The thirteenth meeting of the Group of Twenty (G20) was held last week Friday and Saturday in Buenos Aires, Argentina, the first time that the group has met in South America.
Dear Editor, Great, courageous and selfless leaders are those willing to confront the material anxieties of their people as the occasion arises.
Dear Editor, There are provisions in the various Budget Agencies in Central Government for the establishment and for the operations of internal auditing units (IAU).
Dear Editor, As I look around the wreckage that embodies the political landscape, I realize that what was once a motley assemblage of the local lunatic fringe has since expanded into a staggering national phenomenon.
Dear Editor, This is to correct an erroneous report in the press about the leadership of the Justice for All Party (JFAP).
Dear Editor, Last evening (Sunday 2 December), I had the pleasure of flying to Guyana on American Airlines’ new direct service from Miami.
Dear Editor, Thank you for publishing the letter by Ms Phyllis J Jordan `PM overstepped authority on cross dressing ruling – SN 30 Nov, 2018’.
Dear Editor, Reference is made to the news report “No-confidence motion should be debated before budget” (SN Nov 20), the editorial “Another no-confidence motion” (SN Nov 19), other commentaries and reports that that appeared on November 16, 17, 23, 28, 29.
Dear Editor, I felt like a Rip Van Winkle when, as I was browsing some past magazines from the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development in England, I came across an article titled: “Alarming Rise in Modern Slavery” in the October 2016 issue.
There are things about the findings of the Commission of Inquiry (COI) set up to probe the administration of City Hall that are acutely disturbing though, frankly, not altogether surprising.
Dear Editor, Your Sunday December 2, 2018 edition carries a report in which Public Infrastructure Minister Mr.
Dear Editor, Once more into the breach we keep falling. The evidence leading thereto, so far as compensation management in the public sector is concerned, cumulates to the conclusion that there is too little understanding by the relevant agencies of the basic principles to be observed in the formulation of salary structures, and the application of attendant normal periodic adjustments (increases).
Dear Editor, Dr Jan Mangal, reminds of General Douglas MacArthur. Speaking to soldiers, MacAthur said: “Duty, Honor, Country —those three hallowed words reverently dictate what you ought to be, what you can be, what you will be.
As budgets go, the $300.7b one presented by Finance Minister Winston Jordan last Monday isn’t much different from its predecessors or indeed those of the previous government in their main constructs.
Dear Editor, In March 2016, Guyanese were given an opportunity to vote in the first Local Government Elections (LGE) after a 22-year hiatus.
Dear Editor, Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) is medicine that can reduce the chance of getting HIV by more than 90% and can reduce the chances even more when combined with condoms.
Dear Editor, LGE (results) are all the rage currently. Like most fads, this one will fade into vague memory soon enough.
Dear Editor, Please permit me the space in your column to highlight a disease that has agonised the Guyanese political cognition for far too long.
Dear Editor, Georgetown has got a new Mayor in the person of Pandit Ubraj Narine.
Dear Editor, SN’s article of November 27, 2018 on the crumpled negotiations between UG’s Administration and the related Unions, makes for interesting, if not, at least, confusing reading.
In this country, people are rarely surprised by what their politicians say. In our rigid party system, we are accustomed to hearing all kinds of infelicities issuing from their lips.
Dear Editor, Shannon Gabriel has been the most effective fast bowler in the region for the last two years.
Dear Editor, The Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs is currently awaiting an audit of the Progress Report for its flagship youth programme, the Hinterland Employment Youth Service (HEYS) following a request which was approved to conduct same.
Dear Editor, Talking without thinking? A rush of blood to the head? A private position publicly aired by a ranking party (public) official?
Dear Editor, By now it should be clear that Scotiabank Guyana and eight other Caribbean territories have been bought/acquired by Republic Financial Holdings Ltd, a Trinidad-based company and the transfer/integration is being held back by regulatory requirements and consensus.
Dear Editor, I wanted to bring to your attention a situation that has arisen with Fly Jamaica after the recent crash landing in Guyana.
Dear Editor, This year, International Day against the Elimination of Violence Against Women and 16 days of activism are being observed under the theme “Orange the world: #HearMeToo”, which acknowledges women and girl survivors of violence and those speaking out and taking action.
Dear Editor, The statement by Volda Lawrence that “The only friends I got is PNC, so the only people I could give work to is PNC’ refers.
Earlier this week President Trump’s former lawyer pleaded guilty to giving false statements to congress about his client’s ties to Russia.
Dear Editor, The Guyana Police Force is responding to an article in Thursday’s edition of the Kaieteur News under the caption “Ogle airport trace robbery….
Dear Editor, Scotiabank, the community bank, the indigenous bank, the family bank, the corporate and socially responsible bank.
Dear Editor, SN’s editorial on the ‘Banking Bureaucracy’ (November 23, 2018), could not have been more timely.
Dear Editor, I have been reading, writing and analyzing a lot this year.
Dear Editor, I am having internet issues in my area : Sand Road.
It is now an all too familiar dance: The City of Georgetown employs waste disposal firms to collect the City’s garbage, the City winds up owing enormous sums to these firms, who then switch partners and call on Central Government to join the dance, and after being sufficiently appeased by government payments, these firms return to the welcoming arms of the City Council.
Dear Editor, Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo overstepped his authority when he announced the Government’s commitment to “giving teeth” to the CCJ’s ruling that in Guyana, men are free to disguise themselves as women, and women are free to disguise themselves as men in public.
Dear Editor, I write in relation to a letter included in the Stabroek News on 28-Nov-2018 with the title `Why would Exxon inflate these costs when it wouldn’t be the one benefitting?’ authored by a Mr Clement Smith.
Dear Editor, Even as the Minister of Finance boasts about the largest budget ever ($300.7B) and the Minister of Public Health gleefully brags about the $35B Ministry of Public Health budget for 2019, chronic medicine shortages continue to impact the lives of people in Guyana.
Dear Editor, At the beginning of every Sitting of the National Assembly, the beneficence of the Almighty is invoked by Prayer to deliver wisdom to Parliamentarians in their deliberations.
Dear Editor, I would like to take this opportunity to ask the media to be impartial and hold both the Government and the political Opposition accountable.
Pick a day. Any day. And then check the global statistics; you will find that more than 100 women were murdered by their husbands, partners or family members.
Dear Editor, I am of the view that some priorities were misplaced in the recently announced budget.
Dear Editor, At the statutory meeting of the Guyana Elections Commission held yesterday, opposition-nominated Commissioners Bibi Safora Shadick, Sase Gunraj and Robeson Benn were forced to walk out when the Chairman James Patterson, decided that he was inviting GECOM’s Public Relations Officer to be present at every statutory meeting.