Dear Editor, Nestled between Brazil and Venezuela, Guyana can easily go unnoticed. It has about 750,000 inhabitants and a per capita income of $4,300, half the regional average, qualifying it as the hemisphere’s third poorest nation.
Dear Editor, While I too share the same anxieties as many compatriots over whether government’s share of the revenues from the 2016 petroleum agreement will be the bonanza to finally launch the country into the economic stratosphere, the fact of the matter is we live in a world with established rules and expectations on how international business is conducted and how investment decisions are made by big corporations.
Dear Editor, The People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) continues to demonstrate it has earned its place on the opposition benches.
Dear Editor, It is totally unacceptable that insurance companies are now forcing prospective customers to declare their political affiliation on a Customer Verification Form, because this is a flagrant violation of every citizen’s right to freedom of association as enshrined in the founding charter of the United Nations (UN).
Dear Editor, Every single person in this country, from President to pauper, has friends or relatives who moved overseas to seek a better life.
Dear Editor, One Georgetown City Councillor recently wrote in the newspapers that the (elected) council was no longer in charge at City Hall and that Town Clerk Royston King was in full command.
Dear Editor, A constitution which encapsulates the democratic ethos of a nation, that is built upon the doctrine of separation of powers, guarantees the independence of the judiciary, limits executive power and accords the citizenry their basic human rights as fundamental freedoms, will always be a hindrance to the authoritarian.
Dear Editor, If the Guyana Chronicle’s article, ‘Calls grow for King’s removal’ (Feb 15) with regard to recent correspondence from Minister of Communities Ronald Bulkan to Mayor of Georgetown Patricia Chase-Green is accurate, and I have no reason to believe otherwise, I welcome the Minister’s wise counsel, and hope the Mayor acquiesces to giving the information the Minister has requested.
Dear Editor, It is with some interest that I am following the saga involving the Ogle Airport Inc and the monopoly position that is occupied by one family.
Dear Editor, Please refer to a letter which appeared in your issue of Wednesday February 15, headlined, ‘I intend to move a vote of no confidence against the Town Clerk’ by Councillor Sherod Duncan.
Dear Editor, In continuing my letter of February 14 relevant to Word Radio Day, which was celebrated on February 13, 2018, I would like to share a bit more on the impact of radio.
Dear Editor, During last week much discussion and debate were generated by an advertisement calling on investors not to invest in Guyana.
Dear Editor, There is not a day that goes by as we open the pages of the newspapers when there isn’t an item to tickle our funny bones.
Dear Editor, Many persons know that I hold a view that Guyana has the potential to become the Singapore of South America, however, on our way there, we have to make some fundamental changes.
Dear Editor, This PNC-led coalition administration is making clear their intention to do whatever suits their fancy as policy.
Dear Editor, The announcement that the ICC would grant international status to a match to be played in England on May 31 between the Rest of the World and the West Indies, the reigning champions of the shortest form of the game (20 overs), to raise funds to restore cricket grounds in Dominica and Anguilla destroyed by recent hurricanes, will be music to the ears of most fans, because it will generate much interest (both live and on TV), and more importantly, major revenue.
Dear Editor, When the Trinidad sugar industry was in its death throes, and closure was imminent, I remember a good friend of mine, who was in a senior management position at Caroni to the end, telling me about the chaos which overtook that industry as controls slackened and were lost.
Dear Editor, The longer I listen to Town Clerk Royston King, the longer I contemplate his actions, the more I am convinced that we can no longer countenance his brand of administration over the capital city, Georgetown.
Dear Editor, There is now land galore being given away at the Office of the Guyana Lands and Surveys Commission (GLSC) at Corriverton.
Dear Editor, On February 13, 2018, World Radio Day was celebrated. The day was dedicated to the role of radio and sports.
Dear Editor, Please ask a journalist to ask the City Treasurer, on our behalf, which green spaces have been upgraded and which recreational facilities have been developed in the city.
Dear Editor, I noticed in the media that the Surinamese investor had pulled out their gaming machines from the Sleep In casino.
Dear Editor, Over the last few months the closure of the Rose Hall Estate has been causing serious spin-off effects for the people of East and West Canje, East Bank Berbice, New Amsterdam and the surrounding areas.
Dear Editor, The Winter Olympics in South Korea will be remembered for the joint Women’s Ice Hockey team comprising host country South Korea together with North Korea, and although it failed to medal, it turned out to be a win-win outcome for the two arch enemies.
Dear Editor, In response to a letter published in your newspaper on Sunday, February 11, 2018 captioned ‘No explanation for daily water cut-off at Cotton Tree’ by Mr Harry Gill, I would like to rebut the allegations regarding the general water situation in Region 5 and water stoppages at the Cotton Water Treatment Plant over the last two years.