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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

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...

Letter: Too little too late

Dear Editor, In the aftermath of December 21st, government ministers have suddenly grown a conscience and empathy for sections of the population. All of a sudden,...

Letter: If GECOM cannot cope then the staff should be replaced

Dear Editor, I want to throw this out there - does it make sense that on one hand the constitution, which is the supreme law...

Letter: Totally misunderstood and incompetently handled

Dear Editor, Our ancestors' many moons ago voyaged across the Atlantic on likes of the Elisabeth, Louisa Baillie, Whitby, Hesperus, Glentanner, among other vessels. With...

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