Dear Editor, Please grant me space to publicly congratulate Mr Earl John on his excellent comment on your letters page yesterday.
Dear Editor, The PNCR’s 20th biennial congress commences this week. It will culminate with the election of new office holders.
Dear Editor, Not too long ago, Clifford Krauss, an American Journalist, wrote an article featured in the New York Times titled “The $20 Billion Question for Guyana” in which he essentially tackles whether Guyana is institutionally and politically ready for the lucrative prospects of oil.
The Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) blasted off last week Wednesday with much glitz and fanfare, as the defending champions, the Trinbago Knight Riders (TKR) hosted the St.
Dear Editor, Rice farmers of Hague on the West Coast Demerara in Region Three have encountered a very strange development in some of our rice plots in this vast rice farming community.
Dear Editor, Justifiably there continues to be anxious debate concerning the quantum and quality of human capital needed for Guyana to effectively address the multiple challenges envisaged in the creation and maintenance of a viable monitoring and disciplinary mechanism, to be applied to what some describe as the oil and gas sector.
Dear Editor, I have listened to Professor Clive Thomas’ proposal that every household in Guyana should receive cash transfers – the figure of US5000.00 was floated – from the oil revenues.
Dear Editor, A question: Is/was Sir Shridath Ramphal an adviser to JHI or Mid-Atlantic (who are now Joint Venture partners with Exxon and Total in the Canje Block offshore Guyana) ?
Dear Editor, During the 2015 election campaign, I saw just how easy it was for a person to be fooled.
Dear Editor, It has been reported in the local press that the Ministry of Finance is noting the mixed learning outcomes of Guyanese children particularly the poor performance in math at the National Grade Six Exams.
Dear Editor, We have noted an article in the Sunday Stabroek of August 12, 2018 that references an exchange between the Head of Planning at the Guyana Forestry Com-mission (GFC) Ms.
The first thing that should be said about last week’s notification of strike action by state-employed teachers, through their union, the Guyana Teachers’ Union (GTU) is that the extent of the notice given by the Union allows sufficient time for a compromise to be arrived at, thereby sparing us the headache of having to see a new academic year begin with children unable to take their places in classrooms and in a situation where it becomes anyone’s guess as to when normalcy will be restored.
Dear Editor, Almost immediately upon assuming office in 2015, the coalition government of Guyana increased Cabinet ministers’ salaries by 50% and MPs’ salaries.
Dear Editor, Guyanese cricket legend Shivnarine Chanderpaul, a former captain of the West Indies team, will be awarded the Honorary Doctors of Law later this year by my alma mater, the University of the West Indies (UWI).
Dear Editor, A letter entitled ‘Total fabrication’ in the Stabroek News of 10th August 2018 piqued my interest, it was a release by the Guyana Police Force’s Public Relations and Press Officer (PRO/PO), Superintendent Jairam Ramlakhan refuting a report by online news organization Citizen’s Report with regards to claims of verbal abuse of a constable by Minister Annette Ferguson.
Dear Editor, Referring to the president’s speech on the eve of Emancipation. I believe that the president’s greatest strength as a leader is in the area of building strong families, strengthening religious faith, educating people, fighting for social cohesion and encouraging strong work ethics.
Dear Editor, Contrary to the reports from some sections of the media that the 911 System is down, please be advised that this is a total falsehood.
Dear Editor, I write first of all to thank Mr. EB John for his courteous letter (SN 27 July) in support of mine on National Gallery issues (SN Sun 22 July), which was in response to an initial article by Alim Hosein (SN May 27 last) .
Dear Editor, Vidiadhar Surajprasad Naipaul, the writer who angered many with harsh public criticism, radical revolutionary ideas and the third Nobel Laureate from the Caribbean passed away quietly at his home in London last Saturday.
Dear Editor, Ms. Coretta McDonald, the General Secretary of the Guyana Teacher’s Union in November 2015 updated the nation to the fact that the agreement arrived at with the PPP/C Government would be coming to an end in December 2015 and there was a need for a new agreement with the PNCR-led Granger Government.
