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Bose sound comes to Guyana

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:00 by GxMedia 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 ...

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Civil Society experts want more men involved in ending Gender-Based Violence

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:00 by GxMedia Civil society experts are calling for more men to become involved in the response to the escalating pandemic of gender-based violence in Guyana. The call was made at a film screening and panel discussion hosted by the Guyana Equality Forum (GEF), and its partners, on Monday, November 25, 2013 in ...

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Trafficking in persons: first official visit to the Bahamas by a UN independent expert

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:00 by GxMedia UNITED NATIONS, GENEVA (3 December 2013) – The United Nations Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons, Joy Ngozi Ezeilo, will undertake an official visit the Commonwealth of the Bahamas from 9 to 11 December 2013. Her visit will be the first ever to the Caribbean country by an independent expert ...

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Guyana inches closer to global transparency system for extractive industries

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:00 by GxMedia 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 ...

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Broadcasting Authority hiring lawyers to go after illegal broadcasters

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:00 by GxMedia 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 ...

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Licensed gun holder shot, weapon stolen

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:00 by GxMedia 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 ...

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Being East Indian does not automatically make me PPP

Last Updated on Tuesday, 3 December 2013, 11:16 by GxMedia 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 ...

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Seven-year Non Communicable Diseases strategy launched

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:00 by GxMedia 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 ...

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Big businesses focus on Solid waste management

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:00 by GxMedia 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 ...

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Captain Debbie Gouveia’s contribution to civil aviation hailed

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:00 by GxMedia 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 ...

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