What about fire exits?

Dear Editor, Recently in my visits to quite a few well-established public (government owned and controlled) and private entities, it caught my attention that these businesses appeared to have sacrificed customer and employee safety for the sake of internal expansion.

Congratulations to Shah and Johnson

Dear Editor, I wish to extend congratulations to Ms Ryhaan Shah and Mr Ruel Johnson for the recent duel in the media and exchange of intelligent views on the nomination, selection and awards process for the Guyana Prize for Literature.

Conflict of dates

Dear Editor,   I understand that the correct date for Phagwah was Thursday, March 5 but it was celebrated on Friday, March 6, even though some mandirs, including the Radha Krishna Mandir of Camp Street, held their service on Thursday, March 5.

The 10th Parliament failed because of the PPP’s refusal to concede they lost the 2011 election

Dear Editor, I am responding to a letter in your edition of March 9 by Minister Robeson Benn captioned ‘Over 23 years in government the PPP/C has managed to bring Guyana from dire straits to one of expanding progress and prosperity.’ Without once pausing to establish the PPP government’s situation in 2011 after an election in which they lost the control of the National Assembly, Benn then lists some of what he perceives as the major projects which were halted by the combined opposition, which was never consulted on any matter even though they held the majority of the seats.

Baroness Scotland has great international experience

Dear Editor,   I hereby respond to Mr Kads Khan’s missive in Monday’s edition of SN, in which he accused me of writing an ill-informed letter on Sir Ronald Sanders’s suitability to be Secretary-General of the Common-wealth Secretariat (‘Sir Ronald Sanders has considerable international experience’).

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