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Tuesday, February 21, 2017

THE PIPER: Budget debate’s rationale vitiated

A government's "Budget" is its estimated spending for the coming year on the various projects and programs that are expected of modern governments. Since...

THE PIPER: Budget Blues

A week after France Minister Winston Jordan presented Budget 2017, the howls of protests have still not died down. But rather uniquely in the...

THE PIPER: Clarity needed on sugar

Guyanese do not need to be told the sugar industry, the largest employer and once the largest generator of revenue in Guyana, is in...

THE PIPER: Ethnic developments

Last Friday, an African Business Chamber of Commerce (ABCC) was launched in style at the Marriott Hotel. It is an initiative of the African...

THE PIPER: Retooling Unions

Speaking to the Guyana Trades Union (TUC) fourth Triennial Delegates Conference, President David Granger pointed out some home truths on changes in the modern...

THE PIPER: Tyranny of the majority

One of the criticisms of the Parliamentary model of governance is its susceptibility to giving life to a "tyranny of the majority" - no...

THE PIPER: Crime and solutions

It is accepted that a certain amount of "puffery" is par for the course in politics. But there are certain areas of national life...

THE PIPER: Developing oil for Guyana

With most Guyanese - especially those in government - convinced that oil will finally deliver the wealth and prosperity 'El Dorado' promised so many...

THE PIPER: Revisionist history

There was high drama last Thursday night when President David Granger addressed the National Assembly - constituting it as the 'Parliament' - and the...

THE PIPER: Counting oil

The Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the Ministry of Natural Resources sent out a letter that sought to assure the public the government  is...

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