Dear Editor, The problem with the police force is more one of entrenched attitude and hierarchy than pay and equipment.
Dear Editor, I wish to express my disappointment with English researchers at Newcastle University who recently reported that they have created human embryos carrying genetic material from three different parents.
Dear Editor, The clearing of the bushes in the Buxton backdam will be useless six months from today because the bushes will recover.
Dear Editor, It is expected that people can generally be inconvenienced by any operation similar to what is currently being undertaken by the Joint Services in the backlands on the East Coast.
Dear Editor, I am heartened by the government’s move to swiftly clear the East Coast Backlands to enhance the security of the area by removing hiding places for criminals who have been using the backlands as a safe haven.
Dear Editor, Last Tuesday’s voting in the U.S Presidential contests for the Democratic nomination has divided communities, races, people of all walks of life and families all across the country even among Guyanese-Americans.
Dear Editor, I would like to clarify some of the arguments between the Guyana Forestry Commission (GFC) and the wood processing industry.
After around 30 minutes of dialogue on recompense for farms hit by the clearing of the backlands, Buxtonians yesterday stormed out of a meeting with Agriculture Minister Robert Persaud after he said that President Bharrat Jagdeo had not branded farmers aback of the village as criminals.
Mon Repos residents during a meeting with members of the Ethnic Relations Commission (ERC) yesterday said that they are still living in fear following the massacre of 11 at Lusignan and they were urged to promote harmony and good relations among themselves so that they can overcome it.
The Environmental Protec-tion Agency (EPA) says it has been following up a recent pollution complaint against Guyana Stockfeeds Inc.
In a meeting with Christian leaders from Buxton yesterday on farming concerns, President Bharrat Jagdeo asserted that the vast majority of people living in the village are decent, law-abiding citizens.
Police are to issue a wanted bulletin for the ex-husband of Alpha Hotel owner Roseanne Hall who mysteriously disappeared over a week ago as her husband remained in police custody assisting with investigations.
Inadequate navigation aids at the Cheddi Jagan Inter-national Airport, Timehri has been the major contributor to LIAT’s left luggage woes, the Caribbean carrier’s Chief Executive Officer Mark Darby told the media yesterday.
The Joint Services is calling on members of the public, particularly motorists, to cooperate by giving way to them as they traverse the roadway.
The West Indies cricket team is now back home after completing its third tour of South Africa, whose former racist apartheid policy had prevented competition between the two teams until the 1990s.
The Department of State’s Office of Visa Services in Washington, D.C. advises the public that only internet sites including the “.gov” indicator are official U.S.
Internationally renowned bodybuilder Hugh Ross says he is fully behind the proposed Hugh Ross Classics which will see the best bodybuilders in Guyana vying for the Mr.
Last week the Toronto District School Board decided to approve a new school in which the “knowledge and experiences of peoples of African descent [will be] an integral feature of the teaching and learning environment.” The school, which will be funded by taxpayers, has been proposed as one way of curbing the alarming drop out rates among the city’s black students – one study suggests that as many as four out of every ten black students fail to graduate from high school.
Esaun Crandon with (4-16) was the shining star on a cloudy night before rain had the final say in the practice game between the Guyana Stanford twenty20 team and a Rest XI at the Banks DIH Thirst Park ground last night.
The Guyana Telephone &Telegraph (GT&T) sponsored National six-a-side Indoor Championships will get cracking with defending champions Georgetown Cricket Club “A” set for an explosive start against lowly-rated Carib Degenerates in one of six matches carded for this evening at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall.
Shivnarine Chanderpaul is to many sports-loving Guyanese a hero. To others he is a cricket icon, an idol, worshipped by fans the world over.
Former Guyanese and West Indies `A’ team opener Azeemul Haniff was in fine form last Saturday, stroking a quickfire 67 for Clico Preysal Sports in a massive effort of 377 for four of just 50 overs against Joe Public Invaders in the Carib Sunday league at Inshan Ali Park in Preysal.
Georgetown Cricket Associa-tion vice-president Alfred Mentore was on Monday elected president of the Demerara Cricket Club (DCC) when the Annual General Meeting (AGM) and election of office bearers was held at the club’s pavilion.
Country Side softball team of Lusignan and Street Boys of Providence, created upsets whilst Rocky XI remained the lone unbeaten team when action in the Trophy Stall 15-overs-a-side softball cricket competition continued last week end with a series of matches.