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Daily Archives: December 3, 2013

Bose sound comes to Guyana

The sole authorized dealer of a reputable brand of American-made sound equipment, Bose, on Tuesday discouraged Guyanese from buying products from unauthorized persons and entities. Chief Executive Officer of Gizmos and Gadgets, Ravi Mangar told reporters that full warranty and after sales and service for Bose sound products would be available. “We give you the after sales service that you ...

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Guyana inches closer to global transparency system for extractive industries

Guyana is moving to improve the level of transparency and accountability in the extractive industries, particularly mining, the Ministry of Natural Resources and the Environment said Tuesday. This undertaking is being advanced through the hiring of an international or local consultancy team to commence a Scoping Study of the adoption of the global Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) in Guyana. ...

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Broadcasting Authority hiring lawyers to go after illegal broadcasters

The Guyana National Broadcasting Authority (GNBA) is strengthening its legal and administrative muscles to enforce the broadcasting law against illegal broadcasters and those that flout content rules. Chairman of the GNBA Board, Bibi Shadick on Tuesday announced that three lawyers are to be hired to take offenders to court. “We have reached the stage where we have identified attorneys-at-law — ...

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Licensed gun holder shot, weapon stolen

Another licensed firearm has ended up in the hands of criminals and the owner has been shot during an armed robbery on Tuesday. Police said that about 12:25 Tuesday afternoon, 48-year old Fenton Duncan of Roxanne Burnham Gardens and 38-year old Sherry Ramroop of Eccles, East Bank Demerara were at a car wash on Mandela Avenue. There, they were held ...

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Being East Indian does not automatically make me PPP

Reproduced with permission from Sara Bharrat’s blog at http://sarabharrat.wordpress.com/ My identity is my own. I do not appreciate being branded politically because of my skin colour. Last time around, I stood at a rally screaming in favour of the AFC. Who knows where I’ll be next time around. Maybe no place close to any of the madness that happens here ...

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Seven-year Non Communicable Diseases strategy launched

The Ministry of Health in collaboration with the Pan American Health Organisation/World Health Organisation (PAHO/WHO) on Monday launched the Guyana Strategic plan for the Integrated Prevention and Control of Chronic Non Communicable Diseases (NCDs) and their risk factors strategy 2013-2020. The official document for the plan was handed over to Minister of Health, Dr. Bheri Ramsaran by PAHO/WHO representative, Adrianus ...

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Big businesses focus on Solid waste management

The Ministry of Local Government and Regional Development in collaboration with Guyenterprise, today held a Corporate workshop to educate various stakeholders of their role in solid waste management (SWM).       This is part of the Ministry’s public awareness and community participation component of the Georgetown Solid Waste Management Programme (GSWMP). The key purpose of the workshop held at Georgetown club, Camp ...

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Captain Debbie Gouveia’s contribution to civil aviation hailed

The successful career and example set by Captain Debbie Gouveia were lauded by President Donald Ramotar as he delivered the feature address at the unveiling of a stamp to honour her contributions to the aviation sector on Saturday. The President congratulated the Guyana Post Office Corporation for honouring several women for their outstanding contributions to the sector and described the ...

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