Dear Editor: With thousands of young people entering the workforce each year, fiscal resources severely constrained, and economic, social and political risks on the rise, Guyana is at a defining moment in its history.
Dear Editor, While Guyanese, Caribbean nationals and others in the wider world are anxiously awaiting the outcome of the “no confidence” hearing before the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) there are more important issues which are worrying Guyanese.
Recently, Georgetown Mayor, Ubraj Narine posited that the fine for littering should be increased from $10,000 to $40,000 to curb the distasteful habit that seems to be possessed by too many city dwellers.
Dear Editor, One of the signal achievements of the PPP/C government of 1992-2015 was the dramatic improvement in the health sector.
Dear Editor, It is good to know that the police are considering a change in name from the Guyana Police Force to the Guyana Police Service.
Dear Editor, Mr Hamilton Green’s own words refute him in his letter of March 27, 2019 in Stabroek News.
Dear Editor, The PPP/C refusal to join the APNU+AFC government in parliament has been frowned upon by sociopolitical commentators and certain political factions in Guyana.
Dear Editor, The next elections are the biggest of all elections in Guyana.
Dear Editor, Dr Henry Jeffrey’s Future Notes of Wednesday, 27 March, once again touches a nerve, however isolated from so many others.
Dear Editor, The old adage ‘actions speak louder than words’ has taken on a new level of prominence and significance in the context of the political ‘goings on’ in Guyana.
For the past week at least, the name Jacinda Ardern has been in every international newspaper, her image plastered all over and the commentary on her latest actions is still ongoing, though not all of it is complimentary.
Dear Editor, I believe it is necessary to comment on the points made by P.D.
Dear Editor, In light of the Court of Appeal Ruling, please permit me a few lines to share the following opinions.
Dear Editor, Our 11th Parliament may best be at an end whatever the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) may yet rule on the majority that would have been required for the successful passage of the “No-Confidence Motion” (NCM) last December.
Dear Editor, What is a majority? The Appeal court ruling has been a lesson to the rest of the world; including the great democracy: USA.
Dear Editor, I want to address the difference between a simple majority vote and an absolute majority vote as argued in the Court of Appeal ruling on last Friday, 21st March.
Dear Editor, I receive public officers’ pension. Every three months, I go with my ID to the Ministry of Finance on Main Street for an update.
Dear Editor, Reference is made to an article captioned, `Civil society grouping raps President over election date’, published in the Stabroek News on Tuesday, March 12, 2019.
Dear Editor, Guyana has poor education standards in comparison to the developed democracies which is compounded by `The Brain-Drain’ as many Guyanese seek to escape Guyana to live abroad.
Dear Editor, I am in full support of the suggestions and recommendations made during the recently held meeting with the National Road Safety Council, which was chaired by the Commissioner of Police.
The Caribbean hurricane season runs from 1st June to 30th November, but last Sunday, the first heavy gales for the year struck the region.
Dear Editor, SN’s editorial of March 25th, captioned `The Court of Appeal ruling and its aftermath’, was poorly informed and reasoned in key places.
Dear Editor, I want to bring my analysis of last Friday’s Court of Appeal ruling to this newspaper to encourage public conversation.
Dear Editor, Timely financial reporting create benefits to a nation. It is now almost April 2019 and we the people, the shareholders of this company called Guyana, still cannot receive from the Ministry of Finance that critical annual report of FY 2018 called the “End of Year Outcome 2018 Report”.
Dear Editor, A long ‘fore-day morning conversation with someone who was in Guyana during the whole period after the no-confidence motion was helpful to me.
Dear Editor, I take the informed view that the Court of Appeal’s ‘attractive’ formula is unsound.
Dear Editor, Two excellent pieces on inequality and ethnic security have been published recently by SN.
Dear Editor, On Saturday 23rd March, 2019, about 06:00 hours I was at the Parika Ferry Stelling as a passenger that travelled early that morning.
Historically, women (and children) have been the softest targets for various forms of exploitation arising out of forced migration from conflict-ridden and poverty-stricken countries into neighbouring ones where conditions may be more bearable.
Dear Editor, Leader of the Opposition Bharrat Jagdeo’s interview with Stan Gouveia on 94.1FM, as reported in Kaieteur News (24/3/2019), is deserving of national attention and concomitant actions.
Dear Editor, I read with great interest and pleasure of the recent issuance of land titles to residents of Bare Root by this current government after years of requesting same.
Dear Editor, A few weeks ago, several churches in Mahaica officially presented washroom facilities (for both males and females), complete with a concrete walkway lined with flowers and a rail, to the Mahaica Post Office in a simple ceremony.
Dear Editor, All eyes are now on the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) which will, within the next weeks/months, hear the most important case(s) in the history of Guyana.
Dear Editor, Interpretation is now the focus of dissent concerning the Court of Appeals’ ruling.
Dear Editor, Since November last year people have been waiting on Fly Jamaica for their refunds.
Dear Editor, Fr Keith Hardless of the Roman Catholic Church passed away a couple of weeks now.
Dear Editor, I noticed that the Press has reported there will be new features for an Annual Portuguese Arrival Day.
Dear Editor, The Court of Appeal (COA) ruled that 34 – not 33 – constitutes an absolute majority of 65.
Dear Editor With respect to the No-Confidence Voting, the Appeal Court of Guyana has ruled in the APNU+AFC’s favour.
Dear Editor, Two Court of Appeal Judges out of an uneven three, Ruled that a “majority” is half rounded up plus one apparently, There can be no half a Judge, So there can be no politically inspired Judicial fudge, As mathematically half of three rounded up plus one is three.
Now that the Guyana Court of Appeal has spoken, the no-confidence motion (NCM) case and its variegated repercussions will wend their way to the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) for final resolution.
Dear Editor, There is an anticlimactic feel to the court decision(s). Now there is breathing space for re-strategising and repositioning, and none more so than for an opposition, which prematurely overreached.
Dear Editor, It has been shown time and again that courts have made decisions that goes against all logic and standing precedents in order to achieve a certain outcome.
Dear Editor, I was slightly taken aback by Mr Hamilton Green’s objection to GECOM having discussions with the Carter Center (SN: 21/3/2019) I for one was heartened by the involvement of such a reputable body that invested so much in Guyana.