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Letter: The need for anti-corruption mechanisms to be implemented

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The Honourable Attorney General, Basil Williams, and his surrogates seem to be staring at the sky, while the pretense that ‘all is well’ continues.

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Letter: Sleep-In Hotel did not get a single concession that was not available for the type of investment it was making

Former President Donald Ramotar

I have seen the article headlined ‘MOU between PPP/C Government and Sleep-In secured Concessions Galore’ in the Kaieteur News OF October 13, 2017. The impression given is that the MOU offered more generous concessions than was the norm.

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Letter: The “blame Jagdeo and the PPP” syndrome

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After two and a half years into this APNU+AFC Administration, the People’s Progressive Party is still being blamed for everything that goes wrong in Guyana.

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Letter: GuySuCo’s objection being made exposes the company’s unenvious state of mind

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The Guyana Agricultural and General Workers Union (GAWU) sees it necessary to respond to a letter by the Guyana Sugar Corporation Inc (GuySuCo) which appeared in the October 12, 2017 Guyana Chronicle under the title “GAWU must refocus on the business of sugar”.

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Letter: GAWU willing to assist GuySuCo to face up to its challenges

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The Guyana Agricultural and General Workers Union (GAWU) wishes to respond to Mr Earl Hamilton’s letter entitled “GAWU absolves its father, the PPP, from the sugar industry crash” which appeared in the October 11, 2017 Kaieteur News.

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Letter: Zoning requirements on spectrum, the broadcasting amendment and the ITU report on digitalisation in Guyana

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As a legal challenge against the Broadcasting Amendment 2017 awaits a fixed date hearing on November 6 before the Chief Justice in Guyana’s high court, the Guyana media landscape continues to be beset with rushed approaches to proposed changes. Not least of these changes is the impact on existing broadcasters ...

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Letter: It is a breach of the Constitution for Harmon to be both Secretary to the Cabinet and a Minister of State, a Cabinet member and MP

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As far as I recall, the Constitution of Guyana expressly provides for the Secretary to the Cabinet to be appointed by the President, who shall be responsible in accordance with such instructions as given him/or her by the President.

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Letter: Unschooled repetition of untruths rebutted with facts

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The letter published by the Guyana Chronicle, headlined ‘Jagdeo standing on shaky ground’, penned by one, Earl Hamilton, demands a response, if only to underscore the unschooled repetition of untruths, in the face of available facts.

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

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With reference to the article headlined ‘Deadline extended for new Demerara Bridge prequalification’ published by the Stabroek News on October 7, 2017, the project manager, Rawlston Adams, was quoted as saying: “We have been asked by a lot of the bidders to extend the closing date for prequal [prequalification] and ...

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Letter: Shiraz Ali refute claims made at COI into African ancestral land matters

Shiraz Ali

It would be kind of you to oblige me a space in your means of publication, to respond to claims made by Joan Straughn at last Wednesday’s Commission of Inquiry (CoI) into African ancestral land matters, that her family were dispossessed of lands under former President Bharrat Jagdeo, and handed ...

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