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Jamaica seizes cocaine found in shipping container from Guyana

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:00 by GxMedia (JAMAICA OBSERVER).-KINGSTON, Jamaica.- Fifty-two packages of cocaine weighing 57.5 kg, with an estimated street value of US$57,000 or J$57 million, were seized Thursday in a joint operation by Jamaica Customs and the Trans-national Crime and Narcotics Division (TCND) at Kingston Freezone. According to the Jamaica Customs Department, the contraband was ...

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Police shot at during marijuana eradication exercise

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:00 by GxMedia Suspected marijuana cultivators allegedly opened fire on police in Ituni Backdam where lawmen arrested four persons and seized a quantity of the narcotic and a large quantity of ammunition and magazines. “During the operation the police ranks came under fire and returned fire as a result,” said Police Force spokesman ...

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Private Sector, APNU in ongoing tussle over anti-money laundering bill

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:00 by GxMedia Guyana’s Private Sector Commission (PSC) on Friday heaped scorn on the combined opposition for rubbishing its petition to the National Assembly for passage of amendments to the financial crimes law. But A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) laid the blame squarely at the feet of the Peoples Progressive Party Civic ...

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Guyana wouldn’t sacrifice territory for short-term gain- Foreign Minister

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:00 by GxMedia Guyana on Thursday vowed not to give up an inch of its territory in exchange for short-term benefits, in the wake of Venezuela’s navy arresting a seismic research ship in Guyana’s waters off the Essequibo Coast. “Guyana will not, I repeat will not, compromise its principles nor sacrifice any of ...

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Updated: Opposition defeats amendments to anti-money laundering law

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:00 by GxMedia Guyana’s opposition-controlled National Assembly Thursday night voted down the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering of Financing Terrorism (AML/CFT) bill, placing the country on the path to international sanctions. “Guyana is now in jeopardy of being labeled a high risk country for international financial transactions, the ramifications of which have already begun ...

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