Dear Editor, I write to raise a few points that must be raised on the question of how someone who was sanctioned multiple times ended up as a corruption investigator at the Special Organised Crimes Unit.
Dear Editor, I saw on Facebook a lawyer using profane language to a police officer.
We have a habit of describing Guyana as multicultural – which it is.
Dear Editor, We read from Stabroek News on Friday the news alert that `China envoy in meeting with Ramjattan on security of Chinese community’.
Dear Editor, The Ministry of Natural Resources would like to respond to recent comments on the Development Plan for Liza Phase 1 which appear to raise inadvertently or otherwise, the spectre of some sinister motive or corruption in the decision making process.
Dear Editor, In 1995, President Cheddi Jagan designated September as Amerindian Heritage Month.
Dear Editor, I refer to three letters in the Stabroek News. The first letter on September 11th from Mr.
Dear Editor, I waited so long, endured so much frustration, pain and anxiety, but when the moment came that I had been waiting and working toward for nearly a decade finally arrived in April to fulfill my Guyanese dream of building a house in Guyana, it was not what I expected.
Dear Editor, It was a sad day for those who love to research and admire artefacts, documents and artworks to witness it reduced to ashes on September 2 at the National Museum of Brazil in Rio de Janeiro.
Dear Editor, How can workers’ right to severance be deemed as ‘haemorrhaging’ the State and ‘sucked funds from other programmes’?
When Canada patriated its Constitution in 1981, Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau struck a compromise with wary Quebec nationalists by including a “notwithstanding clause” within the Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
Dear Editor, Presently we import all of our refined petroleum products from crude oil such as motor gasoline, diesel, kerosene, fuel oil, jet fuel ,avgas, lubricants and bitumen.
Dear Editor, On cable TV there is an ad: The words, the inflection!!
Dear Editor, The world has lost another of its truly outstanding servants with a passion for dedicated service to the cause of freedom, peace and development.
Dear Editor, Today I am sad. Very sad. Today, the 14th September, would have been my brother’s thirty-fifth birthday.
Dear Editor, Sugar workers whose jobs were mercilessly ripped from them by APNU+AFC are legally entitled to their severance payments, having earned it by sweat and blood, none of them are asking for a handout, only what they are legally entitled to.
World Suicide Prevention Day was observed on Monday, September 10, 2018 and the attention was drawn once again to mental health issues in Guyana, as we are wont to give only periodic bursts of attention to such critical matters.
Dear Editor, Despite an avalanche of requests from the press during the course of last week, while the Council of Legal Education (CLE) was in Guyana deliberating on the question of a local law school, I intentionally remained silent.
Dear Editor, I join hands with Lal Balkaran (`Urgent need for biographies of our hidden heroes’- SN 9/9/18) in lamenting the fact that we sorely lack a repertoire of biographical tales of the great luminaries and the best and brightest of Guyana who have contributed towards our historical development as a people.
Dear Editor, The accessing of old age pension and public assistance is now a royal prerogative which only the chosen few can acquire.
Dear Editor, It appears that the state’s legal machinery is so unprepared and lacking that it cannot get most matters right; or at least victoriously through the court system.
Dear Editor, I refer to Mr. Frederick Collins’s letter published in the Monday, September 10, 2018 edition of the Stabroek News (SN) captioned `By falling for the propaganda of Caucasian conceit, the black man has induced a feeling of inferiority in himself.’ I want to begin my response to Mr.
Between Monday and today, at least one million residents of coastal areas in Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina in the United States would have evacuated their homes, provided they followed the orders they were given in the face of Hurricane Florence, which is set to hit these areas by tomorrow.
Dear Editor, I strongly agree and support that national symbols must never be desecrated.
Dear Editor, It has been reported that the Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) will review contract costs proposed by ExxonMobil for its work as a contractor to the Government in the Stabroek Block.
Dear Editor, It is with sadness, though not surprise, that I’ve been following and commenting upon the developments at the Guyana Chronicle.
Dear Editor, From their respective pronouncements including in SN’s columns of September, 8 2018, there appear clear indications from both of the contending parties – Ministry of Education and Guyana Teachers’ Union – of a hefty sense of relief – from a the recent confusion of (re) negotiations, accompanied by anxious expectancy about Arbitration – a process with which the actual players may not be familiar.
Dear Editor, In response to the Stabroek News article entitled `Firms hired through restrictive tendering for tourism drive in North America, Germany’ published on September 6th, 2018, the Guyana Tourism Authority (GTA) would like to correct the inaccurate contracted amounts mentioned in the article.
Dear Editor, The double standards in our political culture continue, reinforcing the importance of having an active, engaged, and vociferous civil society if we are to arrive at the stage where all are held to the same standards and play by the same rules.
Dear Editor, The National Sports Commission has taken note of a video circulating on Social Media showing two females trampling on a flag of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago.
Dear Editor, I have 13 questions for Business Minister Dominic Gaskin on Exxon’s Esso’s pre-contract costs 1.By the end of which year does the Minister expect to honour the US$4.4 Billion Pre-Contract Costs claim, referred to by the Public and Government Affairs Officer; Ms.
Dear Editor, I am very worried about Guyana signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Trinidad and Tobago (T&T) for “cooperation in oil and gas” because the Guyanese people had enough bad experiences over the years to make them look with four eyes at any type of agreement with the twin island republic and other nations.
Dear Editor, In January 2018, the Government of Guyana passed the so-called “Whistle-blower” Law because they want to be associated with the philosophy of “combating corruption by encouraging and facilitating disclosures of improper conduct” from the public sector and private sector officers.
Dear Editor, In 2015, I was of the impression that Guyanese would have experienced the “Good Life” when the APNU+AFC came to power following general elections.
Dear Editor, Is volleyball still recognized as a game, worthy of attention, in Guyana?
Umpires and their decisions have been the topic of highly animated discussions of many sport fans as of late, especially those of international tennis and the Caribbean Premier League.
Dear Editor, The closure of Trinidad’s State-owned oil refinery (Petrotrin) closely resembles the ‘restructured’ GuySuCo of Guyana.
Dear Editor, The decision by the government to step back from its earlier announced position, that the Guyana Teachers’ Union (GTU) must call off the strike and agree to conciliation before arbitration, is a victory for the union’s leadership and its members.
Dear Editor, According to a recent news report (it was described as “shocking”) machines are now imitating humans in the worst way possible.
Dear Editor, I would like to reference an unresolved matter that was raised by the Stabroek News in July 2016 under a new item captioned “Gov’t still awaiting word from Health Ministry on BK $800M steel claims”.
Dear Editor, It was with horror that DA’91 witnessed the total escalation of the situation in Venezuela.
Dear Editor, The Georgetown Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) would like to publicly state that it remains supportive of foreign investors to Guyana.
We are still to receive official confirmation that the customary programme of activities usually planned and executed by the Ministry of Education to mark Education Month which is usually rolled out in September will not be staged this year.