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Wednesday, July 26, 2017

THE PIPER: Angels and Devils in Government

Reacting to the latest revelations on the facility rented by the Ministry of Public Health - putatively for the storage of Pharmaceuticals and the...

THE PIPER: Some questions on CSEC

Now that congratulations to our top students at the CSEC are out of the way, it is time once again to look at the...

Settlement of Court Cases: Legitimizing incompetence and corruption

By Mohabir Anil Nandlall, MP., Attorney-at-Law There is no other Government  in the Commonwealth that has settled more cases and paid out more public funds,...

THE PIPER: President must conserve his credibility capital

Even the most fervent supporter of the APNU/AFC government would accept that the latter has been severely embarrassed by the controversy over the Ministry...

THE PIPER: Emancipation and Reparations

In 2013 Caribbean Heads of Governments established the Caricom Reparations Commission with a mandate to prepare the case against the Government of Great...

THE PIPER: Trumpeting fear

Invoking the climate of violence presently pervading America, the newly minted Republican Candidate for the US Presidential election this November, Donald Trump trumpeted, "This...

THE PIPER: State of the Economy

Against persistent and widespread claims by the business community for at least the past six months that the economy is doing poorly, the government...

THE PIPER: Repercussions of structural imbalances

In the wake of highly publicized killings of African Americans by the police, in 2013, the spontaneous movement "Black Lives Matter" spread like wildfire...

THE PIPER: Britain’s Insularity

Britain's decision to leave the European Union, being primarily  a political and economic decision, has left the political pundits reeling and the financial markets...

THE PIPER: Whither Social Cohesion?

Ever since the APNU/AFC coalition government launched a "Social Cohesion" Ministry in May 2015, the country has been trying to figure out what is...

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Pollard slams WICB for questioning his commitment

Allrounder Kieron Pollard has challenged the West Indies selectors' rationale for dropping him for the tri-series in Zimbabwe in November. Pollard said he was...

Police Detective takes stand in 2009 taxi driver murder trial

Following several voir dire trials (trial within a trial), Detective Corporal, Roland Beharry earlier today took the stand at the Georgetown High Court, as...

Barama concessions may be used as carbon sink or given out- Govt

Minister of Natural Resources Raphael Trotman told the Government Information Agency (GINA), that the government is exploring several ways to utilise the forest concessions...

Teen among two charged with murder of Mahaicony woman

The two accused in the brutal murder of a Mahaicony businesswoman appeared at the Sparendaam Magistrate’s Court earlier today, following the Director of Public...

Prince Harry expected in December- Quinn

British High Commissioner to Guyana Greg Quinn has confirmed the dates for Prince Harry’s visit to Guyana. Quinn in a statement said “I am happy...

Original owner of lost wedding band found half a world away

(St Lucia News Online) The mysterious lost wedding ring found at the bottom of the Caribbean sea off the coast of St. Lucia has...

New Bartica Town Clerk says ‘humbled and honoured’ to serve in town of her...

The town of Bartica has announced the appointment of Ms Phebe Wallerson who will serve in the capacity of Town Clerk of the Municipality. According...

New Amsterdam Prison Officer caught with cannabis

A female officer at the New Amsterdam Prison was on Sunday taken into custody after she was allegedly found with a quantity of cannabis...

Pakistan beat Windies by 133 runs, clinch series

(AFP) Leg-spinner Yasir Shah took six second-innings wickets in Pakistan's crushing 133-run second Test win over West Indies in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday as...

PI continues into Babita Sarjou’s murder

The Preliminary Inquiry into the murder of Babita Sarjou, whose body was found six years after she had gone missing, continued at the Georgetown...