Letters

We can learn from the Germans

Dear Editor, As the world celebrated the World Cup finals I took the opportunity to reflect on my journey through Germany (2006), South Africa (2010), and Brazil (2014) and my fortunate experience being at the last three World Cups.

Guyanese need a stronger sense of self

Dear Editor, Having myself reviewed and analyzed countries’ economic performances over a number of years, I have notionally juxtaposed them against Guyana in an attempt to determine what can be done to have Guyana perform as some of the better performers do.

Blue CAPS stands ready to initiate a ‘Pass the Bill’ campaign

Dear Editor, Government must be commended for establishing the Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU). This unit it is reported will be “dedicated to the investigation and prosecution of suspected financial transactions.” The initiative to establish this agency within the Guyana Police Force forms part of Guyana’s obligation to comply with non-parliamentary recommendations as advanced by the Caribbean Financial Action Task Force (CFATF) through its Mutual Evaluation Report of 2011.