Dear Editor, From all appearances, misbehaviours and misrepresentations, the sugar industry would seem to be going in a direction that is other than ‘sweet’ – back into a place once described so eloquently by Clem Seecharran as ‘bitter sugar’.
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.
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’.
Dear Editor, I refer to a letter published in your newspaper on May 30, 2018 titled, `Say no to the gay pride parade,’ by Bernice Walcott.
Dear Editor, Please allow me to express my thoughts and feelings about being a citizen of Guyana at this point.
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.
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.
Dear Editor, Silence is no longer the answer to the increasing level of disrespect that is being meted out to the Indigenous Peoples of Guyana.
Dear Editor, The deterioration of two recently built bridges on Vlissingen Road (Cemetery Road) is taking place rapidly not far away from the Police Outpost, as follows: – 1.
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.
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.
Dear Editor, I have watched with great interest, the many attack articles on Guyana Goldfields.
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.
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?
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.
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.
Dear Editor, There is an extraordinary procession of women coming to pay their personal tributes to Savita Halappanavar in Ireland as the abortion referendum has won a loud “Yes” to legalize abortion.
Dear Editor, Recently I enjoyed reminiscing with those of the older generation and hearing their stories of the struggles and sacrifices that took place during the fight for the independence of our Great Nation Guyana.
Dear Editor, What ever became of the Day of Mourning for the fishermen who died in that recent horrible pirate attack?
Dear Editor, I have always found fascinating, even disturbing, that claim, that forced defensive utterance, “I am not a racist.” Is that possible?
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”.
Dear Editor, The government has the power to ensure Guyanese pay taxes but in return it must ensure quality services are delivered to the Guyanese people.
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.
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.
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.
Dear Editor, I thought I would look at the Internet editions of daily newspapers in Guyana to get an idea as to where their advertising support comes from.
Dear Editor, It is critical that the poor and the working class understand what is happening in Guyana today and bring power to this truth – the Guyanese problem is not unsolvable; it has a solution.
Dear Editor, According to the 2014 World Health Organization report, the suicide rate in Guyana is five times higher than the world average rate.
Dear Editor, An ad appeared in yesterday’s Sunday Stabroek advising that the GPSCCU will be hosting an Outreach on Friday, June 1.
Dear Editor, I would like to comment on the unhealthy state of affairs as it relates to solid waste management in the town of New Amsterdam.
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.
Dear Editor, Today in the month of May, we talk of independence here in Guyana.
Dear Editor, I refer to the GAWU General Secretary’s letter to the press in yesterday’s Stabroek News ` Sugar’s future is not bleak as it is being made out to be’, which takes me to task for complimenting the government for its decision to confront the sugar problem.
Dear Editor, The GAWU’s attention was drawn to a section of a statement issued by the Alliance for Change (AFC) following its recently held National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting.
Dear Editor, It is common knowledge that Dr. Ashni Singh and Mr. Winston Brassington were overseas when the charges of Misconduct in Public Office were filed against them in the Georgetown Magistrate’s Court.
Dear Editor, In retirement, and voluntary incarceration in a TV space, one looks almost resignedly at the fare offered by so many (direct) international channels.
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.
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.
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.
Dear Editor, In the book Freakonomics, written by two economists (Steven D. Levitt, Stephen J.
Dear Editor, Our Union has seen a report titled “APNU+AFC gov’t has been visionless – David Hinds” which appeared in the May 21, 2018 edition of Stabroek News.
Dear Editor, There is a weirdness about the 52nd Independence celebrations. It seems that the Government in its haste to save taxpayers some money, has tied bundle with Exxon.
Dear Editor, I wish to express my appreciation to Stabroek News for its daily comic strips.
Dear Editor, Monday 21 May was a good day for reading Stabroek News.
Dear Editor, Please allow me the opportunity of extending my endorsement to Mr.
Dear Editor, The announcement by Minister Trotman that the Amaila Falls Hydro Project is still on the table is most welcome.
Dear Editor, This month, May 26 to be precise, marks 52 years since Guyana attained political independence from Great Britain.
Dear Editor, In response to the article titled, `Imitation Carnival puts Guyana’s tradition at risk- Creighton’, published in SN on May 23, 2018, I’d like to offer the following critique.
Dear Editor, In a recent letter `Paraquat needs to be tightly regulated, not banned’ (SN May 20, 2018), former government minister, Dr.
Dear Editor, If life were not precious and the well-being of people something to be taken seriously, the comical, dare I say, actions of politicians would be worthy of theatrical location.