28.9 C
Georgetown, Guyana
Sunday, May 19, 2019

THE PIPER: Rodney COI – No need for more controversy

It is very unfortunate that the Rodney Commission of Inquiry's (COI) Report has been embargoed by President David Granger. This act, added to the...

THE PIPER: Population manipulations?

Ever since last year when the APNU/AFC government broke with the century-old tradition of subsuming Guyana's immigration department under the Police Force, there have...

THE PIPER: End of oil age?

In Finance Minister Winston Jordan's Budget Speech at the end of January, he offered his Government's perspective on our oil prospects, in the wake...

THE PIPER: Strike Weapon

The sugar unions have brought out workers in a widespread strike in the Berbice and Demerara Estates in an effort to convince the APNU/AFC...

The Piper: A conservative Budget

Budget 2016 was presented on Friday amid a great deal of expectations after the APNU+AFC inaugural but truncated one that covered the latter half...

Guyana the Good

BY THE PIPER Christmas is a special time of the year. We tend to get a little cushy and think of things in kinder and...

Guyana in 2015 – Continuity and Change

By The Piper 2015 saw some real changes, many of them good; others still to prove their worth over time. Some things have continued, the...

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...

The Piper: The Skulduggery in Guyana seems to have no end

By The Piper - At some point those who control state power will have to find some ways of sparing the Guyanese people the...

Ramotar was right on the Security Matter

By The Piper Just last week former President Donald Ramotar suggested joint patrol of Guyana Defence Force personnel with the Guyana Police Force, noting as...

Recent Articles

House lot allocations 4 times less annually than under PPP

The distribution of house lots has reduced significantly since the change of Government in 2015 despite the fact that the demand has not decreased....

Bandits strike again in Black Bush Polder

Less than 48 hours after two families were terrorized and robbed by armed men in Black Bush Polder, Berbice; a mother and her 11-year-old...

USA-based CMG take over Barbados Tridents’ ownership

The Barbados Tridents can now focus on Wednesday’s Hero Caribbean Premier League Draft after its ownership was assumed by the USA-based CMG Companies (CMG)....

Heavily armed men demolish 6 homes at Anna Catherina

…claim to be acting on behalf of CH&PA Six houses at Anna Catherina on the West Coast of Demerara (WCD) were destroyed on Friday afternoon...

Man found guilty of murdering Sparendaam resident

Twenty-seven-year-old Junior Anthony Henry also called “Oswald” was on Friday found guilty by a 12-member jury for the murder of Michael Hamilton which occurred...

Decomposed body of missing farmer found 20 miles from home

The badly decomposed body of a 69-year-old Black Bush Polder resident was discovered on Friday some 20 miles from his home. Chandramohan Ishmael of Lot...

$4.2B approved for oil & gas governance – Harmon

An external loan agreement between the Government of Guyana and the International Development Agency (IDA) for the sum G$4.2BILLION (US$20million) was recently approved by...

Hughes blasts Guyanese over corrupt culture

As the coalition administration continues to receive much criticisms over the levels of corruption in government, a sitting minister has fired back at the...

Mother of 6 stabbed to death by reputed husband

Domestic violence has shown its ugly colours once again, as a mother of six was stabbed to death on Thursday evening by her reputed...

FITUG raises concerns over crime situation in Guyana

The Federation of Independent Trade Unions of Guyana (FITUG) has expressed concerns about the rising spate of criminal activities in Guyana. In the past...