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Justice is not blind in Guyana


THE NEWS in the press on Sunday, February 16, 2014, when it was reported that Appeal Court Judge, Rabi Sukul was disbarred in the UK for misleading his client in appealing a case was really a surprise. Immediately, and rightly so, the chancellor called for his resignation.

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‘Parliamentary struggle’ on for passage of AML/CFT Bill — Rohee

Only criminals stand to benefit from non-passage of AML/CFT Bill

THE Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has gifted Guyana with a reprieve in not recommending this country to the attention of the International Cooperation Review Group (ICRG), but this has not negated the “parliamentary struggle” that the current administration faces in undertaking passage of the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) (Amendment) Bill.

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First Rupununi Music, Arts Festival a big success

A section of the crowd being entertained

THE three-day Rupununi Music and Arts Festival had an auspicious start at the Rock View Lodge in the Annai community of Region 9 on Friday. It was formally opened by Prime Minister Samuel Hinds, who commended the organisers for launching an event that brought performers from across the world to Guyana’s interior.

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