Sports associations should not attend GOA elections

Dear Editor, I request all sports associations who will be participating in the Guyana Olympic Association elections later in the month not to attend that event, so they would not cast a vote which effectively blames Mr K Juman Yassin, President of the Guyana Olympic Association for Guyana’s failure to medal at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

Little info available on police domestic, sexual violence units

Dear Editor, This is the second of our letters to mark the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence. While we acknowledge improvements made by the Guyana Police Force to address and reduce crime generally, little information is available to NGOs and members of the general public about the composition and functioning of the police domestic/sexual violence units.

Leaders should forget differences

Dear Editor, At this time approaching the season of goodwill, I would like to ask all our leaders, at whatever level or to whatever persuasion they belong, to remember the following truism that I feel can provide the only avenue for lasting peace and progress in our country.

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