Dear Editor,I refer to the comments by former Minister of Foreign Trade Henry Jeffrey (SN, July 9) .
The US concern for building democracy in Guyana may be a cover for countering the influence of Venezuela and other left-leaning nations
Dear Editor,The recent controversy over United States Ambassador Brent Hardt’s tenure in Guyana seems to have focused on his persistent calls for local government elections, and the government’s “feral” reaction towards his so called meddling .
Dear Editor,Guyana, as everyone agrees, suffered and is continuing to suffer from a massive brain drain; even labourers are in short supply .
Dear Editor,I must be numbered amongst the citizenry who clamour vociferously for local government elections .
Dear Editor,Could the relevant authorities kindly inform the residents of Sophia D Section in the third street from the police station if this area was designated as a residential one or otherwise .
Manickchand’s salvo was a result of the policy of abuse Freedom House has for those who speak out against its interests
Dear Editor,I’ve been observing with no great surprise the aftermath of the embarrassing Manickchand attack on now former US Ambassador Brent Hardt .
Dear Editor,Present-day pensioners have been contributing to the National Insurance Scheme since its birth in 1969, and these contributions are made on a percentage fixed by NIS .
Dear Editor,Any person with an iota of common sense will agree that if you ask, request or beg someone a favour or for something they have in their possession that may be rightfully yours and he/she finds excuses on more than one occasion not to grant it, then maybe that person has no intention of yielding positively to that request .
Dear Editor,At the reception held at the US Ambassador’s residence to reflect on the 238th Independence anniversary of the United States of America, the Guyana government’s message read by Minister of Education and acting Minister of Foreign Affairs Manickchand, whom this country’s youths depend on for educational guidance, was misguided by her own PPP comrades .
Dear Editor,Our society has suddenly become a place where curse words or ‘cuss words’ have become the order of the day .
Dear Editor,I witnessed one of the most horrific incidents while standing on the eastern side of the La Grange Public Road yesterday evening at about 6 .
Dear Editor,Over the last week I deliberately restrained myself from commenting on or seeking additional information on the Ms Vanessa Kissoon and General Secretary Oscar Clarke debacle, since I took comfort from the reassuring comments of my friend Mr Christopher Jones’s missive to me in the Stabroek News of February 15, 2014 captioned ‘The PNCR has several forums where arms of the party can vent dissatisfaction .
While Guyanese are encouraged to party with rum the society is overwhelmed by the violence and health care costs
Dear Editor,The alcohol industry has great power in the way it uses sport to market a product that is destructive to many persons .
Dear Editor,The recent outburst by the acting Minister of Foreign Affairs Priya Manickchand directed at the outgoing US ambassador at the 238th independence anniversary celebration of the United States is vulgarity of the highest order and totally unacceptable .
Dear Editor,Freddie Kissoon says that, in his estimation, in a small closely watched country such as ours, it would have been impossible for the plot and execution that ended Dr Rodney’s life to have taken place without the knowledge of the paramount leader/president of the time, Forbes Burnham .
Dear Editor,I have publicly expressed the opinion that Priya Manickchand’s delivery was not written for her .
Dear Editor,Government is there for a purpose .
Dear Editor,As the disgust fades-like everything else-over the recent Manickchand Manoeuvre at the Independence Day reception, it is timely to examine what prompted the premeditated histrionics .
Dear Editor,I am a resident of Area Q, Turkeyen; a community that is contiguous to the Caricom Secretariat and located to the west of the University of Guyana access road, south of the Railway Embankment Road .
Dear Editor,Elizabeth Taylor said, “It is strange that the years teach us patience; that the shorter our time, the greater our capacity for waiting .
Dear Editor,I would like to place on record as I have done several times in print, my position on the death of Walter Rodney .
Dear Editor,In his latest piece, `The defence of Guyana’s sovereignty’, (SN, July6), former House Speaker, Mr .
Dear Editor,I was very happy when it was announced that the University of Guyana would be the recipient of funding from the World Bank to study one of our local vegetables, Corilla (Momordica charantia) in order to pursue the fight against cancer .
Dear Editor,Recently you published photographs on two occasions of sewage seepage at the Magistrates Court .
Dear Editor, The time may be now for us to find public space/outlet to engage in serious, evidence-based discussions on proposed models of executive governance to address the interest of all .
Dear Editor,In respect of what may be described as a spat between the Guyana Administration and the former Ambassador of the United States, Mr .
Dear Editor, Over the years we heard of the fight for the rights of sugar workers by the PPP\C so that they would not be trampled upon by any government .
Guyanese should welcome all voices including those of diplomats to help make our democracy less flawed
Dear Editor, Minister Manickchand has stirred up quite a furor with her remarks at an event to celebrate the United States’ 238th Independence anniversary .
Dear Editor, During the height of the protest by some 500 rice farmers at Three Friends on the Essequibo Coast, the police forced them to move from the road, but harsher methods were used when 35 of these protesters were locked up in the Anna Regina station .
Dear Editor The colloquial phrase ‘is Guyana we deh’ is used to communicate that all manner of foolishness, ignorance, corruption and ill-treatment occurs in Guyana .
Dear Editor, As a young Guyanese citizen, I strongly believe our voice should be audible and articulate in expressing the concerns we share with all citizens in our country .
Dear Editor,Cognisant of media reports concerning protest activities by a number of persons on the Essequibo Coast on Friday, July 4, 2014, the Guyana Police Force is denying the allegation that police ranks stripped the protest leader Mr Naith Ram, Chairman of the Essequibo Paddy Farmers’ Association, during their engagement with the protestors .
Dear Editor,The whole Vanessa Kissoon suspension episode reinforces the view that young people hardly stand a chance in leadership positions in the established ‘old boys club’ political parties .
Dear Editor,Management of the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) has observed a letter from one of your readers headlined ‘Doctors should give return dates for patients not clerks’ (SN, July 4) .
Dear Editor,Dr Roger Luncheon, Head of the Presidential Secretariat may have intended to provide cover for and defence of acting Foreign Minister Ms Priya Manickchand whose toast at the Fourth of July celebration of the Independence of the United States of America and farewell for its Ambassador to Guyana Mr Brent Hardt has drawn widespread criticism, including words like “disgust”, “lacking decorum”, “descent into the gutter .
Dear Editor,I consider the reactions by the PPP and the statements by President Donald Ramotar in response to outgoing United States Ambassador Brent Hardt’s comments at the Blue Caps function, that many of the issues raised by the American diplomat “are really way out and the Ambassador would do very very well, instead of getting involved in local politics, to really represent the interest of his country properly,” duplicitous and hypocritical .
Dear Editor,As one travels the East Bank Demerara road from 6 .