Letters

Has been attending select committee meetings

Dear Editor,I refer to a letter from Mr David Patterson published in SN (‘There is no conflict of interest,’ 23 .

There is an elected dictatorship in Guyana

Dear Editor,I refer to Mr Eusi Kwayana’s letter titled ‘The phrase “elected dictatorship” was used in relation to the government’s veto of 39 EU micro-funded projects not their delay .

Journalists Raju and Lal will be missed in NY

Dear Editor,We need to applaud those non-Guyanese who played a significant role in focusing attention on human rights in Guyana during the dictatorship and who also contributed to the struggle for the restoration of democracy as well as provided media services for Guyanese in NY .

A quorum consists of 2/3 of the councillors in office

Dear Editor,With reference to the letter captioned ‘The NA Town Council has only seven serving members’ (SN 18 .

Bridge and roads in Good Hope, ECD, are in a terrible state

Dear Editor,The access bridge to Good Hope, East Coast Demerara, which is home to thousands, has been in a state of disrepair for a very long time, and this precarious situation is of growing concern to residents .

Airport staff should be trained in first aid and customer care

Dear Editor,My husband and I went on a holiday to the US and I had to return home earlier than planned as I became ill .

The government must make its position on torture clear

Dear Editor,Will we ever know how prisoner, Edwin Niles, now deceased, was able to secure seven .

The Bell 206 serves overseas forces in a secondary role

Dear Editor,One letter captioned ‘Many countries use the Bell 206’ written by Mr D Persaud in the SN (24 .

There are those in the media who distort with an objective in mind

Dear Editor,I have looked at the television reports by NCN and by Mr Moseley of President Jagdeo’s meeting with Guyanese in Antigua .

Kwayana’s legacy over six decades may never be touched

Dear Editor,I agree with the sentiments of Pastor Kwesi Oginga of the elder statesmanship values encased in the existence of Eusi Kwayana (SN July 24) .

Dear Editor,After the state withdrew ads from your newspaper, a cross-section of persons express-ed public disapproval of the action .

The real legacy of Dr Jagan

Dear Editor,In reference to Mr Mohamed Sattaur’s letter in SN of July 19 (‘Guyanese can stand tall anywhere in the world because of Dr Jagan’s victories’), I would like to point out that he failed to respond to any of the points on President Cheddi’s legacy which I raised .

Dear Editor,I attended the ‘Unforgettable Tour’ performance of Bollywood legend Amitabh Bachchan in Trinidad Sunday evening featuring Amitabh, his wife Jaya Bhaduri, their son Abhishek, his wife Aishwarya Rai, actress Preity Zinta, actor Riteish Deshmusk and others .

Black Hawks, Harpy Eagles excel at Martial Arts tourney

Black Hawks, Harpy Eagles excel at Martial Arts tourney

The Apex-funded second annual exhibition Martial Arts tournament held last weekend saw Black Hawks walking away with the lion’s share of the trophies and medals with host Harpy Eagles also excelling .

Dislikes SN headline

Dear Editor,An observation was brought to my attention yesterday .

The Region 3 RDC did not give permission for the setting up of any barber shop in cornelia Ida

Dear Editor,Cornelia Ida on the West Coast of Demerara is soon to have two ‘barber’ shops next to each other .

Not a member of any political party

Dear Editor,I have noted comments made by President Bharrat Jagdeo, several letter-writers et al, to the effect that I and the Guyana Press Association (GPA) are part of the opposition forces and the People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR) .

A host of mechanisms were in place to prevent multiple voting in 2006

Dear Editor,Reference is hereby made to a letter published in the Sunday Stabroek (20 .

The previous government had ten helicopters which were reduced to one

Dear Editor,The Government of Guyana needs to learn from the shortcomings of the previous government when acquiring aviation assets .

Guyana should not be considering a road and pipeline from Venezuela

Dear Editor,Reading the Guyana dailies one is prompted to ask the query as to whom does Guyana belong? Why is Venezuela making these unilateral proposals?First, I was informed that Venezuela proposes to build a road through Guyana to Suriname .

To get the best health care you need to be in the right place with the right people

Dear Editor,I refer to Andres Oppenheimer’s article published in the SN of July 19, ‘To your health: You can care for it abroad .

Government should move to control mini-bus fares

Dear Editor,The recent increase in mini-bus fares by operators has indeed put a strain on the Guyanese travelling public, and for many of us it is unbelievable .

Continuous assessment still holds great promise for education in Guyana

Dear Editor,Although Mr Imam Baksh in his letter of July 19, 2008 in SN, raises some good points, I must disagree with the caption ‘Common Entrance reform has been a failure .

SASOD’s work has received not just opposition but also support

Dear Editor,On July 23, 2003, Members of Parliament were challenged when they had to consider outlawing discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation in the Guyana constitution .

Mr Kwayana should be appointed elder statesman

Dear Editor,I have read Mr Eusi Kwayana’s letter, ‘The phrase “elected dictatorship” was used in relation to the government’s veto of 39 EU micro-funded projects, not their delay’ (SN, July 22) .

Government’s choice of helicopters right

Dear Editor,I am happy about the choice of helicopters purchased by the Government of Guyana .

Many countries use the Bell 206

Dear Editor,Several defence forces around the world continue to operate the Bell 206 helicopter in the law enforcement, military and other roles .

The Moseley ban should be lifted

Dear Editor,I have been paying close attention to the Moseley ban and the forward and backward arguments about the ban .

Journalists must rise above emotions

Dear Editor,I recall years ago I submitted a report to the Mirror newspaper in relation to a police attack on a group of sugar workers, among whom was a pregnant mom .

The majority of businesspersons come to Port Kaituma from outside the region and are squatting on land reserved for industrial development

Dear Editor,In Port Kaituma, Region One, we have agreed with the NDC to regularize some of our squatters who are selling on the roadways when the construction of the new road commences .

Communication wasteland

Dear Editor,It is by great fortuitousness that I am able to email this letter, because the Essequibo Coast is seemingly a communication graveyard .

There is no conflict of interest

Dear Editor,With regards to a letter appearing in KN of 21 .

Permits should only be given for mining in places where miners can be monitored

Dear Editor,It is very upsetting to read of what is happening in Arau Village, but not surprising really .

Delegates and observers have numerous opportunities to actively participate in PPP Congress discussions and deliberations

Dear Editor,I refer to a letter in the Stabroek News (July 22) captioned, ‘There is no interactive discussion at the party Congress .

The level of political interference at UG over the past six years has been unprecedented

Dear Editor,I was not at the lecture of Professor Winston McGowan entitled, ‘Modern Guyana: A historical interpretation – the PPP years, 1992 to the present .

Human error was the reason for the Bell helicopter’s damaged turbine

Dear Editor,With reference to the report in Kaieteur News (‘Newly-bought helicopter blows up at Tacama,’ 20 .

Maintaining the ban on Mr Moseley gives the government an unfavourable image

Dear Editor,I thank Dr Prem Misir for clarifying the reason why Capitol News reporter Gordon Moseley was banned or suspended from covering events at the Office of the President and State House in a letter captioned ‘Freedom of the press is not absolute’ (SN July 19) .



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