Today, November 24th, 2016,  the Finance and Economic Development Committee convened in the Committee Room of the National Assembly Building in Belmopan to address some proposed amendments to the Moneylenders (Amendment) Bill, 2016, that were brought forward by the Money Lenders Association of Belize.

Present at the Meeting were Committee Members, the Hon. John Saldivar,Chairman; Hon. Hugo Patt; Hon. Edmund Castro; Hon. Kareem Musa and the Hon. Cordel Hyde (Alternate).

Also present were Mr. Albert Edwards, Deputy Solicitor General in the Attorney General’s Ministry; Ms. Carolyn Morris (CAMS) and Ms. Caroline Joseph, both Examiner/Financial Sector Supervisor from Central Bank of Belize; Ms. Leni Ysaguirre, Legal Officer a the Financial Intelligence Unit; Mrs. Alma D. Gomez, Supervisor of Insurance & Private Pension in the Ministry of Finance; Mr. Perry Gibson and Mr. Felipe Blanco representing the Money Lenders Association of Belize

The Meeting began at 10:09 A.M and was adjourned at 11:47 A.M.