Dear Editor, I refer to Dr. Mark Devonish’s letter published in the Stabroek News on Saturday, 25th August, 2018.
Dear Editor, Antigua and Barbuda, and Grenada are to hold referenda on the same day – November 6 – to decide whether or not to accept the Caribbean Court of Appeal (CCJ) as their final court.
Dear Editor, I believe Guyanese musicians are missing an opportunity teeming with potential to catapult Guyanese music and musicians onto the regional and international stage and establish a money making industry for themselves and Guyana.
Dear Editor, It seems we have become so inured to inefficiencies in Guyana that the current erratic DSL internet service in Georgetown is simply accepted as “normal”.
Dear Editor, In responding to the striking teachers’ demands for salary increases, Junior Minister of Social Protection, Keith Scott said the teachers are “selfish and uncaring” (yesterday’s Sunday Stabroek).
Dear Editor, It was heart-wrenching to hear of yet another accident on the Soesdyke-Linden Highway.
Dear Editor I seek space in your newspaper to publicly articulate my concerns related to the decision by the University of Guyana (UG) to award honorary doctoral degrees at its convocation later this year.
Dear Editor, I respond to a critique of my views on the WPA by Tacuma Ogunseye in the Stabroek News edition of August 31.
Dear Editor, I have been reading in the news media about the audit of ExxonMobil’s US$460 million/$900 million pre-contract costs.
Dear Editor, The WPA attack on Jaipaul Sharma is unacceptable. The WPA is being petty and partisan.
Dear Editor, It is well known that nepotism, cronyism and favouritism have had adverse effects on an organization’s atmosphere wherever it exists, and at the Mayor and Councillors of the City of Georgetown it is no different.
Dear Editor, One night last week she was speaking to a Guardian audience of 950 and received a standing ovation; the next night to an audience of 50 at the Guyana High Commission in London.
Dear Editor, President Granger may be in his final months of his presidency or just nearing the end of his first term.
Dear Editor, I have been following the stand-off between the Ministry of Education and the Guyana Teachers Union (GTU) and based upon what has been taking place, I believe, and I might be wrong, that there is a need for the majority of the negotiators to attend negotiation classes, and also for them to familiarize themselves with a published text entitled Negotiating 101 by Peter Sander.
Dear Editor, The Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) wishes to respond to a letter by Mr.
Dear editor, “Let us remember: One book, one pen, one child and one teacher can change the world”-Malala Yousafzai (2013).
Dear Editor, Having given more than a handful of years as a teacher in the local environment, I think I am in a fair position to offer a few thoughts on the current threatening wage situation.
Dear Editor, Of late a lot of negative news is appearing on the front pages of our daily papers about crimes allegedly committed by members of the Guyana Police Force (GPF), especially the recently enlisted officers.
Dear Editor, Quite conveniently, in response to the Stabroek News editorial on Tuesday, a letter was penned by a Rowena A.
Dear Editor, With regards to my letter of August 14, 2018 pertaining to the issue of a strange outbreak of rice disease in the Hague rice cultivation community on the West Coast Demerara in Region Three, I wish to say that my letter portrayed actual present-day occurrences.
Dear Editor, The Guyana Teachers Union (GTU) and the Ministry of Education met on Wednesday August 29th, 2018 under the chairmanship of the Chief Labour Officer where the Union expressly stated, in a memorandum submitted, its acceptance of the invitation which must be seen as an act of courtesy.
Dear Editor, The appointment of Mr. Leslie A. James as Guyana’s Commissioner of Police by President David Granger is seen as fit, proper and appropriate.
Dear Editor, I write this letter in response to one of Freddie Kissoon’s expressed opinions that was published in the Friday, August 24, 2018 edition of the Kaieteur News (KN), under the caption, “Clive Thomas can damage his credibility”.
Dear Editor, Conflicting statements emanating from the Commissioner General of the Guyana Revenue and the Honorable Minister of Foreign Affairs about fraud in the re-migrant concession scheme are a source of much confusion.
Dear Editor, The recent killing of Mr. Estevan Costa Marques a Brazilian miner in the Puruni, Region Seven (Cuyuni–Mazaruni) by a member of the Guyana Police Force, (GPF) and the autopsy report that revealed that he died from a shot to the back of his head, caused me to revisit a letter I began writing in response to one written by Mr.
Dear Editor, It was interesting to see the full page display by the Council for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) in SN of August 26, 2018.
