Absence of public washrooms in Guyana

Dear Editor,

In Guyana there is an absence of restrooms, which term we borrow from the Americans but which are simply referred to locally as toilets. A recent visitor to Guyana ‒ an elderly woman ‒ was embarrassed at the New Building Society when she was told th

Sometimes we blame the facilities, but when you see how the public use them you have sympathy for the cleaners. NIS is one of the few institutions which has such conveniences which are kept reasonably clean.

However one may also look at our disposal of garbage and relate this to our general hygenic attitude.

Yours faithfully,
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