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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

EYEWITNESS: A new Columbus…

…in AFC Like Columbus, who “discovered” the Americas as if the millions of peoples living there for millennia didn’t know they existed, the AFC ‘just’...

EYEWITNESS: The tangled web…

…keeps on growing Your Eyewitness expatiated on the distinction between ‘small legs’ lies and “long nose lies”. With the latter, the lie’s so obvious everyone...

Is Donald Trump a Fool?

By The Piper The Republican (GOP) primary in the United States is raising eyebrows because of the extremist discourses evident in debates, stump speeches, and...

CARICOM/Guyana should take 1000 Syrian Refugees

By The Piper The January 12, 2010 earthquake in Haiti brought out the best of Guyanese values. The show of support by the Guyanese public...

The Good, the Bad, and the Shameless 

 By The Piper  - Give Jack his jacket; so the saying goes. It means, of course, that credit must be given where earned. The APNU-AFC has...

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: 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: 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: 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: Guyanese should take a bow and an exit lesson for the PPP/C

iNews introduces to you our weekly column – The Piper – which will analyse social, cultural and political issues in our society. The Piper...

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Opposition finds Alves, La Bennet as “unfavourable” candidates for GECOM Chair

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Mechanic remanded for possession of high-powered weapon

A 32-year-old motorcycle mechanic was today remanded to prison for the illegal possession of a high-powered weapon. Devon Atkinson, known as “Wild Buck”, of Kitty,...

21-Y-O charged for robbing, shooting Kristian Jeffery

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Top Cop signals intention to replace SOCU Head

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Drug Lord ‘El Chapo’ sentenced to life in prison

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Coach says fitness a priority as Guyana U-19 training camp commences

By Brandon Corlette With the Cricket West Indies (CWI) Regional Under-19 tournament looming, the Guyana U-19 team began their training camp on Monday last with...

95 persons die from snakebite in five years

An estimated 95 persons have died over a five year period as a result of being bitten by venomous snakes, the Ministry of Public...