Opinion

Hoyte giving up power by democratic means cannot equate to an apology for the 28 years

Dear Editor, It is very clear what Mr Eusi Kwayana means in pushing his revealing suggestion that “Hoyte exiting political power is apology enough” in his letter to SN of June 6 titled ‘The preamble to the Guyana Constitution commits us to finding a system of governance which permits “broad-based participation in national decision-making.”’   He has not given up any resolve to achieve political power based exclusively on race-based entitlements.

It doesn’t matter if role models happen to be diplomats

Dear Editor, As a resident of Lodge I would like to respond to Mr Balwant Persaud whose letter was published in the Stabroek News on June 7, 2012 under the caption ‘The job of maintaining a clean city lies with the city council, the government and citizens, not foreign diplomats.’ In it he commented on the diplomatic community seeking publicity rather than making a difference in communities in Georgetown.

We have to be determined and patient

Dear Editor, A few days ago as I watched Burma’s (Myanmar‘s) opposition leader, former political prisoner and Nobel Prize winner, Aung San Suu Kyi boarding a plane to neighbouring Thailand, I rejoiced in the triumph of her principled tenacity.

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