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Govt presents amended Barbados money laundering law to select committee

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 20:59 by GxMedia Government has presented a fine-tuned Barbados model Anti Money Laundering and Countering of Financing Terrorism legislation that seeks to improve the governance mechanism, Junior Finance Minister Juan Edghill said Thursday. “In fact, the Government’s counter-proposals of amendments recently placed before the Special Select Committee is a modified version of the ...

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Chief Elections Officer to push for consensus

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 20:59 by GxMedia Newly-appointed Chief Elections Officer and Commissioner of National Registration, Keith Lowenfield on Thursday pledged to strive for consensus in carrying out his mandate. Lowenfield, a trained specialist in Public Administration, was unanimously selected from among three candidates. The others were Jamaican Danville Davidson and United States-based Guyanese Savitrie Singh. “I ...

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Former cop accused of selling document with forged Chief Justice signature

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 20:59 by GxMedia A former Special Constable was Thursday arraigned on charges of forging Chief Justice, Ian Chang’s signature and obtaining money by false pretence for a land case to be dismissed. City Magistrate, Ann Mc Lennan granted 58-year old Ann Small of 228 South Sophia GUY$300,000 bail for the offences she allegedly ...

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Private Sector Commission wants Barbados-model money laundering law; President insists on govt amendments

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 20:59 by GxMedia The Private Sector Commission’s (PSC) proposal that Guyana should adopt the Barbados model for establishing an oversight board to monitor the anti-money laundering and terrorist financing architecture has been struck down by President Donald Ramotar. PSC Chairman, Ronald Webster told a government-organised National Consultation on the status of amendments to ...

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US embassy honours Guyanese Woman of Courage

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 20:59 by GxMedia Guyanese civil society activist, Zenita Nicholson was Wednesday awarded the United States (US) embassy’s first International Woman of Courage Award for her work against homophobia and fighting for women’s rights. “This award is about courage and leadership. Zenita Nicholson embodies these principles and exemplifies the traditions of personal freedom and ...

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