Selling power to Brazil is the way to go

Dear Editor, In 2007 after decades of begging this government to help them develop their landlocked states of Amazonas and Roraima, a delegation of Brazilians came to Guyana to discuss the deep water harbour, the highway from Brazil and hydropower.

GAWU has taken principled position on sugar, gov’t has made numerous errors

Dear Editor, The GAWU has seen Dr David Hinds’ response to our letter which appeared in the Stabroek News under the title `Why can’t GAWU acknowledge that this gov’t took the brave decision to confront the sugar problem?’; in the Kaieteur News with the title `Guyana has far to go for ethnic, political reconciliation’; and in the Guyana Times entitled `Guyana’s greatest enemies are its zero-sum politics, political culture’.

This is the new Guyanese world order

Dear Editor, The world is coming to an end.  For those bracing in resistance to anticipated religious teachings about to be foisted on them, I comfort by saying: Think again, as I am talking about the changing domestic political world. 

A call on Mae’s to apologise

Dear Editor, The Amerindian Action Movement of Guyana is calling on the administration of the Mae’s private school in Subryanville to apologise to the Amerindian child it ethnically discriminated against because the child wore his cultural attire as part of the school’s observance of Guyana’s Independence celebration.

Gov’t must stop pussyfooting with sugar industry

Dear Editor, I refer to Mr E. B. John’s letter: `Fundamentally counterproductive interventions on GuySuCo’ (SN,29/5/18) One cannot gainsay the excellent points made by Mr John about the deep psycho-social role and impact of GuySuCo and the sugar industry on the lives of Guyanese who work and live in the sugar estates.

Say no to the gay pride parade

Dear Editor,  I refer to the calendar of events for this week published by SASOD (Society Against Sexual Orientation Discrimination) which includes a Gay Pride Parade on Saturday, June 2 presumably in the streets of Georgetown.

Kuru Kururu to Laluni road in dire state

Dear Editor, I wish to encourage the CEO of the National Drainage & Irrigation Authority (NDIA), the Honourable Minister of Agriculture, the Honourable Minister of Public Infrastructure, the RDC and the NDC to pay a visit and inspect the road that passes Kuru Kururu to Laluni.  

Let the opportunity from this match not be lost

Dear Editor, Can Cricket West Indies (CWI) swear an oath that they have done everything, or even made serious efforts, to exploit this wonderful opportunity granted them to raise as much hurricane relief money as can reasonably be expected from Thursday’s WI versus the Rest of the World event?

Expertise needed with Carnival event planning

Dear Editor, Is that it Hits and Jams?…That’s the million-dollar question I asked just after the revellers and music bands passed by during the just concluded Carnival event.

Fundamentally counterproductive interventions on GuySuCo

Dear Editor, Readers may have noted with interest, some with dismay, the negative onslaught on systems and procedures said to be obtaining in the Guyana Sugar Cor-poration, and on the integrity and character of related management personnel, most of whom have sustained the organisation over the decades with a commitment which the current parvenues could not possibly appreciate.

Day of mourning

Dear Editor, What ever became of the Day of Mourning for the fishermen who died in that recent horrible pirate attack?

‘I am not a racist’

Dear Editor, I have always found fascinating, even disturbing, that claim, that forced defensive utterance, “I am not a racist.”  Is that possible? 

Mae’s owes Karen Small and her son a public apology

Dear Editor, In his speech to the nation to commemorate Guyana’s 52nd Anniversary of Independence, President Granger urged greater protection of the nation’s children and said, “we need to bequeath to them, much more than we inherited from our own parents”.

I have no problems with Guyana Goldfields

Dear Editor, It is with utter disgust and disbelief that I read a letter in the Kaieteur News this week suggesting that I was one of the contractors who hold a grouse against Guyana Goldfields which is very much untrue.

Reasons behind the horrible GuySuCo yields

Dear Editor, I have tried to remain silent for three years, but it is becoming a problem and if I don’t release some of my pent up frustration I am afraid that I will burst. 

Guyana Prize and cliquism

Dear Editor, I have read Gideon Cecil’s letter on May 18, 2018 in the Guyana Chronicle, and I think it requires some clarifications on what the issue should be.

Cats can help depressed persons

Dear Editor, According to the 2014 World Health Organization report, the suicide rate in Guyana is five times higher than the world average rate.

Will outreach still be held?

Dear Editor,  An ad appeared in yesterday’s Sunday Stabroek advising that the GPSCCU will be hosting an Outreach on Friday, June 1.

Loss of cultural identity and Guyana Carnival

Dear Editor, Professor Al Creighton’s article in the Sunday Stabroek, May 20, 2018, `Guyana Carnival: a new imitative contrivance’ and the Stabroek News, Tuesday, May 22, 2018 news item `Imitation Carnival puts Guyana’s tradition at risk’, were pieces which should stir Guyanese consciousness.

Apology over Atlantic Gardens works

Dear Editor, On Sunday May 13, The Ministry of Public Infrastructure, through its contractor, undertook construction works in the Atlantic Gardens area as part of the Upgrade of the East Coast Demerara Roadway from Better Hope to Belfield.

Corporate entities should follow ExxonMobil’s example in relation to sport

Dear Editor, Mostly recognised for its activities in the energy business the recent extension of support offered by ExxonMobil to an upcoming junior football tournament and its earlier backing for hockey must serve as a wakeup call for some local corporate entities who fail to honour their corporate obligations.

Ms Mottley’s win

Dear Editor, It’s not the hurricane season just yet, but the winds of change have blown ruthlessly and decisively across Barbados bringing a 30-nil victory to the BLP and making Mia Mottley the first female Prime Minister of that country, joining an illustrious list of female office holders in the Caribbean and indeed worldwide.

Daily comic strips

Dear Editor, I wish to express my appreciation to Stabroek News for its daily comic strips.