Dear Editor, I respectfully request that you grant me some space in your letter column to call on the Government of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana (Ministry of Communities) to further modify the Condominium Regulations and Miscellaneous Act Chapter 36.22 Act .4 1989, amended by 20 of 1991, under the Laws of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana, in order that the conflicts and animosity which presently exist between neighbours in the existing previously owned Government condominium housing schemes, which are now privately owned, would cease to exist.
Each time that City Hall appears to have plumbed the depths of ineptitude in the course of the discharge (or lack thereof) of its responsibilities to the capital many of us are probably inclined to think that the municipality finally has reached the base of its ineptness or perhaps that it may even be in the process of a long-awaited ascent towards enhanced competence, where, at least, the surprise and shock afforded by its underperformance are both less persistent and less severe and that things can only get better.
Dear Editor, I want to clarify what I believe to be a confusion concerning the ongoing debate of dual citizenship individuals, or dual nationals, in Parliament.
Dear Editor, Employees of the Corriverton Town Council are in the process of constructing ‘something’, in my street, which blocks the entrance to my home.
Dear Editor, I refer to the article titled, `Ali banking on experience, 50,000 jobs promise’ (SN April 7).
Dear Editor, I refer to the Belair Promenade, Belair Village where there is a blockage, existing in the southern earthen drain, running east to west and covering a distance of approximately 300 metres.
Dear Editor, Reference is made to the news story captioned `A disservice to Guyana’ (SN April 4) in which Minister Raphael Trotman calls for an amendment to the constitution that bars dual citizens from being Members of Parliament.
Dear Editor, Why are police retirees and other Government retirees afforded their monthly pensions over one week before retired soldiers?
Dear Editor, Whether it was a direct result of my letter to your newspaper (January 09, 2019) headlined “these two stretches of pavements at the stadium require work”, or a mere coincidence, I am happy to state that corrective action has been taken on issues/concerns (which were) highlighted.
Dear Editor, First their resignation was accepted with immediate effect, then portfolios to be handled by stand-ins, now earlier position recanted and resignations not effective immediately.
Dear Editor, I have been following the latest political developments in Guyana, more so since the No Confidence Motion was passed.
Dear Editor, The news article `Ali banking on experience to win polls, deliver 50,000-jobs promise’ (SN online, 07th April 2019) in which the PPP Presidential Candidate promises 50,000 jobs creation speaks volumes of how a PPP controlled by Bharrat Jagdeo is deluding themselves.
It has come to public notice that a clear conflict of interest arose sometime in 2017 at the ministry with responsibility for the Central Housing and Planning Authority (CHPA) after Minister Valerie Adams-Yearwood’s husband, Godfrey Yearwood, secured a contract to build houses for the same CH&PA.
Dear Editor, This past week, one of the architects of our relatively young nation, Eusi Kwayana, celebrated his 94th birthday.
Dear Editor, As before, I find myself compelled to respond to a news article appearing in the Kaieteur News, and on this occasion, under the caption: ‘Resistance by oil companies is no excuse to continue contract secrecy.
Dear Editor, I have been bombarded with questions about the letter I wrote in the Stabroek News of 4th April 2019 headlined, ‘Ill persons from mine should have been quarantined in Region One, not brought to city’.
Dear Editor, On March 6, 2019, Guyana was declared #1, Best of Top 100 Ecotourism Destinations in the world at the ITB Berlin travel trade show.
Dear Editor, When there are Guyanese who have integrity and do right by the position they hold, there is hope for our beautiful country.
Dear Editor, I was moved by the stirring article from Mosa Telford in her ‘Think on That’ series in the April 6th issue of Stabroek News titled, ‘Doomed if they leave and doomed if they stay’ in which she bemoaned the harsh cruelties often delivered to women by the very men who profess love to them!
Last week, with his customary flair for the melodramatic, Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo held a press conference to announce that his party had found evidence of a “people smuggling racket” in the Department of Citizenship aimed at inserting the names of foreigners into the voting list.
