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Wednesday, October 18, 2017

LETTER: Unusual happenings: Pre-qualification extension for new Demerara Bridge

Dear Editor, With reference to the article headlined ‘Deadline extended for new Demerara Bridge prequalification’ published by the Stabroek News on October 7, 2017, the project...

LETTER: Majority of citizens want President to move ahead and appoint GECOM Chair

Dear Editor, An opinion survey I conducted for the North American Caribbean Teachers Association (NACTA) last week found that the overwhelming majority of the nation...

Letter: Questioning Government’s policy on medical assistance for Guyanese

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...

Letter: No amount of rhetoric will ‘pull wool’ over the eyes of Guyanese people

Dear Editor, I have noted the puerile comments from the Minister of Finance, Winston Jordan, on the issue of the current procurement process being “Fip-proof”. I...

LETTER: More needs to be done at the national level to address gender-based violence

Dear Editor: Over the past week many highly-charged conversations and articles as well as social action have been rooted in denunciations of misogyny and sexism...

Letter: Obscene & derisive to attribute low sugar performance to workers turnout

Dear Editor, The Guyana Agricultural and General Workers Union (GAWU) refers to an article titled “Sugar sliding to worst performance in years as workers stay...

LETTER: GRA only responsible for administering the law

Dear Editor, The Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) has made note of a letter (in the September 28, 2017 edition of another newspaper) titled “Why does...

LETTER: President Granger should make a statement addressing the Rohingya crisis urgently

Dear Editor, Many Guyanese are perturbed by the offer of free land to victims of the recent hurricane in the Caribbean whereas refugees who have...

LETTER: There is a difference between being ‘brilliant’ and being ‘qualified’

Dear Editor, In recent reports in the local media regarding workers of the Georgetown Municipality again not receiving their salaries on time and not yet...

Friendship man charged for fraud

Twenty-four-year-old Patrick Watts appeared before Principal Magistrate Judy Latchman at the Georgetown Magistrates' Courts, accompanied by his lawyer, to answer to a charge of...

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