Dear Editor, It is often more important to pay careful attention than to be conventionally `bright’.
On Wednesday, the government published its Green Paper on the Sovereign Wealth Fund (SWF) which will guide how oil revenues from 2020 and onwards are managed.
Dear Editor, After being at Providence, I wish to point out the seminal contribution the Guyana Amazon Warriors (GAW) are making to our national development.
Dear Editor, Globally, August 12th is celebrated by not-for-profit organizations, international charitable entities and governments as “International Youth Day”.
Dear Editor, It was brought to my attention that the government and its cohorts have been circulating a clip from my last press conference with the claim that I made derogatory remarks about our Amerindian people.
Dear Editor, How is it that persons and companies donate to sport organizations but choose not to divulge how much they are donating?
Dear Editor, The Aurora Primary and Nursery Schools were recently built at a cost of about $120,000,000 Guyana dollars, followed quickly by the construction of the soon to be commissioned Police Station whose cost is very close to that of the Primary and Nursery Schools.
Dear Editor, I wasn’t sure whether to laugh, giggle or yawn upon reading Dr.
Dear Editor, I am watching the continuous swirl of motion around here, while listening to the ongoing laments, many times shrill, always dark and foreboding.
Last Saturday the Town Clerk of Georgetown, Mr Royston King, in a letter to this newspaper, defended the City Council’s decision to hold a week of celebratory activities commemorating the birth of our capital city.
Dear Editor, There is not much needed to be done to get the fans racing back to the grounds to watch the game.
Dear Editor, The National Accreditation Council (NAC) seeks to provide additional information on the services it offers.
Dear Editor, I refer to two articles published in the Guyana Chronicle and Stabroek News on Friday, August 10, 2018, under the respective captions – `No evidential basis for cash payouts – President Granger’ and `No evidence to support proposal for cash payouts from oil money – Granger’.
Dear Editor As can be expected Dr. Henry Jeffrey in his ‘Future Notes’ of SN August 8, raised the bar in relation to recent discussion on cooperatives and their relevance as an engine of growth at this juncture of an economy virtually threatened with an overflow of oil and gas.
Dear Editor, I know Professor Clive Thomas to be a patriot who has over the years championed the cause of our people.
Dear Editor, I have noticed that Clive Thomas has started an interesting debate around the concept of cash transfer of potential oil revenues and I must confirm that I agree with the general thesis of Mr.
Dear Editor, Reports are that President Granger is searching for an “un-bribable” Top Cop.
The defamation lawsuits against Infowars founder Alex Jones and his subsequent removal (“de-platforming”) from Apple, Facebook, Spotify and YouTube vividly illustrate what is at stake in the battles over who gets to determine the tone and content of America’s public sphere.
Dear Editor, Several interesting suggestions have been advanced in the media on how to utilize the anticipated oil and gas money.
Dear Editor, The recent announcement by ExxonMobil that it has increased its estimate of Guyana’s petroleum reserves to four billion barrels of oil equivalent is good news for Guyana.
Dear Editor, Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) Justice (Ret’d) James Patterson mystified the Commission at the Tuesday, August 7, 2018, statutory meeting of the Commission when he stated that he had cancelled ‘indefinitely’ a meeting scheduled for 5:00 p.m.
Dear Editor, After a long wait, a Green Paper entitled ‘Managing Future Petroleum Reserves etc’ has been released.
Dear Editor, The planets Venus, Jupiter, Saturn and Mars are lined off this month of August 2018: Venus in Virgo, Jupiter in Libra, Saturn in Sagittarius, and Mars in Capricorn.
Dear Editor, There seems be a lot of discussions in the society about how to spend the windfall from the coming oil wealth, but there is very little ongoing discussion on a National Development plan, in light of the massive injection of oil revenues into the economy.
Dear Editor, Splurge. Consumption binge. Reckless. More corruption. Welfare state. Laziness. Dependency syndrome.