Ramotar slams opposition for shifting goalpost on anti-laundering bill

–ignores question on new polls, referendum

President Donald Ramotar yesterday accused the opposition of shifting the goalpost on the stalled anti-money laundering bill as he led a “stakeholders” consultation on the contentious legislation in the city.

Leading the line-up of government functionaries present at the Guyana International Convention Centre (GICC) to face the stakeholders gathered, he wasted little time in informing them that the legislation is at the mercy of the APNU-led political opposition. He later ignored queries on whether he was prepared to go to the polls or hold a referendum on the matter.

“The goalpost is being shifted and every effort is being made to prevent this bill from being passed. This is a human disaster that we are facing not a natural disaster and the opposition continues to carry the line that we are creating hysteria …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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