Dear Editor,The Ministry of Natural Resources and the Environment is disappointed by the continuous efforts of the Stabroek News to misinform the public on the granting of a Permission of a Geological and Geophysical Survey (PGGS) and the presentation by the Minister of Natural Resources and the Environment Robert M Persaud to the Standing Sector Committee on Natural Resources on November 27, 2013 .
Dear Editor,The Private Sector Commission in a statement issued on Wednesday, December 11, stated that “As far as we are aware, the Government directly or indirectly has no investment in, or liability relating to, the [Berbice River] bridge at this time .
Dear Editor,On Sunday, December 8, I was fortunate to catch a part glimpse of a TV clip showing the Minister of Natural Resources and Environment making one of his usual articulate presentations, this time explaining the coordinating policy role of the ministry, and providing insights into current and future mandates of, what he described as the ‘agencies’ under his ministry’s purview .
Dear Editor,I do not know where to begin a response to Mr Mike Persaud’s riposte to my earlier letter (‘There is evidence to indicate an evolving political consciousness among the Guyanese people,’SN Dec 11) .
It was most symbolic and appropriate that the heavens opened over the memorial service for Nelson Mandela on Tuesday, for the rains are regarded in Africa as a blessing; as South African Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula said: “It’s a blessing from the ancestors welcoming a son of the soil .
Dear Editor,Essequibians are in total darkness once again as the two Wartsila generation plants went down for the second time in two weeks, crippling businesses and banks; damaging electrical appliances; spoiling restaurant meat, fish, greens and vegetables, etc; and shutting down all the manufacturing sectors, including the two mortuaries at Charity and Suddie .
Dear Editor,I am, as usual, indebted to you for your publication of my letter in Sunday Stabroek of December 8 advocating the extraordinary substitution of a City of Georgetown Management Authority for the temporary replacement of the elected council .
Dear Editor,The leader of the AFC Mr Khemraj Ramjattan is clearly on to something .
Dear Editor,My sister, Nellie Mingo lived with her husband Victor Mingo at lot 21 No 4 Village, West Coast Berbice .
Dear Editor,I share a chance observation with the Traffic Chief and exhort him to implement the appropriate changes .
Dear Editor,With the mad rush at Xmas time we are asked to drive and use the road with caution, but I am unsure if the flashing amber light at intersections can work .
Dear Editor,The world was plunged into grief after hearing of Nelson Mandela’s passing last Thursday after a period of illness .
Dear Editor,I am forced to respond to a letter from Mr Raymond Sangster the General Manager, Agricultural Services of GuySuCo, which was published in Stabroek News on December 9 captioned ‘Conversion to mechanical harvesting is not the major contributory factor to the reduction in cane yields .
Dear Editor,Congratulations to the new 63 Beach Regatta Committee .
There is something particularly putrid about the way in which the state apparatus treats this country’s children .
Dear Editor,As the late President Mr Nelson Mandela said,“If I cannot change when circumstances demand, how can I expect others to?” Despite the challenges the Mandela philosophy of leadership by example commanded the respect of those who fought with him .
Dear Editor,Please allow me to respond to the letter ‘NIS Appeal Board has not been meeting in Region 2’ which appeared in Stabroek News dated November 29, 2013 and in the Guyana Chronicle under the caption ‘Region 2 National Insurance Appeal Board out of existence for the past two years .
Dear Editor,Why do we insist on perpetuating the most glaring form of discrimination against the local engineering expertise who are all familiar with GuySuCo’s factory technology right across the industry, by repeated invitations to foreign engineers .
Dear Editor,Reflecting on the present situation on the appointment of a Town Clerk to the Mayor and City Council, I have decided to pen my displeasure since the situation in its present state requires no less .
Dear Editor,Reference is made to the letter, ‘Are private schools providing real benefits to society?’ which appeared in Stabroek News, dated November 29 .
Dear Editor,Nobel-prize winning economists Joseph Stiglitz and Amartya Sen have admitted that GDP does not capture the human condition and urged the creation of different tools to gauge the well-being of nations .
Dear Editor,There are times when it is exceedingly difficult for me to find the right words to convey the depth of my feelings .
Dear Editor,I write with reference to Mr Bisram’s letter titled, ‘Putting someone from another ethnic group as leader of an ethnic party does not necessarily bring votes’ (SN, Dec .
Once in a while, little events occur which suddenly assume greater proportions leading to unanticipated publicity, including the intervention of persons in high positions .
Dear Editor,All it requires to halt the decline in this country is will and self-respect .
Dear Editor,The Guyana Water Inc has not been able to get its billing system to any acceptable standard and this deficiency is causing its customers to have a very difficult task of being up-to-date with the payment of their accounts .
Dear Editor,Nelson Mandela’s name and my own became linked because of a song .
Ganga Persaud has been disrespectful to Guyanese by putting an unqualified person to manage the affairs of the city
Dear Editor,Since coming to office in 1992 we have seen very undemocratic and unprofessional persons running the affairs of this country; we have experienced witch hunting, square pegs in round holes, and disrespect for the rule of law among other things .
Dear Editor,Mr Anthony Pantlitz in the Stabroek News of November 20 under the heading ‘Dreams can come true’ and employing the words of Martin Luther King’s ‘I have a dream’ speech wrote: “I have a dream that one day Guyana will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: ‘One People, One Nation, One Destiny,’” and then went on dreaming many other things he hopes we will one day realize .
Dear Editor,In his message on the passing of Nelson Mandela, Guyana’s Presi-dent Donald Ramotar noted of the great man that:“ .
It is doubtful that any political accomplishment by a single figure during the twentieth century quite matches what Nelson Mandela accomplished in South Africa .
Conversion to mechanical harvesting is not the major contributory factor to the reduction in cane yields
Dear Editor,This letter is in response to that from Mr Tony Vieira published on December 5, captioned ‘The sugar industry will not recover with this board and management .