This child abuse case should not be settled

Dear Editor, Tears came to my eyes when I read the story “Berbice police trying to “settle” child beating case-lawyer” in your edition of January 16, 2008.

The small parties should receive a fair share of the scrutineers funds

Dear Editor, With regards to comments on the distribution of funds for scrutineers of the voter registration process, fair play dictates that the small opposition parties should receive a “fair share” of the $50 million appropriated to the combined opposition.

Horses can pull quite heavy loads

Dear Editor, Before we can make a charge of cruelty to an animal as the Cullen-Bess photograph of the January 13, 2008 issue of the Guyana Chronicle claims to depict, we must know the mass of the horse and the load it was hauling.

The MV Kimbia can’t handle the heavy seas

Dear Editor, The passengers who were travelling during the Christmas holiday season from Kumaka Region 1 to Georgetown with the MV Kimbia experienced the time of their lives, when heavy seas caught up with them.

Some tips for the police on surveillance of suspects

Dear Editor, For certain types of police investigation to be successful the investigator must be prepared to do surveillance on the subject or premises, in so doing counter surveillance considerations must be considered.

Who works for whom?

Dear Editor, If the story is true in the newspapers, its looks like the customs at the post office is making decisions as to what they will do or permit in using cameras in dealing with drug traffic.

Army torture must stop now

Dear Editor, The alleged torturing of civilians and soldiers by the GDF needs to be investigated by the United Nations, and those who are responsible must be charged with crimes against humanity.

Shouldn’t cruel dray cart men be prosecuted?

Dear Editor, The Cullen Bess-Nelson photo on the front page of a recent Guyana Chronicle depicted extreme cruelty, and the caption went even further noting that “dray operators abuse their animals by having them haul much more weight than they should” The Chronicle says the picture of a lone horse struggling to pull a cart overladen with sacks of cement is “not an unusual sight in Georgetown.” Apparently, severe abuse of animals is the norm on the streets of Georgetown.

I was not the author of this letter

Dear Editor, It is with some interest I have observed a letter captioned “The issue of torture should be raised internationally” (08.01.13) by Mark Waldron.

Is it compulsory to work overtime?

Dear Editor, As a person relatively new in the working environment I will appreciate if you can kindly assist me by providing some labour laws governing overtime and work duration with respect to the following questions: 1.

Which are the ancestral lands?

Dear Editor, Mr Osafo Modibo has suggested that the AFC should support a bill in Parliament that will deal with ancestral lands and give respect to Africans’ right to property ownership.

African, Portuguese and Amerindian language songs should also be played

Dear Editor, I noticed Gavin Ramnarain’s letter captioned “Many songs are not as good if sung in another language” ( 08.01.11) which is an attempt to justify the proliferation of Indian music, sung in Hindi, on the State’s airwaves in response to Desmond Saul’s letter.