Guyana can benefit from the diaspora meeting in Delhi 2

Dear Editor, The global forum in New Delhi where Guyanese are participants has relevance and application for Guyana and an effort should be made by the government to obtain copies of papers presented especially those relating to development.

Only importers can claim C-tax relief on stock

Dear Editor, In your newspaper reports, you have Commissioner General Sattaur saying that businesses should not charge the 16% VAT on the old prices that include the Consumption Tax.

There should have been a better information programme on VAT

Dear Editor, With all the outrage being expressed by the Guyanese consumers after experiencing the ‘hands on’ effects of VAT, I thought I should voice my opinion on this entire ‘shebang’ that has caused widespread confusion.

We are investigating Mr Rogers’s claim

Dear Editor, I refer to the letter penned by Ret. Fire Chief, Carl Rogers, DSM captioned “Emergency reported to electricity company on December 22 but still no action” (06.12.30).

Poll shows Manning winning easily unless opposition unite

Dear Editor, An opinion survey conducted by the North American Caribbean Teachers Association 9NACTA) in Trinidad finds widespread dissatisfaction with the ruling PNM government but voters are not pleased with the opposition parties.

Sport Letter

Dear Editor, Allow me to join in commending Nicolette Fernandes for her rewarding contribution on the international circuit in the sports discipline of “Squash” just recently.

Animals depend on us to be considerate

Dear Editor, As an overseas Guyanese visiting my homeland twice in the last six months, it is with grief that I see the everyday painful suffering and misery of street animals, especially dogs just fighting for daily survival.

VAT shifts the tax burden to lower income levels

Dear Editor, A summarized political biography on former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in the online Literary Encyclopedia includes the paragraph: “Wishing to balance the budget, Thatcher introduced lower taxation and a reduction in public expenditure.

My camera was stolen at the airport 2

Dear Editor, As a foreigner living and working temporarily in Guyana I want to make travelers and tourists aware of organized thefts going on at Cheddi Jagan International Airport in conjunction with airlines personnel.

The purpose of a dress code is to impose some sort of order 2

Dear Editor, Over the Christmas weekend one of the local television channels provided, for family entertainment the movie ‘The Sound of Music.’ It is a story set in Austria during the German occupation, with all its tension.