Daily Archives: May 23, 2013

Money Laundering Bill – President Ramotar appeals to the House – video

President Ramotar appeals to the House to urgently review amendments to Money Laundering Bill – 22nd May 2013

Posted: 22 May 2013 05:11 PM PDT

shot0022A message to the National Assembly by the President is rare and hardly can anyone remember it happening before. But today, the President utilized that provision as he sought to simmer a row between the Government and opposition sides of the House in order to get amendments to the country’s law against financial crimes passed.

The Government wanted the amendments to the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism (Amendment) Bill 2013 passed before it faces the Caribbean Financial Action Task Force (CFATF) in Nicaragua next week.   Continue reading

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