Letters

‘Silk’ should not be given by politicians

Dear Editor, I read with great interest a letter written by my old New Amsterdam friend, Morty Codett which  appeared in Wednesday’s  issue of the Stabroek News (April 9) under the caption ‘Why no women Senior Counsel?’ I must congratulate my friend for the excellent letter, but I wish to clarify a couple of points.

Two Guyanas?

Dear Editor, In the face of threats by the PPP to turn any denial of the government’s $6 billion subsidy for the sugar industry into a racist act against the predominantly East Indian sugar workers, the joint parliamentary opposition voted for the subsidy.

Establishing a local law school is a step in the right direction

Dear Editor, The recent announcement by Presidential Advisor Gail Teixeira that the government is seriously thinking of establishing a local law school in light of the recent decision taken by the Council of Legal Education to no longer grant twenty-five LLB students from the University of Guyana places in the Hugh Wooding Law School in Trinidad is a step in the right direction.

A case of hypocrisy

Dear Editor, I see that a great storm of dust has been raised regarding Minister of Education Priya Manickchand’s unfortunate behaviour in Parliament and her arrogant refusal to apologise to MP Jaipaul Sharma.