The Chronicle should name the NGOs

Dear Editor, While there was much to applaud in the Guyana Chronicle’s Thursday, January 28, 2010 editorial ‘Domestic and other abuses sanctioned by wider society,’ the attacks on “many NGOs” that work against domestic and sexual abuse and on one (unnamed) NGO in particular, cannot go unchallenged.

The government must go back to the drawing board

Dear Editor, A country whose citizens trust their government can achieve much more economically and socially than a non-trusting nation. This week the Bartica mining and business communities shut down operations largely because they feel unable to trust in the capacity of government to understand their fears of losing earnings and to appreciate their vulnerabilities.