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Georgetown, Guyana
Friday, May 29, 2020

Letter: Public Health Minister is looking for scapegoats

Dear Editor, It is clear to everyone that this Government has officially conducted more questionable purchases of Drugs than they had accused the PPP of....

National effort is needed to save the Sugar Industry

Dear Editor, I appeal to the Governing Authorities, represented by the Executive Government and the Parliamentary political parties; and to GUYSUCO, the recognised Trade Unions...

Letter: The masses have now come face to face with the real corruptors!

Dear Editor, When the PPP/C took office in 1992 they could have prosecuted many PNC ministers for the massive fraud, embezzlement and numerous acts of...

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...

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2nd person charged for murder of 68-Y-O security guard

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Task Force denies GECOM’s request for more workstations

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US Embassy donates $2.4M in supplies to GPHC

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Mother devastated after losing her 20-Y-O daughter in Rupert Craig Highway accident

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