The Ministry of Labour should intervene now to stop the transgression of workers’ rights by the bauxite company

Dear Editor, The Guyana Bauxite & General Workers Union (GB&GWU) has nothing to hide. In the letter dated November 13, 2009, signed by me that the Bauxite Company Guyana Inc (BCGI) referred to in its “Information Memorandum to the Public” and threatened to “publish at an appropriate time,” the union wrote the General Manager, Mr Sergey Kostyuk, accepting the company’s No 1 option which read as follows: “The Company will increase wages up to 10% and make retroactive payments.

There is need for an ‘industrial bank’

Dear Editor, It was simply a favourable response to a crying need and a demonstration of the seriousness of the government when they announced that they believed in the promotion of an entrepreneurial class in furthering the full development of the economy and its people.

The power of China keeps rising

Dear Editor, Two points surfaced in your very comprehensive editorial ‘Guyana and the Copenhagen Accord’ (SN, December 28).  The first point is that a fraud – at the very least a public relations one – may have been foisted on the nation; at this time, I reserve judgment on this.