It is time to denounce homophobia

Dear Editor, The news about the march against homosexuality in Linden on 19 August, 2017 shows the dilemma in a country which is yet to understand human rights.

Simpson should quote what threat was made to him

Dear Editor, As the organizer and an apostle of Yehsua the messiah, it is necessary for me to give redress to the some contents of the article captioned ‘Linden church leader stages march against homosexuality’ published in Sunday Stabroek, August 20.

The pastor’s cause was utterly repugnant

Dear Editor, On Saturday, the 20th of August, a pastor in Linden staged a march against homosexuality and expressed his displeasure in President David Granger’s consideration of repealing the current laws which criminalise homosexual acts.

Number of government scandals is overwhelming

Dear Editor,   Since his ascension to the highest office, President Granger has been making some erroneous decisions that many believe are in direct conflict with his own, and the promises made in the 2015 APNU+AFC Manifesto.

‘Political morality matters’

Dear Editor, Recent developments in several countries including South Africa and neighbouring Brazil have demonstrated that corruption and perceptions of corruption can change the power dynamics in politically significant ways.

The M&CC cannot hire contractors it cannot afford

Dear Editor, The Mayor and City Council has noticed with concern statements emanating from different organizations and groups with respect to the current solid waste management situation affecting the city.

A significant decline in the suicide rate is not possible

Dear Editor, Recently, sections of the local media inaccurately cited the statistics on suicide from the World Health Organization (WHO) when they reported that Guyana’s suicide rate stands at 20.6 per 100,000 in 2015.

There is no place for ‘harmonism’ in the Constitution

Dear Editor, With each passing day, this government is demonstrating, with excruciating clarity, that it is incapable of operating within a constitutional construct in which the Constitution is supreme and where executive power must not only be exercised within the bounds of that Constitution but also that every action of the executive government must comply with and conform to the rule of law.

Still no fence around ‘Astor’

Dear Editor, It has been several days now since a stop demolition order was issued preventing the continued demolition of the building that once was the Astor Cinema, since mandatory by-laws were breached.

Lessons

Dear Editor, Your editorial yesterday, on the non-implementation of CoI recommendations among other accepted policies, brings to mind two of my ‘Rules for Living in the Rupununi’: 4.