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Tuesday, February 19, 2019

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...

The Good, the Bad, and the Shameless 

 By The Piper  - Give Jack his jacket; so the saying goes. It means, of course, that credit must be given where earned. The APNU-AFC has...

Racist Stereotypes Unleashed against Indians

By The Piper Hardly a day goes by in the Guyanese media without centuries- old racist stereotypes hurled at Indians. This has been going on...

Letters and Blogs are the Greatest Threat to Stability in Guyana

By The Piper Commentators on Guyana usually use race as a point of departure in their analyses of politics, economics, and culture of the country....

Political Power is a Resource

By The Piper If you are in politics and do not understand that power can and does take different forms, you will get hurt. If...

The Piper: Guyanese should take a bow and an exit lesson for the PPP/C

iNews introduces to you our weekly column – The Piper – which will analyse social, cultural and political issues in our society. The Piper...

Recent Articles

1 charged for severe beating of Mabura man

Romel Vieira also called “Rasta man” was charged for the severe beating of Mabura resident, Cliff Williams which occurred on Friday last. The accused, who...

Parents picket N/A Training Centre

A few concerned parents staged a picketing exercise outside of the Vryman’s Ervin Training Centre in New Amsterdam, complaining that students are being constantly...

Lusignan vendors will return after completion of road works – NDC Chairman

Weeks after ordering vendors of the Lusignan Market to relocate to a section of the Annandale Market, Chairman of the Mon Repos/La Reconnaissance Neighborhood...

Minibus driver, conductor charged for assaulting peace officer

The duo seen on social media assaulting a traffic rank last week made their appearance at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court on Monday slapped with...

Bible college student slapped with rape charge; granted $200,000 bail

A student of the Bible College was, earlier today (Monday), ordered to make his appearance in the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts after being arraigned on...

Deaf Association protests Public Security Ministry for drivers’ licenses

“The deaf should be given equal privileges as those who can hear and should not be discriminated against” was the message reiterated earlier today...

Windies Women trio make crucial gains in rankings

LONDON, United Kingdom (CMC) – West Indies captain Stafanie Taylor, along with the new-ball pair of Shakera Selman and Shamilia Connell, have made important...

Steven Ramphal cops Chutney Monarch title

The Anna Regina Community Centre Ground came to life on Sunday Night as hundreds flocked the venue to support their favorite artistes vying for...

3rd person arrested for failed execution attempt on Chinese National

Police in ‘B’ Division (Berbice) have arrested a third person in connection with the foiled execution attempt on a Chinese businessman at Skeldon, Berbice...

Antigua gov’t raises new concerns regarding Scotiabank sale

ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC) — The Antigua and Barbuda government has raised new concerns regarding the sale of Scotiabank operations here amid reports that...