Dear Editor, I have been bombarded with questions about the letter I wrote in the Stabroek News of 4th April 2019 headlined, ‘Ill persons from mine should have been quarantined in Region One, not brought to city’.
Dear Editor, On March 6, 2019, Guyana was declared #1, Best of Top 100 Ecotourism Destinations in the world at the ITB Berlin travel trade show.
Dear Editor, When there are Guyanese who have integrity and do right by the position they hold, there is hope for our beautiful country.
Dear Editor, I was moved by the stirring article from Mosa Telford in her ‘Think on That’ series in the April 6th issue of Stabroek News titled, ‘Doomed if they leave and doomed if they stay’ in which she bemoaned the harsh cruelties often delivered to women by the very men who profess love to them!
Last week, with his customary flair for the melodramatic, Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo held a press conference to announce that his party had found evidence of a “people smuggling racket” in the Department of Citizenship aimed at inserting the names of foreigners into the voting list.
Dear Editor, The alacrity with which the Department of Citizenship has responded to revelations of incorrect and therefore fraudulent notices of application for naturalisation as Guyanese citizens is surprising.
Dear Editor, The Georgetown City Council apologises to the business community and residents of some sections of Georgetown for several overflowing skip bins that are at strategic locations in the City: Lombard Street, King Street , East Ruimveldt and Wellington Street.
Dear Editor, I am privy to an Opinion: House to House D Registration Unconstitutional, by Anil Nandlall, which was published by Demerara Waves on March 20th, 2019.
Dear Editor, In a recent letter to the press by the Public Relations Officer of the Mayor and Councillors of the City of Georgetown captioned ‘City, tourism authorities in discussions on enhancing Georgetown’ she fancifully announced that the Director General of the Ministry of Tourism and Director of the Guyana Tourism Authority had met with Georgetown City Councillors to discuss specific projects that would promote tourism in Georgetown.
Dear Editor, The global economy is dependent on technology. More so, it is driven by technology.
Dear Editor, It comes as no surprise that the Appeals Court upheld the High Court ruling that parliamentarians who hold Dual Citizenship sit in violation of article 155(1)(a) of the Constitution of Guyana.
Dear Editor, In his Frankly Speaking column on Friday, 05 April Mr Fenty says: “I’ve always wondered about our Constitutional provision that allows foreigners from any Commonwealth nation – who lived here for just one year (continuously) before those elections, to vote here (See Article 159 (b)”.
In 1841 the Scottish writer Charles Mackay published a prescient survey of the dangers of what we now describe as a herd mentality.
Dear Editor, An April 3rd, 2019 Stabroek News letter to the editor headlined `Mining in Marudi area remains major problem, gov’t must take action’ has come to the attention of the Ministry of Natural Resources.
Dear Editor, The leader of the AFC at a Press Conference on Wednesday expressed the view that the time has come to amend the provisions of the Constitution dealing with the question of dual citizenship.
Dear Editor, The communities of inner Bagotville and Independence Street appear to be unaware of the dangers posed to their lungs and other organs of their bodies by the inhalation of smoke.
As with Cedric Richardson, his counterpart in the third term case, farmer, Compton Reid took on the task as a citizen of challenging the validity of the vote of former APNU+AFC MP Charrandass Persaud as a means of nullifying the December 21, 2018 motion of no-confidence which had initially ended the term of the government.
Dear Editor, Please permit me a meditation prompted by your Editorial yesterday on the recent UncappeD show of the GMSA.
Dear Editor, Being a geographer, I am cognizant that development comes with a price.
Dear Editor, It is unthinkable that eight people in Region One got very ill with an unknown malady, (probably a viral attack, which are usually very communicable) and they were brought to the Georgetown Public Hospital, an institution I question has the competence to quarantine them effectively, until the test results are all in.
Dear Editor, Growing our own food to feed the nation is not a new concept.
Dear Editor, Since oil was discovered offshore Guyana, it seems that Guyanese are expecting an oil boom.
Dear Editor, With great respect, there are some views (not necessarily facts) which emerge from SN’s Editorial of March 12 ` Raising standards in the Public Service’, with which several would disagree.
Dear Editor, The role of law, especially in new and fragile democracies, Guyana being a case in point, should not be underestimated or taken for granted.
Dear Editor, I refer to a letter in your edition of Stabroek News dated April 3rd, 2019 on exports and niche products in Guyana.
On Sunday last, scores of local producers came together in a single space for yet another vigorous effort by the Guyana Manufacturing and Services Association (GMSA) to propel small businesses forward.
Dear Editor, Permit my response to a letter appearing in your newspaper on Tuesday April 2 from Baldeo Mathura.
Dear Editor, Great first step Mr. President! I want to acknowledge your courage and to encourage you to take some further steps that could set in train a great revolution in the political-social-economic climate of and prospects for Guyana.
Dear Editor, The issue of mining in the Marudi area continues to be a huge problem and concern for most of the people in the South.
Dear Editor, A year ago, I reinforced the fact that, “When you come from a small country like Guyana, you should always have an outward outlook.” This was the modality adopted with great success by small nations like Rwanda, Singapore and Ireland.
Dear Editor, It was very gracious of Mr. Clement Rohee, a notable international statesman and a political official, on March 30, 2019 in a letter to Stabroek News `Those who claim that the PPP was/is ‘not a model of electoral purity’ must provide incontrovertible evidence to justify their case’ to comment on my letter of March 26, 2019 `The PPP was not a model of electoral purity’.
Dear Editor, Leader of the Opposition Bharrat Jagdeo is playing a very dangerous and divisive game in this society and is being called on to stop it.
After being elected as Cricket West Indies (CWI) President, two Sundays ago, Ricky Skerritt declared that the immediate focus of the new administration would be rejuvenating the high performance centre, governance reform and finding a permanent West Indies Head Coach.
Dear Editor, December 21st, 2018, for various reasons, will go down as one of the most historic days in Guyanese history.
Dear Editor, It is now public knowledge that without the support of the People’s Progressive Party (PPP)-nominated Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) Commissioners, GECOM is moving to house-to-house registration.
Dear Editor, Recent discussion of the Ethnic Security Dilemma (ESD) in the press seems to suggest three important things.
Dear Editor, It is unnecessary for me to state that I may be the only Founder Member of the People’s National Congress alive today.
Dear Editor, I am the parent of a student at Bishops’ High School.
Dear Editor, In a previous letter, I outlined that there should be no sitting of the National Assembly, until a full and final determination of all matters relating to the No-Confidence Motion, currently before the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ).
Dear Editor, Could the nation be kindly advised if Minister Cathy Hughes is still awaiting the legal advice that she said she was seeking about whether her position as a Cabinet Minister is a conflict of interest considering her husband’s vast financial interest in Guyana’s oil and gas business?
Dear Editor, Numerous contributors have submitted letters in these columns stating that the Constitution of Guyana, Article 106, does not say that an absolute majority is needed to pass a no-confidence vote, so the matter ends there; that is, unless it was the intention of the framers of our Constitution that 34 votes be necessary to legitimize a no-confidence vote.
Dear Editor, It is Day 1 of an executive workshop on the theme “Reversing the Resource Curse” organised by the Natural Resource Governance Institute and the School for Public Policy, Central European University, Budapest.
The announcement just over a week ago that the first phase of President David Granger’s medical treatment in Cuba for Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma has been successfully completed and that his doctors are satisfied with his response to the chemotherapy which he has had to undergo and with his overall physical well-being, is a development that should be welcomed and celebrated by Guyana.