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Sunday, May 19, 2019

Local Elections Jitters

By The Piper During the general elections last year the APNU+AFC promised local government election by year end of 2015. No delivery was made on...

Jagdeo, Rohee and Ramotar: Who is in charge of the PPP?

By The Piper By now you may have forgotten the uproar over the 2 a.m. redline that Public Security Minister, Khemraj Ramjattan instituted. The imposition...

The Nanda Gopaul Move

By The Piper Few people in Guyana’s post-war history have had a more distinguished and yes, productive public life than Dr. Nanda Kishore Gopaul. N.K....

Indian-African Ties Grow Stronger

By The Piper “Today, the heart beat of 1.25 billion Indians and 1.25 billion Africans are in rhythm. We are among the world's oldest...

Be Careful with Oil

By The Piper The recent capacity-building event at the Arthur Chung Conference Centre provided Minister of Governance, Raphael Trotman a platform to boldly remind us...

Venezuela used as excuse for remilitarization of Guyana

By The Piper The announcement by President David Granger that Guyana has adopted a new national security strategy has gone almost unnoticed in the usually...

The Piper: Settling Political Scores?

- The Piper recalls this article published in the Times magazine.  Given recent public commentaries about the actions by the current government regarding...

Pay-Raise Betrayal

By The Piper.  - When the AFC was in opposition it often and, sometimes rightfully, charged the then sitting PPP government with not listening...

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...

Indians Need to Learn Some African History

By The Piper If you ask a ‘man-in-the-street’ Indian to tell you something about Guyanese history you are likely to hear some story like what...

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...