Dear Editor, I would like to respond to an article, entitled, ‘Anthony, Nandlall, Ali among likely PPP picks,’ published by the Sunday Stabroek in its April 8, edition.
Dear Editor, The past two weeks witnessed some remarkable outpourings of praise for the late Cheddi Jagan, thus it would be superfluous to add to this rather devotional acclaim.
Dear Editor, The plethora of unnecessarily long and repetitious Vacancy Ads and Invitations to Bid by various governmental agencies, especially the Ministry of Health, caught my attention almost as an irritant yesterday as I read through the daily newspapers.
Recently, British High Commissioner to Guyana, Mr Gregory Quinn had some harsh words to say against corruption in law enforcement, making a strong suggestion that corrupt officers must be jailed once found guilty.
Dear Editor, The West Indian nation stands proud against the debilitating history from which it has emerged and continues to erupt with the inevitability of its dignified independence.
Dear Editor, Letters by Coretta McDonald (‘No one was authorised to issue a joint statement on GuySuCo by FITUG and GTUC’ SN, April 11) and Eon Andrews (‘GTUC executive had no knowledge of joint statement with FITUG’ CG, April 11) refer.
Dear Editor, I offer below my refutation of the fictionalization of parts of my political life that was carried in a letter of Wednesday April 11, 2018 by Tacuma Ogunseye.
Dear Editor, Your editorial of March 20, 2018, on the late Cheddi Jagan, was timely, given that it was his 100th birth anniversary.
Dear Editor, Guyana must be complimented for its diligence in succeeding in persuading the UN Secretary General to submit the border controversy to the International Court of Justice, requesting the court to confirm the legal validity and binding effect of the 1899 Arbitral Award.
Dear Editor, I was quite entranced by the intellectual passion which informed the discussion of the late Churamanie Bissundyal on Neaz Subhan’s programme ‘The Factor’, on Friday evening, March 30.
Data on the early ages at which children begin smoking cigarettes and using hard drugs surfaced once again during a national community policing organisation event on Sunday last, with Minister of Public Security Khemraj Ramjattan expressing amazement that some were as young as 11.
Dear Editor, The Diocese of the West Indies has lost one of its foremost mentors of the AMWI and the Brotherhood of St Andrew (BSA) in the Diocese of Guyana.
Dear Editor, My attention has been drawn to a joint statement in the Stabroek News, dated April 8, 2018 under the caption, “FITUG/ GTUC against Agriculture Ministry gaining responsibility for GuySuCo”, purportedly issued by the Guyana Trades Union Con-gress and FITUG.
Dear Editor, The unemployment rate in Guyana is staggering and climbing every day.
Dear Editor, I recently learnt that a junior chess team was sent to Suriname for a tournament in that country by the Guyana Chess Federation which is headed by Mr James Bond.
Dear Editor, I write to take issue and at the same time, expose the primary intention of Freddie Kissoon’s column that was published in Kaieteur News on Thursday, March 29, 2018: under the caption, ‘Roopnaraine is the most honest activist the WPA produced.’ Editor, there are several things in Mr Kissoon’s column which are of interest to me.
Dear Editor, The arrest and sentencing of former President of Brazil, Lula da Silva, is one of the most shameful pages in the recent history of Latin America.
Dear Editor, The APNU+AFC coalition government is not serious about public health in Guyana.
Dear Editor, I observe the local muckraking circus, and it becomes very clear that it cannot be accurately described as a fringe any more, be it lunatic or otherwise.
Dear Editor, It seems almost a done deal that the infamous parking meters will be re-introduced in the city of Georgetown.
Dear Editor, Professor Justice Duke Pollard’s letter ‘Lowe’s conclusion on case before CCJ was spurious’(Stabroek News, March 21, 2018), which criticizes Mr Sherwood Lowe for expressing his views in a letter ‘Mendez has shifted the CCJ gaze from Article 1 to Article 9 of the Constitution’ (Stabroek News, March 19, 2018), exposes the fact that Professor Pollard is ‘singing for his supper’ – moreso when you consider that he attempts to discount the views of a Guyanese, who has not been pro-PPP, but has been consistent in his expressions since I first met him in the early 2000s.