Dear Editor, The conduct of elections in any part of the world is guided by statutory timelines.
Dear Editor, Overcrowding and the high cost of maintaining jails and prisons have come together to force the criminal justice system to seek new forms of sentencing for non -violent offenders.
Dear Editor, A crime wave continues to engulf Guyana. With each passing day, the Government’s stagnant position becomes more lamentable.
Dear Editor, reside at Non Pareil on the East Coast of Demerara and dutifully pay my rates and taxes at the beginning of each year and I would expect to receive services from the Neighbourhood Democratic Council (NDC), but unfortunately, they have not visited my area for the year 2018.
Dear Editor, The Working Peoples Alliance Overseas Associates have viewed with much discomfort the video recording of the incident involving Minister Simona Broomes and her driver in the parking lot of the New Thriving Restaurant.
Dear Editor, As one traverses the streets and highways (mostly in and around Georgetown) one cannot help but notice an increase, possibly proliferation, of dog food vendors.
Dear Editor, The Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) has noted several reports in the Media that the Commission was allocated 2.9 billion dollars for the conduct of Local Government Elections.
Dear Editor, Could the Mayor & City Council include in its forthcoming Anniversary celebratory programme a project for mounting signs of street names in the several areas of Greater Georgetown where streets are agonisingly unidentified?
Dear Editor, In 2016, some 36 percent of the revenue of the entire nation of Mongolia came from just one company — a copper mine.
Dear Editor, A recent letter by Berbician Mr. Nowrang Persaud advocating for the Government to assume full ownership, control and management of the Berbice River Bridge appears to have aroused the disfavour of Minister of Public Security Mr.
Dear Editor, The GAWU noted the remarks of GuySuCo’s Corporate Communications Manager, Ms Audreyanna Thomas as is reported in the Guyana Times article titled `Albion Estate has 600 vacancies after 3000 workers dismissed’ which was published on July 19, 2018.
Dear Editor, I read a piece in the newspapers this week. It had to do with the Department of Housing.
Dear Editor, I would appreciate if you can publish this picture so that the authorities can rectify this situation before life and property are affected.
Dear Editor, Reference is made to the news item captioned `PPP to name presidential candidate before local govt polls’ (SN Jul 19).
Dear Editor, The Regional Executive Officer, Mr. Roderick Edinboro, who was removed from Region 5 and not accepted in Region 10 was somehow sent to our region (Cuyuni/Mazaruni) to much unhappiness of our community.
Dear Editor, I write to respond to an article in the Kaieteur News titled `Felix dodges another Parliamentary meeting to explain unaccounted Haitians, Cubans’ dated Thursday, July 12, 2018.
Dear Editor, What happens when The ‘Age of Stupid’ and ‘The Age of Greed’ collide in the developing world?
Dear Editor, It seems that I touched a sensitive nerve unintentionally when I wrote a letter recently suggesting that Government’s initiative spearheaded by Minister Keith Scott to get laid off sugar workers to form cooperatives might not be the best option for them at this time.
Dear Editor, The next time I hear or read those two words “local content” I am certain that I will be unable to resist an uncontrollable urge to vomit.
Dear Editor, While the relevant authorities are reportedly looking at the finances of the Berbice River Bridge, I wish to humbly suggest that they also take a hard look at the potential for cost reductions in the routine operation and maintenance of the bridge.
Dear Editor, Now in opposition, the PPP and former President, Bharrat Jagdeo are behaving like they were angels when in office.
Dear Editor, I wish to respond to the article in yesterday’s Stabroek News `Lawrence, PS defend drugs contract’ It would appear that the Minister and her Permanent Secretary, are seeking to exonerate themselves and have created gaps and have caused more questions to arise.
Dear Editor, According to the Stabroek News Editorial on the Guyana Prize, “the debate has strayed off course” (July 11, 2018).
Dear Editor, The Monday, July 16 edition of the Stabroek News published a letter captioned `Ismay Lake is seeking help in her just case for NIS survivor’s benefit’.
Dear Editor, The taxi driver engaged me in a most accusative manner, as if I were responsible for his son having dropped out of school.
Dear Editor, Why should the Consular trip to Puerto Ordaz, Venezuela [SN 2018-07-16] be postponed if was necessary?
