Dear Editor, Just a short note to thank you for intervening in the matter of very loud music played publicly in the vicinity of All Saints Anglican Church at the corner of Main and Trinity Streets in New Amsterdam.
Dear Editor, If we accept that conflicts are concerned with the distribution of power; the confrontation of powers; the distribution of benefits and with satisfying basic human needs and interests, then one can anticipate what will follow when people are unhappy with who governs them and how they are governed, and when the government oppresses them and doesn’t respect or assist them to meet their basic needs.
Dear Editor, I am appealing to the businessmen in Guyana big and small, to assist the Government of Guyana in opening back the Guyana National Service.
Food is big business all around the world. The very obvious reason being that in order to live, people have to eat.
Dear Editor, I write to augment the comments made in the two letters in SN (Oct 10) on Mr Ralph Ramkarran’s presentation in Queens on Oct 8 commemorating the 25th anniversary since the restoration of democratic elections in Guyana.
Dear Editor, As far as I recall, the Constitution of Guyana expressly provides for the Secretary to the Cabinet to be appointed by the President, who shall be responsible in accordance with such instructions as given him/or her by the President.
Dear Editor, I have remained silent since my complaint against the Attorney General, Mr Basil Williams, SC, to the Public Service Commission (PSC) because public servants are prohibited from making comments in the public domain, but now that I have been dismissed this shackle is removed.
Dear Editor, Emile Mervin’s letter on October 5, 2017 in Stabroek News ‘Hope for better seems to be a fleeting illusion’ refers.
Dear Editor, The recently advertised Expression of Interest (EOI) for the casino located at the government owned but branded Marriott Hotel is mystifying and quite surprising.
Dear Editor, President Granger did not mention the phrase tax reform once in his 2015 manifesto message, while his prime ministerial candidate stated that his team “proposes to restructure the tax recovery system, not to oppress the wage earner, but to catch the tax dodger”.
Dear Editor, On October 6th, 2017 the African Cultural & Development Association released its annual statement on the African Holocaust/Maafa.
Dear Editor, Guyana’s democracy is missing a vital component, that is argument. The very foundation of democracy itself rests on argument and discourse.
Dear Editor, The Guyana Agricultural and General Workers Union (GAWU) refers to an article titled ‘Sugar sliding to worst performance in years as workers stay away’ appearing in October 5, edition of the Kaieteur News.
Dear Editor, The Guyana Sugar Corporation Inc (GuySuCo) wishes to respond to Mr Seepaul Narine’s letter that was published in the Stabroek News on 7 October, titled ‘GuySuCo should join GAWU to face the challenges of the sugar industry together’.
Dear Editor, Please allow me the opportunity to publicly express my pent up frustration with Guyana’s very own GTT.
As the popularity of international athletics soared in the late 1970s with the increase of television coverage, athletes no longer had to surreptitiously receive under the counter payments or ‘gifts’ for their appearances at meetings, as changes in the amateur rules legitimately allowed the reward of appearance fees and bonuses for setting records.
Dear Editor, The Caribbean Voice supports CPIC Monique’s call for civil society to get involved in the campaign against child abuse.
Dear Editor, Today (10th October), the Justice Institute Guyana joins with billions in celebrating the World Day Against the Death Penalty and condemns without reservation the use of the death penalty.
Dear Editor, With reference to the article headlined ‘Deadline extended for new Demerara Bridge prequalification’ published by the Stabroek News on October 7, 2017, the project manager, Rawlston Adams, was quoted as saying: “We have been asked by a lot of the bidders to extend the closing date for prequal [prequalification] and we have extended the date to the 21st of November, moving it from October 17th 2017.” This is extremely worrying and alarming, since details are required on several questions that such a comment raises.
Dear Editor, To the late great Evan Drayton I owe the rule, “adjectives count as words.” He used it in memory of the Daily Chronicle in late colonial days, under the legendary Harry Harewood.
Dear Editor, Parliament will not reconvene until the return of the Speaker who is on a trip to St Petersburg, Russia from October 11 to October 20.
Dear Editor, The Kaieteur News headlines on October 9, 2017, ‘Night spots cleared to have gambling machines’ are alarming.