It is over a year now since the new government came into office. For some reason or other President Ramotar failed to appoint a Minister of Trade and Tourism and the public chivalrously tolerated this.
But now that tolerance has evaporated. The failure to appoint a Minister of Trade and Tourism has had many negative effects for the PPP, the government and the public, one of the most obvious being that the President and his government have telegraphed to the public and the world that they have no serious interest in tourism, trade and consumers. The private sector, tourism and consumer people as well as the public are disturbed and very critical. The President must appoint a Minister of Trade and Tourism. The opposition has shown restraint so far in not speaking out on this matter. Yours faithfully, Harold K Jameson
Dear Editor, Twelve years ago when I was in Sydney, Australia, I was told by Sam Loxton, a member of Don Bradman’s Invincibles of 1948, that only Test cricket is ‘real cricket’, and that the limited versions of the game are really ‘limited’; mere slogging – light entertainment.
Dear Editor, The residents of the Santa Rosa Amerindian village, Moruca sub-region, Region 1 (Barima- Waini) are complaining that they do not have the services of a veterinarian even though one is stationed at the Mabaruma sub-region.
Dear Editor, Noise abuse is no picnic or joke; it is injurious to people’s health; it’s annoying and it inflicts so much misery on its victims.
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