Help to Helena Hospital

Dear Editor – With the, initial, kind intervention of a friend and former surgeon at the NRH, Herman Oberli, the Swiss Army, SolTuna and the National Fisheries Developments Ltd (NFD), Helena Goldie Hospital has recently welcomed two retired, volunteer, doctors from Switzerland and much needed medical equipment and technology. Chantal Ruckstuhl-Dekumbis is a paediatric physician…

Clone products flooding SI

Dear Editor – In a country where the institutions are fragile, it’s easier for sub-standard products finding their way in unfretted. Normally these clone or counterfeit products, thanks to the wizardry of marketing, imitate world renowned brand names. What actually happens is that they use those leading brand names on their packaging but the components…

Govt under siege

Dear Editor – Mr. William Gua’s revelation in your paper that unnamed foreign businessmen had proped up GCC with a payment of $1.8 million seems to explain government somewhat irrational decisions especially in regards to natural resources. The case of bauxite mining and logging on Rennel Island immediately comes to mind but also logging and…