Letters

Aurora heritage site should be preserved

Dear Editor, I had planned to visit one of the oldest sugar estate heritage sites here on the Essequibo Coast, with Mr Tota  Mangar and Dr James Rose ‒ both are historians ‒ some 15 years ago when both men and I were at the  Devonshire Castle Martyrs’ Day wreath-laying  ceremony where 5 sugar workers were brutally gunned down in 1879.

What’s next?

Dear Editor It was noticeable that the AFC arm of the coalition government, whose representative sits on the city council in the form of the Deputy Mayor, who has been vocal on the parking meters and the manner in which this project was rolled out, was not at the meeting between government and city officials recently.

Corruption must be confronted

Dear Editor, Prime Minister of India Mr Narendra Modi speaking in the Lok Sabha during the just concluded 2017 Union budget debate was quoted as saying: “corruption begins with cash, and later with gold then property.” The combative Hindu nationalist once Chief Minister of Gujarat, campaigned his way into office attacking the steep deceleration of the Indian economy, demanding good governance, and committing to the fight against political corruption and crony capitalism in India.

Scheduling recommendation to ICC could be a turning point for cricket

Dear Editor, It has always baffled me why in the twenty-first century influential cricket people, especially in the West Indies, the region that is the chief victim of old-fashioned thinking about the game, could not recognize how invidious distinctions between the long and shorter versions have been inhibiting progress internationally in this sport they claim to love.

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