Dear Editor, We in Guyana, like everywhere else on the planet, live by a ‘social contract .
Dear Editor,Thank you for requesting the Postmaster General’s comments to the issue(s) raised in a letter sent by D Howells captioned ‘Why does mail to and from Guyana take so long to arrive?’ (SN 21 .
GRA was aware of the foreign-registered vehicles in Lethem and was drafting a policy relating to them
Dear Editor,Following several articles in the media on Venezuelan vehicles in Region 9, the latest being in the KN on March 9, I find it necessary to break my silence on this issue .
Dear Editor,My sixtieth birthday was observed in July 2006, and to date I have not received any NIS pension, despite several frustrating visits to the NIS office at Anna Regina .
Dear Editor,In SN of March 8, an advertisement was put out by the Ministry of Public Works & Communication (MPWC) inviting applicants who have lands measuring approximately 3000 ft long by 300 ft wide for sale on the island of Leguan for the construction of an airstrip .
Dear Editor,I am amused that the President and certain agencies are promoting polygraph testing as a panacea for combating corruption in the public sector .
Dear Editor,When the village of Katoka was smaller in population, I observed how my village elders came together to help each other in building their houses or in farming generally .
Dear Editor, There is currently an accusatory but essentially pointless discourse in some of our dailies, which, if memory serves correctly, began between John da Silva and Donald Isaacs (KN 3 .
Dear Editor, In my long, long, long-ago cricketing and newspaper-writing days, it was clear to me when a bowler was pelting, and I used to have no hesitation in saying that the bowler was pelting .
Dear Editor, The government’s handling of the CLICO situation leaves much to be desired .
Dear Editor, A group of Guyanese left NY to celebrate Phagwah in India .
Dear Editor, I read a very heartrending story a few days ago in your newspaper .
Dear Editor,Our roads have deteriorated and are in such a terrible state in some parts, that when the rain falls they are almost impassable .
Dear Editor,In the March 5, 2009 Stabroek News article titled ‘Bank of Guyana says financial sector adequately capitalized at Dec 2008’ the Bank of Guyana in response to purported continued deliberate attempts to mislead the public on the health of the financial system made it abundantly clear that Guyana’s financial sector was adequately capitalized until the end of December 2008 .
Dear Editor,I am a resident of La Grange West Bank Demerara and I am a customer of GT&T .
Dear Editor,Recently, a letter writer sought to remind us of an unsung hero, one Mr .
Dear Editor,Almost ten years ago, on August 8, 1999, to be exact, Mr Bharrat Jagdeo took over the Guyana presidency from Mrs Janet Jagan, who served from December 1997 after successfully leading her party’s A-Team comprising herself, Mr Jagdeo and Prime Minister Samuel Hinds, in a tensely waged election fight against the PNC .
Dear Editor,For some time I had planned to write about the epidemic of abuse, disrespect and violence against women .
Dear Editor,The TV programme ‘Our Culture Our Life’ hosted by Wanita Huburn, and which quite recently featured Jimmy Hamilton and Don Gomes leading up to the Mash celebrations was one with a big, big difference .
Dear Editor,On January 29, a letter by Mr Ogunseye was published in SN captioned ‘The work of Ronald Waddell resulted in a reduction in extra-judicial killings,’ wherein it is stated, “There is therefore an urgent need for re-thinking and re-strategising on the way forward by the leaders of the African community .
Dear Editor, I read in your newspapers on March 5 that the Animal Health Department of the Ministry of Agriculture seized two pregnant animals that were about to be slaughtered at the Georgetown Municipal Abattoir .
Dear Editor, March 6 marks the 12th anniversary since my dear father, President Cheddi, died at an age where his life’s work was not yet completed .
Dear Editor,Myself and three friends were fishing at the koker located at Princes street on Thursday, March 5, 2009 .
Dear Editor,The recent comments of President Jagdeo suggesting indemnification of the policyholders of Clico (Guyana) translates to a bailout of around US$34 million dollars .
Dear Editor,On Friday, February 13 at the Lichas building, a dedication concert was held in honour of the godfather of Linden theatre, Cecil William Shelborne Jones .
Dear Editor,Two letters are published on the same day (March 4) concerning health issues .
Dear Editor,It came as a shock to learn that the once proud Critchlow Labour College is slowly being suffocated to death .
Under the law the Regional Executive Officer does not need the Regional Chairman’s permission to expend money on a Christmas social
Dear Editor,Again we have seen how misguidedly Clement Corlette has stepped out of his authority as Regional Chairman by attempting to usurp the authority vested in the Finance Secretary within the Ministry of Finance to surcharge a public officer .
Pig-rearing in urban areas is a land-use issue which comes under the Central Housing and Planning Authority
Dear Editor, I refer to the letter in the Stabroek News of March 3, 2009 on the subject of ‘Is it permissible to rear pigs in urban areas?’ and your request for comments thereon from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) .
Dear Editor, When people with no knowledge of international trade make public pronouncements on matters about which they have absolutely no idea it can be a very dangerous thing .
Dear Editor, I write regarding President Bharrat Jagdeo’s assertions on Sunday, as published in the March 4 issue of your newspaper, that one of the individuals involved in the “cocaine in pepper sauce” illicit narcotics trade is a financier of the AFC .
Dear Editor, I would like to advise Mr Dennis V Debidin who penned a letter in the Stabroek News (‘The land alongside the Berbice Bridge road should be reserved for commercial development,’ 27 .
Dear Editor, We, at City Hall, wish to update citizens on solid waste management in the city of Georgetown .
Dear Editor,Permit us to respond on behalf of Mr Robert Persaud, Minister of Agriculture, on the letter captioned ‘Wauna farmers cannot sell their peanuts’ published in the March 4, 2009 Stabroek News .
Dear Editor,The Clico crisis follows closely the story of the global financial meltdown .
Dear Editor,I refer to the editor’s note to my letter on March 4, 2009 of Stabroek News with the caption ‘Heritage Foundation did not use Ram and McRae as a “source” for the economic freedom index .
Dear Editor,I once again express utter consternation at the refusal of President Bharrat Jagdeo and the PPP/C government of Guyana to pay the pension owed to the late former President of Guyana, Hugh Desmond Hoyte, to his surviving 76-year-old widow and former First Lady of Guyana, Mrs Joyce Hoyte .