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Wednesday, April 24, 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

Family of murder accused killed by inmates calls for justice

More than two weeks after 30-year-old Shaheed Ali succumbed to injuries received during a brawl at the Lusignan Prison, his family held a picketing...

Pedestrian killed while attempting to cross road

A pedestrian was earlier today killed after he was stuck down whilst attempting to cross the No. 11 Public Road, East Coast Berbice. Dead...

Abducted miner escaped after Kuribrong shooting

- 2 suspects in custody The miner who was allegedly abducted following a shooting incident at Kuribrong Trail, Pataro River has managed to escape....

Essequibo saw mill goes up in flames

A devastating fire has left a businessman counting his losses after it ravaged his multi-million dollar saw mill at Spring Gardens, Essequibo on Easter...

City Mayor reminds “littering is unlawful” amid garbage pileup after Easter

Following a huge garbage pile up post the Easter Weekend festivities in the city, Georgetown Mayor Ubraj Narine has reminded that persons can be...

Bolivia crash: Bus plunges into ravine killing 25

Twenty-five people were killed in western Bolivia when the bus they were travelling in fell more than 200m (656ft) down a ravine. The bus was...

Sri Lanka attacks: Mass funerals held as nation mourns

Sri Lanka has held its first mass funeral amid a day of mourning for the victims of Sunday's bomb blasts. The death toll from the...

Most cases of child abuse recorded on ECD – CCPA

Officers at the Child Care and Protection Agency (CCPA) arm of the Social Protection Ministry are currently trying to assess exactly why the East...

Executive has some influence over Judiciary – US State Dept

– Despite Constitution providing for independent Judiciary A report from the United States (US) Department of State has raised concerns about Guyana’s legal system when...

Court of Appeal employee found dead in bath tub 

An employee attached to the Court of Appeal was earlier this morning found dead in her bath tub. Dead is 24-year-old Olita Shondel Mendez...