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.
Dear Editor, It is painful to hear Bangladeshi broadcasters bemoaning the standard of West Indian cricket when their own cricketers are themselves not doing so well; but it is true, nonetheless, that most teams are not that great and therefore competitive against one another.
Dear Editor, Respectfully, the Stabroek News editorial on Monday about the Lisa Phase 2 development misrepresented several important financial aspects of oil development and ignored journalistic ethics by including Jan Mangal’s unsubstantiated and unsourced claims about costs.
Dear Editor, Finance Minister Winston Jordan has presented the 2019 Budget. It is commendable that he was able once again to do so before the end of the fiscal year.
Dear Editor, “Tied vote on budget bill would see gov’t fall.” This was the screeching headline of an article quoting former PPP/C Speaker of the National Assembly, Mr.
Dear Editor, I was astounded to read in an online news article that Scotiabank has sold its local operations and will be exiting the Guyana operations.
Last week six boys attending a very prominent all-boys private school in downtown Toronto were arrested and charged over a hazing incident which had taken place within the confines of the school.
Dear Editor, Messrs Sean Ori and Ruel Johnson wrote letters in yesterday’s Stabroek News touting ‘shared governance’ as a benefit to Guyana, Editor, while they arrived at their conclusions on differing bases, Ori by his rejection of all political parties and Johnson by hopeless pseudo-intellectual gymnastics to avoid saying that APNU+AFC is a miserable failure (too many writing workshops can lead to obfuscation) both are hopelessly wrong.
Dear Editor, I am heartened to see that His Excellency, President David Granger has returned from successful medical treatment overseas and is doing well.
Dear Editor, I had refrained from writing this letter while President David Granger was under medical review in Cuba, as a demonstration of concern for his well-being.
Dear Editor, It is just possible that not many ‘customers’ would have noted that their GTT, albeit a monopoly, has applied to the Public Utilities Commission for approval of the following: 1) “to implement bundled packages for its wireline services; 2) to increase wireline access charges; and 3) to increase landline metered charges for intra calls.” Hopefully in their presentations GTT would specify the various categories of consumers to whom the increases would apply: i) large corporate businesses ii) small to medium entrepreneurs iii) self-employed iv) pensioners v) Public Sector Agencies vi) Foreign Investor Organisations in order that the respective volumes of services would determine proportionate application of the increases.
Dear Editor, The Guyana National Youth Council remains committed to Guyanese youth and their participation in local and national democracy, as well as local and national development.
Dear Editor, If the recently concluded Local Government Elections (LGE) is anything to go by, Guyanese are fed-up and disillusioned with the APNU+AFC Government of President David Granger.
On Thursday October 25th, close to two months after being named as the country’s Police Commissioner, Mr.
Dear Editor, The consequences of Brexit on the Caribbean have not featured prominently in our public discourse.
Dear Editor, I refer to the Stabroek News Editorial of November 23rd and the Guyana Human Rights Association letter in the Sunday Stabroek of November 25 2018.
Dear Editor, Another garbage contractors’ strike looms and the best City Hall can offer is the small contractors will step in to fill the void.
The disclosure that ExxonMobil’s Final Investment Decision (FID) for its Liza Phase-2 well has been delayed to enable a careful examination by the government of its Field Development Plan (FDP) is a welcome development.
Dear Editor, The PPP/Civic Opposition has taken a motion of “No Confidence” against the APNU+AFC regime to the National Assembly.
Dear Editor, When the SN editorial appeared on Friday (November 23rd) on the stressful nature of commercial banking, the Guyana Human Rights Association (GHRA) Executive Commit-tee was finalizing a press release expressing almost identical sentiments.
Dear Editor, The report in Kaieteur News of 23-11-18, titled “More stop-and-search, police patrols for Region Two”, caught my attention for two reasons.
Dear Editor, ‘My question, now that the PPP/C had strong showings and many victories at the just concluded LGEs is that; is Jeffrey still optimistic that the results of those elections can be the basis for meaningful shared governance (SG) discussions between the two major parties?’ (‘Results of local gov’t polls make likelihood of shared governance talks even more remote:’ SN: 22/11/2018).
Dear Editor, I wish to remind my comrades in the APNU that one of the strategies of the People’s Progressive Party/ Civic is to lure unstable community leaders to serve as their Manchurian candidates.
Dear Editor, It has been over one year since we the pensioners of the city constabulary have been fooled.
Dear Editor, The Indian Action Committee (IAC) wishes to advise the general public, that the organization has launched its annual Christmas Toy Drive for the less fortunate children which will end on Friday, 21st December 2018.
There were three distinct markers about the 2018 local government elections that poll watchers and analysts will be mulling.
Dear Editor, Whilst “Dem boys seh” is written and read for laughs it nonetheless creates impressions, many of them misleading and injurious to persons and our society.
Dear Editor, It is interesting that the admittedly critical debate about the management and maintenance of the Berbice River Bridge would appear to have distracted the attention of relevant parties from the immediate imbroglio involving the administration of the University of Guyana on the one hand, and UG Workers’ Union and UG Senior Staff Association on the other.
Dear Editor, In celebrating another anniversary of the convention on the rights of children it is important to point out to all adults Article 3 which states that adults should do what is best for children and Article 34 further states that children have a right to be protected from sexual abuse.