The international community should take a strong stand against the bloodshed and destruction in Syria and other countries

Dear Editor, The Muslim Community of Guyana, represented by the various Islamic organizations strongly condemns the bloodshed, destruction, violence and human rights atrocities that are taking place in several countries, such as Syria, Egypt, Palestine, Nigeria, Burma and Iraq, and calls on the international community, led by the United Nations and other powerful world bodies, to take definite and decisive action to put a quick end to this human suffering.

Broomes could file an official complaint at the DPP office

Dear Editor, Please permit me to respond to a letter published in Stabroek News on August 30,  captioned, ‘The DPP and TIP should investigate action taken by police in arresting Simona Broomes.’  The functions of the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions are provided for under Article 187 of the Constitution of Guyana and do not include investigations of criminal matters.

Post office charges a flat handling fee of $500 for all packages

Dear Editor, The Guyana Post Office Corporation (GPOC) wishes to respond to the Stabroek News’ August 30, 2013, letter published under the caption, ‘Protracted process, high charges to retrieve package at GPO.’ GPOC would like to apologise to the writer since it is paramount for the Corporation to ensure that all transactions are conducted in a timely manner at the least inconvenience to its customers.