Selective gifts

Dear Editor, In this the season of giving gifts, the invading female Santa, who broke security, protocols and the sanctity of the hallowed Chamber to give the Opposition Leader the gift of a dictionary was indeed selective in her gift-giving.

ExxonMobil signing bonus

President Granger must immediately accept responsibility for his government’s deceiving of the public on the signing bonus from ExxonMobil which was transmitted to the administration sometime in 2016.

Sugar and the bureaucracy

Nothing illustrates the utter disorganization of the government more than the way the recent lay-offs in the sugar industry were handled.

GAWU has mounted a strong, consistent struggle against estate closures

Dear Editor, The Guyana Agricultural and General Workers Union (GAWU) has recognized from a newsroom report entitled ‘Fmr Gov’t Minister touts international relief fund for sugar workers’ that prominent business executive, Mr Ramesh Dookhoo, who was interviewed, is quoted to have said that the sugar unions should “focus a little more on the plight of the workers who have so far been dismissed”.

Leon Johnson should be captaining the West Indies

Dear Editor, After watching the first Test between West Indies and New Zealand where the West Indies was rolled over by an innings and 67 runs by New Zealand ‒ this might sound controversial ‒ I am convinced that Jason Holder is a poor captain and should be relieved of the captaincy.

Reconsidering Anita Hill

In 1991 Anita Hill became a household name when she put forward several disturbing claims of workplace harassment by US Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas.