Barbadians have to identify beyond doubt the reasons for the contamination of their water supply rather than drum up xenophobia against Guyanese
Dear Editor,In an article, ‘Ever so welcome, wait for a call,’ by Mr Arif Bulkan in Stabroek News of December 1, 2008, he stated that “a recent news report revealed contamination in the ground water supply of Barbados, attributing this to the unhygienic habits of squatters in certain districts .
Dear Editor,Two days ago I had reason to be passing the Company Path Gardens where the Non-Aligned Monument stands, and was very shocked to notice that large sections of the fence were missing .
Dear Editor,Here’s what I received from my server today: “GT&T has informed us today that all VOIP calls transmitting their internet backbone are blocked or degraded .
SN shows hostility to the police by alleging human rights’ violations; the police should be applauded
Dear Editor,The Stabroek News’s editorials consistently improvise a barrage of attacks on the Guyana Police Force (GPF) .
Dear Editor,It doesn’t come as a big surprise that on average, the toll for a motor car to cross the Berbice River Bridge will be approximately $1,000, since only at that tariff rate can the investor possibly facilitate a payback of their investment within the agreed time-frame .
Dear Editor,The old local saying, “Mout open, story jump out” came to mind on reading a letter in the Guyana Chronicle headlined ‘“Human derelicts” not to blame for the state of the City’ (November 30) written by Mr Thomas Reid .
Dear Editor,Over the last week, I have been bombarded with text messages from GT&T informing me that if I top up with $500 I will get 50% in free minutes .
Dear Editor,Now that GT&T have blocked VOIP totally on their network, I hope that all the people who are going to be out of work, and all the poor people who can’t afford to make direct overseas calls to ask their families for help, especially in the coming Christmas season, take note of what effects a monopoly can truly have .
Dear Editor,The Guyana Water Inc (GWI) has failed to deliver a drop of water through the pipes in the communities of McDoom and Agricola for the past week .
Dear Editor,I am for protecting, clothing and feeding our children, but I am totally against lying to our children .
Dear Editor,As a concerned NIS pensioner and re the latest fraud, I am suggesting to the authorities that they make part of the investigations public by publishing the names of all their deceased pensioners according to the records within the last five years .
Dear Editor,I refer to the issue of internet cafés and the GRA .
Dear Editor,I recently conducted an opinion poll in Trinidad to determine popular support for the ruling People’s National Movement (PNM) party a year after its re-election .
Dear Editor,The letter by Dr Prem Misir captioned ‘Guyana is consolidating its development’ (SN 27 .
Dear Editor,According to the Kaieteur News of December 1, the Minister of Health says that a disability law is to be introduced next month following repeated calls by persons with disabilities for legislation to be enacted to defend their rights .
Dear Editor,“The industry is in the pits .
Dear Editor,In response to Mr Vishnu Bisram’s letter captioned ‘What were the reasons for breaking with England and the Privy Council?’ (SN 22 .
Dear Editor,Incomplete pension payments at MMA/ADA continue to frustrate its pensioners .
Dear Editor,I sympathize with the people of Bel Air Gardens, Bel Air Springs, Subryanville and communities around, because of the Sunday evening and holiday street lime permitted on the seawall along that stretch of the East Coast Highway called Clive Lloyd Drive .
Dear Editor,So many negative circumstances have blighted Guyana for so long; so many of them highlighted daily in the media, that I think it is time for us to remember that we have things to be proud about .
Dear Editor,It is truly amazing to know the beauty of expression which is concealed in poetic language .
Dear Editor,I am frustrated when I hear officials express surprise about complaints or call them hearsay .
Dear Editor,Since 1988, December 1 has been a day of bringing messages of compassion, hope, solidarity and understanding about AIDS to every country in the world .
Dear Editor,No one can overlook the peculiar position in which the Linden municipality finds itself from time to time in carrying out its mandate .
Dear Editor,International Day for the Disabled 2008 will be here again on December 3 .
Dear Editor,Plans by the GRA that are being backed by the government to target internet call centres for tax evasion is a direct attack on the majority of the poorer, overtaxed population .
Dear Editor,I was recently in Guyana and was appalled at the state of poverty that Guyana has descended into .
Dear Editor,On several occasions, we would have foreign guests, or even as a family, we feel at times like going out to get some quality ice cream, only to find that there is no such place in Guyana, especially at night .
Dear Editor,I stumbled across a most amusing but dangerous article captioned ‘Larlene’s too young’ by the ‘Parrot’ in the Kaieteur News dated November 21, 2008 .
Guyana’s belated objections to provisions of the draft EPA must have taken other Cariforum governmental representatives and perhaps Minister Jeffrey, by surprise
Dear Editor, The stance taken by President Jagdeo over the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) with Europe needs to be put under closer scrutiny, having due regard to the processes employed in negotiating the agreement .
Dear Editor, On Thursday, November 13, I attended a meeting at the Linden Foundation Secondary School, to which parents/guardians had been hurriedly summoned by the school’s authority to address the serious and dangerous issue of lighting squibs, firecrackers, and other such fireworks .
Dear Editor, A report on a presentation by Major-General (rtd) Joe Singh, the CEO of GT&T and Ms Faith Harding at a symposium hosted by the youth arm of the PNCR is worth reading (Guyana Times November 27 page 3) .
Dear Editor,During the last two decades a number of very important events have taken place around the world that have seen changes in situations that many of us thought were impossible to change .
Dear Editor, An advertisement at present being shown on television shows a set of young girls – who hardly look as if they are 18 years old − showing Carib beer corks and drinking Carib beers .
Dear Editor, If rejecting envoys ever became an Olympic sport, the ‘government’ in Zimbabwe would have few rivals for the gold .
Dear Editor, Several years ago I wrote letters to the press maintaining that the Ministry of Home Affairs, in conjunction with the police should establish greater control over hire cars/taxis .
Dear Editor, It is with great concern and fear for my life and the lives of other commuters who travel the Soesdyke-Linden highway, especially at night, that I pen this letter .