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Thursday, July 18, 2019

CARICOM/Guyana should take 1000 Syrian Refugees

By The Piper The January 12, 2010 earthquake in Haiti brought out the best of Guyanese values. The show of support by the Guyanese public...

Why the criticisms of only Nagamootoo and Ramjattan?

By The Piper The PPP is making a big strategic mistake by attacking only the AFC. If the PPP wants to win future elections it...

The Tragedy of Indians

By The Piper Indians in Guyana and Trinidad face an insurmountable problem when it comes to the politics of race. The problem is two-fold. Firstly,...

What the APNU+AFC and PPP should do now

By The Piper We are approaching the hundred-day mark for the new APNU+AFC administration to meet promises it set during the election campaign and soon...

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...

Recent Articles

Higher standards needed for persons seeking to become teachers – BVI Minister

By: Davina Ramdass  As CARICOM embarks on an initiative to review existing teaching standards, a recommendation has been made for there to be a higher...

“Pepper spray saved my life” – survivor of Norton St. shooting

By: Kizzy Coleman For two years, she suffered severe beatings at the hands of a man she truly loved and wanted to please. She was battered...

AmCham Guyana says companies must be held accountable for damage to environment

The need for companies to make an effort to reduce their carbon footprint, observe health and safety policies, and be held accountable by the...

Guyana and Japan looking to further strengthen bilateral cooperation

Guyana and Japan are looking to further strengthen bilateral cooperation, particularly in the area of energy. This was highlighted on Wednesday morning when President David...

Opposition finds Alves, La Bennet as “unfavourable” candidates for GECOM Chair

The Opposition did not find favour with Attorney Kesaundra Alves and Justice Claudette La Bennet as nominees for the post of chairperson of the...

Stansted ‘disruptive passenger’: Woman faces £85,000 bill

(BBC) A woman who allegedly caused a flight to be diverted due to "extremely disruptive behaviour" has been given an £85,000 bill by an...

Antigua Government not willing to pay price Barbados wants for its LIAT shares

Prime Minister Gaston Browne has disclosed that the US$44 million price Barbados was asking for its LIAT shares was too steep, insisting that while...

Mechanic remanded for possession of high-powered weapon

A 32-year-old motorcycle mechanic was today remanded to prison for the illegal possession of a high-powered weapon. Devon Atkinson, known as “Wild Buck”, of Kitty,...

21-Y-O charged for robbing, shooting Kristian Jeffery

A 21-year-old resident of Alberttown, Georgetown was today charged for the shooting and robbing of motor racer, Kristian Jeffery who was attacked by a...

Top Cop signals intention to replace SOCU Head

Police Commissioner Leslie James has signaled the administration’s intention to replace Sydney James as the Head of the Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU). “Later on,...