26.9 C
Georgetown, Guyana
Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Letter: Govt’s need for revenue no excuse for 14% VAT on education

Dear Editor, The Minister of Finance and the President have recently informed the public of their decision to continue taxing private education. The Minister of...

Letter: ‘You cannot fool all the people all the time’

Dear Editor, Mr President during your election campaign, you promised “A Good Life for All” – by adding Value Added Tax (VAT) on education is...

Letter: ‘Guns for hire’ weren’t coming from licenced firearm holders but the Police

Dear Editor, I read with keen interest the article carried in the state owned Chronicle Newspaper  captioned "Cops nabbed trying to steal AK-47" and immediately my...

Letter: The VAT runneth over but Guyanese definitely have less to drink from

Dear Editor, It is evident that Guyanese have become the most taxed people in this hemisphere, despite being classified by the World Bank as the...

Letter: Public Security & Public Service Ministries need to treat staff better

Dear Editor, Public servants are persons who choose to use their expertise to serve their nation. However, the unfortunate and glaring reality is it seems...

Letter: Community shocked at immigration raids in ‘Little Guyana’, NYC

Dear Editor, Caribbean immigrants in New York have reported that Federal Immigration and Custom Enforcement (ICE) Agents of Homeland Security raided restaurants, stores and other job...

LETTER: Judicial Review

Dear Editor, Judicial Review is that area of the law which allows for a citizen who is aggrieved by the act or omission of any...

LETTER: Bulkan needs to educate himself on Guysuco’s financial history

Dear Editor, I wish to respond to a letter by Mr. Ronald Bulkan, Minister of Communities, in which he accused me of making baseless statements...

Letter: NY Guyanese edgy on Trump’s immigration round up

Dear Editor, As a result of ongoing round-ups of out of status immigrants in New York and across the country, Guyanese and other Caribbean undocumented...

LETTER: Judge Chang made a wise ruling mandating a referendum on Constitutional changes

Dear Editor, This has reference to a recent news item on the Privy Council Brexit ruling by the UK Supreme Court.  In the UK, there...

Recent Articles

CONCACAF Nations League… 3 challenging battles slated for Guyana

The Guyana Golden Jaguars have a packed schedule for the rest of the year as the team prepare to take on the Gold Cup...

Gunraj wants sanctions against GECOM staff who failed to cooperate with hiring probe

Guyana Elections Commissioner Sase Gunraj believes that penalties should be applied against GECOM employees, who disobeyed orders from the chairman to cooperate with the...

‘The Biggest Party in Sport’: Hero CPL players’ draft on today

Just over three months remain before the commencement of the Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) 2019 Tournament. The Hero CPL players’ draft will take place...

“We want to work with an entity that’s operating the way it should be”...

The British Government is currently awaiting the outcome of the recent probe conducted into allegations of fraud at the Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU)...

GECOM’s legal opinion being pushed aside

Discussions on the legal opinion offered by the Guyana Elections Commission’s (GECOM’s) legal officer of the need to update the voters’ list are being...

Prisoners charged for assaulting each other

Two female prisoners were Tuesday charged after they assaulted and wounded each other during an altercation at the East La Penitence Police Station Holding...

Baby found dead in tub

A nine-month-old baby was yesterday found dead in a tub at his D’Edward Village, Berbice home. Dead is Trevor Albert. His lifeless body was discovered...

22 year old arraigned for ‘White Boy’ murder

A 22-year-old labourer of Diamond Housing Scheme, East Bank Demerara was earlier today arraigned, at the Georgetown Magistrates' Court, for the murder of 20-year-old...

$8.4B owed in taxes to City Hall

The Mayor and City Council (M&CC) on Monday revealed that some $8.4 billion, excluding accrued interest, is owed by taxpayers within the perimeter of...

Maduro proposes early National Assembly vote

Venezuela's President Nicolás Maduro has proposed bringing forward next year's election for the opposition-controlled National Assembly. National Assembly President Juan Guaidó dismissed the proposal as...