Dear Editor Reports in the print and electronic media stated that on December 30, 2017 Lance Corporal 17310 Williams, Constables 23777 Blake, 23630 Prince and 20980 Hunte while on roadblock duty at Whim Public Road, Corentyne detained Deputy Superintendent Motie Dookie and a minibus driver for what they perceived to be the police officer and driver knowingly concerned in dealing with thirty cases of Johnny Walker whisky with intent to defraud the revenue of the duties thereof.
Dear Editor, My very educated and learned friend Zamal usually shares some great, well-constructed pieces with me.
Dear Editor, I welcome the call by Mr Rickford Burke for ‘The youth population … [to] form a new political movement’ (SN, Jan 10) to break the stranglehold of our politics by the two dominant parties.
Dear Editor, The Guyana Agricultural and General Workers Union (GAWU) is very concerned and perplexed by what it deems as a strange decision of the Guyana Police Force not to allow the union to use a noisy instrument during its march from the High Bridge of Rose Hall Canje along the public road to the Canje junction along the No 2 public road and back to the High Bridge on January 9.
Dear Editor, On Monday 8th, 2018, My wife went to collect my pension book at the Social Protection office at Anna Regina, Essequibo Coast.
Around October last year, marine and underwater photographer Caroline Power, who is based in Honduras, published a series of photographs and videos on her Facebook page, of large swathes of garbage, mostly plastics, floating on the Caribbean Sea near Roatán, one of Honduras’s Caribbean Bay Islands.
Dear Editor, The Linden Town Council voted overwhelmingly for Ms Arrindell and Mr Bethune to serve as mayor and deputy mayor, respectively, for the final year of council’s term.
Dear Editor, Guyana now has to leap forward to modern development and transition from a primitive politics to political maturity.
Dear Editor, I take my hat off to Isabelle de Caires, a true daughter of David, on her piece in SN, Jan 9, entitled: ‘Are we all asleep at the wheel?’ I commend her nationalistic, non-racist, non-partisan commentary on this, which I consider to be the biggest economic development issue to confront Guyana ever since Columbus came and the colonial powers decided to make sugar king, thus determining the fate of every single human who drank black water from the backdam or Lamaha creek from then till now.
Dear Editor, As the plot thickens with the ‘obsolete bulldozer’ saga more revelations and questions have emerged.
Dear Editor, A worrying trend is beginning to develop in Guyana. There are signs of an emerging gang culture.
Dear Editor, I expected more organizations and individuals to castigate professionals and the Ministry of Agriculture who retrenched sugar workers.
Dear Editor, It is a special blessing for me to have known brother Dr Martin Boodhoo.
As of January 1, 2018, the minimum wage in the province of Ontario, Canada was raised from $11.60 per hour to $14.00, by the current provincial government.
Dear Editor, Writing in 1968, Gordon K Lewis, historian and political scientist, described Guyana as “a fascinating complex of strident paradoxes”.
Dear Editor, President Granger as the leader of the Government of Guyana is ultimately responsible for re-negotiating the contract with ExxonMobil, a contract which will see Guyana missing out on earning well in excess of US$10 billion more or over $2 trillion Guyana dollars more in revenue.
Dear Editor, In 1991, my first year of five in Jamaica, I recall the churches of Jamaica expressing their concern about carnival which was classified as having “too much flesh.” The term speaks for itself.
Dear Editor, In relation to the newest Ranger-1 well announced a few days ago, it was said in an SN article: “It has more than 230-ft of high-quality, oil bearing carbonate reservoir which is now being described as the single largest find in the (Stabroek) Block.
Dear Editor, Having regard to the continuing references being made to the recommendations of the CoI into the sugar industry which is very topical again in view of the imminent widespread loss of employment of thousands of our fellow Guyanese, etc, etc, we, Mr Vibert Parvatan and I, would like to suggest that you seriously consider reproducing salient parts of the findings and recommendations of the CoI in your daily publications.
Dear Editor, The editorial ‘Garbage rates’ (SN, Jan 7) was as pointed as it was relevant with lots of pertinent questions for the Town Clerk to consider.
Dear Editor, It is early days in the New Year and already there are things that alarm or amuse; sometimes they bring both.
More than three decades after southern Africa put the travails of white minority rule behind it the liberation movements in the region continue to dominate the region’s politics, having transformed themselves into structured political parties and captured what they considered to be the ultimate reward for their military and political struggles ‒ the state.