Dear Editor, A few weeks ago, I attended a presentation at Moray House by our prolific Chris Ram.
Dear Editor, On Monday October 2, 2017 while walking with a friend on the seawall in the vicinity of the GTT cable and wireless network, we observed a fire on the northern side of the wall with the smoke crossing over the wall and the flame of the fire evident in the distance.
Dear Editor, The position taken by the Working People’s Alliance (WPA) on the unilateral appointment by President Granger of a GECOM Chair is at best disappointing, and at worst a betrayal of the legacy of its founder leader, the late Dr.
Dear Editor, Reference is made to President Donald Trump who criticized NFL players who engaged in pre-game protests — across the league knelt, locked arms, raised their fists and even refused to come out of the locker room during the national anthem.
Dear Editor, I have noted the letter in the Stabroek News of October 28, 2017 by Registrar of the Supreme Court Sueanna Lovell.
Dear Editor, The intensity of the widespread reaction following President Granger’s appointment of Justice James Patterson to fill the office of Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission, and the ongoing public discourse reveals much about who and where we are as a people.
Dear Editor, It has not taken long for there to be the beginnings of what was to be feared consequent to our President Granger unilaterally appointing Justice James Patterson as Chairman of GECOM; contravening our Constitution in letter, in spirit and in the face of nearly twenty-five years of effective practice; jettisoning the ‘qualities’ he himself advocated to our Leader of the Opposition (LOP); and reneging on his earlier offer for the two sides to meet to discuss modalities of going forward if he again found difficulty in choosing someone from the third list provided by our LOP.
Dear Editor, There is the clear indication of censure in the media of a Government ‘unilateral’ offer of increase in ‘salaries’ (rather than wages) of public servants.
Dear Editor, Charrandas Persaud, Attorney-at-law, in his letter and ACDA, the Pan African Group (Guyana) Branch, the All African Guyanese Association and Concerned Citizens in the Diaspora in their letter, have given spirited and eloquent support for His Excellency David Arthur Granger, President of Guyana, in his appointment of retired Justice Patterson as the head of GECOM.
Dear Editor, In light of the GECOM imbroglio, I took the opportunity to briefly analyse Article 161(2) of the Constitution of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana Act.
Dear Editor, The American, British and Canadian governments, (referred to as the ABC countries), through their respective envoys in Guyana, have weighed in on the need for the judicial process and democratic norms to be followed in the appointment of the GECOM Chairman.
Dear Editor, Today, increasingly the widespread perception is that the young are feeling not very involved or engaged.
Dear Editor, I had a surprise visit two days ago after a long illness from the Prime Minister’s wife, Mrs Sita Nagamootoo.
Dear Editor, Three years ago I started seeing `cloudy’ whenever light would enter my eyes.
Dear Editor, I would like to thank US Ambassador Perry Holloway for his statement on the impasse created by President Granger’s unilateral appointment of the chairman of GECOM.
Dear Editor, Many moons ago, as a student pursuing the diploma in Youth Work offered by the Commonwealth Caribbean Youth Centre, a Jamaican lecturer from the University of the West Indies – Miss Loy said to me “It must be exciting being a Guyanese at this time.” With all the economic and social challenges at that time, I thought she must be mad.
Dear Editor, I learn that the opposition is gearing up to lobby for foreign support in the matter involving the Gecom chairmanship appointment (SN October 26).
Dear Editor, Each child is gifted The new school year is well underway and the euphoria over the successes at the various examinations is over.
Dear Editor, The poorly paid teachers of this country are now being asked by the Prime Minister to exercise ‘patience’.
Dear Editor, I refer to the news item `CJ to rule December 11 on Seafield farmers challenge’ (SN October 26th) and crave your indulgence to offer some clarification on certain issues contained therein which, as stated, seems to suggest some level of dereliction of duty on the part of the Honourable Chancellor of the Judiciary (ag) in her role as Chief Justice (ag) as she then was.
Dear Editor, When the coalition came to power in 2015, it was supposed to usher in a new political dispensation.
Dear Editor, Since 1992, the watershed year free and fair elections returned to independent Guyana, the country’s democratic being has endured one body blow after the other.
Dear Editor, Someone on the Caribbean Cricket.com website referred to the name Ryan Hinds in what appeared to be a memorandum of failed West Indian international cricketers.
Dear Editor, As someone who studies race, ethnicity and politics, I am aware of the insidiousness of ethno-racial feelings, particularly in relation to politics and political power.
Dear Editor, The Rastafari Community of all Guyana commends His Excellency President David Granger on the appointment of a Chairman for the Guyana Elections Commission GECOM in accordance with Article 161 (2) of the Constitution of the Co-operative Republic of Guyana.