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Sunday, April 18, 2021

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...

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

120 new COVID-19 cases; 13 in ICU

A whopping 120 persons have tested positive for the novel coronavirus from some 1,574 tests conducted in the last 24 hours. This now takes the...

Sections of Sheriff Street to be closed in the nights for road works

The Ministry of Public Works is reminding road users that the contractor, Sinohydro Corporation Limited, will be conducting works on the Sheriff/Mandela Expansion Project...

GMSA lauds membership for $20M donation to St Vincent

See below for a statement from the Guyana Manufacturing and Services Association (GMSA) on the Emergency Humanitarian Relief to St. Vincent: The CARICOM nation of...

PM Gonsalves receives relief aid from Guyana; lauds Guyana’s generosity

The vessel carrying emergency supplies donated by Guyana arrived at Port Kingstown, St Vincent and the Grenadines this morning. SVG Prime Minister, Dr Hon Ralph Gonsalves,...

Decomposed body found at Cornelia Ida seashore

A partially decomposed body of a male has washed up on the Cornelia Ida Seashore, West Coast Demerara this morning. The police said at about...

Vehicle set on fire in Providence

The Guyana Police Force is investigating where a vehicle was found on fire along the Green Field Access Road (StadiumRoad), Providence, East Bank Demerara. The...

Region 4 pensioner is Guyana’s 268th COVID-19 death

The Ministry of Health (MOH) has reported that another person who tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has died. This takes the total number...

Police intercepted car with ganja in Berbice

Police ranks from the Narcotics Branch and the Special Branch acted on information and intercepted a silver grey motor car (#PTT 6996). The interception occurred...

Emergency works ordered to help flood-affected Mahaicony rice farmers

Minister of Agriculture,  Zulfikar Mustapha on Friday said emergency works to repair the dams and clear clogged channels in the Mahaicony area would begin...

Family slams T&T police for slothfulness in investigating Guyanese designer’s murder

The family of Guyanese born fashion designer, runway coach, and cosmetologist 27-year-old Latchman Singh, popularly known as Marcus or Marc Anthony, who was found...