Since the 1st November 2006 the Government of Guyana has withdrawn advertisements for some 29 government ministries, agencies and state owned corporations from the Stabroek News.
Last Sunday two letters were published in this newspaper about GuyExpo, one of which was from Dr Joyce Jonas.
Dear Editor, I have read the letters in the press by Janet Bulkan and Howard Bulkan, constantly attacking the Government and the Guyana Forestry Commis-sion, accusing them of being corrupt, inefficient and not transparent.
Dear Editor, I am tempted to salute the response to my letter captioned “The National Gallery monitors, repairs and maintains both works and building on an ongoing basis” (07.09.21).
Dear Editor, It was surprising to learn from a letter in the ‘Chronicle’ headed “Speaking on issues affecting all poor women”, that some food items carried VAT.
Dear Editor, Global warming and the environment are topical issues today. Al Gore has just won a Nobel Peace prize for his work on saving the planet.
Dear Editor, I am out of the country at this time, and so would not be in place to give coverage of your public protest at the Commonwealth Finance Ministers Meeting.
Dear Editor, Approximately two years ago, GT&T constructed an imposing telecommunication building at 7-Mile community Mahdia.
Dear Editor, This is the straw that breaks the camel’s back. Driving attitudes in Guyana need a drastic change.
Dear Editor, After reading Naicelis Williams’s letter captioned “Women are regularly subjected to vulgar remarks and obscene suggestions” (07.10.07), I couldn’t help but agree with her position.
The history of the United States of America, as is the case with most of the countries around the world, is replete with stories of migration.
Dear Editor, I want to join in expressing thanks to the US medical ship that was here recently.
Dear Editor, It is so sad that Sharmillah Narine thinks it is okay for women to be called names and have horrible things said to them whilst they are walking on the streets.
Dear Editor, It is sad to see such a horrific accident on the Linden Highway causing many lost lives.
Dear Editor, I thank the Honourable Manzoor Nadir,Minister of Labour,for providing a response to my letter captioned “Lack of information causes accident” (KN 07.10.09).
Dear Editor, Please permit the publishing of my reaction to the internal squabbling in the PNCR.
Dear Editor, I read a letter by Sean Adams where he asked what reasonable progress is.
Dear Editor, Although the ruling PNM has an unassailable lead for November 5 general elections, the opposition can win the elections if they were to form an electoral accommodation.
Dear Editor, I was up Berbice on 2007-10-08 where I went into the lotto office in New Amsterdam, I think it was Charlotte Street, to collect the numbers for the daily millions plus on 2007 – 10 – 06.
Dear Editor, “Boom bye bye [gun shot sounds] Inna batty bwoy [gay boy] head Rude bwoy no promote no nasty man Dem haffi dead” These are some of the infamous lyrics of Jamaican dancehall singer, Buju Banton, who is slated to perform in Guyana under the auspices of the GT Entertainment Group.
Dear Editor, Mr. Al Creighton has an interesting section in his letter to the Stabroek News of Thursday, October 4.
Dear Editor, Friday 12 October was African Holocaust day which ACDA and other African organizations commemorated at the Sea Walls.
Amidst all the rumours, speculation, fears, hopes, fudging and hedging about whether President Bharrat Jagdeo is interested in a third term of office, people seem to be forgetting one key point: Mr Jagdeo has only just completed one year of his five-year term and is no lame duck.
Dear Editor, Too many people are dying on the country’s roads. The government need to put speed bumps (some distance apart) on all major highways.
Dear Editor, What a ghastly, horrific bus crash at Linden, with so many dead and injured.
Dear Editor, In reference to a letter by Mr. Leon James Suseran captioned “A waste of Cyber-space,” (GC 07.10.07) I would like to clarify a few points.
Dear Editor, I noticed the circus packing up to leave town this morning.
Dear Editor, I had a hard time discerning whether Pastor Rocky Lall’s tone in his letter captioned “President Jagdeo deserves two more terms” (07.10.11) was satirical or serious in nature.
