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Georgetown, Guyana
Sunday, March 24, 2019

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

Several others arrested for illegal shotgun, cartridges found at Kupang Backdam

The 38-year-old chef who has been arrested by the police following the discovery of an unlicensed shotgun and live cartridges at a mining camp...

9-hour power outages expected this week

…as GPL conducts line maintenance Several communities in Georgetown and sections of the coast are bracing for at least nine hours of power outage during...

Oil and gas sector: Govt to handle sale of Guyana’s portion of crude...

…separate from ExxonMobil With first oil just around the corner, Guyana appears to be poised to market and sell its own portion of crude oil,...

Kitty man jailed for ganja possession

A Kitty, Georgetown man who admitted that he had a quantity of marijuana in his possession was on Friday jailed for three years and...

3 senior staff fired over Uitvlugt estate “flying knives” incident

The probe into the ‘knife-shredder’ incident at the Uitvlugt Sugar Estate’s has concluded and three senior staff, including one engineer, were fired. This was...

No ‘business as usual’ once Parliament reconvenes – MP

...as calls mount for removal of dual citizens from National Assembly If Parliament is reconvened by Government, it cannot be business as usual for...

Court of Appeal erred with 34 majority reasoning – Ram

Attorney and social commentator, Christopher Ram, has signalled his intention to the Court of Appeal’s recent rulings, saying that the court was “wrong” in...

PSC urges GECOM to continue election preparations

In light of the Appeal Court’s decision that 34 votes were needed to validly pass the no-confidence motion, the Private Sector Commission (PSC) is...

CCJ fixes case management hearing in challenge of GECOM Chairman’s appointment

The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) has set a date for a case management hearing in relation to the appeal filed to reverse the...

Chef in ‘hot water’ after police find illegal shotgun in mining camp

Police in ‘F’ Division (Interior Locations) have arrested a chef, who was the lone occupant at a mining camp where an illegal shotgun and...