Disgraceful behaviour by firemen

Dear Editor, I am so disappointed having learnt about the wholesale theft by ranks of the Guyana Fire Service of personal property belonging to the crew and passengers of the crash-landed Fly Jamaica aircraft at CJIA.

Local elections

Tomorrow the nation’s citizens go to the polls to vote for their local authorities.

Local gov’t candidates not being given prominence at party meetings

Dear Editor, I was at a few meetings of both the People’s Progressive Party (PPP) and  A Partnership for National Unity (APNU.) in Region # 2 within the Good Hope–Pomona Neighbourhood Democratic Council (NDC.) and I was surprised that names on the List of Candidates representing those parties at the upcoming Local Government Elections (LGE)  were not announced even though a couple of those persons were at the meetings.

Windies cricketers definitely need help with mental element

Dear Editor, To me, at any rate, two of the most baffling things about the Caribbean region are  (1) the reluctance of so many countries to make the decision to complete the architecture of independence by voting for the CCJ as their top court to replace the English Privy Council, and (2) the reluctance of their cricket administrators and fans to accept the critical importance of mental preparation for  international cricket encounters.  

America’s midterm elections

Tuesday’s midterm elections in the United States may not have delivered the long-awaited “blue wave” against President Trump, but they did reveal America’s demographic and cultural fault lines with unusual clarity.

Clueless management of prisons

There is a single word that comes to mind when one considers the administration of our prison system – a system which benefits from the services of a Minister of Public Security, a Board of Management, and a Director of Prisons.

LED headlamps

Dear Editor, Occasionally, I listen to the Guyana Police Force’s Road Safety morning radio programmes on the Voice of Guyana.

Empty promises

In less than a week, Guyanese will make their way to the polls to vote for the parties, men and women who will run their local authorities for the next term.

Setting the record straight

Dear Editor, On November 1st, 2018 readers of Stabroek News were once again subjected to the ongoing diatribe of Commissioner Bibi Shadick in a letter captioned ‘Logistical details for election day look good on paper’, in which she vented her spleen on developments at the meeting of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM), which took place on October 30th, 2018.

A maestro departs

On the 23rd of October, the Caribbean lost one of its great musical icons, the calypsonian, The Mighty Shadow.

Copyright is about livelihood

Dear Editor, I read the letter by Kumar Kowlessar, October 30, in Stabroek News `There are wider impacts to the proposal to implement copyright legislation’ and the Kaieteur News.

Gov’t must demonstrate that BBCI was profiteering

Dear Editor, While I do not support the proposed toll increases by the Berbice Bridge Company Inc (BBCI)  with regards to the Berbice River Bridge I contend that the move by the PNCR-led APNU+AFC Government of President David Granger to take control of the Berbice Bridge is draconian.

Diwali motorcade in Richmond Hill

Dear Editor, Richmond Hill, New York, came alive with a glittering Diwali motorcade Saturday evening that was organized by Guyanese and Trinidadian Hindus spearheaded by Latchmee Singh of East Bank Demerara.

Our schools: Who runs the show?

More than a week after the distressing occurrences that attended the St. Joseph High School PTA Fair, neither the Ministry of Education nor the Guyana Police Force has, as far as we are aware, had anything substantive to say on the matter even after the PTA had gone to the trouble to make its own statement, during which, incidentally, it claimed that the Force failed to honour an agreement between the two with regard to security for the Fair.

Ministry would welcome audit of these road projects

Dear Editor, There is a saying “the eyes are useless if the mind is blind”, thus, I was not surprised to read a letter published in the Friday, November 2, 2018 edition of the Stabroek News, under the headline,`These road projects should be evaluated by Audit Office’, penned by Member of Parliament Juan Edghill.