Dear Editor, Mr. Clarke’s letter captioned “These international events will test the nation’s character” (07.01.11) is on target when he calls for better standards of behaviour and greater effort from all Guyanese to make the upcoming international events a success and not a black mark on Guyana.
Dear Editor, It was heartening to hear Mr. Robert Corbin’s position on the government’s recent effort to increase ministers’ and parliamentarians’ income (SN 10/1/2007).
Dear Editor, We felt a mixture of joy and emotion for this Hindu icon Shri Prakashji or Guruji as he is commonly called by his ardent followers when he was accepting a proclamation from the Congressmen of the city of New York and best wishes from a number of highly recognized organizations including GOPIO and ICC and well wishers for taking up a mandate he was offered to serve the people of Guyana in the capacity as advisor to the president.
Dear Editor, In her response to my letter, Ms Inge Nathoo of the National Parks Commission states that there is no burning of rubbish next to arrival benab at Kaieteur Falls.
Dear Editor, Vivek Persaud writes in his letter captioned “There is ansolutely no evidence of transfer pricing of timber” (07.01.11) in terms which are eerily reminiscent of the export log industry in Papua New Guinea (PNG) at the time of the judicial inquiry (Supreme Court Judge Tos Barnett’s 1987-9 “Commission of Inquiry into Aspects of the Timber Industry in Papua New Guinea”).
Dear Editor, I share Mr Shawn Mangru’s urgent concern that “Dealing with sexual abuse of children should be a priority” (SN Jan., 10, 2007).
Dear Editor, For sometime now I have noticed that the PNCR has a new host for its Nation Watch programme.
Dear Editor, I am responding to the release from the Office of the President by Permanent Secretary Dr Gopaul (SN Jan 11) regarding Pundit Prakash Gossai’s recent appointment.
Dear Editor, A lot seems to be going wrong with the implementation of VAT.
Dear Editor, Your page thirteen article (Sunday Stabroek December 31, 2006) captioned: “Region Three community centre repairs complete”, caught my attention.
Dear Editor, I’m interested in finding out what plans GT&T may have with reference to internet services for the upcoming ICC Cricket World Cup.
Dear Editor, How else to describe the meanderings and the procrastination involved in the Main street Roman Catholic Church drama.
Dear Editor, The newspapers carried Yusuf Mohamed’s lament on the waning of Community Policing Groups(CPGs) in which he bemoaned the dormancy of officials.
Dear Editor, Congratulations to Bhai Prakash Gossai on his appointment as ethnic and religious advisor to our President Bharrat Jagdeo.
Dear Editor, Ever so often a column or article appears in one of the newspapers extolling the virtues of diversity, and how important its mechanics are to us as a Guyanese society.
Dear Editor, There is some confusion in the minds of this doddering old age pensioner in relation to the generous increase of five percent on the Old Age Pension.
Dear Editor, It is said that lightening does not strike twice in the same place.
Dear Editor, Immigration lawyers and families of deportees, including Guyanese, say more and more immigrants in the U.S are being deported unfairly.
Dear Editor, I refer to letters dealing with the government’s management of our natural resources.
Dear Editor, I am writing in response to Mr. Mahadeo Kowlessar’s letter captioned “The GFC and the Guyana Revenue Authority need to tackle the prima facie case of falsification of export records for logs” (06.12.25).
Dear Editor, I saw a young man mercilessly lashing a little donkey with a cutlass on the Better Hope railway embankment last Sunday.
Dear Editor, A new store has been robbed that had no adequate security provisions and the proprietor attributes this action to what he feels is our continued economic problems and this whole Value Added Tax thing and fears that crime will only increase.
Dear Editor, I refer to the article “CCWU says 5% increase makes workers poorer” (SN 8th January, 2007).
Dear Editor, Some years ago many Guyanese saw the need for the revival of standards such as good manners, etiquette, discipline, ethics and other fundamental practices which would help to make living worthwhile.
Dear Editor, Another year for the Kashif & Shanghai football extravaganza has come and gone and from all indications it has been another smashing success.
Dear Editor, I was appalled to read recently a letter authored by Mr.
Dear Editor, Further to your publication of a letter captioned “Our tourism sites must be properly maintained” (07.01.04) which you sent to us for comment we wish to make the following clarification and comments: * Orinduik Falls does not fall within the purview of designated public parks that are managed by the National Parks Commission.
Dear Editor, I wish to thank Minister Robert Persaud for the help he is extending to farmers in the Mahaicony Creek.
Dear Editor, The introduction of VAT or Value-Added Tax came like a sudden tsunami upon our nation.
Dear Editor, Mr Trevor Atkinson in his letter captioned “Barama came in at a time when investment was badly needed and has been in the vanguard of sustainable forest management” (06.12.16) sought to justify the deal with and presence of Barama, by also citing the ‘good deeds’ or ‘fringe benefits’ of the company to the local community.
Dear Ms. Chantalle Smith, I read your column in KN (7th January, 2007).
Dear Editor, At the special forum in New Delhi for People of Indian Origin, the Indian government has responded positively to requests made by the Guyanese contingent and other PIOs.
Dear Editor, Wasn’t the site at Chateau Margot where the chimney is located supposed to be an historical site?
Dear Editor, I see with the implementation of VAT, the business community is coming out to say that the GRA was misleading us about 30 percent C-Tax items only.
Dear Editor, The year seems to have started in confusion since this VAT has descended upon us.
Dear Editor, Our government has an-nounced its plan to legalise casino gambling ahead of the much-anticipated 2007 Cricket World Cup.
Dear Editor, The Minister of Agriculture Mr Robert Persaud must ensure that rice farmers on the Essequibo Coast receive their long awaited land titles.
Dear Editor, The Management of the Rose Hall Town Youth and Sports Club would like to express its gratitude to Stabroek News for its wonderful coverage of our Christmas 2006 activities in the edition of 2007-01-08.
Dear Editor, The reaction to the SN Editorial on the Dress Code is really interesting in this 21st century Guyanese society.
Dear Editor, I am enclosing a bill from a supermarket to highlight how businessmen are devising ways and means to take advantage of the many misinformed consumers concerning VAT.
Dear Editor, A headmaster whips a 13 year-old child to discipline her and we yell ” stop, in the name of love”.
Dear Editor, Thank you for raising the questions that most people and the relevant agencies should be asking about the situation of Shevonne Green.
Dear Editor, I refer to your editorial captioned “A real tragedy” dealing with the kidnapping of a baby from a l3 year-old girl.
Dear Editor, I refer to the Guyana Chronicle’s front page article headlined “Harpy eagle killed on Linden-Lethem road” dated January 6, 2007.
Dear Editor, Kashif and Shanghai are businessmen at Linden. I presume that we would all agree that private businesses are run to make a profit and can only be sustained if the returns are satisfactory.
Dear Editor, As was reported in the Kaieteur News on 1/6/07, Buddy’s Hotel is about to be completed and this bodes well for Guyana.
Dear Editor, The members of some minibus associations are calling for a 20 percent increase in fares or they will engage in protest action mainly in the form of a strike.
Dear Editor, I have observed with interest our President making certain statements about Le Meridien Pegasus.
Dear Editor, Home Affairs Minister Clement Rohee said at a meeting with community policing members at Annandale in December, 2006, that he is challenging East Coast policing groups to do more about crime, he also said that groups are not doing enough to stop crime in their villages, and that crime has increased on the east coast over the years.
Dear Editor, When reading the list of zero-rated food items in the papers, you wonder what was going on in the Ministry of Finance and in the government generally as they come up with it.