Dear Editor, Racism is in the air in Guyana (again). The President’s Office staff member was unfortunately made the mascot of this new wave of racism talk.
Dear Editor, It was a privilege to listen to a world-class political analysis on Guyana presented by Ralph Ramkarran while he delivered a speech in Queens, New York on Sunday, October 8th.
Dear Editor, Mr Ralph Ramkarran who in a peculiar way embodies institutional memory in modern Guyanese politics, since he lived through it and was a principal actor, addressed a large gathering on Sunday night in the largely Indo-Guyanese village in Richmond Hill, Queens.
Preying on young women, particularly schoolgirls using minibuses as public transport, has become commonplace among some minibus drivers and conductors.
Dear Editor, I believe we should, in the best interests of West Indian cricket, consider the steps that can be taken to improve our team’s performance that avoid those truly fundamental changes that have proved unattainable over the short or even medium term.
Dear Editor, I would like to respond to claims made by Joan Straughn at last Wednesday’s Commission of Inquiry (CoI) into African ancestral land matters, that her family was dispossessed of lands under former President Bharrat Jagdeo, and handed to me.
Dear Editor, I refer to the letter of October 6, ‘GAPE nominated Emily Dodson to the Public Procurement Commission,’ signed by its president, Kwame Pindar.
Dear Editor, There is a gold dealer who operates a jewellery shop in Charity who buys raw gold.
Dear Editor, I was recently hospitalized at an East Demerara private hospital for 4½ days.
Dear Editor, I read in the Kaieteur News (Oct 2) that Mabaruma’s Green Park will be commissioned by mid- October 2017 and will be named after a well-known sportsman of the region, Mr Augustine Solomon.
Dear Editor, Local history is being rewritten by a determined, crafty, and less than honest opposition.
Dear Editor, The Mayor and Town Council in the municipality of Lethem, central Rupununi, in Region Nine, have shifted their work mode into top gear, as preparations continue for the Lethem Town Week celebrations, scheduled for the 15th-21st of October, 2017.
Dear Editor, While positive changes have occurred at certain times, racism not only persists in our world, but in many places is powerfully resurgent.
Dear Editor, The Caribbean Voice joins with others in expressing our angst that a young man had to take his life because of the stigma attached to his sexuality.
Word that a ‘Delivery Unit’ could be established to speed up the pace of the government’s sprawling Public Sector Investment Programme (PSIP) must reflect deep worry in the administration over the glacial pace of many key projects.
Dear Editor, My attention was caught by various reports in the media about a recent ACDA press release ahead of the 2017 occasion of their planned African Holocaust/Maafa commemoration and no doubt with an eye to the visiting UN Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent.
Dear Editor, I have observed the public disclosure on financial assistance for medical purposes that was rendered to the distinguished gentleman and former magistrate, Fazil Azeez, who suffered at the hands of a criminal.
Dear Editor, A month ago, President David Granger’s Public Information and Press Services Officer Lloyda Nicholas-Garrett wrote in a leaked private Facebook conversation: “I got people in my office so I cannot listen to Les vn (voicenote) yet.
Last week everyone was in nostalgic mode: there was the 60th anniversary of the PNC engaging the attention of the one side, with the twenty-fifth anniversary of the 1992 general and regional elections being the focus of the other.
Dear Editor, I am responding to Anil Nandlall’s contention that, ‘The lands CoI Inquiry will leave a trail of unresolved issues in its wake’ (SN, October 7).
Dear Editor, I write in reference to your October 3rd 2017, article in the Stabroek News that reported on the presentation made by the Chairman of the NIS Board at its 48th Anniversary celebration held on 29th September 2017.
Dear Editor, Speaking on a motion moved by the PPP/C in the National Assembly on the establishment of the Commission of Inquiry (CoI) by the President to enquire into claims of loss of “ancestral lands” and Amerindian land issues, I expressed my views on both the undesirability and unsuitability of such a mechanism to address the issues which it was tasked to examine.