Dear Editor, The alacrity with which the Department of Citizenship has responded to revelations of incorrect and therefore fraudulent notices of application for naturalisation as Guyanese citizens is surprising.
Dear Editor, The Georgetown City Council apologises to the business community and residents of some sections of Georgetown for several overflowing skip bins that are at strategic locations in the City: Lombard Street, King Street , East Ruimveldt and Wellington Street.
Dear Editor, I am privy to an Opinion: House to House D Registration Unconstitutional, by Anil Nandlall, which was published by Demerara Waves on March 20th, 2019.
Dear Editor, In a recent letter to the press by the Public Relations Officer of the Mayor and Councillors of the City of Georgetown captioned ‘City, tourism authorities in discussions on enhancing Georgetown’ she fancifully announced that the Director General of the Ministry of Tourism and Director of the Guyana Tourism Authority had met with Georgetown City Councillors to discuss specific projects that would promote tourism in Georgetown.
Dear Editor, The global economy is dependent on technology. More so, it is driven by technology.
Dear Editor, It comes as no surprise that the Appeals Court upheld the High Court ruling that parliamentarians who hold Dual Citizenship sit in violation of article 155(1)(a) of the Constitution of Guyana.
Dear Editor, In his Frankly Speaking column on Friday, 05 April Mr Fenty says: “I’ve always wondered about our Constitutional provision that allows foreigners from any Commonwealth nation – who lived here for just one year (continuously) before those elections, to vote here (See Article 159 (b)”.
In 1841 the Scottish writer Charles Mackay published a prescient survey of the dangers of what we now describe as a herd mentality.
Dear Editor, An April 3rd, 2019 Stabroek News letter to the editor headlined `Mining in Marudi area remains major problem, gov’t must take action’ has come to the attention of the Ministry of Natural Resources.
Dear Editor, The leader of the AFC at a Press Conference on Wednesday expressed the view that the time has come to amend the provisions of the Constitution dealing with the question of dual citizenship.
Dear Editor, The communities of inner Bagotville and Independence Street appear to be unaware of the dangers posed to their lungs and other organs of their bodies by the inhalation of smoke.
As with Cedric Richardson, his counterpart in the third term case, farmer, Compton Reid took on the task as a citizen of challenging the validity of the vote of former APNU+AFC MP Charrandass Persaud as a means of nullifying the December 21, 2018 motion of no-confidence which had initially ended the term of the government.
Dear Editor, Please permit me a meditation prompted by your Editorial yesterday on the recent UncappeD show of the GMSA.
Dear Editor, Being a geographer, I am cognizant that development comes with a price.
Dear Editor, It is unthinkable that eight people in Region One got very ill with an unknown malady, (probably a viral attack, which are usually very communicable) and they were brought to the Georgetown Public Hospital, an institution I question has the competence to quarantine them effectively, until the test results are all in.
Dear Editor, Growing our own food to feed the nation is not a new concept.
Dear Editor, Since oil was discovered offshore Guyana, it seems that Guyanese are expecting an oil boom.
Dear Editor, With great respect, there are some views (not necessarily facts) which emerge from SN’s Editorial of March 12 ` Raising standards in the Public Service’, with which several would disagree.
Dear Editor, The role of law, especially in new and fragile democracies, Guyana being a case in point, should not be underestimated or taken for granted.
Dear Editor, I refer to a letter in your edition of Stabroek News dated April 3rd, 2019 on exports and niche products in Guyana.
On Sunday last, scores of local producers came together in a single space for yet another vigorous effort by the Guyana Manufacturing and Services Association (GMSA) to propel small businesses forward.
Dear Editor, Permit my response to a letter appearing in your newspaper on Tuesday April 2 from Baldeo Mathura.
Dear Editor, Great first step Mr. President! I want to acknowledge your courage and to encourage you to take some further steps that could set in train a great revolution in the political-social-economic climate of and prospects for Guyana.