Staff Writer

Since 1992 the government had to embark on a programme of reconstruction

Dear Editor, M. Mc Allister, PNCR-1G parliamentarian in part of his presentation in the debate on the budget has attempted to float once again his party’s propaganda, that they were responsible for the improvement in the economy, repair of the infrastructure, and the debt forgiveness received since 1992, because of the so-called Economic Recovery Programme (ERP) introduced under the presidency of the late Mr Desmond Hoyte.

These cultural groups are aggressively Guyanese

Dear Editor, I refer to the name-withheld letter captioned “If born here you are seen as Guyanese” (SN 20/12/06) where the writer is putting forward the view that Africans who support ACDA or Indians who support the equivalent Indian organizations think of themselves as natives of Africa or India.

Several factors have pushed local politics in the direction of race rather than class

Dear Editor, I identify with the central theme in Mr Dennis Wiggins’s letter published in the Stabroek News and Kaieteur News on February 14 under the separate captions: “The struggle must focus on social democracy, not racial democracy” and “Guyanese should stop pursuing the falsity of racial superiority.” In his letter Mr Wiggins raised the age old question of race and class in Guyanese politics, an issue that will be with us for some time to come.

Sport Letter…

Dear Editor, The idea that our senior athletes are running away with at this point in time, is that coaches in Guyana, in particular athletic coaches, are expected to create miracles.

Veterans’ matches to serve off Sunday

The National Sports Commission (NSC) Annual Mashramani Table Tennis Competition will serve off with Veterans over-40, 45 and 50 matches on Sunday from 11:00 hrs at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall.

The other Iran

In a perfect world, someone with the power to stop the imminent pre-emptive military strike against Iran would find the time to pick up a little pamphlet published by the Prickly Paradigm Press and spend a few hours considering the intellectual stakes in the Great Satan’s latest confrontation with the Axis of Evil.

President of Caribbean Court of Justice to address Rotary dinner

Justice Michael de la Bastide, President of the Caribbean Court of Justice, is scheduled to deliver the feature address at the Rotary Club of Georgetown’s gala dinner to be held this Saturday at Le Meridien Pegasus Hotel on the occasion of Rotary’s World Understanding and Peace month.

Chutney king retains his crown

Chutney king Harresh Singh has his friend to thank for his recent win at the Mashramani Chutney final held at the Anna Regina community centre ground on Saturday night last.