Coalition and the Carter Center

Dear Editor, The majority arm of the coalition seems not on the same page on whether to meet with officials of the Carter Center or not.

Councillor’s attack on city’s Public Relations Division unwarranted

Dear Editor, The Senior Officers and general administrative staff of the Mayor and City Council are utterly disgusted with the emotionally charged statements of Councillor Ayodele Roache, at the statutory meeting of Monday February 12, 2019, in which she referred to the work of Council’s Public Relations Division as “trash.”  The Councillor was cautioned and subsequently withdrew the comments from the record of the Council.

Valuation Department responds to letter

Dear Editor, The Valuation Department notes with concern the letter in yesterday’s Stabroek News entitled `Runaround from Government Valuation Office’.

Enlightened international diplomacy from CARICOM on Venezuela

Dear Editor,  The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) deserves full marks for the position it has adopted and the actions it has undertaken in response to the regional and international crisis that was precipitated on Wednesday 23 January 2019 when the Venezuelan parliamentarian who is currently holding the rotating Presidency of the National Assembly, Juan Guaido, declared himself President of Venezuela and had his claim to the Presidency recognized by the government of the United States of America and several other powerful Western governments.

Runaround from Government Valuation Office

Dear Editor, I wish to bring to the attention of the general public and the relevant authorities the unprofessionalism and slothfulness of the Government Valuation Office when it comes to completing a valuation of a property.

Migrant Support Network calls on all to be respectful to non-nationals

Dear Editor, The Migrant Support Network of Guyana (MSN-GY) notes with concern a live video published on social networking site, Facebook, on Saturday, February 9, 2019 by social media account holder, ‘Guyanese Critic’, with the title, “DRUNKEN FOREIGNERS ATTACK GUYANESE CRITIC, IS THERE A GROWING PROBLEM IN GUYANA?” MSN laments that both the live video as well as its complementary comment section carry problematic, xenophobic, intolerant language.

Purest bauxite in the world?

Dear Editor, In your article on the First Bauxite Corporation Mine at Sand Hill, Region #3 in the Sunday Stabroek of 10th February, 2019 there is mention about the bauxite found in the mine being “Purest in the world to their knowledge”.

Ministry has taken steps to deal with the Blygezeight flooding

Dear Editor, The Ministry of Public Infrastructure wishes to respond to an article published in the Stabroek News edition on Friday, February 8, 2019, under the headline, `Road expansion works cause Blygezeight flooding.’ The Ministry of Public Infrastructure would like to thank you for the article.

More reflective examination needed of dual citizenship

Dear Editor, The debate so far would appear to have focused on the issue of ‘dual citizenship’ almost instinctively from a political perspective, understandably so – taking into account the manner in which it initially arose in December 2018.

Persons living with epilepsy face difficulties

Dear Editor, The Epilepsy Foundation of Guyana (EFG) will be observing International Epilepsy Day today and we wish to extend greetings to all those in Guyana who live with epilepsy or have a loved one who is affected by epilepsy or seizures, or what is commonly known as ‘Fits’ in our country.

ASYCUDA system

Dear Editor, I write to thank and compliment Mr Statia for his letter of explanation on the ASYCUDA system.

GTT not accepting cheques for ‘top up’

Dear Editor, I am puzzled by a “handed-down” decision by GTT and have tried to obtain, in vain, from GTT, a rational explanation for the following situation.

He was one of the great ones

Dear Editor, I am sad to learn of Ron Savory’s death. I offer heartfelt condolences to his wife and family and friends.

We are better together

Dear Editor, I am one of the many residents of Region #10 who travelled from Aroaima, Kwakwani, Ituni, Rockstone, Linden and other areas too numerous to mention to attend the opening of the Region #3 People’s National Congress-Reform office at Vreed-en-Hoop on the West Coast of Demerara.

New education bill still languishing after 15 years, comprehensive TVET programme does not exist

Dear Editor, Although I am not certain how Mr. Mohammed S. Hussain could quarrel with the AFC for passing a motion to ‘unequivocally support free education from nursery to university’ when he admits that university education is still not free, if it were not so serious, the following laughable story justified his comment that, ‘The AFC wants to use oil resources for free education yet all the lawyers in the party could not advocate for the new education act to be passed in parliament.

CAL’s campaign launch here was devoid of ethnic diversity

Dear Editor, Following my letter questioning the lack of cultural and ethnic diversity in Caribbean Airlines’ new advertising campaign, I have taken note of the local launch featuring Machel Montano and the Park Side Steel Orchestra at Stabroek Market.

Problems at Enmore/Hope NDC

Dear Editor, The current councillors of the Enmore/Hope NDC inherited an unruly and difficult situation in Enmore, thanks mainly to  previous Councils.