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Daily Archives: December 7, 2015

Four arrested after attempted robbery of Corentyne grocer

Police said that at about 1000h. today Monday December 07, 2015, motor vehicle HC 4442 with four men inside drove up to a grocery shop at Liverpool Village, Corentyne.   Two of the men, one of whom had a bag with a long object inside, went into the shop and confronted the 53 year-old businesswoman during which they demanded cash and ...

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Businesses told about receipt, return, refund and replacement rules; one businessman says laws “stinking”

Efforts to protect consumers from exploitation or unfair trading practices intensified Monday with a public awareness exercise that targeted businesses in Georgetown, but at least one businessman has labeled the law “stinking.” Director of the Competition and Consumer Affairs Commission (CCAC), Dawn Holder led a team of officers to stores on Regent Street.  Reacting to Alert’s explanation of the law ...

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No more extension for Walter Rodney Commission of Inquiry

The Guyana government has refused to grant more extensions to the Walter Rodney Commission to conclude its report and submit it to President David Granger. Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, Basil Williams told a news conference that Granger turned down a request by Commission Chairman, Sir Richard Cheltenham to be given until February 29, 2016 to complete and ...

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PS of Legal Affairs sent on leave as Auditor General probes

Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Legal Affairs, Indira Anandjit has been sent on leave, even as the Auditor General probes the disappearance of a number of items. Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, Basil Williams did not blame Anandjit for the missing items but said the Permanent Secretary had authorized a number of purchases. “The PS authorised those purchases ...

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Jagdeo, Ramotar sue govt for former presidents benefits

Former Presidents Bharrat Jagdeo and Donald Ramotar have moved to the High Court seeking large sums of monies following the capping of the benefits of former presidents. Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, Basil Williams said he would “seek leave to defend the applications” that were filed on November 11, 2015. The matters come up before Chief Justice Ian ...

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Authorities focussing on poor quality imports

In the wake of concerns by Finance Minister, Winston Jordan about the importation of poor quality goods, the Guyana National Bureau of Standards (GNBS) says much depends on requests by consumers and surveillance by inspectors. GNBS Director, Evadnee Inniss said anyone could submit concerns about a product for consideration and approval by the National Standards Council as work-item before it ...

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