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Saturday, January 25, 2020

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

Taxi driver traumatised after bandits hijack car

A 48-year-old taxi driver is now counting his losses after he was robbed by an armed bandit and his accomplice at around 06:15hrs this...

Motorcyclist killed in Craig accident

A 47-year-old motorcyclist, who was on his way home from work this morning, lost his life in an accident at Craig Village, East Bank...

Bauxite Union says it “lost confidence” in Minister Keith Scott’s management of labour issues

The Guyana Bauxite & General Workers Union (GB&GWU) has declared that it has lost all confidence in Junior Social Protection Minister, Keith Scott, who...

STARR opens security solutions store

With security challenges on the rise, STARR has taken the initiative to open a new technology division at Lot 57 Chalmers Place to focus...

EITI concerned about lack of petroleum legislation in Guyana

Even as Guyana has begun producing oil, there is an absence of modern legislation to govern the oil and gas sector. This is an area...

Porter dies after falling off moving vehicle

Thirty-six-year-old Sheldon Chase of Lot 103 C Meadowbrook Gardens lost his live on Thursday afternoon after he was crushed by a moving lorry at...

Youth Village opens at D’Urban Park

Scores of students from both Primary and Secondary Schools who gathered for the first day of the Republic Day Youth Village were urged to...

Accused in the rape of 11-year-old girl to face retrial

A 59-year-old Linden, Region 10 (Upper Demerara-Berbice) man is expected to face a retrial after a jury failed to reach a verdict in his...

CORONAVIRUS: Guyana must be ready to protect citizens – Opposition

By: Devina Samaroo While regional officials have indicated that the deadly coronavirus may not reach the Caribbean, Guyana’s Opposition is urging authorities here to put...

GECOM admits only errors through “inadvertence” can be changed

Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo has warned that the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) is insisting on making 91,000 changes to the Revised List of Electors...