Dear Editor, I read a piece in the newspapers this week. It had to do with the Department of Housing.
Dear Editor, I would appreciate if you can publish this picture so that the authorities can rectify this situation before life and property are affected.
Dear Editor, Reference is made to the news item captioned `PPP to name presidential candidate before local govt polls’ (SN Jul 19).
Dear Editor, The Regional Executive Officer, Mr. Roderick Edinboro, who was removed from Region 5 and not accepted in Region 10 was somehow sent to our region (Cuyuni/Mazaruni) to much unhappiness of our community.
Dear Editor, I write to respond to an article in the Kaieteur News titled `Felix dodges another Parliamentary meeting to explain unaccounted Haitians, Cubans’ dated Thursday, July 12, 2018.
Dear Editor, What happens when The ‘Age of Stupid’ and ‘The Age of Greed’ collide in the developing world?
Dear Editor, It seems that I touched a sensitive nerve unintentionally when I wrote a letter recently suggesting that Government’s initiative spearheaded by Minister Keith Scott to get laid off sugar workers to form cooperatives might not be the best option for them at this time.
Dear Editor, The next time I hear or read those two words “local content” I am certain that I will be unable to resist an uncontrollable urge to vomit.
Dear Editor, While the relevant authorities are reportedly looking at the finances of the Berbice River Bridge, I wish to humbly suggest that they also take a hard look at the potential for cost reductions in the routine operation and maintenance of the bridge.
Dear Editor, Now in opposition, the PPP and former President, Bharrat Jagdeo are behaving like they were angels when in office.
Dear Editor, I wish to respond to the article in yesterday’s Stabroek News `Lawrence, PS defend drugs contract’ It would appear that the Minister and her Permanent Secretary, are seeking to exonerate themselves and have created gaps and have caused more questions to arise.
Dear Editor, According to the Stabroek News Editorial on the Guyana Prize, “the debate has strayed off course” (July 11, 2018).
Dear Editor, The Monday, July 16 edition of the Stabroek News published a letter captioned `Ismay Lake is seeking help in her just case for NIS survivor’s benefit’.
Dear Editor, The taxi driver engaged me in a most accusative manner, as if I were responsible for his son having dropped out of school.
Dear Editor, Why should the Consular trip to Puerto Ordaz, Venezuela [SN 2018-07-16] be postponed if was necessary?
Dear Editor, We are so much embroiled with our domestic politics that we sometimes lose focus on some of the bigger issues playing out at the regional and international level.
Dear Editor, The front page of yesterday’s Stabroek News features a banner headline concerning the tax affairs of Guyana Stores Ltd.
Dear Editor, Reporters have asked for my comments on the Simona Broomes saga, but up till now I remained quiet on it largely because I did not want to become part of the personal attacks on the minister.
Dear Editor, A sports bar in the Anna Regina area has been harassing residents with loud music far into the morning.
Dear Editor, As I recall, in the late 1980’s the Jamaican Government undertook a comprehensive overhaul of its Public Service Agencies, and in the process made some of them more responsive and productive.
Dear Editor, Hon. Simona Broomes, Minister within Guyana’s Ministry of Natural Resources, is from my home town of Bartica.
Dear Editor, After my last letter on security matters, a confidential source with strong ties to the APNU+AFC who will remain anonymous, called to plead with me not to be so critical of the Minister of Public Security.
Dear Editor, As a Guyanese citizen, there are certain public places where I have a right to walk freely, without harassment and stress.
Dear Editor, I see that we, the Guyanese people have at last found ourselves where we deserve to be – in an ethnic conundrum.
Dear Editor, I am on record as recognising the good work of Minister Broomes when she was in the Ministry of Social Protection.
Dear Editor, As a concerned Berbician and Guyanese and having noted indications in the media about the probability of a rate increase for the use of the Berbice River Bridge, I made a simple suggestion that our National Government (emphasis our National Government!) should consider “nationalizing the Berbice River Bridge” and so forestall any increase on the bridge-toll, having regard to the hardship the current toll presents and furthermore, having regard to the matter of national equality in that the Berbice Bridge toll is already 20 times the ‘national’ Demerara Bridge toll.
