APNU anti-money laundering amendments presented to select committee

-gov’t makes new pitch for consensus

Chief Parliamentary Coun-sel Cecil Dhurjon has delivered awaited draft amendments for the anti-money laundering bill to the special select committee working on the legislation even as government hopes to broker a consensus for needed opposition support.

The committee met last evening and Chairperson Gail Teixeira told Stabroek News afterward that the PPP/C could not close its eyes and ears to the views expressed by the people. “There is a resounding voice in Guyana that says pass that bill so we won’t get blacklisted,” she said.

Teixeira noted that the meeting went well but added that the question remains whether the amendments will be Caribbean …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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