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Sunday, August 9, 2020

The ‘West’ Deserves Some Praise in Response to San Bernardino Attack

By The Piper On December 02, Syed Farook and his wife Tashfeen Malik donned face masks, loaded up their high-powered rifles and pipe bombs and...

EYEWITNESS: Clipping wings…

…or misdirection? After a year of pungent criticism about his gross mishandling of Guyana’s right to getting a fair value for its oil reserves, Raphael “Nassau” Trotman...

The Tragedy of Indians

By The Piper Indians in Guyana and Trinidad face an insurmountable problem when it comes to the politics of race. The problem is two-fold. Firstly,...

EYEWITNESS: Changing…

…the elections ruse In the just-concluded appeal of the PPP to have the AFC candidate at the LGE for the Whim area removed – because...

EYEWITNESS: The maximum leader…

…doesn’t have to explain Asked about why he didn’t tell Burnham he disagreed with one of the latter’s decisions, Hamilton Green replied wryly, “Who could...

EYEWITNESS: Unity

…not even for a day At the flag raising ceremony to usher in Republic Day, President Granger said, “Everyone wins when the nation is united.”...

EYEWITNESS: Pilfering…

…and Nagamootoo Some people really have no shame…and Moses Nagamootoo’s been a card-carrying member of that benighted lot for a long time. And maybe because...

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...

EYEWITNESS: Sore points…

…about NYT report That NYT reporter certainly seems to’ve struck a raw nerve in some folks here with his story, “The $20 Billion question for...

Eyewitness…What… …to talk about?

After throwing all the blame on the PPP for not following up on THEIR promise to “have dialogue”, the PNC-led APNU/AFC coalition Government have...

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