Letters

The future for Guyana is not too hopeful

Dear Editor, In Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar there are   four lines applicable to Guyana: There is a tide in the affairs of men, Which, taken at the flood, leads on to for tune; Omitted, all the voyage of their life Is bound in shallows and in miseries.

Government should respect Lindeners’ constitutional rights by allowing them access to private TV and radio stations

Dear Editor, Article 146 (1) of the Constitution of the Republic of Guyana provides for the protection of fundamental rights and freedoms of citizens and is the supreme law of the land and directs: “Except with his consent, no person shall be hindered in the enjoyment of his freedom of expression, that is to say, freedom to hold opinions without interference, freedom to receive ideas and information without interference, freedom to communicate ideas and information without interference and freedom from interference with his correspondence.” By insisting on maintaining the ‘one TV station‘ practice in Linden, this government is continuing a form of oppression in relation to the people’s right to receive ideas and information, especially when no other example exists anywhere else in Guyana.

GTF Facebook initiative to be commended

Dear Editor, The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) has recently launched its Competition Rules 2012-2013.Chapter 2 is headed ‘Eligibility‘; Chapter 3 ‘Anti-Doping and Medical‘; and Chapter 4 ‘Technical rules‘.

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