Use internet for Hindu festival dates

Dear Editor, I have been following the controversies surrounding the various auspicious dates of Hindu festivals. I do not rely on any published calendar for the dates of any of the functions as these are freely available on the internet.

Opadeyi was a man in a hurry to bring positive change to UG

Dear Editor, As Professor Opadeyi is about to take his leave as Vice Chancellor of the University of Guyana (UG), Professor Nigel Harris, Chancellor of the UG, and Mr Joshua Griffith, President of the UG Students’ Society (UGSS), have publicly expressed their praise of him for his stewardship (‘UG Council approves transformation team’, (Stabroek News, November 16; and ‘Professor Opadeyi improved UG – insists UGSS President’, Kaieteur News, November 23).

Lawrence failed to address issue

Dear Editor, The effort wasted by Minister of Social Protection Volda Lawrence to defend her trips abroad, could have been better used to explain why, one year after I first submitted an application to adopt a child who’s biological mother I’m now married to, a child is being denied a father due to the incompetence of her stewardship in getting rid of an Adoption Board before a new one was even selected or approved by cabinet.

Nobody knows it all

Dear Editor, Karl Marx when asked what character trait he detested most in men said servility, which is a tendency to go along with positions taken by others, especially those in positions of authority even if it goes against their better judgement.