US refused past offers for DEA building

-Teixeira tells Lindeners at anti-laundering bill meeting

The United States refused offers by the Government of Guyana to obtain a building to set up a Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) office here in 2005, presidential advisor Gail Teixeira told Lindeners on Wednesday.

She was at the time responding to a question at a town hall meeting at the Watooka Guest House, which was organised to update Linden and Region Ten residents on the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering of Financing of Terrorism (Amendment) Bill and challenges the government faces in passing the bill through the National Assembly and the fallout if this is not done in a timely manner.

During the interactive session of the meeting, Lawrence Talbot, one of the more than one hundred people at the …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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