Why Guyana – with all of its problems and urgent needs – would have required a National Intelligence Centre (NIC) is quite a mystery which neither the government nor the NIC has explained to the public.
There is nothing more depressing than George-town on a wet day. It is bad enough in the dry season, but in the rain, all those piles of sodden garbage ooze goo onto the parapets, while the saturated litter from the filthy gutters is swept by the floodwaters onto the roadways.
The machine which copies maps and plans at the Lands and Surveys Department was only recently repaired after causing massive frustration to the public during the months it was out of service.
Another year will soon be gone and Guyanese are still left with the burdens of immorality, lawlessness, clogged drains, vagrants, junkies, flooding and tons of garbage in the once-upon-a- time Garden City of Georgetown and across the land of many waters.
The PPP/C government of President Donald Ramotar should take drastic steps to clean up its act. The poor, aged, women and the working class are buckling under economic pressures not of their making.