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Sunday, August 25, 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

Mother of 3 stabbed to death by estranged lover

A mother of three was in the wee hours of Sunday morning stabbed to death by the father of her children at her Victoria...

Tullow to push for Guyanese to be employed with company

…after Ghana Exec touts job opportunities for countrymen in Guyana Tullow recently found oil in Guyana, but it was the Managing Director at Tullow Ghana...

Govt appeal of CJ decision aimed at further delaying elections – former AG

…says appeal has no merit After months spent in the court contesting the No-Confidence Motion, the Government is set on returning to the court, this...

No buyout offer from Govt – BBCI

The Berbice Bridge Company Inc. (BBCI) has refuted claims made by Public Infrastructure Minister, David Patterson, that government has offered to buyout ownership of...

100 families affected after Region 10 freak storm

A freak storm ripped through several communities of Region 10 (Upper Demerara-Berbice) this morning (Saturday, August 24, 2019), leaving in its wake the mass...

Motorcyclist nursing head injuries from ECD accident

A resident of Golden Grove, East Coast of Demerara (ECD), is presently nursing head injuries at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) after he...

Opinion Poll on upcoming elections, other political matters launched

The Turkeyn Research and Polling Institute (TRPI) earlier today rolled out an opinion poll to collect the views of Guyanese on a number of...

GA-FDD intensifies inspection activities, closed several food establishments

The Government Analyst Food and Drug Department (GA-FDD) after trumping up inspection activities on local food establishments following a survey conducted earlier this year...

MMA rice farmers call for dams to be fixed before harvest

By: Andrew Carmichael With less than one week before farmers in the Mahaica Mahaicony Abary-Agricultural Development Authority (MMA-ADA) Scheme start harvesting their rice, concern is...

CJIA Senior Manager charged for sexual assault

Senior Airport Manager at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA), Andrew Kellman was earlier today granted bail in the sum of $70,000 when he...