All over the Caricom region, as reflected in media commentaries, discussion continues on the retirement of Secretary General Edwin Carrington, on the attributes which a successor should have, on the mode of choosing that successor, and on the role which a secretary general can effectively play in managing and moving along the integration movement.
Dear Editor, Whatever scenario voting takes, there is one element of the voting process that remains constant: every vote counts.
Dear Editor, In response to a letter published in your newspaper of Monday, August16, headed, ‘Why was there need for a second NCN channel In Berbice?’ I must say that many Guyanese have called me to indicate their agreement with the writer, and have urged me to make public the details of my application to transmit a television signal to Berbice.
Dear Editor, I have read your article in the Stabroek News of August 14, which stated that I was ordered to pay costs of $150,000 in relation to a case filed by Rafeena Ramjohn against one Amirally, and myself in my capacity as Commissioner of Title and The Registrar of Deeds.
Dear Editor, I refer to the article found on page 2, Sunday Stabroek, August 8, 2010, captioned ‘$33M Linden drainage network collapsing less than three weeks after completion,’ and the front page photo of your Monday, August 9 edition, showing a collapsed drain on Danjou Road.
Dear Editor, I wish to draw your attention to a serious housing problem that faces persons with disabilities.
Dear Editor, The management of Church’s Chicken in Linden, situated in Co-op Crescent, formerly JP Santos, may have glossed over erecting a safety device in the open space along the river bank outside the building.
Dear Editor, I was heartened by the knowledge that the Girl Guides of Guyana with the help of a team from the Girlguiding UK Gold Project recently sensitised patrons and vendors at the Georgetown seawall about their responsibility for the site, which has become a virtual dump (SN, August 10, 2010).
Dear Editor, In restoring Georgetown’s former beauty not all actions have to be centrally organized and directed.
Dear Editor, Kindly help me by publishing a clarification on a headline news item in Kaieteur News of Sunday, August 1, ‘Fip Motilall sought the assistance of Sam Barakat to source 25 MW Wartsila Power plant.’ This is the second time Kaieteur has published this information without contacting me.
Dear Editor, I am of the opinion that some contributors to the letter columns of SN, do not conduct proper research, prior to the submission of their correspondence for publication.
Dear Editor, The photo shows the bridge that connects Cummings Lodge Housing Scheme to Industry Road/Crown Dam.
Dear Editor, I write in connection with your article captioned, ‘Opposition admits voters ‘disenchanted,’ in the Sunday edition of your newspaper, dated August 15.
Do the Minister of Home Affairs and the Commis-sioner of Police think that they have an obligation to tackle the gruesome wife murders that have been rocking rural communities this year?
Dear Editor, Without money, machinery and management not much can be done. The Georgetown municipality has been starved of funds and the ability to manage its affairs by central government.
Dear Editor, During the past weekend, Channel 21 began broadcasting in Berbice. Though not really publicised or announced before, this channel is the long rumoured National Communications Network’s second channel in the county.
Dear Editor, Thanks for publishing my letter ‘We should be honest about Burnham’s contributions’ in your edition of August 13.
Dear Editor, I always have deep reservations when politicians make promises. Particularly in an election year.
Dear Editor, After reading yesterday’s Sunday Stabroek piece on Lennox Cush in your Sports Pages I feel obligated to make a comment.
Dear Editor, If the members of the PSC who are supporting the Marriott project believe that Marriott is a gold mine opportunity, they should invest their own money in the project and not support a partnership with the government using poor taxpayers’ money.
Anyone au fait with the defensive measures that this government employs when it is exposed to scandal would not be surprised that Cabinet Secretary Dr Luncheon could only manage to say at his Thursday press briefing that the culpable in the Supenaam Stelling bungle had not yet been identified but that in the interim taxpayers would be the ones left out of pocket for the repairs.
Dear Editor, Reading Henry Jeffrey’s letter in SN of August 13 (‘A unitary opposition slate is a critical component if government is to be captured and governance transformed’), one is tempted to recall the sage who wrote: “The learned are beautifully equipped for a world that no longer exists.
Dear Editor, Another August is here again, a time of much significance especially for Guyanese of African descent, with its inspiring theme of ‘emancipation.’ There are the usual celebrations of cultural heritage in all its forms – dance, music, drums, foods, etc.
Dear Editor, Charity is a hub for many economic activities on the Essequibo Coast.