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Tuesday, March 26, 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

Options being explored to find housing for Venezuelan migrants

Following the arrival of 140 Venezuelan migrants in Georgetown last Wednesday, the Department of Citizenship in collaboration with its international partners and other Government...

Man gets 12 years for killing drinking buddy

Three years after 27-year-old Ravindra Paremdass was sentenced to 57 years imprisonment by Justice Navindra Singh for the killing of a drinking buddy over...

Cyclist killed in Soesdyke hit and run

An auxiliary staff attached to the Guyana Forestry Commission was on Sunday evening killed in a hit and run accident in the vicinity of...

Medical practitioners responsible for deaths of leukemia patients still employed

-GPHC awaiting word from Medical Council to take further action The three medical practitioners who were held responsible for the deaths of three leukemia patients...

Duo remanded for stealing bicycle

Twenty-eight-year-old Wayne Blair of First Avenue Bartica, Region Seven (Cuyuni/Mararuni) and Ezra Evans, 25, of Lot 57 West Front Road, Georgetown were hauled before...

CARICOM Foreign Ministers hold talks with Venezuela’s Opposition Leader

Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Foreign Ministers over the weekend met with Venezuela’s Opposition Leader Juan Guaidó as the region seeks to help facilitate a peaceful...

Convicted felon slapped with armed robbery charge

Magistrate Sherdel Isaacs-Marcus on Monday remanded a known convict to prison when he appeared before her to answer to two counts of armed robbery...

LETTER: The insertion of the word ‘absolute’ has now created a new piece of...

Dear Editor: The rules or guidelines for statutory interpretation are intended to ensure that ambiguities are avoided in order to give effect to a statute...

GMR&SC King of the Strip 2019: Goliath crushes every stone

... ‘Mad Max’ impresses on return There was no stone or slingshot that could deny the might of Team Mohamed’s Goliath; as, for the second...

Nigeria make history after sealing U-19 WC spot

They were 91 for 7 at one stage in their chase of 139 against Sierra Leone Under-19s, but Peter Aho did the trick for...