Dear Editor, We are so much embroiled with our domestic politics that we sometimes lose focus on some of the bigger issues playing out at the regional and international level.
Dear Editor, The front page of yesterday’s Stabroek News features a banner headline concerning the tax affairs of Guyana Stores Ltd.
Dear Editor, Reporters have asked for my comments on the Simona Broomes saga, but up till now I remained quiet on it largely because I did not want to become part of the personal attacks on the minister.
Dear Editor, A sports bar in the Anna Regina area has been harassing residents with loud music far into the morning.
Dear Editor, As I recall, in the late 1980’s the Jamaican Government undertook a comprehensive overhaul of its Public Service Agencies, and in the process made some of them more responsive and productive.
Dear Editor, Hon. Simona Broomes, Minister within Guyana’s Ministry of Natural Resources, is from my home town of Bartica.
Dear Editor, After my last letter on security matters, a confidential source with strong ties to the APNU+AFC who will remain anonymous, called to plead with me not to be so critical of the Minister of Public Security.
Dear Editor, As a Guyanese citizen, there are certain public places where I have a right to walk freely, without harassment and stress.
Dear Editor, I see that we, the Guyanese people have at last found ourselves where we deserve to be – in an ethnic conundrum.
Dear Editor, I am on record as recognising the good work of Minister Broomes when she was in the Ministry of Social Protection.
Dear Editor, As a concerned Berbician and Guyanese and having noted indications in the media about the probability of a rate increase for the use of the Berbice River Bridge, I made a simple suggestion that our National Government (emphasis our National Government!) should consider “nationalizing the Berbice River Bridge” and so forestall any increase on the bridge-toll, having regard to the hardship the current toll presents and furthermore, having regard to the matter of national equality in that the Berbice Bridge toll is already 20 times the ‘national’ Demerara Bridge toll.
Dear Editor, After reading Ralph Ramkarran’s column in the Stabroek News (SN, June 10, 2018) which attempts to explain the ethnic distribution of GECOM’s staff, I attempted to challenge his claim that the apparent correlation of ethnicity and occupation in Guyana could be explained by the historical preferences of the various ethnic groups.
Dear Editor, I pray for the Judicial Review Act to be brought into operation instantly so that aggrieved claimants will be able to challenge any unlawful decision made by officers of NIS and National Insurance (NI) Tribunal.
Dear Editor, We can’t keep them all and some have to go. I make reference to some of Guyana’s wooden historical structures.
Dear Editor, I read in SN on Saturday that the government has obtained passage of a bill that allows it to bailout banks.
Dear Editor, Children are a country’s valuable resource. When will Guyana tackle the scourge— Rape?
Dear Editor, The National Drainage and Irrigation Authority (NDIA) is responsible for drainage and irrigation in Region Two.
Dear Editor, Permit me to disprove of the fallacious and mischievous letter which appeared in the letter column of the July 13, 2018 edition of the Kaieteur News, titled “Why Not Nationalise the Berbice Bridge?”, authored by Nowrang Persaud.
Dear Editor, The Township of Rose Hall might be Guyana’s smallest township but we are without doubt one of the fastest developing areas in the county.
Dear Editor, What is happening at the Lusignan Prison? This penal institution is supposed to be a place of detention, discipline, correction and rehabilitation where prisoners are kept out of trouble, but it seems that it has become a hotbed for criminal activity, especially smuggling.
Dear Editor, I, like the rest of Guyana I hope, am alarmed by the number of newborn deaths at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GHPC) for the year 2107 and the past decade, as reported in your newspaper of 13th July 2018 article entitled “119 newborn deaths in last year at GPHC”.
Dear Editor, Stabroek News’ ‘Politikles’ yesterday warrants a comment; first off because it seemingly conveys the view that there has not been diversity in the past choices for presidents by the People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C).
Dear Editor, As the curtain comes down on a rather drab 2018 World Cup, I share some of the thoughts that came during the occasional high points and the many disappointments.
Dear Editor, I recently wrote a letter to your newspaper which you published under the heading `Time for the Indigenous people to shake up the status quo’ in which I called on my Amerindian brothers and sisters to form their own party so as to empower themselves and have a say in the affairs of this country.