Letters to the Editor

Naked and clear discrimination against sugar workers

Dear Editor, The lead story of the November 14 Stabroek News which addressed another imposed pay increase to public servants at its ultimate paragraph saliently said “While public servants have gotten increases since 2015, sugar workers have had their wages frozen and 7,000 have lost their jobs”.

Fort Wellington to Bath Settlement to have streetlights

Dear Editor, The Ministry of Public Infrastructure has heard the cries of residents living along the corridor from Fort Wellington to Bath Settlement in Region Five (Mahaica-Berbice) and wishes to inform that street lights have been confirmed for this vulnerable stretch.

Some traffic signals not functioning as parts have been stolen 

Dear Editor, The Ministry of Public Infra-structure is responding to an article by a KN columnist on Tuesday, Novem-ber 12, 2019 in which he said that traffic signals at certain strategic points on the East Coast and East Bank of Demerara have not been functioning as they should when night falls.

News item on bauxite was wrong

Dear Editor, I was taken back by the following headline in  the Kaieteur News edition of  11 November 2019 `Contract deal shocking…Rusal ships out 12 times more than what they declare yearly’.

No individual should be afraid to vote

Dear Editor, There is a term in the political literature which refers to a situation in which people are better off not exercising their right to vote rather than making incorrect political choices.

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