Dear Editor, There seems to be a perpetual disconnect between our farmers and fishermen, and successive governments, and it is certainly not the farmers’ and fishermen’s fault in my humble opinion.
Dear Editor, In Saturday’s edition of the Stabroek News, I observed an article that deeply troubles me to my core: `AG appeals CJ’s ruling on existing registrants’.
Dear Editor, Reference is being made to yesterday’s Sunday Stabroek article `CCJ has failed Guyana, it’s now up to GECOM Chair – Ramkarran.’ I beg to strongly differ with the opinion of Ralph Ramkarran SC that the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) has failed Guyana in its ruling of 12th July 2019.
Dear Editor, The Guyana Elections Commission continues to run daily and nightly advertisements calling on members to register in its current House-to-House Registration exercise, “Even if they were previously registered.” The ad goes further: it threatens members of the public with criminal sanctions if they fail to register.
Dear Editor, I refer to two election related issues carried in the Sunday edition (SN August 25).
Dear Editor, GECOM Chairman, Claudette Singh SC is reportedly seeking a compromise position with regards to the date for General and Regional Elections; the irony of this cannot be lost on anyone who has knowledge of Guyana’s electoral history, for it is the very same Claudette Singh (justice retired) who vitiated an entire election because of a ‘compromise’ made between the PPP and the PNC.
Dear Editor, Another day, another meeting, another stalemate, another court filing.
Dear Editor, Leaving Georgetown for overland travel to the Pomeroon, one is faced with traffic requirements that boggle the mind.
Dear Editor, I visited rice farmers in Regions 2, 5 and 6 over the last couple of weeks.
Dear Editor, After reflecting on the past several years it is very disappointing to see how old wounds have kept progress from the people of Guyana especially when it comes to understanding and respecting each other’s ethnicity and race.
Dear Editor, In my recent visits to various regions in Guyana I saw the dire need for senior citizens to improve the various aspects of their lives, thereby helping them to fulfil the objectives which are tabulated in the manifesto of the Ministry of Social Protection.
Dear Editor, This week marks the 6th anniversary of the death of Mr Harold B.
Dear Editor, Please permit us the opportunity to share some information on The Guyana Office for Investment (GO-Invest).
Dear Editor, Forecasts are as good as the data used to prepare them.
Dear Editor, I refer to the article titled, `Polls can be held by end of October’ (SN August 23).
Dear Editor, I respond here to the Chairman of the Private Sector Commission (PSC), Gerry Gouveia and the other responders re my perception of Gouveia’s tone and conduct in his abrasive and disrespectful letter to Keith Lowenfield, Commissioner of National Registration/Chief Election Officer which was carried in the newspapers on Monday, July 22nd, 2019.
Dear Editor, The United Kingdom Chevening scholarship programme is an excellent investment in the human capital of Guyana.
Dear Editor, For the purpose of maintaining an objective view of the Sugar Industry I would encourage an unemotional view be taken to the profit and loss (P&L).
Dear Editor, Please permit me a space in your letter pages to address the balderdash about myself and son’s departure from the PNCR that was reportedly uttered by PNCR Executive Member Aubrey Norton in the Guyana Chronicle, Sunday, August 18, 2019.
Dear Editor, I am writing this letter at a politically sensitive time.
Dear Editor, Since the successful passage of the No-Confidence Motion (NCM) of December 21, 2018, there should have been early elections in our country, 15-18 months earlier than otherwise.
Dear Editor, I welcome Mr Trevor Benn’s comment in the Sunday Stabroek of 18th August 2019 that the IMC he chairs is soon to hold an AGM for the Guyana Public Service Co-operative Credit Union Ltd.
Dear Editor, I am a resident of Continental Park, Plantation Peter’s Hall on the East Bank of Demerara, who would like to take this opportunity on behalf of all the residents of the area to vent through the letters column of your newspaper, the complete disgust and frustration of everyone residing there as it relates to the unlawful grazing of cattle in the neighbourhood.
Dear Editor, The case of Ismay Lake, as reported in the Stabroek News of August 08, 2019, goes against everything that social security is intended to represent.
Dear Editor, As our August holidays quickly come to an end and parents prepare for the re-opening of school, I want to remind them of the importance of sport in our children’s lives, from preschoolers to high-schoolers.
