Letters

IMF report on state of NIS has pensioners worried

Dear Editor, In the light of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) report regarding Guyana National Insurance Scheme pension, as reported in SN in its July 3 issue, the President of Guyana, Dr Jagdeo should personally and publicly make an official statement giving NIS pensioners the assurance that their minuscule pensions are secure and protected from roving, ruthless, predators and an undependable board of directors.

Not the first time athletes sent to ALBA games

Dear Editor, With reference to an article by Treiston Joseph in the Stabroek News sport section dated July 2, 2011 titled ‘Guyana sending 29 athletes to ALBA games in Venezuela,’ it was stated in the third paragraph that this would be the first time that our country would be sending athletes to the Olympic-style event.

Men are victims of domestic violence too

Dear Editor, With respect to the topic of domestic violence, is anyone hearing us men? I have decided on this excursion partly because within recent times the media have been highlighting a plethora of efforts designed to raise awareness and intensify programmes aimed at minimizing domestic violence meted out specifically to women.

Poll shows endorsement for Kamla’s reshuffle

Dear Editor, With regards to your news item on the cabinet reshuffle in Trinidad, the preliminary qualitative findings of a NACTA poll being conducted in Trinidad show overwhelming endorsement among voters of the Prime Minister’s cabinet reshuffle but they are not pleased with some of Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar’s  appointees. 

Statute of limitations

Dear Editor, In a letter to the Stabroek News published on April 27, 2011, Abu Bakr eruditely speculated that there is no statute of limitations, and that perpetrators of election rigging could yet find themselves facing the judges.

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