Dear Editor, I feel compelled to add a bit to the issue raised by Saywack/ Charles and Dave Martins on ‘negative journalism’.
Dear Editor, I write in response to Dennis Wiggins’ letter captioned “The PNCR must develop a strategy to attract disaffected Indian voters” (07.10.07).
Dear Editor, To date MMA/ADA has not increased the pension of pensioners in accordance to the 5% increase that was given to public servants in December 2006, retroactive from January 2006.
Dear Editor, In one of his most loved pieces, Guyana’s poet laureate, Martin Carter, speaks of “leaping from the oppressor’s hate and the scorn of myself”.
Dear Editor, I do not envy the policemen of this country at all.
Dear Editor, I would like to know when I am going to have my income tax refunds due to me since 1989 to 2006?
Dear Editor, In recent times I have realised that the Stabroek News is coming in for a “media-bias bashing”.This lopsided view of reporting by the Stabroek News seems to have become even more evident in the run-up to the PNCR congress.
Dear Editor, It is not very often that we get to read letters from PNC Leader, Mr.
Dear Editor, Congratulations to President Jagdeo for finally calling a spade a spade regarding the timber scam.
Dear Editor, Paul Thom a young man residing in Linden was picked up by the police on Monday October 1, from the house he was staying with his reputed wife and child (baby) for questioning on reported lost items.
Dear Editor, I have made several complaints to the Local Sanitary Inspector,the Mayor and Town Clerk of the Anna Regina Town Council and the Environmental Protection Agency about an illegal cement bond at Lot 42, Cotton Field, Essequibo Coast in a residential area.
The recently released UN-HABITAT publication – Enhancing Urban Safety and Security: Global Report on Human Settlements 2007 – should remind governments around the world of some inconvenient truths which they already know but would like to ignore.
As part of its continued efforts to have all eligible cricketers in Georgetown partake in the game if they so desire, the Georgetown Cricket Association (GCA) in collaboration with Steve’s Jewellery World launched its Over-40 cricket competition at the Demerara Cricket Club pavilion on Tuesday.
Dear Editor, Thank you for affording me the opportunity to respond to a letter from Martin Cheong captioned “What criteria are used to determine the size of Amerindian grants?” (07.10.05) Since such negative and shallow utterances can mislead the public, I thank you for the opportunity to provide a response.
Dear Editor, It is with a heavy heart that I write these few lines.
Dear Editor, In Miranda La Rose’s article headlined, “PNCR levels 11 misconduct charges against Mc Allister” (SN 07-10-02) it was stated that “The final charge was that at a meeting held at the party’s regional office in Region Three (West Demerara/Essequibo Islands) on August 14 where Corbin along with ‘Officers of that Region’ and party functionaries met to discuss the proposed house-to-house registration, McAllister ‘refused to stand for the recital of the party’s prayer and the National Pledge; remaining seated while others stood; thus displaying disrespect’ for the prayer, pledge, and Corbin.” It was also stated that, “This behaviour, the party said was unbecoming of a party member, moreso a Member of Parliament and a Party Regional Chairman.” In order to put this matter in proper prospective it is essential that I reveal for public assessment what actually transpired on August 14, 2007 at the party’s regional, Vreed-en-Hoop.
Dear Editor, I feel persuaded to write to say thank you to Mr Deryck Bernard for shedding further light on the facts surrounding the tabling of a Freedom of Information Bill by the PNCR.
Dear Editor, I would like to express my dissatisfaction with the relevant authorities who are responsible for an unauthorized furniture manufacturer that is operating at Lusignan West, East Coast Demerara.
Dear Editor, I just read Mr Corbin’s letter captioned “I have never discussed with President Jagdeo the issue of a third term” (07.10.09).
Dear Editor, Your editorial ‘Youth clubs’ of Thursday Oct. 4 2007, was timely and welcome.