Dear Editor, Reference is made to the letter, ‘Suggestions to improve passengers’ experience at CJIA’ by Shazaam Ally (SN: 18/08/19).
Dear Editor, Guyana’s High Commissioner to the UK, F. Hamley Case, has succeeded in getting the slave-era ‘Demerara Bell’ back to Guyana from Cambridge University after a lunchtime tete-a-tete with the Master of St Catharine’s College, Professor Sir Mark Welland, two weeks ago The bell came from plantation Anna Catherina, West Bank Demerara.
Dear Editor, A writer, in a recent letter to the editor, asserted that “oil companies pay royalty on the petroleum produced” and used that assertion to juxtapose a lament that Guyana’s royalty will instead be paid on “petroleum produced and sold.” Then, with a ten-fold multiplication error, ($400,000 multiplied by 50 is $20 million), the writer suggested that on sales of US$200 million, Guyana could conceivably end up with zero royalty.
Dear Editor, Are votes during Guyana’s general elections in 2019 as golden as I think they are or should be?
Dear Editor, Governor General Sir David Rose and later President Arthur Chung were the guardians of the Westminster-model Constitution.
Dear Editor, Guyana has always been touted as a country with great potential.
Dear Editor, The AFC is seeking a re-negotiation of the Cummingsburg Accord ahead of the impending national and regional elections.
Dear Editor, Yesterday at 5:42 am, I was the victim of an attempted armed robbery near the corners of Alexander Street and North Road, whilst out for my morning run.
Dear Editor, As the country prepares to draw down on its oil revenues early next year, there are heightened expectations that the proceeds will catapult the economy to higher levels of performance.
Dear Editor, I have written twice on the subject of Haitian arrivals in Guyana asking that the Minister of Citizenship, Mr Winston Felix, explain the fact, according to him, that over 8,000 Haitians recently arrived in our country and less than 2,000 are recorded as having departed.
Dear Editor, Under Melinda Janki’s letter (SN: 18/08/19), I asked several questions: What royalties are we getting on one million barrels of oil?
Dear Editor, The declaration from Minister Valerie Garrido-Lowe that elections will be held this year, sometime in December, according to “information from the President” (SN: 17/08/19), seems to be another attempt of the APNU+AFC to defy the most supreme law and hide from the electorate for as long as they can.
Dear Editor, Many of my fellow Guyanese think that now that oil is found and would be produced here, we would be a rich nation.
Dear Editor, The students, parents, and educators in the Marian Academy family have much to be proud of, humbled over, and thankful about its 2018-19 CSEC report card.
Dear Editor, The announcement last week of Guyana’s performance at the 2019 Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) and Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE) assessments gave Guyana much to celebrate.
Dear Editor, Two recent developments at the Ministry of Education, I feel, are worthy of comment as they could be indicative of the quality of leadership there.
Dear Editor, On Wednesday last, Chief Justice Roxane George-Wiltshire ruled, that names cannot be removed from the National Register of Registrants, other than upon grounds stated in the Constitution and the National Registration Act and in accordance with the procedure laid down in that Act.
Dear Editor, A power sharing announcement came. No! It was not about Guyana.
Dear Editor, The current debate over the unexpected and unexplained arrival of thousands of Haitians all of a sudden in our country was bound to attract national attention.
Dear Editor, Immediately after the change of government, signs could be seen all over signalling that things might be looking better.
Dear Editor, “Supporting the truth, even when it is unpopular, shows the capacity for honesty and integrity” – Steve Brunkhorst Every Guyanese that embraces truth and that would proudly divorce themselves from the politics of racism would agree that Elections in Guyana is being unnecessarily delayed by the APNU+AFC Government that is desperately holding onto power.
Dear Editor, The $100 million, as stated by Mr Harmon in the article, ‘Money spent on Lindo Creek COI not wasted’, published in the Guyana Times newspaper on March 31st, 2019, in my view, was a total waste of taxpayers’ dollars.
Dear Editor, The city parking meters galvanised the people of Georgetown.
Dear Editor, In discussing Guyana’s nightmare oil deal last week, Winston Jordan predicted that Guyana will get “two hundred and something million” US dollars in 2020.
Dear Editor, Driving on the East Bank of Demerara can be a very risky and expensive activity.