It’s good to hear Prime Minister Nagamootoo acknowledging that the government has to do more to properly inform workers on the proposed closure of the Wales sugar estate (SN, February 13)
Thus far, the government and GuySuCo have used a sledgehammer approach to slam shut the estate.
The objective of the New York 50th Independence Anniversary Celebration Committee is to be diverse.
The 50th Independence Anniversary Celebration Committee (New York) has noted a letter authored by Mr Vishnu Bisram in the February 12 edition of the Guyana Times which states that our committee is not diverse enough.
Lincoln Lewis is a trade unionist. He has deep convictions about the cause of workers. He believes the closure of Wales estate was handled badly; he believes the operations can be transitioned to other crops without affecting the livelihood of the workers.
A few days ago a 73-year-old pensioner, who resides at Melanie Damishana on the East Coast of Demerara, called the Guyana Society for the Prevention and Cruelty to Animals (GSPCA) and explained to them that she had a slut dog who had recently dropped eight puppies and also another dog she would like them to collect.
When I hear the word “independence,” I think self-determination. It sparks in me a certain pride at the ability to stand on one’s own, build and show the world that you are creator and custodian of your destiny.