Letters

I repaid the sum approved by Cabinet as medical expenses

Dear Editor, I read a letter published in your letter column on 29.4.2015, written by Janet Bulkan. That letter contains the following sentence: “Attorney General, Anil Nandlall’s medical expenses which were met by the taxpayer totalled 4.9 million dollars.” The Head of the Presidential Secretariat clarified, publicly, that medical expenditure for a Cabinet member as well as several constitutional post holders, including, members of the Judiciary, Leader of the Opposition, inter alia, is an entitlement which predates the People’s Progressive Party/Civic Administration.

Offending cartoon

Dear Editor, The publication of the apology in the April 28th on-line edition of your newspaper and the withdrawal of the ad showing senior military men in the most unflattering role and linked to contentious events in our history was most welcome.

PPP practises patronage politics

Dear Editor, The statement of the women’s arm of the ruling Party, the Women’s Progressive Organization (WPO), in response to public revulsion at the Minister of Health’s threats of physical and sexual harm against a lone woman asking him a pertinent work-related question during office hours on a working day included the PPP’s characteristic language of patronage politics: ‘Dr.

Transformations

Dear Editor, Witnessing the recent transformation of Kaieteur News’ columnist Ralph Seeram (From the Diaspora) who has shed his objectivity and has now become a full-blown apologist and cheerleader of the PPP, causes me to ask myself, what is it that is responsible for so many of our Indian brethren not to be able to stay the course?

GPL woes

Dear Editor, It gives me great pleasure to finally publicly express my disgust at the Guyana Power and Light (GPL) which continues to take Guyanese for granted through consistent blackouts.

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