Letters

Two ‘tigers’ not one

Dear Editor,Two days ago, I visited the village of Bethany, where I formerly served as headmaster .

‘They cannot shoot his dreams’

Dear Editor,There are no words that I can find or use to adequately describe my grief and repugnance over the ruthless and malevolent manner in which the right to live, to be free, to enjoy the constitutional freedoms and rights every citizen of this country is entitled to, were summarily and permanently removed from Courtney Crum-Ewing .

SN is harassing Glen Lall

Dear Editor,The public has noted Stabroek News’ continued obsession with the withdrawal details of Glen Lall’s tax evasion charges .

Let us choose the objective of a national unity government and not nasty, deliberate provocations

Dear Editor,The horrible, horrible assassination of political activist Mr Courtney Crum-Ewing is the most sickening act in modern times .

Let us keep our focus

Dear Editor,I write this letter out of great respect, regard and honour for my fellow Guyanese .

Patra is the authentic guide for dates of festivals

Patra is the authentic guide for dates of festivals

Dear Editor,I refer to Amar Persaud’s letter captioned ‘Conflict of dates,’ published in Stabroek News on March 11 .

Why were the leaders of the GNYC attacked by the PYO at the youth forum?

Dear Editor,The uncouth, lawless, vulgar, and disrespectful behaviour unleashed by Kwame McCoy and his PYO contingent on the young leaders of the Guyana National Youth Council and participants at the GNYC’s public forum last Saturday must be denounced .

It is important to remember what Crum-Ewing lived for

Dear Editor,I didn’t know Courtney Crum-Ewing and I had never heard of him before his almost 3-month protest in front of the office of the Attorney General .

Courtney’s spirit will live on

Dear Editor,As a mother of a 40-year-old son, my heart bleeds for the mother and other relatives of Courtney Crum-Ewing .

Commissioner of Police made incisive presentation

Dear Editor,I was an attendee at the March 9 opening of the Police Officers’ Conference 2015 .

The government alone should finance the Police Force

Dear Editor,I refer to the recent publicity given to the donation of television sets to the Guyana Police Force by the Princess Hotel, Providence .

Boats should be fixed in time for Easter Regatta

Dear Editor,Many thanks to the Minster of Public Works for hearing the people’s cries for a better landing system for speedboats at Vreed-en-Hoop and Georgetown .

Guyanese must use their voices wisely

Dear Editor,While it may be fair to say that many Guyanese did not stand with Mr Courtney Crum-Ewing while he was alive, there is nothing hypocritical or less than noble about taking up his cause now, after his death .

Police should be allowed to do their job

Dear Editor,I sympathise over the death of Mr Courtney Crum-Ewing and especially the manner of his death .

We have a choice to make

Dear Editor,Free speech is enshrined in our constitution; Guyanese are allowed under our constitution to express themselves .

All steps should be taken by the police to find Crum-Ewing’s murderers

Dear Editor,I did not know Courtney Crum-Ewing and only learnt of him in recent months .

PPP leadership should go into the countryside

Dear Editor,All of the PPP programmes from a national perspective are based on inclusiveness .

Guyoil does not advise payment of large sums in cash

Dear Editor,An article captioned ‘Armed motorcycle bandit, accomplice rob businessman of $2 .

It isn’t about a candidate

Dear Editor,Just this past 45th anniversary of our Co-operative Republic, my plea to potential voters was published .

Following Crum-Ewing’s death all young people should become fully engaged in the electoral process

Dear Editor,Courtney Nickosi Crum-Ewing dedicated part of his life to social justice and betterment for all our people .

No survey for the granting of state lands to Minister Sukhai has been executed at Laluni

Dear Editor,The Guyana Lands and Surveys Commission has noted an article published in the Stabroek News on Sunday, March 8, captioned ‘Laluni farmers fear losing cultivated lands .

Political leaders should deal objectively and circumspectly with Crum-Ewing’s death

Dear Editor,At approximately 1930 hours the evening before last, from where I reside, I heard at least five separate explosions which from the sounds, suggested they came from a firearm or from several firearms .

There should be no tit for tat

Dear Editor,The night before last Guyana crossed yet another dangerous line .

Authors of Facebook comments did not go to support Crum-Ewing at his protests

Dear Editor,Doing something that we perceive as right, might be judged as good by some and a nuisance to others .

Devastated by news of Crum-Ewing’s death

Dear Editor,I remember my school days at QC with Courtney Crum-Ewing .

What about fire exits?

Dear Editor,Recently in my visits to quite a few well-established public (government owned and controlled) and private entities, it caught my attention that these businesses appeared to have sacrificed customer and employee safety for the sake of internal expansion .

Can we not avoid ad hominem attacks during the campaign?

Dear Editor, This week we celebrate the death anniversary of the reputed ‘father of our nation’, personal hero to me and I believe most Guyanese, the late Dr Cheddi Jagan who dedicated his life for the betterment of Guyana .

Opposition media should focus on issues of substance

Dear Editor,The attempts made by the political opposition, aided and abetted by the opposition media, to divert public attention from real and substantive issues of national development has not gone unnoticed .

The WI team does not always have to be ill prepared

Dear Editor,West Indians are not the only cricket lovers who seem preoccupied with West Indies cricket .

Congratulations to Shah and Johnson

Dear Editor,I wish to extend congratulations to Ms Ryhaan Shah and Mr Ruel Johnson for the recent duel in the media and exchange of intelligent views on the nomination, selection and awards process for the Guyana Prize for Literature .

Will the PPP invite ROAR to join it?

Dear Editor, Election fever is in the air again and parties are jockeying for position .

Jagdeo desecrated Babu John with a racist speech

Dear Editor, In his desecration speech at Babu John on Sunday, May 8, Mr Bharrat Jagdeo said that the opposition “consistently shout about the racism of the PPP but they practise racism .

The party which masters youth mobilization will prevail on May 11

Dear Editor,I write this letter in an attempt to generate public debate on how best to mobilize young voters, to participate in a big way in the upcoming May 11 general and regional elections .

Case study done on East Canje road speed limit

Dear Editors, A letter published in your newspaper some months ago, captioned ‘What is the rationale for fixing the speed limit in East Canje at 50 kph?’ from Mr Mohamed Akeel refers .

Conflict of dates

Dear Editor, I understand that the correct date for Phagwah was Thursday, March 5 but it was celebrated on Friday, March 6, even though some mandirs, including the Radha Krishna Mandir of Camp Street, held their service on Thursday, March 5 .

The 10th Parliament failed because of the PPP’s refusal to concede they lost the 2011 election

Dear Editor,I am responding to a letter in your edition of March 9 by Minister Robeson Benn captioned ‘Over 23 years in government the PPP/C has managed to bring Guyana from dire straits to one of expanding progress and prosperity .

Slates of two major parties have failed to have Amerindian or Mixed leaders at the forefront of their tickets

Dear Editor, Recent letters demanding more prominence for Amerindian leadership candidates in the forefront of the slates of the two major parties come as no surprise .



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