Dear Editor, In response to a letter I wrote on natural gas development in Guyana (SN, Jan 3), Minister of Public Infrastructure (MPI), David Patterson claimed in a letter to Stabroek News on Jan 4, that I had presented a distorted perspective on the vision and use of natural gas for Guyana (‘Government engaged in studies for a gas pipeline as a means to complement use of renewable energy’).
Dear Editor, This contribution is submitted because of my examination of the Enmore district, which includes Foulis, and which I feel is a microcosm of the wider Guyana.
Dear Editor, On behalf of the now dormant University of Guyana Guild of Graduates, Ontario, please allow me to express deepest sympathy to the wife, children and relatives of Dr Martin Boodhoo, one of the most outstanding graduates of the University of Guyana (UG), who passed away on Christmas Day (December 25, 2017) in Manchester, England.
Dear Editor, Reference is made to the article captioned, ‘City to charge residents garbage collection fee’ (SN, January 6).
Dear Editor, The community of Linden, Region Ten, the PNCR family and the immediate family, have lost a phenomenal woman in Ms Sandra Adams.
Dear Editor, It does not bode well for Region Six when at the very first statutory meeting at the beginning of the new year the RDC council was taken by surprise by a deal which was exposed by RDC Councillor Mr Zamal Hussain.
Dear Editor, I read the New Year message of President Granger in the press.
Dear Editor, Our young adults of Lethem and other parts of the Rupununi district, are now becoming vulnerable to trans-border criminal activities, and have links to organized gang members in Brazil.
Dear Editor, Your piece, `Serious crimes down by 11% in 2017’ (SN 6 Jan 2018), raises many questions.
Towards the ending of December and in keeping with the constitutional requirement, President David Granger wrote to Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo proposing Chief Justice of Belize, Kenneth Benjamin as the next Chancellor of the Judiciary.
Dear Editor, Please refer to an article which appeared in your issue of Friday, January 5, in the Business supplement captioned ‘Two years after roof collapse, Stabroek Wharf attests to City Hall’s propensity for empty promises.’ Just to be clear, the Stabroek Market wharf is a municipal facility owned and controlled by the Georgetown City Council.
Dear Editor, The sugar industry worldwide has seen its profitability decrease significantly. This has hampered Caribbean countries that have been heavily reliant on this commodity since the 17th century.
When the city saw the inimitable Ms Carol Sooba off the scene following a change at the central government level, and local government elections brought in their wake the installation of a new council and Mayor, the citizens of Georgetown heaved a collective sigh of relief.
Dear Editor, “The Chancellor and the Chief Justice shall each be appointed by the President acting after obtaining the agreement of the Leader of the Opposition.” So mandates Article 127 (1) of the Constitution of the Co-operative Republic of Guyana.
Dear Editor, We, residents of Subryanville, write to object to the development of a commercial Indoor Gun Range at Lot 2 & 4 Subryanville, Georgetown, Guyana.
Michael Wolff’s account of the Trump administration’s chaotic misrule will surprise no one who has read a newspaper during the last year, detailing as it does, the President’s profound unreadiness for his new role, his childish ignorance of world affairs, his obsequious and feuding advisers – who privately voice contempt for him – his fleeting attention span and tendency to repeat anecdotes every ten minutes.
Dear Editor, Bharrat Jagdeo is playing Russian Roulette with the welfare of sugar workers, which is dangerous.
Dear Editor, Having been a member of the Commission of Inquiry which made some specific recommendations for the sugar industry over two years ago, I have naturally been reluctant to make any public comment on the industry or its employees, or the increasing numbers of suggestions/recommendations being publicly offered by various concerned individuals and organizations.
Dear Editor, SN’s revealing headline, ‘Can’t send home 4000 workers without options -Corentyne Chamber Head tells Holder -Gov’t “scraping together” $5b severance’ refers (January 5).
Dear Editor, Any assessment that views the sugar industry through the lens of dollar and cents or profit and loss, would be deeply flawed and highly myopic.
Dear Editor, There is a strange letter about adults watching a child drinking alcohol ‘Toddler drank Guiness’ at a bar (SN, January 5).
Dear Editor, Stacy Singh, another Guyanese sister was brutally murdered. Again, as in the past, the outrage is loud especially on social media/Facebook.