Anti-laundering bill on knife’s edge

Despite months of wrangling, negotiations between the government and the opposition over the anti-money laundering bill will go down to the wire today with the Chief Parliamentary Counsel to  draft several APNU amendments to enable passage of the bill in Parliament in the backdrop of a Friday deadline that threatens severe financial repercussions.

President Donald Ramotar and A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) called acrimony-filled press conferences yesterday to argue their case to the public prior to an afternoon meeting of the Select Committee of Parliament on the bill. Last night, the committee meeting …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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