Dear Editor, The Mayor and Councillors of the City of Georgetown is urging property owners who have to honour their obligation to the Council to do so urgently.
Dear Editor, Since Ms Beresford assumed office at the Ministry of Social Protection at Anna Regina there has been a dramatic turnaround in the services for old age pensioners.
Dear Editor, In a desperate attempt to deceive the electorate, leading up to the 2015 general election, the APNU+AFC coalition government propounded one of the most vacuous and misleading manifestos ever.
Dear Editor, The Guyana Sugar Corporation Inc. (GuySuCo) hereby informs the members of the public that contrary to the advertisement of a pool party, fete or other such event to be held at the La Bonne Intention (LBI) Estate Staff Club and pool on the 24th November, 2018, there will be no such event held on the said 24th November at the LBI Estate Staff Club and pool.
Dear Editor, As I understand it, an employee at age 60 is paid an N.I.S.
Dear Editor, The results of the recent Local Government Elections have confirmed what most Guyanese already know, namely, that the PPP remains the largest and the most popular political party in the country.
It’s best said in French: plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose – the more things change, the more they stay the same – but no language can quite convey or dispel the disappointment that comes with the knowledge that this is indeed the case in the public health sector.
Dear Editor, The people with the power have no intention of saving our biodiversity.
Dear Editor, On Thursday November 8, 2018 the Rastafari Core Group (RCG), which comprises eight Rastafari groups, met with the Hon.
Dear Editor, Just when I thought that the Guyanese healthcare scene was normalizing, I was forcibly thrown into a mental tailspin, on reading in yesterday’s Stabroek News of the grossly inhumane treatment that Preya Eshwar, the 16-year-old mother of twins received at the West Demerara Regional Hospital.
Dear Editor, Guyanese may experience a decent Christmas after all. After the barrenness of LGE (sounds like a barge, doesn’t it), there is some partial good news in the making.
The relatively small city of Bradenton, (population 55,000), on the West Coast of Florida was recently the scene of significant developments in Guyana’s football.
Dear Editor, On November 12, I entered the polling station established at the Patentia Secondary School.
Dear Editor, Though this may be an obvious point to the analyst community, it is important that the wider Guyanese community understand that multinational companies such as Exxon register their investment vehicles in a low-corporation tax jurisdiction and not in the country where their headquarters are situated for a specific reason; to cap their financial exposure per project.
Dear Editor, I read recently that West Indies cricketers prefer to play for the more lucrative forms and leagues of the game than for country.
Dear Editor, Firstly, I would like to thank the Power Company for making some effort to keep its promise made to the residents of Buxton/Friendship concerning the clearing of customer’s arrears, at their outreach held at the Buxton Village Office.
Dear Editor, On October 25th the National Library of Guyana hosted a lecture titled `Developing a strategic intellectual property plan for Guyana- the copyright proposal’ as part of its celebration of 109 years of service to the nation.
Dear Editor, I refer to the Stabroek News letter written by an anonymous person titled, `These half-naked gyrating ladies should not be at cricket’ which was published on 11th November.
Shortly after replacing the long-serving Jose Eduardo Dos Santos as President of Angola, the country’s new leader, João Manuel Gonçalves Lourenço moved to reverse two of the most controversial decisions of his predecessor’s near four-decade rule.
Dear Editor, I had the opportunity of listening to a very insightful and forward-looking lecture by former Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago Ms.
Dear Editor, Since taking up office in 2015, the government has failed miserably in managing the nation’s key traditional sectors of rice, sugar, bauxite and timber.
Dear Editor, Democracy, it is often said, is the governing of the society by a majority mandate.
Dear Editor, For me, the troubled Berbice Bridge brings some dark sinister truths into sharp relief.
Dear Editor, The October 30th release of the Guyana-China July 27th Memorandum of Understanding has placed our bilateral relations with China in the spotlight once again.
Dear Editor, I read recently that Minister of Public Health, Mrs. Volda Lawrence advised the House that the Neo-natal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at GPHC only had blood culture bottles available 39.2% of the times in 2018.
While she acknowledged that Trinidad and Tobago was not an exemplar in oil and gas management, Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar was nevertheless able to pitch her Thursday address to the manufacturers association towards pivotal issues this country has to address.
Dear Editor, In Stabroek News dated November 4, 2018; Minister Winston Jordan exposed the oil experts, who were invited to Guyana via funding unknown, to pronounce on the Green Paper, Sovereign Wealth Fund/ National Resources Fund and suchlike.
Dear Editor, My contention that the seizure of the Berbice Bridge by Minister David Patterson amounts to the compulsory acquisition of private property without the payment of adequate compensation at current market value in violation of Article 142 of the Constitution, excited a number of critical responses.
Dear Editor, My eight-year-old son and I, his mother, have a bank account at the New Building Society (NBS).
Dear Editor, I am so disappointed having learnt about the wholesale theft by ranks of the Guyana Fire Service of personal property belonging to the crew and passengers of the crash-landed Fly Jamaica aircraft at CJIA.
Tomorrow the nation’s citizens go to the polls to vote for their local authorities.
Dear Editor, I had the pleasure of attending the Windies vs Bangladesh ICC Women’s World T20 game at Providence on November 9, 2018 in the company of some little girls crazy about cricket.
Dear Editor, The PPP wishes to express its disappointment on the ruling handed down by Justice Gino Persaud, in the legal challenge filed by Bibi Shadick, a Commissioner of GECOM.
Dear Editor, I was at a few meetings of both the People’s Progressive Party (PPP) and A Partnership for National Unity (APNU.) in Region # 2 within the Good Hope–Pomona Neighbourhood Democratic Council (NDC.) and I was surprised that names on the List of Candidates representing those parties at the upcoming Local Government Elections (LGE) were not announced even though a couple of those persons were at the meetings.
Dear Editor, To me, at any rate, two of the most baffling things about the Caribbean region are (1) the reluctance of so many countries to make the decision to complete the architecture of independence by voting for the CCJ as their top court to replace the English Privy Council, and (2) the reluctance of their cricket administrators and fans to accept the critical importance of mental preparation for international cricket encounters.
Dear Editor, Dr. Henry Jeffrey’s column: “Future Notes” has over the years established a reputation as being informative, creative and at times, politically challenging.
Dear Editor, “Courage [patriotism] doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage [patriotism] is that quiet voice at the end of the day saying, I’ll try again tomorrow,” wrote Mary Anne Radmacher.
Tuesday’s midterm elections in the United States may not have delivered the long-awaited “blue wave” against President Trump, but they did reveal America’s demographic and cultural fault lines with unusual clarity.
Dear Editor, Reading the Stabroek News article of November 7, 2018, captioned `Berbice Bridge Company to comply with ‘unlawful’ takeover’ was an unfortunate occurrence.
Dear Editor, The vulgar dissonance that has characterized the Berbice Bridge from its conception, birth, and now sickly if not obese presence continues.
Dear Editor, Guyana’s petroleum sector will be one of the new, key drivers of Guyana’s changing economy.
There is a single word that comes to mind when one considers the administration of our prison system – a system which benefits from the services of a Minister of Public Security, a Board of Management, and a Director of Prisons.
Dear Editor, Occasionally, I listen to the Guyana Police Force’s Road Safety morning radio programmes on the Voice of Guyana.