The Beacon Foundation would like to notify its cancer patients and families that it is at present unable to provide morphine to treat their pain. The Foundation has been obtaining supplies of this drug in the past through the kindness of the Ministry of Health. However, the Ministry has no morphine in stock and is not sure when next supplies will be available.
For the past thirty years the Beacon Foundation has operated a hospice service in which three nurses treat terminally ill cancer patients in their own homes free of charge. Treatment is so effective that virtually no one dies in pain. We are hopeful the Ministry of Health will be able to correct this problem soon.
Dear Editor, While I too share the same anxieties as many compatriots over whether government’s share of the revenues from the 2016 petroleum agreement will be the bonanza to finally launch the country into the economic stratosphere, the fact of the matter is we live in a world with established rules and expectations on how international business is conducted and how investment decisions are made by big corporations.
Dear Editor, It is totally unacceptable that insurance companies are now forcing prospective customers to declare their political affiliation on a Customer Verification Form, because this is a flagrant violation of every citizen’s right to freedom of association as enshrined in the founding charter of the United Nations (UN).
Dear Editor, One Georgetown City Councillor recently wrote in the newspapers that the (elected) council was no longer in charge at City Hall and that Town Clerk Royston King was in full command.
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