Importing pets

Dear Editor, Permit me a few column inches to respond to an article, which appeared in the Sunday July 7, 2013 edition of the Kaieteur News captioned ‘Is the Guyana Govt charging tourists a tax on their pets?’ The Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) thanks Mr Seeram for highlighting this breach in our Standard Operating Procedure on the temporary importation of pets.

Happiness barometer?

Dear Editor, It was the headline on page 4 of Saturday’s SN which captured my attention: ‘Lithuanian capital to install public “happiness barometer.”’ I questioned, “Is this for real?” until I read on and was indeed surprised.