A tale of unbridled arrogance from the Tata period

Dear Editor, The letter by Derrick Cummings: `Naked abuse of power on Demerara Harbour Bridge’ S.N Sept. 26th, 2016 reminded me of an experience I had some years ago where the arrogance of authority was displayed in its true form and colour, only that this one I’m about to tell is in reverse of that told by Derrick Cummings, where instead of a Senior Police Officer bullying his way, it was a decent traffic cop on the receiving end of raw arrogance by a Senior Government Official.

Poverty and Lombard St

Recent media coverage highlighting the bleak conditions under which some residents of Lombard Street are living has triggered, yet again, discussions on the high level of material and social deprivation endured by these residents while living in the capital city, and the challenges associated with achieving the goal of poverty alleviation generally.

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