Dear Editor, With reference to the recently concluded National Chess Federation Qualification Tournament, it is a sad day for the sport of chess if the decision and position taken by the Tournament Director, Mr Irshad Mohammed, is allowed to stand.
Dear Editor, According to the Guyana Chronicle of October 31, while Hindus were enjoying the Diwali celebration in keeping with tradition, thousands of people from Nabaclis, Paradise and Den Amstel invaded the Alexander Vishnu Mandir causing widespread damage, lighting firecrackers and squibs.
Dear Editor, Much has been written in the letter column of the local newspapers about opinion polls and the likely winner of the upcoming US presidential election.
Dear Editor, Senator Barack Obama’s meteoric rise to political stardom may seem short to some, but his journey to the White House was undoubtedly initiated by his illustrious predecessors decades ago.
Dear Editor, The global financial crisis has its origins in the critical shortcomings of the capitalist system, namely the absence of guarantees by governments to monitor greed and corruption in the private sector; governments’ lack of enforcement of practical and correctly balanced regulatory interventions; and lastly, the sheer extent of government spending, even with legislative oversight.
Dear Editor, I read of the deaths of 6 unfortunate persons because a boat that was plying the ‘backtrack’ route to Suriname, capsized.
Dear Editor, On behalf of the steel pan players/group in the Linden community, especially the up and coming talented students from the Wismar Christian-burg Multilateral School, and also the young players of the Catholic Church, I ask, can someone kindly say what is the present position with regards to the $30M worth of steel pans that were acquired for Carifesta?
Dear Editor, Over the last few years, the authorities – especially the Guyana Police Force and the Customs and Trade Administration – have been containing the entry and purchases of squibs, firecrackers and other explosive materials used during ‘celebrations’ and on ‘festive’ occasions.
Dear Editor, It was very nice to see the coverage of Diwali in the Guyana Chronicle on October 29.
Dear Editor, I am seventeen plus in age and am a trade student.
Dear Editor, Congratulation to The Indian Arrival Commemoration Committee of Bartica, Region #7 for holding a spectacular motorcade on Sunday, October 26, 2008 in Bartica.
Dear Editor, Don’t you think the Hindus in Guyana have been the punching bag for long enough?
Dear Editor, I am writing in relation to an article published by Kaieteur News on October 15, 2008, about Magistrate Yohhannseh Cave of Sparendaam Magistrate’s Court.
Dear Editor, Peter Halder in letter captioned ‘Signi-ficant lead for Obama’ (SN Oct 25) accurately paraphrases some of the poll standings of the contest between Democrat Barack Obama and Republican John McCain.
Dear Editor, Politically, the world is in for severe upheaval and transformation, with the most powerful nation leading the way.
Dear Editor, I refer to a letter written by Mr Elton McRae, which appeared in your newspaper on October 29, 2008, captioned.
Dear Editor, There are some areas of concern that need to be addressed at the Port Kaituma Hospital and the Port Kaituma school dormitory in Region One.
Dear Editor, There are some very dangerous squibs selling in most of our markets countrywide.
Dear Editor, I wish to comment on Mr Ramdular Singh’s letter (SN October 19) titled ‘Farmers need TSP fertilizer’ and on the response from Bissasar Chintamanie in SN on October 22 (‘The Burma Research Station deals specifically with rice research and is headed by experienced and qualified personnel’).
Dear Editor, GPL blamed mechanical failure for the blackouts in Demerara and Berbice, supported by Prime Minister Sam Hinds who is always easy to convince of anything.
Dear Editor, On Diwali day around 3pm, my neighbours and kids began to light off firecrackers and squibs.
Dear Editor, The Mafia who said “every second a fool is born” were surely on to something.
Dear Editor, In Marigold Street (Roxanne Burnham Gardens), potholes are emerging, motorists and pedestrians have to tread carefully, especially during night time.
Dear Editor, I wish to respond to the recent statement issued by the PNCR in which it accused the Ministry of Home Affairs of justifying “the regular, unlawful arrests by the Police of young men from predominantly African Villages and their detention for several days without charge.” In the said statement the PNCR called on the Minister of Home Affairs to “apologise to the unlawfully arrested youths and their parents for such flagrant breaches of their constitutional rights.” The PNCR’s call for an apology is misplaced.
Dear Editor, The article in the Sunday Stabroek of October 26, captioned ‘The complex value of the word’ by Dr Ian McDonald is a refreshing piece of writing.