Dear Editor, As a security service provider since 1979, I can see the reasoning behind wanting to establish an authority to govern security services in Guyana.
Dear Editor, I guess some things never change. I have just been reading the bloggers’ comments in regard to the Antigua-based Guyanese who abused his young daughter.
Dear Editor, It has been most instructive to read and learn from the various perspectives published on the recent allegations of high-profile, spousal ‘hi-tech’ abuse.
Dear Editor, Congratulations to Guyana’s largest and most dynamic non-governmental organization (NGO), the Central Islamic Organization of Guyana, (CIOG) for securing a grant from the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) of US$495,000 to fund the construction of a medical centre in Georgetown which will serve to further strengthen Guyana’s health sector for the benefit of all Guyanese, regardless of race or religion.
Dear Editor, I often mused about the possibility of ever reading a letter from Vishnu Bisram that I completely agreed with.
Dear Editor, I would like to congratulate the following ladies on their recent appointment with Republic Bank Guyana Limited, namely, Mrs Patricia Plummer, Ms Denise Hobbs and Ms Rose Langevine.
Dear Editor, We the farmers who have attached our signatures below are peeved about some concerns which are seriously affecting us.
Dear Editor, I am delighted to read so many positive comments about Barack Obama’s election and swearing in as America’s President in the Guyana papers.
Dear Editor, The President’s present imbroglio with the former First Lady, a matter that should have been handled discreetly and judiciously has now become open fodder for the chattering classes − something that the rest of society can readily comprehend and sink their fangs into, rather than more complex and indigestible issues like the EPA and the global financial crisis.
Dear Editor, Even as new traffic laws are being implemented, some motorists are still driving in a reckless manner on the streets of villages.
Dear Editor, As I understand it, there is a law that mandates the periodical submission of statements of assets by MPs and senior government officials, to the Integrity Commission.
Dear Editor, Following the passing of the Forest Bill in Parliament recently, I was particularly pleased at the comments made by the opposition members, Mr Khemraj Ramjattan and Mr Lance Carberry pertaining to the presentations by Minister of Agriculture Robert Persaud and his efforts to facilitate the passing of the bill.
Dear Editor, I have noted the meagre increase in the old-age pension, and as a pensioner I would personally welcome a reduction in or complete removal of the oppressive VAT, that is creating much hardship in the lives of the elderly.
Dear Editor, January 30, 2009 marks the third year since the brutal assassination of comrade and brother, Ronald Waddell.
Dear Editor, The tragic deaths of Ivor and Parbattie Persaud as well as their two grandchildren are reminiscent of the death of a good friend of mine, Latchmie Kalicharran, under identical circumstances a few years ago.
Dear Editor, It was almost exactly seven years ago on January 26, 2002, that we lost one of our gracious Guyanese, Latchmie Kallicharran, in a fire in Kitty.
Dear Editor, Former First Lady Varshnie Singh’s nine years of psychological abuse allegedly committed at the hands of her husband, President Bharrat Jagdeo, must make every man, woman and child cringe.
Dear Editor, It is indeed a wise initiative of the Ministry of Local Government and Regional Development to introduce a national competition for the design of the monument to commemorate the victims of the Cubana disaster as advertised in the SN of January 25.
Dear Editor, I would like to thank the President for all the good that he has done for Guyana during his tenure in office.
Dear Editor, I read the Guyana Chronicle news article ‘MPs assets declaration is a watershed moment for Guyana,’ (January 27), in which President Bharrat Jagdeo reportedly stressed that the rationale for his ultimatum to MPs to declare their assets was to ensure they simply adhered to the law on the matter, but if you ask me, I don’t think even he believes what he said.
Dear Editor, I was not surprised when the Kaieteur News recently slammed the efforts of the government to assist farmers who have been affected by the recent intense rainfall and which saw many farming communities suffering losses.
Dear Editor, I have read several letters in the Stabroek in support of the former First Lady written by many women activists with an unblemished record.
Dear Editor, I thank Zenobia Williams for her letter ‘Do not add to the street dog population’ (SN 20.1.09) in response to my letter, ‘The stray dog nuisance needs to be dealt with’ (SN 3.1.09), and I trust that dog owners will make full use of the suggestions that the writer proposes in relation to controlling the problems associated with the presence of the dogs.
Dear Editor, There isn’t any public outcry or protest which will deter the PPP/C government from passing a bill they intend to pass.
Dear Editor, I agree and endorse Dr McDonald’s Sunday feature ‘Ian on Sunday,’ January 25, where he said that a compilation of the achievements of Guyana’s past icons must be recorded for posterity in a published edition.