Former Guyana government officials and gold exporters said to be on US extradition watch list
Published on September 28, 2016 – Caribbean News Now
GEORGETOWN, Guyana — The apparent delay by the Guyana government to prosecute members and confidantes of the previous government for various financial improprieties, may all be part of a wider plan to facilitate their future extradition and prosecution in the United States.
At least this is the view of a former US Justice Department official turned investigative journalist, with ties to the New York Times, and who had previously worked on past high profile extradition cases.
In response to a question posed by the Guyana Guardian, the former official, who requested anonymity, told this publication that all that is occurring in Guyana right now, particularly as it relates to the forensic audits, certainly has all of the hallmarks of an information gathering process that will ultimately benefit the United States. [Read more]