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Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Budget Time

By The Piper Minister Winston Jordon will now be in the limelight, as he should be. Being the star, however, has its risks, and the...

We should focus on Intercultural Communication

By The Piper The PPP/C governed Guyana for a little over two decades and although it achieved much in economic development it failed to do...

Domination and Development: A Note to Dr. Roopnaraine

By The Piper Not a day goes by without our politicians, intellectuals and elites in general calling for development. More often than not they mean...

The new PPP or business as usual?

By The Piper The waiting is over. After nearly two months of speculation we now know whom the PPP is sending to parliament, and most...

An Open Letter to the Minister of Public Security

Dear Minister Ramjattan: The curfew your ministry has imposed on bars, nightclubs, and restaurants is no doubt well intentioned. Good intentions, however, aren’t the best...

Venezuela heading in wrong direction on Guyana’s oil discovery

By The Piper Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro’s May 27, 2015 presidential decree (No. 1787) not only reaffirms that country’s claim to the Essequibo, but extends...

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...

Racist Stereotypes Unleashed against Indians

By The Piper Hardly a day goes by in the Guyanese media without centuries- old racist stereotypes hurled at Indians. This has been going on...

Letters and Blogs are the Greatest Threat to Stability in Guyana

By The Piper Commentators on Guyana usually use race as a point of departure in their analyses of politics, economics, and culture of the country....

Political Power is a Resource

By The Piper If you are in politics and do not understand that power can and does take different forms, you will get hurt. If...

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A motorcyclist lost his life in the most gruesome fashion moments ago when he collided with a truck and was crushed to death at...

Bolt gives up football dream, eyes business ventures

KINGSTON, Jamaica Observer — With the idea of becoming a professional footballer appearing a pipe dream, Jamaica's retired track superstar Usain Bolt says he...

Suspect in Eccles execution-style killing arrested in private hospital

One of the alleged perpetrators who shot and killed a young father execution-style on Tuesday night in the vicinity of the two Brothers Service...

No-confidence cases: Submissions filed in the High Court

The various parties in the legal challenges relating to the no-confidence vote have filed and sent out their submissions to the High Court. In one,...

Letter: If GECOM cannot cope then the staff should be replaced

Dear Editor, I want to throw this out there - does it make sense that on one hand the constitution, which is the supreme law...

Four dead in clashes ahead of Venezuela protests

CARACAS, Venezuela (AFP) — At least four people have died following overnight clashes ahead of Wednesday's rival protests in Venezuela by supporters and opponents...

Miner accused of fraud gets bail

A miner found himself before the Court on Wednesday after he allegedly failed to return funds obtained following the sale of car parts to...

West Indies bat first at Bridgetown as England leave out Stuart Broad

ESPNcricinfo- West Indies won the toss and chose to bat on the opening day of the first Test against England in Barbados. England have selected...

PPP/C presidential candidate on the move, begins outreach in Berbice

Newly elected People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) presidential candidate, Irfaan Ali travelled to Berbice, on Tuesday, where he was given a resounding welcome as he...

Man executed in Eccles

A man was on Tuesday evening gunned down in the vicinity of the Two Brothers Service Station, Eccles, East Bank Demerara (EBD) by two...