Video footage taken last week and shared online more than a million times since, to expressions of disgust and outrage from many, shows sluggish waves of waste, mostly plastics, hitting the shoreline at Montesinos Beach in the Dominican Republic capital following a storm.
Dear Editor, In July 2018, the IMF released its latest appraisal of the Guyanese economy for 2017.
Dear Editor, Articles such as `Minister Sharma laments SOCU sloth’ in SN (2018-07-23) and, `Sharma annoyed by SOCU’s performance with forensic audits’ in GC of 2018-07-17 are the latest in about two years of weekly and sometimes daily haranguing declarations and denouncements by many members of our Cabinet and Government members in Parliament, committing to jail the members and administrators of the past PPP/C administration.
Dear Editor, Your newspaper reported police commissioner Mr David Ramnarine as saying that there has been a `Significant drop in complaints against cops – Ramnarine’ (SN Jul 19).
Dear Editor, I am delighted to respond to Mr Al Creighton’s letter `Guyana Prize took variety of initiatives to assist writers living here’ in the July 12,.2018 edition of Stabroek News.
Dear Editor, In the matter of the transferred inspector it had to be questioned if the inspector apologised why was he still transferred?
The Mission: Impossible franchise started out in 1966 as an American television series and ran for seven seasons.
Dear Editor, Where can concerned Guyanese (if any undistracted by promises of wealth) find straight talk on the use of gas from the Liza wells?
Dear Editor, Somethings happen in Guyana that are simply beyond comprehension. Simple things or procedures, when not properly organized or implemented often become major inconveniences or burdensome issues to those of us who live here.
Dear Editor, The Guyana Police Force is responding to a newspaper article published in Kaieteur News on Sunday July 22, 2018 under the caption `Traffic Control at Berbice Bridge… Inspector transferred after refusing to take Top Cop’s call on civilian’s phone’, please permit me to respond to the allegation made.
Dear Editor, Guyana’s children are in danger of being crippled for the rest of their lives, and no-one is paying attention!
Dear Editor, As I read the outraged reactions of Guyanese against foreign correspondent, Mr.
Dear Editor, Former President Jimmy Carter must be commended for his role in promoting democracy and good governance not only in Guyana but the world at large.
Dear Editor, As someone who doesn’t drink alcohol, I used to strongly condemn people who drink alcohol.
One might have thought that in a discipline-driven organization like the Guyana Police Force (GPF) it would be unnecessary for the subject Minister to have to ‘reach in,’ so to speak and to publicly declare that policemen (and women) responsible for damage to the Force’s vehicles in circumstances that can reasonably be deemed to be the result of their own recklessness/carelessness would have to go into their pockets to pay for the damage.
Dear Editor, I have read several news stories and letters over the years in SN on the subject of the decline of Foreign Currency Reserves.
Dear Editor, The defeat of the Motion, by the votes of the APNU+AFC in the National Assembly on Friday 20th July, which called for the renaming of the Ministry of Social Protection to that of the Ministry of Labour and Social Protection is an assault on workers who made it possible for those who today sit in the hallowed halls of Parliament.
Dear Editor, We note with disappointment the article in the New York Times by Clifford Krauss entitled `The $20 Billion Question’ We do not wish to address the laughably simplistic and selective description of our country as a land where children go to school in canoes, the lack of historical context and the author’s deficit of understanding and sensitivity towards Guyana; nor his blanket claim that “the civil service is corrupt,” which is an insult to the majority of hardworking and honest public servants.
Dear Editor, Very often victims of gender based abuse say that they choose not to walk away because of the children.
Dear Editor, I am happy that the management of the Guyana Prison Service is attempting to recruit fit and proper persons for the prison service.
Dear Editor, The democracy of a nation is measured by its respect for the freedom of speech of its people.
Dear Editor, Once again, I am bringing to the attention of Government authorities the unforgiveable abuse to Guyana’s wildlife; as related to me by a Facebook friend.
Dear Editor, Kaieteur News (KN) in its Wednesday, July 18, 2018 edition carried a letter written by Mr Baldeo Mathura captioned `An ever-present Bharrat Jagdeo is creating a headache for his critics’.
Dear Editor, What is happening in Sri Lanka now and happened in the West Indies a few weeks ago is happening too often in the longer form of the game.
Former US President Carter’s recent conversations with President Granger and Opposition Leader Jagdeo in an initiative to get high-level dialogue between the two leaders going is most welcome.
Dear Editor, News reports and commentaries have indicated that local foreign currency reserves are under serious pressure.
Dear Editor, It was a strange experience for me to read Mr. Alim Hosein’s account of ‘the National Gallery at 25’ (SN Sunday May 27), having been the primary agent, for seventeen and a half of those twenty five years, tasked with the gallery’s engagement with the Guyanese public, by virtue of my duties and responsibilities as its Director and Curator.
It should come as no surprise to anyone that there are increasing numbers of Venezuelans taking refuge in this country.
Dear Editor, The conduct of elections in any part of the world is guided by statutory timelines.
Dear Editor, Overcrowding and the high cost of maintaining jails and prisons have come together to force the criminal justice system to seek new forms of sentencing for non -violent offenders.
Dear Editor, A crime wave continues to engulf Guyana. With each passing day, the Government’s stagnant position becomes more lamentable.
Dear Editor, reside at Non Pareil on the East Coast of Demerara and dutifully pay my rates and taxes at the beginning of each year and I would expect to receive services from the Neighbourhood Democratic Council (NDC), but unfortunately, they have not visited my area for the year 2018.
Dear Editor, The Working Peoples Alliance Overseas Associates have viewed with much discomfort the video recording of the incident involving Minister Simona Broomes and her driver in the parking lot of the New Thriving Restaurant.
Dear Editor, As one traverses the streets and highways (mostly in and around Georgetown) one cannot help but notice an increase, possibly proliferation, of dog food vendors.
Dear Editor, The Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) has noted several reports in the Media that the Commission was allocated 2.9 billion dollars for the conduct of Local Government Elections.
Dear Editor, Could the Mayor & City Council include in its forthcoming Anniversary celebratory programme a project for mounting signs of street names in the several areas of Greater Georgetown where streets are agonisingly unidentified?
Dear Editor, In 2016, some 36 percent of the revenue of the entire nation of Mongolia came from just one company — a copper mine.
A recent study by America’s Economic Policy Institute shows that US income inequality is now approaching levels not seen since the eve of the Wall Street crash.
Dear Editor, A recent letter by Berbician Mr. Nowrang Persaud advocating for the Government to assume full ownership, control and management of the Berbice River Bridge appears to have aroused the disfavour of Minister of Public Security Mr.
Dear Editor, The GAWU noted the remarks of GuySuCo’s Corporate Communications Manager, Ms Audreyanna Thomas as is reported in the Guyana Times article titled `Albion Estate has 600 vacancies after 3000 workers dismissed’ which was published on July 19, 2018.
Dear Editor, I read a piece in the newspapers this week. It had to do with the Department of Housing.
Dear Editor, I would appreciate if you can publish this picture so that the authorities can rectify this situation before life and property are affected.
Over the years the response of the Guyana Civil Defence Commission (CDC) to various local emergencies, mostly to do with flooding in riverain areas, has not always been sufficiently sophisticated, nor always timely and effective.