passing of this distinguished citizen, David de Caires .
Dear Editor, The passing of Vivian Jordan (VJ) was so sad and sudden .
The tour companies and the GTA need to put petty pride aside, and work together to develop the tourism product
Dear Editor, My love affair with the hinterland of my country Guyana started way back in 1954 when I was employed as a young field assistant fresh out of school (Queen’s College) and worked in areas such as Marlissa Falls, Christmas Falls, Canister Falls, Barima and Barama Rivers, Mazaruni and Cuyuni Rivers and other areas too numerous to mention here for six years until I resigned in 1960 .
Dear Editor, I once wrote a letter to the editor of Stabroek News complaining of something or the other as usual .
Dear Editor, This year’s Diwali celebrations were marred by attacks on the festival .
Dear Editor,It was around midday on Saturday when I learned by reading one of the local ‘bloggers’ here in Guyana that Editor-in-Chief of the Stabroek News, Mr David de Caires, had passed away .
Dear Editor, I am deeply saddened by the passing of my friend, David de Caires .
Does the IAC sponsored play send the message that Indian women should remain in abusive relationships?
Dear Editor,There are advertisements about a play being produced by the Indian Arrival Committee (IAC) which is supposed to contribute to efforts to prevent domestic violence in Guyana .
Dear Editor,The women of Red Thread are saddened at the death of Stabroek News Editor-in-Chief, Mr David de Caires .
Dear Editor, It has been some time now since the drop in fuel price at the pumps but the minibus fare has not changed to reflect the drop in the gas price .
Dear Editor, It was with profound sadness that I learnt of the death of my former employer, Mr David de Caires, the man who welcomed me into the world of journalism, just after I graduated from university back in 1993 .
Dear Editor, To be alive at this moment, November 4, is a privilege of being part of history as we witnessed democracy in action which permitted the voice of the people through the ballot box to choose a Black man (Barack Obama) to be the 44th President elect of the USA .
Dear Editor, We are extremely delighted to learn that Senator Barack Obama has been elected the 44th President of the United States of America .
Dear Editor,I wish to condemn in the strongest possible way the attacks carried out by unruly and inconsiderate persons on the Alexander Village Mandir and community on Diwali night .
Dear Editor, In reference to your editorial of Monday, November 3, about the Alexander Village hooliganism, you must realize that the best of plans will still remain a plan if it is not put into operation and carried out by those who are responsible for carrying it through .
The real culprits for what happened at Diwali were the greedy businessmen who import and sell fireworks
Dear Editor, I was deeply saddened to learn of the death of Stabroek News Editor-in-Chief, Mr David de Caires .
Dear Editor, How come that the failure of a temporary structure is blamed on persons using the said structure for its given purpose? How come that the collapse of a bridge from wear and tear brought about by expected normal use is blamed on the users rather that those who neglect to perform maintenance?A bridge providing access to a community has to be built and maintained to serve the reasonable and necessary needs of the community .
Dear Editor, David de Caires was a rare soul who worked to leave his world better than he found it .
Dear Editor, I do thank Captain REW Adams, MNI, for his response captioned, ‘Life jackets used in Guyana are not buoyancy aids,’ (GC November 4, 2008) to my letter titled ‘Buoyancy aids’ (SN October 27) .
Dear Editor, I would like to extend my heartfelt condolences to family of Mr David de Caires and the staff of Stabroek News .