There is a sad sameness to several recent rape-murders. In two of the most savage, the victims were innocent schoolgirls in small rural villages.
Dear Editor, Why on earth is the argument about the Abraham family tragedy still going on the Wednesday Rambler asked in a short `editorial’ at the end of his column of Wednesday, November 7, 2007.
Dear Editor, Osafo Modibo makes useful observations in his letter captioned, “Some AFC leaders seem not to care” (KN 07.11.12).
Dear Editor, I agree with Jeremy Gravesande’s letter captioned: “Put aside PR and go back to the constituency system” (02.11.17).
Dear Editor, I am very disturbed by the stories I read almost every day about children being molested.
Dear Editor, The festering problems in the Guyana Labour Union and the management of it by Mr Duncan, its General Secre-tary, are finally coming apart at the seams.
Dear Editor, How are friends of a patient allowed to break down a door in the public hospital without an arrest to deter similar action?
Dear Editor, Rickford Burke in his letter captioned, ‘My main criticism was that the current PNC leadership has no plan’ (07.11.17) says that the PNC is a multi-ethnic party; thinks I am preaching only to the PNC; believes I support what he calls “Indian triumphalism” and most importantly chooses to ignore my main thesis which is that Guyana cannot evolve into a genuine multiracial democracy unless the ethnic parties first transform themselves into genuine multiracial parties.
Dear Editor Before the Government and the Guyana Forestry Commission (GFC) become too excited about recent nominal fines on serially-offending logging concession holders, may I suggest a review of some facts: The GFC has had an obligation since its 1993 concessions policy to audit loggers at not more than two-year intervals.
Dear Editor, I am flabbergasted at the various manoeuvres that are being made by those seeking to promote themselves to be leader of the PNCR.
When UNICEF celebrates the 18th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child today, it will appoint Ishmael Beah as an Ambassador.
Dear Editor, Letters to Stabroek News by Mr Wesley Kirton and Mr Nizam Hassan have defended Minister Robert Persaud’s presentation and the execution of the forum in Florida to promote investment in Guyana’s agricultural sector.
Dear Editor, My job entails having to consult the Gazetteer of Guyana and the latest Georgetown map – which map is more than 28 years old.
Dear Editor, I had on two previous occasions written to express my profound concern about what I considered to be a “crisis” in the judiciary.
Dear Editor, I was, frankly, amazed to see the Guyana Chronicle carrying the letter from Red Thread last week expressing its concern, anger and frustration at the AFC’s statement on the VAT, in which Raphael Trotman indicated that a letter had been sent out to a number of stakeholders, who turned out to be the usual lineup of political parties and trade unions (with the exception of Eileen Cox, tireless consumer advocate), and which completely bypassed Red Thread and indicated a most worrying tendency to conduct business as usual.
Dear Editor, The disclosures by the head of the Criminal Investigation Department Mr Seelall Persaud are something new.
Dear Editor, I am gravely concerned about the way in which leading political figures use our roadways with little or no regard for the lives of others.
Dear Editor, SN’s headline (11.17.07) titled, “Venezuela invades Guyana’s territory – military blows up two dredges” struck with all the sound and force of those explosions.
Dear Editor, During my last discussion with Cheddi Jagan around 1990, he said that the PNC government was preparing the Afro community to fail.
Dear Editor, Mr Mike Persaud, in his letter captioned “Mr Burke and others fail to understand the need to develop a genuine multi racial democracy” (07.11.14) does not recognize the power of culture in achieving cohesiveness among races in the battle for dominance.
Dear Editor, Democracy means more than just ‘winning’ elections. However, in Guyana it appears as though democracy ceases to exist immediately after elections have been held – this is done in order to accommodate the new king to the throne.
Now that new leadership is in place in the Guyana Defence Force the environment has been created for a fresh approach in the way the army interfaces with the public on matters of national interest.
Dear Editor, Digicel advertised that GT&T is charging 225 % more on calls to the USA than some other countries.
Dear Editor, I read Diane Lee’s letter captioned ‘Police should not question children in the presence of alleged abusers’ (16.11.07) about child abuse in Guyana.
Dear Editor, The school bags that our children tote to school seem to be too heavy for them to carry comfortably without endangering their health.