Daily Archives: May 29, 2013

US Vice President Joe Biden wraps up talks in Trinidad and Tobago – video

US Vice President Joe Biden wraps up talks in Trinidad and Tobago – 29.May 2013 – Capitol News

Guyana now has until November to amend laws on financial crimes – Ramotar

President Ramotar confirms Guyana now has until November to amend laws governing financial crimes

Speaking in Port of Spain Trinidad, President Donald Ramotar confirmed that Guyana now has until November to come up to speed laws governing the financial crimes of money laundering and financing of terrorism.

Ramotar had dispatched Attorney General Anil Nandlall to Nicaragua where the country was expected to bring the Caribbean Financial Action Task Force up to speed with Guyana’s progress in countering financial crimes.           Continue reading

Staying sane during a period of joblessness: Eckhart Tolle

Staying sane during a period of joblessness: Eckhart Tolle

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GCA New York – Download: May 2013 On-Line Magazine

GCA-May2013

Download: GCA_May_2013 Magazine

In This Issue:

PAGE 3- Guyana’s 47th Independence
PAGE 4-9: Indian Arrival
PAGE10-11: Alexander Alexander
PAGE 12-13: Marriages in the Logie Lines
PAGE 14-15: GCA Summer Camp
PAGE 16-19: Guyana Festival of Musical Arts
PAGE 20-21: Guyanese & alternative medicine
PAGE 22-24: Allura, the Bush Dai Dais
PAGE 25: Poem
PAGE 26: Too many mothers victims
PAGE 27: Glamour Girl
PAGE 28-29: Weaving Water
PAGE 30-33: Homemade Toys, Folk Games
PAGE 34-35: Plastics & the garbage crisis   Continue reading

Amended money laundering law no guarantee against blacklisting

Amended money laundering law no guarantee against blacklisting

By Denis Scott Chabrol – Demerara Waves – Tuesday, 28 May 2013 21:44

US Ambassador Brent Hardt

US Ambassador Brent Hardt

United States Ambassador to Guyana, Brent Hardt on Tuesday 28 May, said even if Guyana had amended its financial crimes law, the South American country still risked being blacklisted for doing nothing to prosecute money launderers.

“I think even if legislation had been passed, it would have been still an uphill battle for Guyana because, as we (US) noted in our narcotics report of last year, from the passage of legislation in 2009 to the present time, there have not been any money laundering investigations,” he told Demerara Waves Online News after the opening of a three-day workshop for journalists.   Continue reading

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