Letters

Outsiders dumping garbage in Great Diamond housing area

Dear Editor, When I became a proud owner of a houselot and subsequently built my own house in Section A Block X Great Diamond, I felt that swell of emotion that follows remarkable success .

Did not write letter

Dear Editor, I received a call from Steve Merai in reference to a letter written in your newspaper (‘Steve Merai took head on the most dangerous, ruthless criminals’ Sunday Stabroek 4 .

Naim Chan should be recognized for his sterling contribution as a TV host

Dear Editor, I am an avid listener of Naim Chan’s ‘Good Morning Guyana Show .

Formal democracy but little practical democracy

Dear Editor, According to Sunday, January 4 Kaieteur News,  ‘Khellawan Lall cleared to order mayoral elections .

Airlines should use a commonsensical approach to screening passengers

Dear Editor, The denial of permission for nine Muslim passengers, though not Guyanese, to board an Air Tran flight on New Year’s Day has relevance to all Muslims and Indo-Guyanese in general .

Twelve great men

Dear Editor, Here is a list of the 12 great men of the world in my lifetime .

Guyanese have to create their own change

Dear Editor, As we enter 2009, I forsee many challenges globally .

Personality politics continuing to trump priorities of the people

Dear Editor,I commend the forthrightness of Leader of the Opposition PNC, Mr .

Article on Valerie Hart was distasteful

Dear Editor,While I am sympathetic to Ms McAlmont’s clearly-implied agenda in ‘History this week’(‘Valerie Hart: The Woman at the Heart of the Rupununi Uprising,’ SN 1 .

Golden Grove should not have been under water

Dear Editor,I am totally fed-up with the serious drainage situation in Golden Grove Village on the East Coast of Demerara .

Mr Corbin is not serious about shared governance

Dear Editor, Supporters of the PNC need to be more worried than comforted by Mr Robert Corbin’s new interest in shared governance .

The people’s support for shared governance is of paramount importance if it is to succeed

Dear Editor,Mr Emile Mervin’s letter which was published in the Kaieteur News on December 25, 2008, is a welcome and instructive intervention in the renewed public debate on the issue of shared governance in Guyana .

This is the first time the TUC is without a political partner

Dear Editor,By now even Stevie Wonder can see the government’s commitment to destroy the Guyana Trades Union Congress (TUC) .

The PNC membership has strong allegiance to the leader

Dear Editor,It appears that the PNC is again headed for yet another leader showdown .

Lay magistrates and justices of the peace have made tremendous contributions

Dear Editor,With reference to the letter by Mr RJ Eleazar captioned ‘Do we really need lay magistrates?’ (SN 1 .

We should change to no-till farming

Dear Editor,Let’s go straight to the meat of the matter and try to separate fact from fiction .

There is too long a period between hearings in the Magistrate’s Court

Dear Editor,I write with respect to our administration of justice and unfortunately the system is just drowning day after day .

Guyana’s recognition in North America is for the wrong reasons

Dear Editor,Guyana can certainly do with some recognition and publicity for its fledgling tourism industry but its recent notoriety in North America has been for the wrong reasons and with a terrible price .

Steve Merai took head on the most ruthless, dangerous criminals

Dear Editor,Steve Merai was cleared of all wrongdoing after an extensive police investigation .

A new year wish

Dear Editor,As Guyanese engage in the usual old year stocktaking, reflection will also invariably focus on what lies ahead .

Lack of life-jackets on Corentyne backtrack boats

Dear Editor,Several months ago two persons died on the Corentyne River while crossing with a backtrack boat to Suriname .

Is Guyana Power and Light in a financial crisis?

Dear Editor,About two weeks ago I went home and realized that there was no electricity .

There is an identity crisis and lack of a sense of direction among the younger generation

Dear Editor,As the year glides behind the horizon, I reflect on the identity crisis and lack of a sense of direction amongst the younger generation .

A negligible increase for pensioners

Dear Editor,When we received our old-age pension vouchers for 2009 without the amount printed thereon, we felt the 2009 increase would have been realistic .

Structure in drainage canal leading to Andrews koker should be removed

Dear Editor,In your edition of December 21, 2008, you reported that the “Andrews sluice is blocked with driftwood, silted up and has not been operable for some time,” and that with the sluice not in operation the water accumulates on the land .

The stray dog nuisance should be dealt with

Dear Editor,At present there are many stray dogs roaming the roads of Guyana .

Advice on canine leptospirosis

Dear Editor,The Ministry of Health (MOH), via its health care workers and no less than the Minister himself, has educated citizens about the threat of leptospirosis, especially during the rainy season .

The government knew this flood was coming and it has to do something for the families affected

Dear Editor,My Mahaicony family suffered another loss with the flooding .

Do we really need lay magistrates?

Dear Editor,With UG churning out so many attorneys-at-law what right do we have to employ lay magistrates/JPs?Yours faithfully, RJ Eleazar .

The government has delivered

Dear Editor,A Happy and Prosperous New Year to you and the entire management! It is no coincidence that my first correspondence for 2009 is positive .

Commendations for the AFC

Dear Editor,Commendations are in order for the AFC .

Until last week all the water from Hopeto Nabaclis flowed to the pump in Victoria

Dear Editor, I would like to respond to a letter published in the Kaieteur News of December 29, 2008, (‘Letter on Victoria drainage contains inaccuracies’) in which the writer – National Drainage and Irrigation Authority (NDIA) Corporate Secretary Tiana Khan – makes certain assertions in response to my letter captioned ‘Little effort made to ease the flood sufferings of Victoria’ published in SN on December 27 .

Stretched-out Magazine provided a barrel of laughs

Dear Editor, Oh what a barrel of laughs Stretched-out Magazine had when it aired a few nights ago .

Can’t get money from NIS

Dear Editor, I am a senior teacher attached to President’s College and I am suffering from diabetes .

Why is overtaking restricted on wide bridges?

Dear Editor, I have been over the years a defender of the PPP/C government, as it relates to extreme and absurd criticisms, because I at least accept the need for genuine, constructive criticism .

Agencies from the Ministry of Agriculture have provided relief to flooded areas

Dear Editor, It is the time of the year when everyone is rejoicing and celebrating the festive season, but at the same time many of us are experiencing a flood situation and are losing our crops and livestock .

Burnham and Hoyte survived challenges to their leadership

Dear Editor, Recently, there have been several calls, from some sources, for Mr Corbin to resign .



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