Dear Editor, For the past three days, ie Thursday, Friday and Saturday, the residents of LBI to Better Hope on the East Coast are without water, again.
Dear Editor, So much of the analysis from columnists and letter writers I see in papers in Guyana continues to remind me of the management maxim from Murphy’s law: “Nothing is as simple as it looks to most people”.
Dear Editor, In reference to a letter from the Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) published in the October 14, edition of Stabroek News captioned ‘The Corporation Tax Rate for non-commercial companies was reduced in 2017’, I wish to quote from my letter on from October 11, 2017 which stated: “With respect to corporation taxes (CTAX), according to the Ram & McRae website, there are three rates of CTAX in Guyana: a 30% rate that applies to non-commercial companies, a 40% rate that applies to commercial companies except telephone companies and finally a 45% rate for the telephone companies.” I sourced my information from the tax experts in Guyana and they said 30%, and I accepted it and yes, I am responsible.
Dear Editor, I thank the media for publishing my recent letter in relation to the Inter-American Development Bank’s (IDB) failure to implement the much anticipated Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF) REDD+ Readiness project in Guyana.
Dear Editor, The Toroparu Mining and Development Consortium is made up of a group of small individual miners in Toroparu, Upper Mazaruni, Region Seven, who have been unable to work their dredges for the past two to three years for various reasons.
Dear Editor, In his book The emergence of a Science Society in England 1800-1965, GW Roderick reports that when the renowned German philosopher Wilhelm Von Humboldt was asked to explain Germany’s phenomenal rise as the most powerful nation in Europe around the beginning of the nineteenth century, Von Humboldt’s succinct response was: “What you want the nation to be, you must first put in your schools”.
Dear Editor, After two-and-a-half years into this APNU+AFC administration, the People’s Progressive Party is still being blamed for everything that goes wrong in Guyana.
Dear Editor, I would rather prefer to stream a movie or read a stimulating book, and simply enjoy my downtime after a gruelling week in the classroom.
Dear Editor, I took a look at a BBC online article titled, ‘Kaepernick: from one man to movement’ and realized why that, despite the negatives, Americans can be and should be admired.
Dear Editor, I apologise to my good friend Ian McDonald for the delay in responding to his commentary piece in the Sunday Stabroek of 10 September (‘Brexit’).
Dear Editor, A small but significant correction arises out of the article ‘Ram blasts bad spending by “big” gov’t’ (SN, October 13, 2017).
Dear Editor, Guyana belongs to all of us, not any one race. That simple fact gives us the opportunity to engage with one another in a spirit of generosity and reconciliation.
Dear Editor, Howard Zinn (author of You Can’t be Neutral on a Moving Train), while speaking at a political event in the United States had the following to say on pronouncements by former US Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld.
Dear Editor, The Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) would like to respond to a letter published in the October 11, 2017 edition of Stabroek News captioned ‘There should be a phased reduction in Corporation Tax rates’ which was submitted by Mr Sase Singh, and to correct several inaccuracies mentioned in the letter on the rate of Corporation Tax.
Dear Editor, I listened/watched via live stream most of the sessions of the IDB/PSC Business Summit in Guyana last Wednesday and Thursday.
Dear Editor, Child Protection Week, under the theme ‘Partnering with Families and Communities for the Positive Outcome for Children’, has just concluded, but not one of us ‒ communities, government agencies, organizations or the police ‒ is doing enough to protect children from abuse.
Dear Editor, It is common knowledge that our economy has been contracting over the last two years.
Dear Editor, The nation’s leading political figures have busied themselves of recent to take walks down memory lane, and share with citizens that it has been a primrose path.
Dear Editor, Vendors have the right to make a living for themselves and family.
Dear Editor, With reference to the poorly marketed GFF President’s XI v Indigenous All-Stars XI on October 1 at the Everest Cricket Club Ground, which the former won by a 4-0 margin, I agree in principle with providing the Dominica Football Federation with financial assistance in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria.
Dear Editor, Over the past six weeks we saw the second edition of the Jaguars’ Three day League rolled out across the country.
Dear Editor, The Feasibility Study and Design for the new Demerara River Crossing undertaken by LievenseCSO was recently released by the Ministry of Public Infrastructure (MPI).
Dear Editor, The Carib residents of the Bara-mita village, Matarkai Sub-region, Region 1 (Barima-Waini) have complained that the root cause of their current social ills is irresponsible mining activities taking place on their legally-titled village lands without the consent or permission of a village general meeting called by the Village Council.
Dear Editor, We have applied to the Neighbourhood Democratic Council office which is Buxton/Foulis, for approval of a building design for a storage bond.
Dear Editor, Corporal punishment has been with society ever since man began to walk this Earth.