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Sunday, April 30, 2017

THE PIPER: Social Media Incitement

The exponential growth of social media over the last decade has created a revolution in communications and connectivity across the globe. While, as its name...

THE PIPER: The Guardians of Guyana

We should not forget that democracy was “invented” in its modern incarnation in Europe after the “Hundred-Year war” between England and France. With comparative...

PIPER: The GECOM Standoff

It all began rather innocuously at the beginning of December when the incumbent Chair of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) announced his retirement. In...

THE PIPER: The AFC on Red House

Two weeks after President David Granger, leader of the PNC and APNU decided to evict the Cheddi Jagan Research Centre (CJRC) from Red House,...

THE PIPER: Seeing Red

The nation has been transfixed during the first week of the New Year over what has inevitably become a test of wills between the...

THE PIPER: Recalibrating the PPP

The government is probably pleased the PPP’s eagerly awaited 31st Congress is being held this weekend since it will definitely help to take its...

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...

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