Opinion

The government must urgently pass an amended broadcasting act in line with its criticisms and promises

Dear Editor, The Guyana Chronicle of August 24 reports that PM Nagamootoo “has promised to revise and reclaim radio and television licences that were doled out under the previous People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) Government to relatives, cronies, and friends of the party.” The report went on to claim that the Guyana National Broadcasting Authority (GNBA) distributed licences before the November 2011 elections.

The GRA’s Camp Street complex

The disclosure that the complex on Camp Street housing the offices of the Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) seemingly poses a threat to the safety and health of the authority’s employees should not come as a complete shock to the public.