Remembering the events of Independence 1966

Dear Editor, I was most touched to read the memories of Independence recalled by Mr Laurie Greenidge, (‘Independence Day at the Palms, SN, May 13), in particular his playing of Guyana’s national anthem on the piano during the visit of the Duchess of Kent to the Palms during the celebrations in May 1966.

‘The media censored the President of Guyana’

Dear Editor, As we approach our 50th anniversary of Independence, the media need to take a serious look at themselves. Last Friday, the President of Guyana made a very important foreign policy speech as the keynote speaker at the Caricom International Youth Reparations Relay and Rally.