Still no fence around ‘Astor’

Dear Editor,

It has been several days now since a stop demolition order was issued preventing the continued demolition of the building that once was the Astor Cinema, since mandatory by-laws were breached.

I passed there on Saturday and observed that still no barricade or fence had been erected around the remains of the building, despite a directive being issued. I further observed two persons sitting in the rubble.

What will it take for the owners to act, and what are the authorities doing about the disregard of a legitimate order?

In the meantime the public continues to traverse the area.

Yours faithfully,

Shamshun Mohamed


Renita Chanderballi is currently attending Leeds University

Dear Editor, As Registrar of The University of Guyana, I wish to respond to and clarify a number of issues initially raised in a published article entitled, ‘Guyanese robbed of opportunity to study at Leeds University’ dated September 1, 2017 which was recently recirculated in various social media outlets during the period commencing September 14, 2017 and subjected to comments in letters to the editor, specifically in the Kaieteur News of September 17, 2017.

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Dear Editor, The term ‘caucus’ has now taken on a derogatory connotation, thanks to the People’s Progressive Party, and sadly, this perversion is here to stay.

Those in the management of cricket are more interested in settling scores

Dear Editor, Something has got to be rotten in Guyana’s cricket as the people involved in its management seem more interested in settling scores with others whom they view as enemies.

We need new political leaders and parties

Dear Editor, The use of body language to understand the personalities, motivations, and intentions of individuals has become something of a science in today’s world. 

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