Opinion

Noise a big problem again on Sheriff St

Dear Editor, It is a fact that noise abuse has never really stopped on Sheriff Street but had eased tremendously. I continued to write the authorities whenever these acts were committed especially by the old offenders both on Sheriff and Seaforth streets, Campbellville but nothing really serious is being done to stop these people.

Elected representatives and neglect

Late last month, this newspaper carried a report about flooding affecting an octogenarian in Delph Street, Campbellville. The flooding was not widespread in the area, but just the yard where she has resided for more than 30 years and was said to have been caused by poor maintenance of the alley at the back.

WICB’s excessive emphasis on the bottom line has led to a reduction of interest in what actually happens on the playing field

Dear Editor, The attempt last year by Caricom to engineer the dissolution of the WICB, and the recent testy exchanges between the prime minister of Trinidad and Tobago, and an unnamed WICB director, may lead observers of West Indies cricket administration to believe the tumultuous tenure of Dave Cameron is unique in our cricket history.

Day of the Sun

Last Saturday, 15th April was the 105th anniversary of the birth of Kim Il-sung, founder leader of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (commonly referred to as North Korea), and observed as the Day of the Sun, the most important national holiday in that country.

UG cannot at this time be all things to all people

Dear Editor, Both the 3rd to last and the 2nd to last paragraphs of SN’s editorial of April 7, 2017, recaptured similar conclusions arrived at some thirty odd years ago in a major comprehensive study: “The Organizational Effective-ness of the University of Guyana: A Case Study of an Emerging University in a National Development Context” (Perry,C.O.,1985.).

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