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Four arrested after attempted robbery of Corentyne grocer

Last Updated on Monday, 7 December 2015, 20:46 by GxMedia 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 ...

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

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 22:58 by GxMedia 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 ...

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No more extension for Walter Rodney Commission of Inquiry

Last Updated on Monday, 7 December 2015, 17:39 by GxMedia 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 ...

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PS of Legal Affairs sent on leave as Auditor General probes

Last Updated on Monday, 7 December 2015, 16:53 by GxMedia 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 ...

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Jagdeo, Ramotar sue govt for former presidents benefits

Last Updated on Monday, 7 December 2015, 14:53 by GxMedia 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 ...

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Authorities focussing on poor quality imports

Last Updated on Monday, 7 December 2015, 11:59 by GxMedia 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 ...

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