After the twenty-ninth inter-sessional meeting of the conference of the Caricom Heads of Government concluded on the 28th February, in Haiti, the communiqué issued, surprisingly, included the subject of West Indies cricket.
Dear Editor, Why are senior members of our military granted the right to bear arms?
Dear Editor, I was in Region Eight recently and really do marvel at the cleanliness of the community of Paramakatoi, and its orderliness.
Dear Editor, After reading a letter which appeared in your Stabroek News issue of Thursday, April 5, captioned: ‘To attempt to forcibly impose a contract the people have rejected is to take the road of high-handedness’ signed by Councillor, Khame Sharma, I have grudgingly come to the conclusion that much more work needs to be done in the areas of civic awareness, training and education in local government and governance, and the City Council.
Dear Editor, I call upon the President, the Attorney General, and the opposition, believed honourable people to varying degrees, to up the ante to level the field against those who wage war on the populace.
Dear Editor, The first place I turned to in the book by Hilary McD Beckles, Cricket without a Cause: Fall and Rise of the Mighty West Indies Test Cricketers was the index.
Dear Editor, City Hall debated and voted to approve the parking meter bylaws.
Dear Editor, The situation in neighbouring Brazil is most interesting. Former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has surrendered himself to the police after an initial reluctance to serve a 12-year sentence on corruption charges which he denies.
Dear Editor, Some days there is positive news and all is not lost.
Dear Editor, I applaud your editorial titled ‘Stamps’ (SN, Mar 25) in which you deservedly admonished the government for its failure to deliver on a public edict that it would honour Dr Cheddi Jagan with a commemorative stamp.
On February 16, the Stabroek News published a news story regarding the discovery of “a drug ring inside two Georgetown secondary schools” in which we attributed to “a source” information to the effect that “a group of students was involved in the peddling of the psychoactive drug ecstasy to peers” in the two named schools.
Dear Editor, On April 5, it was reported in the state news media that Junior Public Infrastructure Minister, Annette Ferguson who was accompanied by Regional Councillor Julian Cummings visited the riverine communities of Friendship and Martindale on the Pomeroon River to address concerns affecting the livelihood and well-being of residents particularly the clogged canals which were adversely affecting ingress and egress to their homesteads.
Dear Editor, There was a ludicrous statement made by the Minister of State, Joseph Harmon which appeared in the Guyana Times on April 6, in a report captioned ‘Joint Services adequately resourced to protect Guyana’s border –Harmon’.
Dear Editor, I think it is timely to share how I think the government has done in the nearly three years since it assumed office.
Dear Editor, The GAWU recognized that Mr Earl John in a letter appearing in the April 6, Stabroek News responded to some aspects of the contentions our union raised in its letter that appeared in the April 5, Stabroek News and Kaieteur News and the April 6, Guyana Chronicle.
Dear Editor, I noticed a prominently displayed advert on page 2 of the Sunday Stabroek dated April 8, 2018 with the headline `Western Scientific Sponsors Final Year UG Students’ Optometry Project’.
Dear Editor, The recent expulsion of several diplomats by the United Kingdom and a similar retaliatory measure by Russia has been dubbed by the UN Secretary General as an apparent return to Cold War politics.
Dear Editor, I happened to have read the well expressed letter by Mr Norman Whittaker in the Stabroek News captioned ‘The government has been employing manipulative tactics to suppress the work of the Local Government Commission’ (April 6) and am in full agreement with its general tenor.
Dear Editor, Our Constitution makes it unambiguously clear that sovereignty belongs to the people and the elected representatives exist to give effect to the will of the people.
Dear Editor, I compliment the new Guyana Power and Light (GPL) Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Albert Gordon for being upfront and straight with the Guyanese people about the company’s drive to upgrade its capacity and service.
GPL’s introduction to the media of its new Chief Executive Officer, Albert Gordon and his frank evaluation of the needs of the beleaguered utility is most welcome.
Dear Editor, I would like to congratulate the Chairman of the National Communications Network, Mr Enrico Woolford along with his staff for the high standard of programming on television for the Easter holidays especially the airing of the Easter stories.
Dear Editor, I refer to the rather startling claim in Mr Tacuma Ogunseye’s letter, ‘I concentrate on the African community so it can develop progressive politics based on power-sharing’ (SN, April 4): “I recall in the run-up to the historic 1992 general and regional elections with the arrival of Mr Ravi Dev and his ROAR party, Dev introduced the doctrine (sic) that Africans cannot speak for Indians and that the WPA was promoting political deception by making the claim that it is a multi-racial party… The 1992 elections resulted in victory for the PPPC and demonstrated that the Dev doctrine worked to the advantage of that party.” I recall the facts quite differently.