Dear Editor, The GAWU, through reports that appeared in several sections of the press, was, to say the least, surprised to learn that the state-owned NICIL Special Purpose Unit (SPU), according to Finance Minister Winston Jordan, was seeking financing in the region of $10billion to $15billion in order to resume operations at East Demerara and Skeldon Estates.
Dear Editor, Like many Guyanese, I have been following the increasing number of reports regarding persons being attacked/robbed after conducting financial transactions at various places, including banks.
Dear Editor, What were the judges looking for when deciding the winner for the Senior Panorama Competition 2018?
Dear Editor, During last week, the Stabroek News reported that the Guyana Post Office Corporation (GPOC) and the Ministry of Public Telecommunica-tions are currently researching the introduction of a “debit card-like system” for pensioners to receive their monthly payments.
Dear Editor, As a proud member of the Guyana Bar Association, I took grave offence when I read a letter written to the editor by Rickford Burke and published in the press on the 21st Feb, 2018, seeking to denigrate an association of some of the most distinguished professionals in Guyana.
Dear Editor, My letter last week evoked a spirited response from Dr Henry B Jeffrey, in his ‘Future notes’ published in SN on February 21, under the bold caption ‘Nandlall’s flawed political theorizing’.
Dear Editor, Since the discovery of oil in our territory in 2015, our media has been dominated by the news.
Dear Editor, In the wake of the reopening of the sugar estates there is an opportunity for GuySuCo and NICIL to renegotiate the wages of the sugar workers and remove the need for union fees given the potential length of the labour contracts.
Dear Editor, City Councillor Sherod Avery Duncan has arrogated to himself the right of the Town Clerk to interpret for himself (subject of course to any contrary authoritative ruling by a court of law) the Municipal and District Councils Act Chapter 28:01 by which the Town Clerk has been vested with the general administration of the Georgetown City Council.
Dear Editor, I have observed from the various articles and publications in the press that the Executive Branch of the Government solely participated in the fashioning of a contract which was duly executed by the Executive Branch of Government with the world’s giant oil company Exxon.
Dear Editor, Yesterday (February 21), scores of cane-cutters of Wales Estate which has been closed for fourteen months took part in a picketing exercise outside of the Ministry of the Presidency and the Ministry of Agriculture.
Dear Editor, It is my belief that the government has turned its back on residents living in the Alliance area, Timehri, East Bank Demerara.
Dear Editor, February 20 is designated by the United Nations as World Day of Social Justice, so this is an opportune time to reflect on the state of human development (or underdevelopment ) in Guyana and the world as a whole.
Dear Editor, With all the talk about oil money many people would like to see a big portion of it going into agriculture.
Dear Editor, On Tuesday evening, the Regional Administration Region Two hosted a calypso and chutney competition as part of its many activities in commemorating the country’s 48th Republic Anniversary.
Dear Editor, Reference is made to editorials ‘Missing advisor’ (SN, Feb 7) and ‘Guyana and oil’ (SN, Feb 6), Mr Wesley Kirton’s missive titled ‘Uncertified artisans could be trained for the oil and gas industry’ (SN, Feb 11), news item titled ‘People pressure can force changes to Exxon contract -Jan Mangal’ (SN, Feb 8) , and your several news reports on the oil conference (SN, Feb 6, 7, 8).
Dear Editor, And once again the lemmings have hurtled themselves off the cliff.
Dear Editor, Judge Mohamed Shahabuddeen, who passed away on 17th February, 2018, was an illustrious son of the Caribbean.
Dear Editor, I have two sisters who were part of an entourage of eighty-seven students who travelled from the Rupununi to participate in the children’s Mashramani programme in Georgetown.
Dear Editor, From my understanding of a press statement made by the Minister of Finance which was seen by me for the first time in 2017, old age pensioners countrywide were to benefit from a tax exemption on their savings accounts.
Dear Editor, Much tribute has been paid to Dr Mohammed Shahabuddeen upon his passing in your media.
Dear Editor, Pray, tell what GWI has done to the water. The water is dehydrating the tips of the ‘stand-up’ heliconias, and reducing the shelf-life of these particular cut flowers.
Dear Editor, On February 18, 2018, the Guyana Bar Association (GBA) issued an inexplicable statement attacking the President on his intended exercise of powers invested in him by Article 127 of the Constitution, to appoint the Chancellor and Chief Justice.
Dear Editor, Emotions and controversy always run high at the end of various competitions and competitors would react by letting off steam; that is natural they are human, as long as they don’t attack anyone or engage in violence.
Dear Editor, The current GuySuCo fiasco takes us into the realm of the unbelievable.