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GUYANA- Latest News – 05 October 2015

GUYANA- Latest News – 05 October 2015 – Kaieteur News

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Multiple agencies begin probe into source of Jagdeo’s wealth

OCTOBER 5, 2015 |  “Government is very much interested in determining the source of Jagdeo’s wealth among others whose salaries do not seem to match the fortunes they have acquired over the years…” Dr. Thomas Guyana’s anti corruption commission otherwise known as the State Assets Recovery Unit (SARU) has no interest in waiting on the Opposition Leader, Bharrat Jagdeo […]

UK Expert alarmed…Guyana has never utilized its anti-money laundering legislation

OCTOBER 5, 2015 |By Kiana Wilburg   —  A UK expert on Asset Recovery is currently gathering information on Guyana’s systems for thwarting corruption as well as examining how much use law enforcement agencies have made of its legislation in this regard. Mr. Brian Horne is appalled at his findings. “I don’t think at the moment there have been any […]   Continue reading

GUYANA: Capitol TV News Videos – 19 June 2015

GUYANA: Capitol TV News Videos – 19 June 2015

  • More details emerge in plot to transfer vehicles – Westford, close associates
  • Persons being given chance to hand over state assets voluntarily
  • Three senior state media workers dismissed
  • GeoTech company re-launches operations here
  • Gov’t pushing through anti-money laundering legislation with or without PPP
  • Public Security Ministry going after Crum-Ewing killers
  • Couple escape injury after tree crashes unto bus
  • Sports

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Capitol News – TV News Reports – 05 Nov 2013

Capitol News – TV News Reports – 05 Nov 2013

  • LIAT pilots strike
  • Sports – cricket
  • PSC petitions MPs for passage on anti-money laundering legislation
  • City Hall approves street vending during Christmas season
  • Guyanese mother deported from Trinidad with her son to explore legal options
  • Mayor expresses health fears as garbage piles up
LIAT pilots strikePosted: 05 Nov 2013 07:17 PM PST

Pilots working with the regional airline LIAT today refused to take to the skies, leaving passengers grounded. At the Ogle Airport on the East Coast of Demerara, frustrated passengers stranded, unaware of the strike by LIAT pilots. They are accustomed to the usual delays and of bags coming days behind their arrival, now this. LIAT […]    Continue reading

Guyana needs Constitutional reform and new elections – Ralph Ramkarran

Only fresh elections will break current political impasse – former Speaker

NOVEMBER 4, 2013 | BY  |

The only way to break the current political stalemate in Guyana is through Constitutional reform and new elections.

Former Speaker of the National Assembly, Ralph Ramkarran

This is the view held by Former Speaker of the National Assembly, Ralph Ramkarran, who in his most recent writings for his blog conversationtree.gy, said that instead of seeking the kind of unity that would have ensured political stability and development after the 2011 elections, the PPP/C opted for a minority government.

Former Speaker of the National Assembly, Ralph Ramkarran (right)

According to Ramkarran, there is nothing wrong in principal with such a decision, once the Opposition permits such a situation on the basis of some form of agreement about major policy directions.    Continue reading

Capitol News – TV news Videos – 01 Nov 2013

Capitol News  – TV news Videos – 01 Nov 2013

  • APNU stands ground on Anti-Money Laundering legislation
  • Guyana could lose over US$20M from Norway re deforestation
  • Gold declaration heading for record declarations.
  • GPL head calls for greater management accountability
  • Sports
  • JFK Handling company employees charged with mail tampering at Terminal 4.
  • Education Ministry Honors top Country performing Students.
  • Brigadier Bruce Lovell to serve as Guyana’s military attache in Brazil.
  • Sports.
  • Police seized a quantity of meat at city butchery.

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APNU stands ground on Anti-Money Laundering legislation   Posted: 01 Nov 2013 04:39 PM PDT             Continue reading

CTATF threatens sanctions if November deadline not met

Anti-money laundering legislation…Regional body threatens sanctions if November deadline not met

MAY 31, 2013 | BY  |

A regional body overseeing the implementation of counter measures to halt the flow of dirty money has warned Guyana of sanctions if the country fails to meet a revised deadline of November.

Guyana was this week allowed an extension by the Caribbean Financial Action Task Force (CFATF), after the National Assembly failed to pass key legislation in time for a critical evaluation meeting in Managua, Nicaragua.
A statement by the 29-state organization sends a clear message of how serious the legislation is to help countries track illegal money.   Continue reading