Dear Editor, After reading Ralph Ramkarran’s column in the Stabroek News (SN, June 10, 2018) which attempts to explain the ethnic distribution of GECOM’s staff, I attempted to challenge his claim that the apparent correlation of ethnicity and occupation in Guyana could be explained by the historical preferences of the various ethnic groups.
Dear Editor, I pray for the Judicial Review Act to be brought into operation instantly so that aggrieved claimants will be able to challenge any unlawful decision made by officers of NIS and National Insurance (NI) Tribunal.
Dear Editor, We can’t keep them all and some have to go. I make reference to some of Guyana’s wooden historical structures.
Dear Editor, I read in SN on Saturday that the government has obtained passage of a bill that allows it to bailout banks.
Dear Editor, Children are a country’s valuable resource. When will Guyana tackle the scourge— Rape?
Dear Editor, The National Drainage and Irrigation Authority (NDIA) is responsible for drainage and irrigation in Region Two.
Dear Editor, Permit me to disprove of the fallacious and mischievous letter which appeared in the letter column of the July 13, 2018 edition of the Kaieteur News, titled “Why Not Nationalise the Berbice Bridge?”, authored by Nowrang Persaud.
Dear Editor, The Township of Rose Hall might be Guyana’s smallest township but we are without doubt one of the fastest developing areas in the county.
Dear Editor, What is happening at the Lusignan Prison? This penal institution is supposed to be a place of detention, discipline, correction and rehabilitation where prisoners are kept out of trouble, but it seems that it has become a hotbed for criminal activity, especially smuggling.
Dear Editor, I, like the rest of Guyana I hope, am alarmed by the number of newborn deaths at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GHPC) for the year 2107 and the past decade, as reported in your newspaper of 13th July 2018 article entitled “119 newborn deaths in last year at GPHC”.
Dear Editor, Stabroek News’ ‘Politikles’ yesterday warrants a comment; first off because it seemingly conveys the view that there has not been diversity in the past choices for presidents by the People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C).
Dear Editor, As the curtain comes down on a rather drab 2018 World Cup, I share some of the thoughts that came during the occasional high points and the many disappointments.
Dear Editor, I recently wrote a letter to your newspaper which you published under the heading `Time for the Indigenous people to shake up the status quo’ in which I called on my Amerindian brothers and sisters to form their own party so as to empower themselves and have a say in the affairs of this country.
Dear Editor, With a population of 747,000, Guyana seems to be turning back the hands of time.
Dear Editor, There continues to be a shortage of drugs and medical supplies at Public Health facilities in Region Two.
Dear Editor, It is common knowledge that our constitutional structure embraces the doctrine of Separation of Powers, which divides governmental functions of the State into three main branches, namely, the Executive, the Legislature and the Judiciary.
Dear Editor, Why is Berbice being so severely discriminated against? Our national government seems comfortable with building, maintaining and subsidizing the operation of a new Demerara River Bridge (reportedly, in addition to the existing Demerara River Bridge); commuters pay the paltry sum of $100 for a car to use the bridge while the same commuter, who pays the same taxes to the Government, has to pay virtually twenty times more to cross the Berbice River Bridge…..and now there are moves afoot to add insult to injury by a substantial increase in the fees to cross the Berbice Bridge.
Dear Editor, In an effort to maintain political objectivity I chose to write this letter sometime after the ruling of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) on the issue of Presidential term limits in the Guyana Constitution, to avoid becoming a victim to the obvious sensational atmosphere that the ruling engendered.
Dear Editor, I have noted with increasing concern the behaviour of Junior Minister Simona Broomes.
Dear Editor, Important and major infrastructural works such as roads, bridges, harbours as well as water supply and electricity generation should not, in my view, be put in the hands of private individuals or companies.
Dear Editor, It always pains me when the lives of productive Guyanese men and women are disrupted and sometimes destroyed because of excessively harsh penalties inflicted on them for being found with minuscule quantities of marijuana.
Dear Editor, If one was bold enough to commit a wrong then one should be equally bold enough to apologize.
Dear Editor, I take the time to reply once more to questions repeated by Rev Gideon Cecil who asserts in a letter “Guyana Prize for Literature has not helped emerging writers living and writing here.” (SN, July 9, 2018).
Dear Editor, One of the most urgent problems facing Guyana is the exponential rise in crime in recent times.