Dear Editor, I was in the ninth grade when I decided to study economics.
Dear Editor, The Guyana Agricultural and General Workers Union (GAWU) finds it incumbent to respond to Mr Gobin Harbhajan’s letter titled ‘GAWU was one of the main culprits in running down the sugar industry’ which appeared in the September 18, 2017 edition of the Stabroek News.
Dear Editor, The 2017 paddy crop is in an advanced stage in Region Two, although there is delayed harvesting in some parts of the coast.
Dear Editor, I read with great interest Ian on Sunday’s ‘Thinking, already, about the next general election’ (September 3, 2017).
Up until now, relations between the incumbent political administration and the private sector have not exactly been characterized by an abundance of warmth and eagerness to work together.
Dear Editor, A couple of dozen Guyanese and Trinidadians, joined by a few nationals of other countries, rallied mid-afternoon on Saturday September 16 in Richmond Hill in support of DACA (Deferred Action on Child Arrivals) which was terminated by President Trump on Sept 6.
Dear Editor, Former Minister of Public Works Robeson Benn’s letter in the Sunday Stabroek (17/9/17) about a new Demerara River Bridge is both timely and thoughtful.
Dear Editor, GAWU believes that by continuously repeating its empty rhetoric it will be able to convince the public, especially its members, that it is truly concerned about their welfare.
Dear Editor, Please allow me to add to a public discussion now current, on bribery of traffic policemen.
Dear Editor, This letter is not intended to question the right of sugar workers to engage in street protests whenever they feel the situation demands that line of action.
Dear Editor, The Regional Executive Officer (REO) of Region Two, Mr Rupert Hopkinson, in his recent attempt to mislead the public regarding the use of the vehicle assigned to me, has displayed an inadequate knowledge of the regulations, policies and practices relating to the functions of the Regional Democratic Council and the REO.
Dear Editor, Last week, after the incident between two public office holders, one a parliamentarian, the other a support staff member at OP, the following thoughts came to mind.
Dear Editor, A new think tank has emerged that analyses and dissects budget and public policy issues in Guyana.
Dear Editor, The Guyana Agricultural and General Workers Union (GAWU) refers to Mr Gobin Harbhajan’s letter which appeared in the August 24, 2017 edition of Stabroek News (‘GuySuCo should be privatized as per the CoI recommendation’).
Dear Editor, With regard to the APNU+AFC government of President David Granger choosing to pay ANSA McAl for the provision of medical drugs even though the procurement law was broken, clearly, the government erred in paying for these supplies.
Dear Editor, Something is drastically wrong with our health system in this country.
Dear Editor, The recent harangues between personnel of the government and the opposition must cause us to ask whether these officials realise that they first of all need to satisfy and inform the general populace in our country of the various issues that are affecting our lives.
Dear Editor, Politics is described as the art of making deals. There is nothing inherently wrong with making deals, especially when such deals are done with the national interest in mind.
Dear Editor, United Nations International Day of Democracy 2017 was observed this year under the theme, ‘Democracy and Conflict Prevention.’ The International Day of Democracy was observed by fighters for democracy, peace and social progress all over the world.
Since the historic March 2016 Local Government Elections, one of the principles underlying Stabroek News’s coverage of any story is to determine whether it pertained in the slightest to any local government authority and if it did, then a valiant effort must be made to engage with that authority and to canvas its views on the matter being reported.
Dear Editor, I find it incumbent on me, as former Minister of Public Works, to join the discussion unfolding in the media with respect to the national goal of achieving an improved and efficient new Demerara Harbour Bridge.
Dear Editor, A recent article in the Guyana Times ‘Minister’s relatives, friends now applying for oil licences, 2017-09-14’ makes reference to Dr Jan Mangal, Petroleum Adviser in the Ministry of the Presidency.
The Freemasons Hall in Company Path, Georgetown, the largest and oldest of the buildings owned by Freemasons in general in the city and possibly the country, is in a disreputable state.