Mr Norton was wrong about the date of the GECOM proviso

Dear Editor, The debate on the interpretation of  Article 161 (2) of the Constitution has continued, with increased intensity, following the rejection of lists of eighteen persons named by the Leader of the Opposition and the unilateral appointment of Justice James Patterson by President Granger.

African liberty of spirit is the road to African prosperity

Dear Editor, Rastafari community of all Guyana and their counterparts are moved to release this manuscript and response to a recent letter by ‘Sam Hinds, Roger Luncheon, Bishop Edghill, Gillian Burton and others of African Descent, members of the of the PPP and PPPC’, that appeared in Stabroek News (October 31, 2017) as ‘Fair minded Guyanese of African descent must stand against this departure from the Carter Formula’.

A success at the Zoo

Dear Editor, Approximately three years ago I was given a donation to help animals. 

Kescia Branche was a vibrant figure in drama

Dear Editor, It is with deep sadness that I post this photograph with Kescia Branche (kneeling) and Melika Edmonds from the Play ‘Crack Jokes’ written by Odessa Primus which I produced at the National Cultural Centre in February 2016.

Jagdeo and PPP laid basis to move away from Carter Formula and it has come back to haunt them

Dear Editor, It should be recalled that it was Bharrat Jagdeo and the PPP who amended the constitution to place the clause that  states “Provided that if the Leader of the Opposition fails to submit a list as provided for, the President shall appoint a person who holds or has held office as a judge of a court having unlimited jurisdiction in civil  and criminal matters in some part of the Commonwealth or a court having jurisdiction in appeals from any such court or who is qualified to be appointed as any such judge”.

Western Union has unconscionable 9.16% spread on US$

Dear Editor, Through the swift and commendable efforts of the Minister of Finance and the Governor of the Bank of Guyana the spread between the buying and selling rates of foreign currency has reduced significantly, particularly in the commercial banks.

President’s North American speech will stimulate discussion on arrangements for 2020 elections

Dear Editor, President David Granger, leader of the People’s National Congress Reform {PNCR), A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) and the APNU+AFC coalition, while addressing the North American Chapter of the PNCR in Georgia, USA, made what is likely to be seen as one of the most important and, to some onlookers, disturbing political addresses to the PNCR party faithful since he became President of Guyana in 2015.

Can’t be trillions

Dear Editor, I wish to point out what appears to be a gross error in one of your editorials and what the possibility of its going unnoticed is saying about the reading classes of Guyanese.

SMART will escalate public advocacy over marijuana law reform

Dear Editor, The Society of Marijuana Advocates for Reform and Treatment (SMART) wishes to thank CARICOM’s Regional Commission on Marijuana for organizing the public forum held on Monday November 06 at the St Stanislaus College in Georgetown.