The PPP Central Committee should choose as presidential candidate whoever is most likely to resist the temptation of corruption

Dear Editor, At this final stage of decision-making in the selection of a presidential candidate the members of the Central Committee of the PPP should remind themselves that the qualities of a good political leader include integrity, credibility, conviction, competency, responsibility, accountability, and trustworthiness.

Wheat was important in Hindu religious rites

Dear Editor, I am in writing in response to Mr Hamilton Green’s defence of Forbes Burnham’s policy of banning the consumption of wheat (and other essential foreign imports) so as to promote the use of local products (‘Had the project to produce rice flour not been suffocated, we would have been proudly eating bread, pastries from local grain,’ SN, August 23). 

Claim that GSPCA staff member said a cruelty case was one for the police will be investigated

Dear Editor, We refer to a letter authored by Ms Syeada Manbodh and published in Sunday Stabroek, of September 5, captioned ‘Who is responsible for controlling animal cruelty?’ The incident referred to in this letter is horrific and any human being who would perpetrate such cruelty against a helpless animal, once found guilty by a court of law, deserves due penalty.

SN editorial was divisive

Dear Editor, I refer to the Stabroek News editorial on Monday, September 6, titled ‘The Buxton visit,’ where an attempt was made to politicize President Jagdeo’s recent visit to Buxton.