Cultivating outrage

Judge Kavanaugh’s controversial confirmation hearing marks a transitional moment in American culture. As critics have emphasized, the last nominee who faced such serious allegations got confirmed while his accuser was doubted and defamed.

La Bonne Intention Estate compound remains the property of and operating Head Office of GuySuCo

Dear Editor, The Guyana Sugar Corporation Inc. (GuySuCo) in response to the article in yesterday’s Stabroek News titled ‘John Dow tipped to be GuySuCo Chairman’, would like to clarify the following point in the article, ‘the LBI Estate is one of the four estates that has been put under the SPU for divestment and it is unclear why GuySuCo still claims the property’.

Random stops by police

Ask any citizen if they would like to see increased police action against all levels and types of criminals and we can expect an answer in the affirmative.

Ecstasy in schools

There has been some amount of consternation expressed over the reported “discovery of the recreational drug ecstasy in five schools,” which came about as a result of “investigations” by the Customs Anti-Narcotic Unit (CANU), according to the agency’s Deputy Head Lesley Ramlall, who was speaking at the opening of his organisation’s annual staff training on Monday.

Marathon record

In ancient times, long before the inventions of the railroad and the field of telecommunications, messages were relayed by the age old tradition of professional running messengers.

Our toxic industrial relations climate

The trajectory of the industrial relations dispute between government and the Guyana Teachers’ Union (GTU) now appears imprisoned in a familiar pattern of uncertainty and suspicion (some may even say bad faith) with each side striving to avoid being outflanked, this, as the increasingly coarse texture of the engagement appears to push the issue further away from an amicable resolution.

Evergreen Nature Study Club is 21

Dear Editor, The Evergreen Nature Study Club was established in September 1997, Georgetown, and soon taken to Secondary and Primary Schools in other parts of the country with the aim of awakening the curiosity of the human mind emphasizing on natural science, geography, research techniques and tourism habits.

Serial falsifiers

Dear Editor, Guyanese do not have to watch television, or follow the tweeting flurries, or go to the expense of an American Airlines flight to the U.S.

UN aid for GECOM

In February this year, the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) sent a letter to the United Nations Resident Coordinator in Guyana requesting UN electoral assistance for the 2018 local government and 2020 general elections.