We have been members of the Guyana Swine Producers Co-op Society Ltd for over two years. We joined the co-op with the promise that each member would get piglets and feed to breed high-grade piglets for the local and overseas market with a grant from the Government of Guyana. Eighty piglets arrived in Guyana sometime in June 2016 which were to be shared among poultry members of the co-op. They were to get two each with the agreement that each member who did not get would be given two piglets each from the members who received first.
Up to now we are still waiting for our piglets that we paid five thousand dollars for, and all we are getting is promises and more promises. We decided to pay a visit to the society’s farm. We discovered that each of them took fifteen piglets for themselves and left most of us with nothing; we are calling on the government to investigate this fraud.
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We are sending a copy of this letter to Minister within the Ministry of Social Protection Keith Scott for any comment he might wish to make.
Dear Editor, Thanks to the British High Commissioner for his response to my column on Brexit in which I was critical of Britain’s referendum decision to leave the European Union and foresaw a reduced status and diminished role for Britain as a result (‘The UK is here to stay’ Sunday Stabroek, October 18).
Dear Editor, The Indian Action Committee (IAC) is very concerned about two publicised high-profile incidents that occurred recently, relating to two persons, one of whom remains in the employ of the government, and the other of whom was dismissed arbitrarily by the Public Service Commission, hours before its term of office expired.
Dear Editor, The letter by former PPP/C Prime Minister Sam Hinds published on October 8 in Sunday Stabroek intended to refute ACDA’s claim that a conspiracy exists to hinder the empowerment of Afro-Guyanese, and which was sent to all the print media houses, compels an answer on the grounds of its erroneous opinions derived from ignorance.
Dear Editor, A research project, currently being executed by Ms Nadia Hunte, a member of the Sacred Heart Church and Masters student in Forest Biology, University of Guyana, has captured the attention of the Church’s environmental group.
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