The sugar industry can overcome its present challenges

Dear Editor, The Guyana Agricultural and General Workers Union (GAWU) was indeed surprised to learn of the new positions of the Guyana Sugar Corporation Inc (GuySuCo) that were revealed through a letter from the corporation’s Senior Communications Officer, Ms Audreyanna Thomas that appeared in the August 21 edition of Stabroek News.

Roopnaraine’s silence on public service salaries issue contradicts WPA tradition of building a new political culture

Dear Editor, When I wrote my letter a few days ago expressing disapproval with the government’s final offer to the GPSU for wages and salaries increases for public servants for 2016, which was published in both SN and KN on Sunday, August 28, I made it my duty to call on Dr Rupert Roopnaraine, WPA’s representative in the APNU+AFC government and cabinet, to inform the nation on the position he took in cabinet’s deliberations on the wages and salaries issue.

The IPC ruling is a grave human rights abuse of disabled persons

Dear Editor,      This August will go down in history as a crime against international sports and humanity. After the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) ruled to suspend Russian Paralympic Committee membership and bar the Russian sportsmen from the Paralympic Games in Rio it applied the ban for the 2018 Paralympic Games in South Korea.

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