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Sunday, August 25, 2019

APNU proposes three major amendments to AML Bill; Gov’t not in agreement

By Fareeza Haniff – As the government fights to meet a deadline of the Caribbean Financial Action Task Force (CFATF), the main opposition –...

AG denies that AML Bill gives Gov’t Ministers too much power

– Attorney General (AG) and Minister of Legal Affairs, Anil Nandlall is denying that the government proposed Anti – Money Laundering and Countering...

APNU pushes for judicial inquiry into torture allegations

– Amid new torture allegations levelled against the Guyana Police Force, the main opposition – A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) – is...

APNU, AFC buckling under pressure to support AML Bill – Finance Minister

– The Parliamentary Special Select Committee considering the Anti - Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism Amendment Bill will be meeting...

Foreign Minister flays PNC/R’s Aubrey Norton over Foreign Policy criticism

– Foreign Affairs Minister Carolyn Rodrigues – Birkett has lashed out at Former People’s National Congress Reform (PNC/R) Member of Parliament (MP) for...

Gov’t proposed AML Bill puts too much power in the hands of Ministers –...

By Fareeza Haniff – Will A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) support a “clean” version of the Anti Money Laundering and Countering the Financing...

Granger silent on replacement of Backer, says her resignation is a ‘serious blow’ to...

By Fareeza Haniff – Leader of A Partnership for National Unity (APNU), David Granger confirmed that he received a letter of resignation from party...

Contest ensues in APNU over Backer’s replacement

- The leadership of the A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) has, according to insiders, been having some intense discussions as to who...

Salary of new GUYSUCO CEO is a highly guarded secret – Source

By Kurt Campbell – Among much speculation that the Guyana Agricultural and General Workers Union (GAWU) is not in total agreement with the appointment...

Local contractors lack competence, capacity and are rarely awarded foreign funded projects

By Kurt Campbell -  According to Senior Officer within the Ministry of Public Works, Geoffery Vaughn an assessment the contracts awarded over the last...

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