Letters

Mr Corbin’s failures translate to a failure for the party, its constituents and the country

Dear Editor,No one wants Mr Robert Corbin to fail .

No right-thinking Guyanese would want to return to colonial rule

Dear Editor,“Our Caribbean history is replete with examples of persons in high office who have sacrificed their otherwise good reputation .

The GDF should give reasons

Dear Editor, There is a rather short and terse notice on the wall of the Guyana Defence Force Sub-Treasury, Base Camp Ayanganna, informing GDF pensioners, that with effect 2009-01-30 pensions will no longer be paid at the said sub-treasury, but at a post office or bank of the pensioners’choice .

Chanderpaul should receive the OE

Dear Editor, I write in support of calls to the authorities in Guyana to honour Mr Shivnarine Chanderpaul with the Order of Excellence of Guyana (OE) .

The shoe-thrower was a hero

Dear Editor, It was the Mahatma who said “We don’t hate the man, we hate the evil in the man .

Central government should have taken control of drainage countrywide a long time ago

Dear Editor, Central government should have taken countrywide control over drainage a long time ago .

Taking everything into account Corbin did not do very badly

Dear Editor, I was asked on many occasions by African Guyanese subsequent to Mr Vincent Alexander and his comrades going public with their intention to contest for the leadership of the PNCR, to say something on this issue .

Liliendaal and Kitty pumps should be replaced

Dear Editor,I refer to an article in KN dated 19 .

Get help for animals suffering in flooded fields

Dear Editor,I’ve read in your newspaper and seen news broadcasts regarding the suffering of humans and animals caused by the recent floods, especially on the East Coast .

If the existing drainage system of the city were managed efficiently much of the flooding now experienced could be avoided

Dear Editor, In SN of December 17, 2008, Mr Royston King, PRO to the Mayor and City Council (M&CC) wrote an epistle to the citizens of Georgetown captioned ‘The citizens of Georgetown need to see the environment differently,’ in which he stated his views on the causes for flooding and poor drainage in the city over the past few days but skirted the issues of management and operation of the city’s drainage system which evidently have been neglected and have led to severe flooding in many parts of the city whenever heavy rainfall occurs .

The block on VOIP has been lifted

Dear Editor, After printing my initial letter on GT&T’s block on VOIP, please allow me to follow up .

The Commissioner of Police should set traps

Dear Editor, I wish to compliment the Commissioner of Police (ag) for appealing to the public to come forward with complaints of bribes, or what we would say is shake-down money to avoid prosecution for certain traffic offences .

New Amsterdam is an eyesore

Dear Editor, A substantial amount of attention has been given recently in the letter columns of various local newspapers to the deplorable and dirty condition of the once famed garden but now garbage city of the Caribbean, George-town .

What is it that Mr Corbin’s detractors want?

Dear Editor, Suddenly, as another snowy day dawns, it comes to me that my understanding of today’s politics in Guyana may be deficient .

Why should a rental be charged if there is no phone service?

Dear Editor, The new GT&T landline service in Region 2 stretching from Supenaam to Charity is giving endless problems to customers who are intended to benefit from its use .

There should be changes in 2009

Dear Editor, As the year 2008 quickly comes to an end I wish to urge my fellow Guyanese to take some time out and reflect on our past years and plan seriously for the new year, 2009 .

Plastic bags and styrofoam containers should be banned

Dear Editor, Mr Hector Latchmansingh should be commended for his recommendations for dealing with the littering and consequent flooding problems in the country (‘Guyana should abandon the styrofoam culture,’ SN December 15) .

We should display the same unity in Guyana as we do on foreign shores

Dear Editor, On Saturday, December 13, 2007, Guyanese in Washington DC experienced a time of unity, love, togetherness and hope that is a rarity in our dear land of Guyana .

One last stand

Dear Editor, I have often hidden in the darkness, hoping, praying that this dear land of ours will get better; however, evil has engulfed it .

Complaints about rice lands flooding without foundation

Dear Editor, I wish to reply to a letter by Mr Ashraf Ghani in the Stabroek News on Monday, December 15, captioned ‘Rice lands flooded because of faulty drainage .

NY police harassing Guyanese in Queens

Dear Editor, In recent days, several cops have been indicted in NY for abuses committed on civilians in Brooklyn and Manhattan .

Parties in opposition tend to encounter difficulties which can lead to the exit of important members, but they do recover

Dear Editor, The People’s National Congress Reform has taken careful note of the increase in activity to attack the PNCR and its leadership, including the call for the resignation of its Leader .

‘Freight collect’ should be printed on the form by the shipper

Dear Editor, Last week I had an issue with Laparkan which, although it has been resolved to my satisfaction, I still think the public needs to be aware of .

Guyana cannot develop if one organization restricts access to new technologies

Dear Editor, GT&T’s recent move to block all VOIP resources on the internet could be considered just another attack on the freedom and rights of the Guyanese people .

Arguments for disciplinary proceedings against McAllister et al were trifling

Dear Editor, I reject the contentions of the letter written by Ms Melanie Morrison, captioned ‘Mr McAllister was properly withdrawn from Parliament,’ that was published in the Stabroek News on December 16 .

Why has Capleton been stopped from performing at the National Park?

Dear Editor, I am very concerned that the Ministry of Home Affairs has stopped the reggae show on January 3, 2009 with Capleton at the National Park .

We need to find common ground to solve our problems

Dear Editor, We have to be careful how we articulate our problems .

Not everyone is fortunate to have a column in the print media or programme on the airwaves

Dear Editor, I respect the role Freddie Kissoon plays in the debate on the politics of Guyana, and am in agreement with him on several points .

It is time for senior PNC members to say something about Mr Corbin

Dear Editor, In my letter, ‘Mr Corbin lacks what it takes to lead the PNC’ (SN 7 .

Students should wear their uniforms to school Christmas parties

Dear Editor, I respond to the letter captioned ‘Unsuitable dress and music at school parties’ in the Stabroek News (17 .

Barbados has legitimate concerns about Guyanese illegals

Dear Editor, In the post-slavery to pre-independence era Guyana provided employment opportunities for Barbadians .

Wrongfully imprisoned at police station

Dear Editor, As a widow operating a business at Maria’s Lodge, Essequibo Coast, I had to suffer the indignity of being incarcerated at the Suddie Police Station for 9 hours for no justifiable reason .

Unsuitable dress and music at school parties

Dear Editor, The Christmas term of the formal school system ended on Friday, December 12, with many schools holding their traditional Christmas party, parties that are anticipated and expected by all the students .

It is time for Mr Corbin to start the discussion about who will succeed him

Dear Editor, Mr Corbin has consistently being making certain statements from the time Team Alexander indicated to him their intention to support a candidate for Leader of the party during the 2007 congress .

The citizens of Georgetown need to see the environment differently

Dear Editor, Over the last few days, we have been experiencing heavy rains with serious and worrying overtopping in many areas of Georgetown .

Disco at Anna Catherina causing noise nuisance

Dear Editor, We the undersigned residents of Anna Catherina who live in close proximity to a disco, wish to bring to the attention of the relevant authorities the repeated instances of noise nuisance which are so disgusting and disruptive to our lives .

Constant blackouts in Parika

Dear Editor, For the past three months and more, Parika has been getting constant blackouts from  Guyana Power & Light Inc .



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