Retributive justice must precede visions of reformation

Dear Editor, I call upon the President, the Attorney General, and the opposition, believed honourable people to varying degrees, to up the ante to level the field against those who wage war on the populace. 

Beckles new book on cricket lacks objectivity

Dear Editor, The first place I turned to in the book by Hilary McD Beckles, Cricket without a Cause: Fall and Rise of the Mighty West Indies Test Cricketers was the index.

The government should issue the stamp for Cheddi Jagan

Dear Editor, I applaud your editorial titled ‘Stamps’ (SN, Mar 25) in which you deservedly admonished the government for its failure to deliver on a public edict that it would honour Dr Cheddi Jagan with a commemorative stamp.

Pomeroon communities in need of much infrastructural help

Dear Editor, On April 5, it was reported in the state news media that Junior Public Infrastructure Minister, Annette Ferguson who was accompanied by Regional Councillor Julian Cummings visited  the riverine communities of Friendship and Martindale on the Pomeroon River to address concerns affecting the livelihood and well-being of residents particularly the clogged canals which were adversely affecting  ingress and egress to their homesteads.

We are entering a new era of international trade

Dear Editor, The recent expulsion of several diplomats by the United Kingdom and a similar retaliatory measure by Russia has been dubbed by the UN Secretary General as an apparent return to Cold War politics.

Working for citizens

Dear Editor, Our Constitution makes it unambiguously clear that sovereignty belongs to the people and the elected representatives exist to give effect to the will of the people.

New GPL CEO has started in the proper way

Dear Editor, I compliment the new Guyana Power and Light (GPL) Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Albert Gordon for being upfront and straight with the Guyanese people about the company’s drive to upgrade its capacity and service.

Congrats to NCN

Dear Editor, I would like to congratulate the Chairman of the National Communications Network, Mr Enrico Woolford  along with his staff for the high standard of programming  on television for the Easter holidays especially the airing of the  Easter stories.

The WPA had an inflated estimation of their support

Dear Editor,   I refer to the rather startling claim in Mr Tacuma Ogunseye’s letter, ‘I concentrate on the African community so it can develop progressive politics based on power-sharing’ (SN, April 4): “I recall in the run-up to the historic 1992 general and regional elections with the arrival of Mr Ravi Dev and his ROAR party, Dev introduced the doctrine (sic) that Africans cannot speak for Indians and that the WPA was promoting political deception by making the claim that it is a multi-racial party… The 1992 elections resulted in victory for the PPPC and demonstrated that the Dev doctrine worked to the advantage of that party.” I recall the facts quite differently.

What happens to the smuggled birds?

Dear Editor, In Stabroek News of Friday, April 6, it was reported that two men were arrested on Wednesday at JFK International Airport in New York for illegally smuggling finches from Guyana. 

We need decisive leadership from the very top

Dear Editor, Reports in the media today (April 7) about wrangling over which Minister (Agriculture or Finance) should have oversight responsibility for GuySuCo, Guyana’s number one industry, is indeed a sad reflection of a major flaw in which this premier industry has been floundering for far too long.


Dear Editor, I can imagine the non-publication of my recent letter to Stabroek News being an oversight.