Dear Editor, I read the ‘Consumer Concerns’ article in Sunday Stabroek, 7th January, about drugs and their ‘use-by’ dates.
Having crossed into the new year and VAT land no one was expecting that the experience was going to be smooth.
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, 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.
President Hugo Ch
Dear Editor, An opinion survey conducted by the North American Caribbean Teachers Association 9NACTA) in Trinidad finds widespread dissatisfaction with the ruling PNM government but voters are not pleased with the opposition parties.
Dear Editor, I refer to a letter which appeared under the caption “Britain was unable to hold its empire, there was no real struggle for Independence,” dated 01/01/07.
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).
News that a newborn baby girl had been allegedly abducted from her mother was a talking point over the past week.
Dear Editor, Does the government and/or Ministry of Housing know that receiving a piece of land from either institution is not a charitable exercise?
Dear Editor, Allow me to join in commending Nicolette Fernandes for her rewarding contribution on the international circuit in the sports discipline of “Squash” just recently.
Dear Editor, Mr. Carvil Duncan according to the newspapers (4/01/2006) is threatening to strike against the City Council for an unpaid half month pay for workers represented by the union.
Dear Editor, A summarized political biography on former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in the online Literary Encyclopedia includes the paragraph: “Wishing to balance the budget, Thatcher introduced lower taxation and a reduction in public expenditure.
Dear Editor, The Caribbean has not been short of historians, many of whom went beyond the the handed-down, self-serving history and broke new ground.
Dear Editor, As a foreigner living and working temporarily in Guyana I want to make travelers and tourists aware of organized thefts going on at Cheddi Jagan International Airport in conjunction with airlines personnel.