Dear Editor, Reference is made to an article published in your newspaper’s Wednesday December 13, 2017 edition, under the headline, ‘Gloomy Christmas looms for Kopinang as ASL suspends flights’.
Dear Editor, On reading two recent articles in the media, ‘Developer steams ahead with smaller windfarm’ (a report on representations purportedly made by businessman Lloyd Singh); and ‘Minister Patterson sets record straight on Windfarm Project’, I have felt a need for a greater grasp by our public of three important matters.
Dear Editor, I note a media report citing statistics provided by the Guyana Police Force about the number of murders, robberies, traffic accidents, etc, that have occurred this year.
Dear Editor, We wish to respond to an article in SN captioned ‘Salesman robbed of $1M cash outside Demerara Park’ published on December 13th, 2017.
Dear Editor, I was awaiting President Granger’s response to the scandalous revelation of enormous proportions that after repeated denials from his government including from none other than the Minister of Finance, Winston Jordan, that Exxon had paid the government a signature bonus before seeking an opportunity to offer my comment on the matter.
Dear Editor, The Guyana Public Service Union’s (GPSU) President, Patrick Yarde, along with another GPSU executive have been members of the outgoing Public Service Commission (PSC).
Dear Editor, The Guyana Football Federation (GFF) recently indicated that it would approach the Guyana Police Force and other public agencies to ask them not to give permission to any individual or company interested in hosting a football competition until the GFF gives its blessing.
Dear Editor, On the face of it the attack on Bishop Edghill in the National Assembly on December 11th, his subsequent suspension from sittings until December15th and his arrest on December 12th would appear as just an abuse of power by the regime and its agents.
Dear Editor, His Excellency appears to have honed his perception aof what constitutes vulgarity (in public office) since the matter involving his Attorney General in the court of Justice Holder was brought to his attention by the head of the judiciary.
Dear Editor, The Guyana Police Force is responding to an article in the Kaieteur News on page 5 of the December 7, 2017 edition under the caption ‘The Police are supporting this unfair competition’.
Dear Editor, As usual, during any season, prices seem to increase without a reason and most would say there’s a shortage.
Dear Editor, For the umpteenth time I am highlighting this grave injustice that both the government and opposition and no one affected seems willing or are able to address.
Dear Editor, In the Accountability Watch article of November 13, 2017, I had stated that the United States withdrew from the membership of the Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (EITI) on the grounds that “domestic implementation of the EITI Standard will conflict with the U.S.
Dear Editor, The world is aware that I have been suspended from the National Assembly and that I cannot ask questions or participate in the scrutiny of the 2018 Estimates of Expenditure.
Dear Editor, I fail to understand the logic behind the closure of the main thoroughfares to vehicular traffic during sittings of Parliament.
Dear Editor, The extension of greetings to the Guyanese religious communities on the occasions of religious events of deep significance can be expected from politicians and political parties as routine public relations; patronizing interventions with the aim of scoring political points, however cheap.
Dear Editor, In the news article ‘President says he took decision on placing US$18m at BoG’ (SN online, December 13) President David Granger has taken full responsibility for the US$18M ExxonMobil signing bonus not being placed in the Consolidated Fund claiming that the money was in escrow for national security emergency reasons.
Dear Editor, This letter is an appeal to both my government and the opposition to take their roles seriously.
Dear Editor, Head of the sugar Special Purpose Unit (SPU), Mr Colvin Heath-London in an article entitled ‘GuySuCo operating in rogue manner’ which appeared in the Guyana Chronicle of December 7, 2017 is reported to have said “…unlike what GAWU and the PPP want others to believe, the sugar industry is not wholly an Indo-Guyanese sector”.
Dear Editor, There is a house which has been on the government reserve for over twenty years.
Dear Editor, The elected MP who breached the security barricade but did not enter the hallowed Chamber was arrested.
Dear Editor, Skeldon and Enmore, once productive names and vibrant communities, tumble and fall.
Dear Editor, Regardless of the fact that the allotted time for questions on the budget was not extended, Juan Edghill was out of order.
Dear Editor, Last month the suicide by hanging of a fifty-year-old on the Corentyne made headlines.
Dear Editor, The Justice Institute Guyana strongly endorses the views expressed in Monday’s editorial ‘ExxonMobil signing bonus’ and joins Transparency International Guyana, Chris Ram, Anand Goolsarran and members of the public in condemning the secret payment of US$18M from ExxonMobil to the government.