Why aren’t the rates owed by Region Two rice farmers being collected?

Dear Editor, At the last Statutory Meeting of the Region Two Regional Democratic Council (R.D.C) (Pomeroon/Supenaam) held at the R.D.C Boardroom on Tuesday 12/4/2011, it was revealed by Mr Pooran Persaud, a People’s Progressive Party Councillor and Chairman of the Local Government and Cooperative Committee, a Statutory Committee of the R.D.C, that the Devonshire Castle Cooperative is indebted to the Anna Regina Town Council to the tune of more than $20,000,000 (twenty million dollars).

The `bunching’ effect has long been overlooked in the public service

Dear Editor, It is a curiousity that the Guyana Teachers’ Union should feel elated about having ‘negotiated’ a 5% annual increase on existing Teachers’ salary scales, when their Public Service counterparts have been involuntarily receiving the same level of increase over the past several years, without representation, or even, in instances, not working to earn it.

The Royal Wedding

For many it would probably have been one great yawn but this morning would also have found many Guyanese and West Indians, probably older rather than younger, glued to their television screens, watching the nuptials of Prince William and Kate Middleton.

In discussing Vaitarna, Messrs Persaud and Singh failed to distinguish the State Forest Exploratory Permit from the TSA

Dear Editor, When Agriculture Minister Mr. Robert Persaud held his press conference on April 12, 2011 to defend the permit/agreement over 1.82 million acres granted to the Indian company Vaitarna Holdings Private Inc., there had been very few letters and questions about the manner in which the two parcels of the land had been allocated to the company owned by Mr.

The Unity Party will be on the campaign trail

Dear Editor, The letter by Dominic Gaskin is the usual nonsense which the AFC letter writers, and there’s a batch of them, are trying to peddle to the citizens of Guyana; they might complain that I write many letters but every day, one of them is peddling AFC nonsense in the letter writing section of KN and SN.