Obama and the youth will give the world new meaning

Dear Editor, Where is al Qaeda? Only in the mind of Gaddafi who is trying to blame the uprisings in Libya on Islamic fundamentalism, when the facts are that the people of the Middle East are rebelling for democracy and demanding a new era of information and information technology which is available in true democratic countries, especially the United States.

Termination of BBC Caribbean programme unfortunate

Dear Editor, The termination of the BBC Caribbean programme after some seven decades of programming for the region is unfortunate. As someone who follows the BBC news coverage very closely, I am disappointed by the decision taken, especially given the historical and cultural links between the region and Britain.

Semi-final was a matter of national pride

Dear Editor, The anticipated semi-final between Pakistan and India which was played yesterday in Mohali, India, evoked so much emotion and interest that these two countries who fought each other since their independence have put on their sporting gear for the prize of national pride.

Waste of electricity

Dear Editor, It is 4pm Friday afternoon (March 18) and it is blackout again in the Meadow Brook area. These power outages have recently been ‘beefed up’; maybe they are compensating for the 300-plus street lamps lit throughout the day in Georgetown.

Guyana does not observe the eight sub-rules of the rule of law

Dear Editor, Mr Anil Mohabir Nandlall evades my request (‘Not the rule of law’ SN, March 22) for him to state his opinion as to whether Guyana observes Lord Bingham’s eight sub-rules of the rule of law and instead immodestly invites me to examine his legal career: (‘Not a response to letter on mischief caused by prescriptive title’ SN, March 25).

Arrogant diplomat

Dear Editor, In my opinion the standard of driving in Guyana has deteriorated over the years, but I was astonished to have a rude encounter with an arrogant man with a DPL number plate – one would have expected better.