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.

Taking over of Berbice Bridge is act of compulsory acquisition

Dear Editor, The breaking news that the government has taken possession of the Berbice River Bridge under the guise that they are acting “in the interest of public safety” must have shocked the conscience of every law-abiding citizen of this land. 

Ms Shadick’s reporting on GECOM meetings is unethical

Dear Editor, In recent times Ms Bibi Safora Shadick, one of GECOM’s Commissioners, has taken it upon herself to report weekly in the newspapers’ Letter Columns and other media, on the statutory meetings of GECOM.

Copyright is about livelihood

Dear Editor, I read the letter by Kumar Kowlessar, October 30, in Stabroek News `There are wider impacts to the proposal to implement copyright legislation’ and the Kaieteur News.

Berbice Bridge manoeuvring reeks of AFC election gimmickry

Dear Editor,   Earlier this month, Berbicians and the rest of Guyana woke up to the announcement that tolls for the Berbice Bridge would be hiked by almost 400 per cent and the effective date of the increase would be Election Day, November 12, 2018. 

Gov’t must demonstrate that BBCI was profiteering

Dear Editor, While I do not support the proposed toll increases by the Berbice Bridge Company Inc (BBCI)  with regards to the Berbice River Bridge I contend that the move by the PNCR-led APNU+AFC Government of President David Granger to take control of the Berbice Bridge is draconian.

Concerned at corporal punishment at Christ Church Secondary

Dear Editor, I am concerned after hearing of an incident at the Christ Church Secondary school last week, where a young student was beaten with a cane after the principal was told that he climbed over the school’s fence.

Diwali motorcade in Richmond Hill

Dear Editor, Richmond Hill, New York, came alive with a glittering Diwali motorcade Saturday evening that was organized by Guyanese and Trinidadian Hindus spearheaded by Latchmee Singh of East Bank Demerara.

Ministry would welcome audit of these road projects

Dear Editor, There is a saying “the eyes are useless if the mind is blind”, thus, I was not surprised to read a letter published in the Friday, November 2, 2018 edition of the Stabroek News, under the headline,`These road projects should be evaluated by Audit Office’, penned by Member of Parliament Juan Edghill.

A great editor

Dear Editor, Your editorial on the tenth anniversary of David’s death was spot on.

Good luck to all LGE contenders

Dear Editor,  I would like to take this opportunity to wish all those political parties contesting LGE on 12th November 2018 good luck in their endeavours.

Authoritarian ring

Dear Editor, That ‘shut up’ remark and to bluntly refuse to offer an apology has an authoritarian/dictatorial ring about it.

Pensioners should not have to wait long periods for pensions, public assistance

Dear Editor, Can the Ministry of Social Protection kindly advise the Old Age Pensioners both Old Age and National Insurance Scheme (NIS), also those persons who receive Public Assistance as to what time on the day when their pension is due they can report to the Post Office and other areas that same is payable?

Security provided to all mayors

Dear Editor, The City Constabulary department is responsible for securing the Council’s assets which includes security to all buildings including; Markets, Daycare, Health Centres and all other assets that are the properties of the council.

Probe into city has seen ridiculous responses

Dear Editor,   There is clearly panic aboard the City Hall ship, with the captain very frightened and dispensing blame to everyone and everywhere he can, both to the living and the dead, and it is now ‘every man for himself’ with senior officers grabbing every available life jacket and abandoning ship. 

Questions remain over the remedial work on the Kato Secondary School

Dear Editor, Now that serious defects have arisen on the health centre at Supply, East Bank Demerara, being defects in the substructure, it should be observed how the Region Four Council would proceed to either have the responsible personnel or contractor repair said defects, or reimburse the public purse for damage caused; though it must be noted that the contractor involved may not have accepted responsibility, to date.

Cane fields need substantial rehabilitation

Dear Editor, The GAWU has obtained a copy of the responses of Minister of Finance, Winston Jordan to questions posed by PPP/C Member of Parliament, Mohamed Irfaan Ali regarding the utilization of the $30B bond secured by GuySuCo.


Dear Editor, I happened to be in a vehicle and as I was passing, I just couldn’t help but notice this individual conducting his chores and I believe a great lot can be learnt from this ‘Kodak Moment.’…This was around mid-morning on Regent St., on November 1, 2018.