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Monday, January 23, 2017

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...

THE PIPER: Nigeria’s mirror image?

Over the years, even staid World Bank economists have remarked on the economic, social and political parallels between Guyana and Sub-Saharan Africa in the...

THE PIPER: Outsourcing jobs?

The news that a Surinamese company, Rudisa, has been awarded a contract to supply fruit juices to the national school feeding programme instead of...

THE PIPER: Forestry normal?

Slowly the noose is being tightened around the neck of Bai Shan Lin without evidently considering the conditions that may be prevalent in the...

Recent Articles

Indian High Commission makes book donation

The High Commission of India in Georgetown has donated 160 books – a total of 63 titles with multiple copies -  to the Guyana...

Police arrest 3 after raid unearths high-powered firearms, matching ammo

A Police raid on Sunday evening resulted in the arrest of three males after investigators unearthed two high-powered firearms along with matching ammunition at...

Drama in Tucville as horse thief evades arrest

A horse thief managed to evade arrest after Police gave chase in Tucville, Greater Georgetown, with a horse he had stolen some two weeks...

‘Leaning dangerously’

Motorists and pedestrians plying the Mandela Avenue area closer to the Plaza Bridge are doing so at the risk of a dangerously hanging GPL...

Govt attacks on Chancellor ‘unprecedented in its savagery’ – Ramkarran

…says blatant intimidation signals to judiciary “toe the line” The State-owned Guyana Chronicle has over the past few months been waging an obscene and libellous,...

Man killed after car slams into Soesdyke utility pole

A father of one was in the wee hours of Sunday killed after he reportedly lost control of his car and crashed into a...

Explosion at BM Enterprise kills CEO’s brother, leaves another injured

One man is now dead, and another injured following an explosion at the BM Enterprise ice plant in Houston, around 10:30hrs today. Inews understands that...

US Ambassador to Guyana remains on job- Embassy PRO

… not affected by President Trump’s envoy recall While newly elected Unites States President Donald Trump has announced a major shakeup in his country’s foreign...

The policemen who dressed as women to hide from IS

(BBC) When the so-called Islamic State group seized control of a town near Mosul and began killing police officers, some of them resorted to...

Bridge causes massive flooding on highway farms

… farmers call for Govt intervention A section of the flooded farmland on the Soesdyke/Linden Highway Several farmers in the vicinity of Splashmin’s Fun Park, Soesdyke/Linden...