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Anti-Money Laundering: APNU favours amended Barbados model but insists on an Authority

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 20:59 by GxMedia A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) on Friday said in principle it supports the appointment of a multi-stakeholder board to receive reports from the Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) in the fight against money laundering and terrorist financing. APNU’s point-man on the Special Parliamentary Select Committee that is considering amendments to ...

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BARBADOS: Body of Guyanese woman found in bushy area

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 20:59 by GxMedia (BARBADOS NATION) Police have found the body of Guyanese national Onicka Malicia Gulliver who had been reported missing since Tuesday. She was 28 years old. Police reports indicate the discovery was made around 7:10 a.m. by the Canine Unit at a bushy area near a race track in Vaucluse, St Thomas. ...

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Suspected robber caught after shootout with police

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 20:59 by GxMedia A 24-year old man was arrested after exchanging gunfire with policemen who saw him allegedly pull a gun on a woman as she was leaving her Sophia home. After the shooting, the man- Keron Cummings- jumped into a canal near the Sophia Health Centre where he was taken out and ...

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Office Assistant convicted for marijuana possession for medicinal use

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 20:59 by GxMedia An office assistant at a service station was Friday fined GUY$3,000 and ordered to perform community service after he pleaded guilty to being in possession of marijuana. Quincy Spellen of Freeman Street, East La Penitence, Georgetown told Chief Magistrate, Priya Sewnarine-Beharry that he had four grammes of marijuana in his ...

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Head of Southern Command says he lacks resources to fight drug trafficking

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 20:59 by GxMedia By Ernesto Londoño (WASHINGTON POST).-Dwindling defense budgets have been a boon to drug trafficking networks in Latin America as U.S. intelligence and interdiction assets in the Caribbean have been pared down, the top American commander responsible for the region said Thursday. “Because of asset shortfalls, we’re unable to get after ...

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Politicians kicking around Guysuco

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 20:59 by GxMedia Reeling from a barrage of criticisms by the government and ruling Peoples Progressive Party (PPP), the two parliamentary parties have denied calling for closure of the sugar industry. The issue emerged earlier this week when A Partnership for National Unity’s (APNU), Tony Vieria recommended the significant scaling back of sugar ...

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Traffic cop finds handgun on road

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 20:59 by GxMedia Police were Thursday night checking their database to ascertain who might be then owner of a handgun that was found on the East Bank Demerara Public Road. A traffic policeman found the .32 Taurus Pistol and 12 matching rounds on the Bagotstown Public Road in the vicinity of Gossai’s Liquor ...

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