Dear Editor, While the Commission of Inquiry into events at City Hall has uncovered several deficiencies and irregularities with regards to Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), the statutory meeting of the Georgetown City Hall held on Monday 19th last proved to be no less exciting.
Dear Editor, We are told that it’s not the Ministry of Finance that’s responsible for late/non-payment of salaries to public servants.
With the coming on-stream of the Anti-Money Laundering & Countering the Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) Act, day to day banking has become an increasingly complex and time consuming affair for regular customers in Guyana.
Dear Editor, In alphabetical order I have seen the following at Bourda, at different times representing, and some even leading, West Indies Cricket Teams.
Dear Editor, About three weeks ago, I wrote about a leaking Guyana Water Incorporated (GWI) water main in north-eastern Georgetown.
Dear Editor, The challenges facing local government bodies, both at the municipal and NDC levels, are enormous.
Dear Editor, Please allow me space in your Edition to wish His Excellency President David Granger a speedy recovery from his illness in my official capacity as President of the Berbice Cricket Board and Secretary/CEO of Guyana’s leading youth club, the Rose Hall Town Youth & Sports Club, MS.
As recent as April and June this year, three Guyanese were arrested at the John F Kennedy Airport in New York with a total of 34 live finches that they were smuggling into the United States to later sell for lucrative sums of money.
Dear Editor, Dr. Henry Jeffrey in his `Future Notes’ column that was published on Wednesday, November 14.2018, in the Stabroek News (SN), captioned `Guyana has never been the home of all Guyanese’, gave his response to the observations I made in relation to his shared governance proposal in his previous SN column on O7.
Dear Editor, I read with interest Dr. Ramsammy’s letter on the subject of Hospital licensing in Guyana `Only two health care facilities have been licensed, ministry has been reckless’.
Dear Editor, As the nation continues to mull the implications of strengthened economic ties with China, our national government has assured us that we will go into any and all deals eyes wide open.
Dear Editor, I refer to the Honourable Finance Minister, Winston Jordan’s letter, which was published in Stabroek News (SN) on Monday, November 19, 2018, captioned, `All gov’t workers can expect salary increases, going forward, especially in 2018, 2019 and 2020’.
Dear Editor, The SN team must have missed the vicious irony as they produced Page 2 of the print edition on Monday 19 Nov,2018.
Dear Editor, I note the letter captioned: `The bonus, subsidies and salaries issues are not about numbers but upholding time-honoured principles’ by Trade Unionist Mr.
Dear Editor, I wish to offer the following comments with regards to advertisements observed in the Muslim holiday editions of the dailies.
Dear Editor, Former President Donald Ramotar, states that `Rejection of CCJ has with it the seeds of greater harm’ (SN Nov 18, 2018).
Dear Editor, As I close chapters in my life including my attempts to write poems and short stories, I wish to thank my favourite newspaper, Stabroek News, for accommodating my letters including wise decisions when not to publish submissions.
The ICC Women’s T20 World Cup currently being hosted by the West Indies has reached the semi-final stage with the two matches scheduled for tomorrow in Antigua.
Dear Editor, The New Building Society Limited (NBS) submits this response to a letter and an article that appeared in your newspapers on 11th November 2018 `NBS wants to know source of funds in boy’s small account’ and 19lh November 2018 `BoG working to ease banking frustration for pensioners, minors – source’ respectively.
Dear Editor, Rice farmers in Region Two who cultivated their crops late took heavy blows with the infestation of paddy bugs at harvesting time.
Dear Editor, How many health care facilities in Guyana are presently licensed? To my amazement, I discovered that only two healthcare facilities in Guyana operate with a current (2018) licence.
Dear Editor, Reference is made to Minister of Finance, Winston Jordan’s letter in yesterday’s Stabroek News `All gov’t workers can expect salary increases, going forward, especially in 2018, 2019 and 2020’, which is a response to my article `Local Government Elections, though disappointing, were not unexpected’ (KN 18th November 2018).
Early in October an unsigned letter purportedly authored by “Members of the Parent/Teacher Association” of a named state secondary school (since the letter was unsigned we have no way of vouching for its authenticity or otherwise) and addressed to Education Minister Nicolette Henry (and copied to three other Ministers) surfaced, ostensibly complaining about a host of irregularities at the school.
Dear Editor, I refer to the column by Lincoln Lewis, which appeared in Kaieteur News yesterday under the caption “Local Government Elections, though disappointing to some, were not unexpected”.
Dear Editor, There has been a notable increase in reports of child sexual abuse over the past five years.
Dear Editor, The Americans have spoken. I would hope that the established pantheon of Guyanese oil patriots is listening, and that they appreciate the full import of the finely calibrated language of our formidable northern Uncle on the thorny, long unsettled, heavily menacing border controversy.
As disruptive as it can be, the motion of no-confidence in the government lodged at Parliament by Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo is well within the bailiwick of the adversarial form of Westminster governance that has been the country’s lot for more than half of a century of independence.
Dear Editor, The Caribbean has been a hotspot for the European colonial powers for many centuries.
Dear Editor, Amidst the celebration by the respective parties after the local government elections it is important to note that every party or group can smile but would still find themselves between a rock and a hard place.
Dear Editor, I tuned into the Live broadcast of APNU+AFC’s press event, I hesitate to use the word ‘conference’ as it seemed to have been held in a mini-rally format.
Dear Editor, It is said that famous men are usually the product of unhappy childhoods.
At the time of writing, the full results of the local government elections had not been declared; there were, it is true, quite a number which had been, primary among which was Georgetown.
Dear Editor, It is hoped that it was not the ailing President that told the head table, which included the PM cum acting President among others to issue a statement of apology to the media for the dastardly behaviour and display at the press conference.
Dear Editor, There is a very disturbing trend of robberies in central Georgetown, particularly in the evenings by what appears to be a well-organized gang of young men.
Dear Editor, Albouystown residents are really suffering. I am referring to the eastern section from Hunter Street leading to Callender Street.
Dear Editor, On the 7th of November 2018, Region Two, and the PPP /C suffered a great loss, when its former Vice Chairman, Mr Heeralall Mohan died suddenly.
Dear Editor, Well folks, at last we managed to have a meeting of the Guyana Elections Commission today (Thursday) after Tuesday’s statutory meeting was cancelled due to the lack of a quorum.
Dear Editor, Secure Innovations & Concepts Inc. provides 24 hours security services to oil giant ExxonMobil’s rental premises at Prashad Nagar wreaking havoc to residents of a quiet neighbourhood with noise pollution.
Dear Editor, From his press conference held at the PNCR Headquarters at Congress Place yesterday, it is clear that Mr.
Dear Editor Now that the Local Government Elections have been completed I believe that many Guyanese are finally wising-up and recognising that the governing APNU+AFC and the opposition PPP/C do not singularly have the solutions to all of Guyana’s problems.
This week, as the British government stumbled towards a ruinously expensive divorce from Europe and the growing likelihood of another political crisis, Facebook’s senior management drew criticism for its negligent oversight of user information and a laissez faire policy that allowed political groups to misuse that data.
Dear Editor, The no-confidence motion saw a hurried assembly of some members of the coalition for a photo op for us to believe the coalition is strong and united.