Dear Editor,Mr Ogunseye, in his letter of June 22 captioned ‘The PCD and history,’ challenges me to “demonstrate political maturity and integrity by publicly correcting [my] falsification of an important development in this country’s political history .
Dear Editor,On Sunday, I came across a supplemental advertisement in a New York newspaper featuring our neighbour to the east, Suriname, and after reading it, all I kept asking myself was: Why not Guyana? What’s wrong with Guyana? Why isn’t Guyana being featured in newspaper supplements across America’s metropolitan cities, but especially New York?Here is a neighbouring country that attained independence nine years after Guyana, is much smaller in geographic size (165,000 sq km) and population (470,000), and seems endowed with lesser natural resources than Guyana, yet is doing economically better than Guyana .
Given the poor quality of road-building in the past the government should be particular about selecting consultants and contractors
Dear Editor,I was pleasantly surprised with SN article of June 21, 2009 which reported that the Government of Guyana (GoG) through the Ministry of Local Government has elevated without any pre-qualification the Solid Waste Collection and Disposal Company, Puran Brothers, as a contractor to build an access road to the dumpsite within the city of Georgetown .
Dear Editor,I write in relation to Ms Gitanjali Persaud’s letter captioned, ‘No published accounts of evidence of communist funding of the PPP prior to 1969,’ in the Stabroek News of June 19 .
Dear Editor,I just arrived home after my visit to Guyana .
Dear Editor,I have been watching the news on television and reading about domestic violence in our country which I found very interesting .
Dear Editor,I refer to the news item: “UG needs academic and admin overall – Vice Chancellor; says crumbling infrastructure to be addressed (SN June 20, 09) .
Dear Editor,“The family is a most important foundation .
Now that Guyana has lost the cement case it should take regional defaulters who do not have a CET waiver on rice to the CCJ
Dear Editor,Now that Guyana has done the honourable thing and admitted that it did break the law as it pertains to the waiver of the Common External Tariff (CET) on cement as a consequence of which it will end up paying a considerable amount to the Trinidad Cement Limited (TCL), I hope that the other member states of Caricom will wake up and stop the illegal activities of not paying the CET on rice .
Dear Editor,So much publicity was made of President Hugo Chavez of Venezuela presenting the above-titled book (subtitled: Five Centuries of the Pillage of a Continent) to President Barack Obama of the USA, at the Summit of the Americas Meeting in Port of Spain that I felt that I just had to obtain a copy read it .
Dear Editor,I read with great care and interest Mr Ralph Ramkarran’s letter which was published in Kaieteur News on Friday June 19, 2009, under the caption, ‘David Hinds and history .
Dear Editor,In June 2008, the National Domestic Violence Policy was launched .
Dear Editor,In August of 2008, animal lover Cherie Gomes (Canadian-based Guyanese) passed by the High Court and saw a female dog with a broken paw .
Dear Editor, The Guyana Police Force is responding to a letter published in the Stabroek News of April 30, 2009, under the caption ‘Not such an innocent prank .
Dear Editor, We are in the season of the heavy rainfall, but it seems as if the Anna Regina Town Council are just talking without taking action .
Dear Editor, I should like to thank you for your article of May 17, 2009, explaining the origin of Conversation Tree .
Dear Editor, As I write these few lines Shri Prakash Goosai would have been cremated after hundreds of speeches had been made and thousands of Bhajans sung world-wide over the past 48 hours in honour of this great Guyanese .
Dear Editor, Recent comments by the Ethnic Relations Commission (ERC) and the Federation of Independent Trades Union (FITUG) on the report by Ms Gay McDougall, United Nations Independent Expert on Minority Issues, comprised personal attacks and superficial denial .
Dear Editor, You may have heard your kid singing that song praising mothers for all their laborious work and granting them unconditional love .
Dear Editor, As is customary, the Senior Supervisors’ Club held a simple ceremony on June 4, 2009, for the official opening of its recently covered billiards table .
Dear Editor,We, the concerned residents of Ninth Street (A) Block (Y) Cummings Lodge wish to make public that our street has not been fixed .
Dear Editor,In a statement made by the Minister of Agriculture (MoA) recently, he said that the National Drainage and Irrigation Authority (NDIA) and Neighbourhood Demo-cratic Councils (NDC) have been tasked to improve the irrigation system in farming communities in light of the relatively dry conditions experienced over the last few months .
Long waiting time to pay duties, administration charges at Customs accounts department in Main Street
Dear Editor,It takes a taxpayer a long time to pay duties, taxes or administration charges at the Customs and Trade Administration Accounts Department situated at Lot 34 Main and Hope Streets .
Dear Editor,The debate about the success or otherwise of the development of sport in Guyana (all of which, expectedly, not published in the Daily Chronicle), appears to have widened to involve other group discussions .
Dear Editor,Indeed, in an earlier letter, I did not name the parties that sought funds from the CIA for its destabilisation campaign against the PPP, but that does not mean that I am not willing to name them .
Dear Editor,The acceptance by Mr Chandradat Chintamani, FCCA of a place on the board of Demerara Distillers Limited on the last day of 2008 has highlighted the role of individual accountants and the regulator in ensuring that ethical standards in the accounting profession are maintained .
Dear Editor,I refer to a letter from Dr Walter Ramsahoye which appeared in your edition of June 17, under the caption ‘There should be a Barbados bench at the airport .
Dear Editor,It is with profound sadness that I learnt about the passing of Shri Prakash Gossai .
Dear Editor, The Management of Demerara Distillers Limited (DDL) is once again compelled to respond to Mr Christopher Ram, the writer of the Business Page of Sunday June 14, 2009, to correct a number of errors and misleading statements that were made therein .
Dear Editor, We, the residents of Wakenaam, are in no need of an airstrip .
Global warming has nothing to do with present conservancy problems; it is neglect and poor maintenance of the infrastructure
Dear Editor, Reference is made to a letter in SN by Charles Sohan on the subject of the Ministry of Agriculture cherry-picking items from the proposed Conservancy Adaptation Works study for their Cunha project (‘The Ministry of Agriculture cannot cherry-pick elements from the Conservancy Adaptation Works project because it will not fulfuil the aim of reducing the country’s vulnerability to flooding,’ June 11) .
Why have the sugar unions been silent over the loss of €Є6M because of the late submission of the GuySuCo Action Plan?
Dear Editor, It has been a month since the story of Guyana losing €6M, an equivalent of $1 .
Dear Editor, In his contribution, ‘Guyana can do better in the longer term than living off the IMF/WB welfare system’ (SN 9 .
Dear Editor, It was a solemn afternoon as mourners flocked the Grace Funeral Home on Conduit and Pitkin Ave in Queens on Tuesday, June 16, to view the body of a great spiritual and academic leader – Shri Prakash Gossai .
Dear Editor, Over a thousand people packed the Shri Bhuvaneshwar Mandir in Ozone Park, Queens, Monday night to remember Shri Prakash Gossai, the spiritual leader of the temple, who passed away early Monday morning at a hospital in Miami after suffering a heart attack .
Dear Editor, In a letter not long ago I questioned how it was that President Jagdeo knew so much about the opposing forces and so little or nothing about those on his side .
Dear Editor, After the disaster that was the recent Test and ODI series against England, several readers opined in letters to SN and other publications that Guyana should consider going it alone .