Dear Editor, Several sections of the media reported that Minister of State, Joseph Harmon made an announcement about the outstanding redundancy pay to the thousands of workers made jobless by the callous, heartless, decisions to close several sugar estates in recent times.
Dear Editor, The members of the coalition can no doubt remember my unflinching support for them as I consistently highlighted the PPP’s failures leading up to the 2015 national elections.
Dear Editor, It is time for the annual national awards, GHK Lall style, in recognition of those great citizens who rise above.
Dear Editor, Now that the Football World Cup is at the last breath, allow me to express my disappointment at the discrimination against women.
Dear Editor, The Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) has noted in some sections of the media that there are accusations that the Commission has demonstrated a “lack of concern at the creation of new Neighbourhood Democratic Councils.” That creative function does not fall within the remit of GECOM.
What we make of the recent press statement by the MOPH warning “senior employees to look out for police detectives and Finance Ministry internal auditors”, who will soon begin investigations into the “misappropriation of funds and the blatant attempts to steal public funds” depends on the perspective from which we interpret it, there being a seeming absence of context to the document itself.
Dear Editor, According to the article on page 16 of Stabroek News of July 5, 2018, our Regional Health Services are in an unhealthy state.
Dear Editor, Over the last two years there has been a slew of new rentals by governmental and their semi- autonomous offspring in residential neighbourhoods.
Dear Editor, I wish to respond to Mr Al Creighton’s letter captioned: `All literary prizes use literary critics, academics and practicing writers as judges’ in the July 5th 2018 edition of Stabroek News and the other newspapers simultaneously.
Dear Editor, I have had several opportunities over the last few months to interact with a very senior public servant; in each instance I walked away in amazement and appreciation.
Dear Editor, As a member of the Parliamentary Oversight Committee for the Security Sector, I have been taking special interest in the performance (or lack thereof) of the Public Security Minister, the Honourable Khemraj Ramjattan.
On May 10 this year, the Press Association of Jamaica (PAJ) called on the Jamaican Government to urgently resume traditional post-Cabinet press briefings.
Dear Editor, Article 127(1) of the Constitution provides for the President to make appointments to the offices of Chancellor of the Judiciary and Chief Justice, with the agreement of the Leader of the Opposition.
Dear Editor, I refer to the article titled, “Valuations of shuttered sugar estates 90% complete -SPU says US$30m bond underpinned by gov’t guarantee” (SN July 6).
Dear Editor, Kindly allow me some space in your newspaper’s’ letter section to bring to notice, and hopefully, provide some guidance to the National Insurance Scheme (NIS) on their woeful ineptitude when dealing with queries from the general public.
Dear Editor, Guyanese born writer and United States Professor Lomarsh Roopnarine’s book “Indian Carib-bean: Migration and Identity in the Diaspora (2018),” published by the University Press of Mississippi, is the winner of the prestigious Carib-bean Studies Association (CSA) 2018 Gordon K.
Dear Editor In my letter of July 6, 2018, “Not true that Guyana Prize has shown bias towards writers in exile,” I did not mention the following: Ryhaan Shah’s career as a novelist virtually began with the publication of “A Silent Life” (Peepal Tree, 2005).
Dear Editor, It took almost four days for a weak, inept and pathetic response to come from the City about the multi-million heist, during which it was revealed ‘that the City Constabulary officers were on patrol of the area, at the time of the robbery’ (“City Council had guards posted at Stabroek Market …heist “KN July 6).
Following the passing of the first rank of post-Independence leaders of our two major parties, it has not always been a foregone conclusion as to who should succeed them.
Dear Editor, It is very frustrating living at the last four corner of 18th Street, Diamond, East Bank Demerara and hearing the screeching, scraping, grazing, banging, thumping and swearing as drivers try to manoeuvre their way out from three dangerous potholes at the intersection.
Dear Editor, Almost a month after the disbursement of $17B of the $30B borrowed by National Industrial and Commercial Investments Limited (NICIL) for the sugar industry from commercial banks, the nation remains in dark in respect of the real purpose of the loan.
Dear Editor, The Caribbean Tourism Industry must be sinking to desperate measures when it has to resort to the destructive rum to attract tourists.
Dear Editor, The Board of Governors of St Rose’s High School wishes to advise that the demolition of the School’s timber building facing Church Street is slated to begin on the 9th July, 2018.
Dear Editor, I attended another “Jazz-labeled” event recently. This one was at a popular restaurant in Kitty.
Dear Editor, The blackout woes have started again in Essequibo, some lasting as much as six hours per day and night.
Dear Editor, A “big thank you” for Paul Harris’ daily offerings of Politikles and his other works.
In February 2018, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services changed its mission statement.
Dear Editor, The opportunity is being taken to publicly commend Barbados Prime Minister Mia Mottley for leading the way in treating with our Caribbean sisters and brothers of Haiti, with her government’s decision to lift the visa restriction for these nationals’ entry into Barbados.
Dear Editor, I have noticed that the race for Chairmanship of the People’s National Congress is heating up, and the three ‘Old School’ candidates are campaigning aggressively.
Dear Editor I refer to the claims made in letters to the national newspapers by Rev.
Dear Editor, With great respect, I have read Dr. Henry Jeffrey’s very articulate response in SN of July 5, 2018 to what apparently was conceived to be my personal reaction to his earlier letter on the subject of the structure of the management of the Guyana Elections Commission.
Dear Editor, Time after time we see some very interesting news appearing in the press related to our resorts, local hotels, restaurants, supermarkets, meat shops and other eating places but we hardly see any details of the kind of foods served and cost of accommodations or special packages offered.
In Guyana there is neither much thought nor action given towards the idea of the human rights of prisoners – even those on remand who have not yet been given due process through the judicial system.
Dear Editor, I wish to address a few issues pertaining to the Guyana Prize for Literature.
Dear Editor, I crave your indulgence, to put the record straight and provide some insight into some questions raised by our Honourable Minister of Finance, Mr.
Dear Editor, The Indian Action Committee (IAC) is appalled and outraged to learn from the media, that L.
Dear Editor, I tend to go to the writer’s name before reading any letter contribution and more times than not the name E.
Dear Editor, I have known Honourable Keith Scott, Minister within the Ministry of Social Protection with responsibility for Labour, for many decades.
Dear Editor, What is Guyana coming to when one of the pillars of Stabroek Market for nigh on a century – L Seepersaud Maraj and Sons Jewellers – gets robbed in very suspicious circumstances.
Twenty-eight-year-old Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s win at the Democratic Primary of the US midterm elections, which held shock value for many Americans, more so New Yorkers, who had never even heard her name before that date, is possibly part of a change occurring in world politics.
Dear Editor, The lure of power and pecuniary gains will always rule paramount for third parties which was evidenced in the 1964 and again in 2015 by both the UF and the AFC.
Dear Editor, The nation should be appalled that duly appointed Accounting Officers of the ten Administrative Regions of Guyana are seeking shelter through the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Communities from appearing before the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of the National Assembly.
Dear Editor, Since the CCJ ruling on term limits there have been numerous views, opinions and newspaper headlines screaming brawl in what essentially is internal business and matters for the party.