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Tuesday, May 21, 2019

LETTER: Similar support should have been offered to sugar workers

Dear Editor, I have been following closely the developments regarding the RUSAL workers who, I believe, are rightly standing up for what they deserve. The...

LETTER: President Granger should allow good sense to prevail and call date for elections

Dear Editor, It must be noted that based on the timeframe specified by GECOM for nominations day for any election, Guyana can be considered to...

DNA testing this year – Ramjattan

...equipment yet to be delivered by Italian firm  Despite repeated assurances from the government, Guyana is still unable to conduct its own Deoxyribonucleic Acid (DNA)...

LETTER: No need for new house-to-house registration

Dear Editor, In conversations with several former poll workers and GECOM administrators (officers) of past elections, they are of the view that there is no...

LETTER: Response to Ramjattan’s false claims on sugar

Dear Editor, Once again, the GAWU cannot allow the patent falsehoods of Vice President and Minister of Public Security and AFC Chairman, Khemraj Ramjattan to...

LETTER: HPV Vaccine for boys, right thing to do, even if it’s three years...

Dear Editor: In 2010, as Minister of Health, I announced the HPV Vaccine Initiative. In 2011, we launched the HPV vaccine Initiative for girls 9...

LETTER: PSC maintains that President Granger and his Govt must respect the Constitution

Dear Editor/News Editor, I am a member of the Private Sector Commission (PSC) Council and a member of the Governance & Security Sub-Committee. I have...

LETTER: The facts lay bare as to who can you trust

AFC General Secretary, Mr Marlon Williams at a press conference,  is quoted as saying: “Whatever you might say about the present coalition government, and...

LETTER: President Granger must share responsibility if there is a constitutional crisis

Dear Editor, Guyana is quickly approaching constitutional crises because of the refusal of the APNU/AFC coalition Government to accept the passage of the no-confidence motion...

Letter: Abusers must face stiffer penalties

Dear Editor, In a recent ruling, the New Amsterdam Magistrate’s Court levied a fine of $200,000 with an alternative of one year in jail to Troyden Evans called...

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