Dear Editor, The APNU+AFC government, like the PPP/C one before it, has shown itself to be anti-working class and insensitive to the suffering in our society.
Dear Editor, Mark Lyte must lead the cause of Guyana’s teachers from his own inner convictions and not allow himself to be the feed ego of the same now opposition creature whom his colleagues think he believes in, and who was also present in the Customs protest in the 90s.
Dear Editor, I came across an opinion piece on the passing of John McCain in the Washing-ton Post on August 27th that highlighted how polarized America had become.
Dear Editor, The Guyana Teachers’ Union (GTU) has decided to call its members out on strike.
Dear Editor, Over the past three years there have been lots of writings and discussions on 50 plus forensic audits which were done by reputable Accounting/Auditing Firms and Individual Auditors.
Dear Editor, I write with reference to the editorial in the Tuesday, August 28, 2018 edition of Stabroek News titled `Minibus service standards should be set and regulated by the authorities.’ The editorial noted an increase of 20% in minibus fares.
Dear Editor, I note Earl John’s excellent, excellent contribution in Stabroek News of Tuesday, August 28, 2018: `Teachers wage dispute should move directly to arbitration.’ I have no wish to make a major public contribution on this controversy at this stage.
Dear Editor, The recent visit by a group of US Congressmen to our country is instructive.
Dear Editor, “It is easier to build strong children than to fix broken men.
Dear Editor, In a letter published in SN on August 24, ACDA is supporting Professor Clive Thomas’s proposal for cash handouts from the expected windfall from oil revenues.
Dear Editor, My wife and I decided to travel through the Linden-Lethem road while on my annual leave.
Dear Editor, While the national conversation on Guyana’s emerging oil & gas sector has demonstrated our collective commitment to an accountable process, emerging policies and discussions have lacked an inter-industry policy development framework.
Dear Editor, One simply could not help reflecting on the wanton comment, by the Ministry of Education to the effect that increases granted to Guyana Teachers’ Union would be (automatically) applied to Public Servants!
Dear Editor, Politkles? Was never sure about the name of the cartoon, sorry about that, however most are reasonable satire.
Dear Editor, The drains in D’Urban Backlands have been blocked for the last month with no attempt to clean them.
Dear Editor, The Caribbean Voice (TCV) (www.caribvoice.org) joins with other NGOs and Women’s Rights Organizations in calling upon Carib Beer to go beyond a public apology in expressing their contrition for the awful ad that was both offensive and insensitive to women and gender based violence victims and activists in Guyana and the rest of the Caribbean.
Dear Editor, Please permit me to make a little contribution in relation to the topical issue of alcohol abuse in the society and my impulse to being proactive on the subject has been recently recharged having heard the Opposition Leader complaining about alcohol usage in Parliament, an editorial in one of the leading dailies, Caitlin Vieira’s the Psychologist and You (Sunday 19th and Sunday 26th August 2018) and now a definitive study reported by AFP (Paris, France) done by lead researcher Max Griswald at the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation in Seattle, Washington.
Dear Editor, The sugar industry has for centuries provided many traumatic experiences for those who have lived and worked in it; to the extent that management, workers and the unions who have represented the latter have learnt to take stress for granted.
Dear Editor, Every now and again there comes along that rare individual, who epitomizes selfless service and continuing sacrifice; someone who does so with grace and dignity.
Dear Editor, I have read with keen interest and saw the Evening News and I am convinced that the malicious and vitriolic attack on Mr Gobin Harbhajan is meant to silence him in his fight against corruption perpetrated by officials and other members of the Alliance for Change (AFC).
Dear Editor, As a concerned resident of Moruca. I would like to make those in authority at the regional and national level in the Ministry of Public Health aware of an act of gross neglect and blatant disregard to the code of ethics that encompass the nursing profession.
Dear Editor, I had worked at GPHC for over 10 days seeing this patient’s husband looking very sad in the ward; his wife was diagnosed with obstructive jaundice.
Dear Editor, I have seen a report in the Stabroek News, August 22nd concerning telecommunications matters reporting the CEO, Mr.
Dear Editor, A recent report of the World Bank discloses that the “hinterland areas, where only 9.6 percent of the total population resided, housed 64 percent of the Guyanese population with acute deprivation in health, education and standard of living.” The report also referred to latest poverty estimates which show that poverty in Guyana is deepest in the rural interior regions at 73.5 percent.