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.
Dear Editor, Twenty-one-year-old Rodney Beckles, son of the principal of the University of the West Indies Cave Hill campus, was yesterday charged with the murder of 28-year-old Khalil Campbell.
Dear Editor, I empathise with Heather Martin’s letter captioned “I was charged $56 extra on a tub of butter, the supermarket said it had already paid consumption tax of 30%” (07.01.04).
Dear Editor, I support Mr. Christopher Ram who has given some highlights of the global scourge of casino gambling in his letter captioned “Casinos are widely favoured by drug interests as laundries” (07.01.06).
Dear Editor, I read the ‘Consumer Concerns’ article in Sunday Stabroek, 7th January, about drugs and their ‘use-by’ dates.
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.
Having crossed into the new year and VAT land no one was expecting that the experience was going to be smooth.
Dear Editor, I have passed through a number of large scale logging concessions throughout Guyana and observed some techniques that seem to indicate a wanton waste of logs.
Dear Editor, The Christian Bible warns us that “what we sow is what we will reap eventually”.
Dear Editor, President Bharrat Jagdeo proudly refuses to bow to accepted dress codes and rules of grammar and is forging ahead with creating his own rules.
Dear Editor, The global forum in New Delhi where Guyanese are participants has relevance and application for Guyana and an effort should be made by the government to obtain copies of papers presented especially those relating to development.
Dear Editor, I refer to your report on the proposed Casino Gambling legislation (07.01.05).
Dear Editor, Please refer to a full page advertisement, which was published in your Stabroek News issue of Thursday, December 28, 2006 – Facts Every Citizen Should Know About The Georgetown Municipality – The Sorry State of Affairs, p 14, by Mayor Hamilton Green.
Dear Editor, In your newspaper reports, you have Commissioner General Sattaur saying that businesses should not charge the 16% VAT on the old prices that include the Consumption Tax.
Dear Editor, With all the outrage being expressed by the Guyanese consumers after experiencing the ‘hands on’ effects of VAT, I thought I should voice my opinion on this entire ‘shebang’ that has caused widespread confusion.
Dear Editor, The implementation of the Value Added Tax (VAT) from January 1, 2007 is creating an atmosphere of uncertainty and consumer frustration.
Dear Editor, Any decision to introduce casino gambling in Guyana requires at a minimum a complete and thorough examination of its moral, economic and social implications.
Dear Editor, Someone is not doing their homework in the Ministry of Finance.
Dear Editor, I refer to the letter penned by Ret. Fire Chief, Carl Rogers, DSM captioned “Emergency reported to electricity company on December 22 but still no action” (06.12.30).