Opinion

The AFC should respect their constitution

Dear Editor, It was in 2009 when I read in the news that Raúl Castro had lambasted two senior officials: Vice President Carlos Lage and Foreign Minister Felipe Pérez Roque who had made jokes about Fidel Castro and questioned his ability to lead the country.

Moving to the CCJ is passing the buck

Dear Editor, Recent circumstances reinforced to me how dysfunctional, deformed, and degraded this hodgepodge called a nation has become.  They emphasize the ugly places where so many reside, and the near impossible distances that must be journeyed to get somewhere, anywhere.

Guyana should conceive of a future beyond crude oil and gas

Dear Editor, If the estimates reported in the Washington Post of January 16 are correct, Guyana may gain somewhere between US$24 and 28 billion at current crude oil prices, representing its share of the estimated 1.4 billion barrels of oil from the Liza 1- Well, which Exxon Mobil and its partners have drilled off Guyana’s coast.

City Council and the vendors

Last September Minister of Communities Ronald Bulkan wrote Georgetown Mayor Patricia Chase-Green on the Mayor and City Council’s seeming lack of authority on municipality matters being managed by Town Clerk Royston King, emphasizing that “King was not supreme to the Council.” Minister Bulkan cited Section 8A of the Municipal and District Council Act of 2013 which outlines the general duties of city councillors and identifies the Town Clerk as an administrator hired to carry out the directives of the council.

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