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Daily Archives: Monday, 14 July 2014, 22:58

Local Govt Elections: GECOM Chairman discards concerns by PPP Commissioners

Last Updated on Monday, 14 July 2014, 22:58 by GxMedia Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission, Dr. Steve Surujbally on Monday debunked claims by the three ruling party-nominated commissioners that the local government elections machinery was rusty and could lead to disenfranchisement. Surujbally insisted that the commission was “fully prepared and committed” to move into election mode with “immediacy” whenever ...

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Guyana hosts U.S. Military Cadets to foster cultural understanding

Last Updated on Monday, 14 July 2014, 18:21 by GxMedia For the second year in a row, Guyana will host the Cultural Understanding and Language Proficiency (CULP) Program, as part of the longstanding partnership between the Florida National Guard, the U.S. Army Cadet Command, the U.S. Embassy in Guyana’s Security Cooperation Office, and the Guyana Defence Force (GDF), according to ...

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CBSI Supports Third International Port Security Training Program

Last Updated on Monday, 14 July 2014, 18:12 by GxMedia In a cooperative effort between the United States and Guyana to improve global maritime transport security, the US Embassy in Georgetown facilitated a week-long workshop on auditing management systems, the American Embassy here said in a statement. This training was conducted in partnership with the United States Coast Guard and ...

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Venezuela’s aggression a setback to some offshore oil exploration

Last Updated on Monday, 14 July 2014, 17:59 by GxMedia Guyana’s Minister of Natural Resources, Robert Persaud on Monday said offshore exploration in areas being contested by neighbouring Venezuela is facing “some setback.” In apparent reference to the expulsion and temporary seizure of the Malaysian seismic research vessel, RV Teknik Perdana, by Venezuela’s Navy last year, he told a bipartisan ...

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Bandit shot dead outside auto spare parts store

Last Updated on Monday, 14 July 2014, 17:40 by GxMedia A bandit was shot dead and a handgun recovered during an armed robbery at an auto spares store on Sheriff and Duncan Streets, Head of the Criminal Investigations Department, Leslie James said. Police said in a statement that the unidentified man was shot by a businessman who was robbed of ...

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“Rising Star” Contestant Lisa Punch saved by West Coast Vote

Last Updated on Monday, 14 July 2014, 1:34 by GxMedia Given the option to save one “Rising Star” contestant this week, the west coast voters opted to push Lisa Punch into the quarterfinals. With a new phase of the “Rising Star” competition came a new mechanism by which the west coastviewership, despite not being able to watch and vote during ...

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