No fete to be held at LBI Estate Staff Club and Pool

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.

PPP/C has done well in extending its margin of victory

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.

Lower oil prices is welcome news

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. 

Oil multinationals have template for avoiding legal accountability

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.

Key indicators point to downturn in economy

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.

Uninformed international oil experts bamboozling Guyanese

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.

Disgraceful behaviour by firemen

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.

Local gov’t candidates not being given prominence at party meetings

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.

Windies cricketers definitely need help with mental element

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.  

Remigrants also brave, courageous and patriotic

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.

LED headlamps

Dear Editor, Occasionally, I listen to the Guyana Police Force’s Road Safety morning radio programmes on the Voice of Guyana.

Big blow to President Trump

Dear Editor, The Democratic Party has wrested control of the House of Representatives in the mid-term elections.

National Unity Monument needs restoration

Dear Editor, A commemorative symbol has been installed in front of Castellani House facing the Ministry of the Presidency to celebrate the 23rd Anniversary of the National Unity Monument on November 9th, 1995-2018.

Grenada and Antigua have voted against CCJ

Dear Editor, Both Grenada and Antigua and Barbuda on Tuesday voted in referenda against replacing the UK Privy Council with the Caribbean Court of Justice as their final court of appeal.

Govt suffered another court defeat

Dear Editor, The Government has lost another case. Reference is being made to the case where the court, last week, ruled that sugar workers must be paid their severance package.

Setting the record straight

Dear Editor, On November 1st, 2018 readers of Stabroek News were once again subjected to the ongoing diatribe of Commissioner Bibi Shadick in a letter captioned ‘Logistical details for election day look good on paper’, in which she vented her spleen on developments at the meeting of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM), which took place on October 30th, 2018.