The gov’t has always said there is no evidence to prove claims that there are large numbers of TIP victims

Dear Editor, I read a letter written by Charrandass Persaud and published in your newspaper of the 26th June 2010, under the caption `The government cannot give an account of how many might be trafficked backtrack through the unmanned border with Suriname.’ The writer expresses disappointment with what he said he grasped as my statements in response to Guyana being placed on the tier 2 watch list of the US State Department report on Trafficking in Persons.

Empirical data does not support the growth contention by Economist Intelligence Unit

Dear Editor, The Stabroek Business editorial on Friday, June 25, 2010 entitled ‘Serious charges: The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) Country Report on Guyana’ and it front page story which reported the EIU as saying that the official 2009 growth figures were overstated are not only highly questionable but also bring into disrepute the dissemination of data by the international multilateral agency.

Quality of Linden water improved

Dear Editor, Guyana Water Incorporated (GWI), the nation’s supplier of water and sanitation services, wishes to respond to statements made in the June 23 article published in the Stabroek News, captioned ‘Linden Councillor protests water quality.’  Following the report a team consisting of members of GWI’s Scientific Services and Public Relations Departments was dispatched to Speightland, Lower Kara Kara, Linden. 

Peter Ramsaroop needs to recalibrate politically and then proceed cautiously

Dear Editor, The SN news article, ‘Peter Ramsaroop says quit AFC because of “undemocratic” nature,’ (June 24), which followed closely on the heels of a related article, ‘Ramsaroop leaves AFC,’ (KN, June 22), vividly captures the picture of Mr Ramsaroop, as a man who started out on his return to Guyana brimming with patriotism, professionalism and political potential, but whose judgment as a political play-maker is now being subjected to scrutiny and questioning.