The wheels come off

Nothing quite characterises the contradictions in the current ‘Operation Safeway’ as the success in arresting hundreds of petty offenders on the one hand, and the comparative failure to arrest the spiralling toll of road fatalities, on the other.

Thanksgiving dinners on offer here

Dear Editor, I had no problem getting my turkey dinner this past Thanksgiving thanks to Thanksgiving dinners being offered (quite publicly advertised in the local newspapers) by restaurants like Buddy’s, Oasis Caf

Preparing for the Bali conference on climate change

The 13th Conference of the Parties, COP, to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, UNFCC, and the 3rd Meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol, will be hosted by Indonesia on the island of Bali from December 3 to 14, 2007.

I don’t believe Raphael Trotman deliberately omitted Red Thread

Dear Editor, I have nothing but the highest regard for Red Thread, its members and moreso Alissa Trotz, who incidentally brought honour and prestige to all Guyanese, West Indians and women in particular, when she delivered this year’s annual lecture in honour of Dame Nita Barrow, entitled ‘Caribbean Women Catalysts for Change’ at The Centre for Gender and Development Studies, UWI, Cave Hill, last week.