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Kaieteur News grenade attack: Publisher says he has no problems with anyone

Kaieteur News Publisher Glenn Lall testified Tuesday as the Preliminary Inquiry into the grenade threat to his establishment continued. During his examination, Lall was asked by Police Prosecutor Neville Jeffers if as a publisher he has any grievances with persons or if he knows of any persons having problems with him. To this, the Publisher responded that he has no problem with ...

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BARBADOS: Guyanese who shoplifted insecticide in immigration hot water

BARBADOS TODAY: Guyanese national Mohamed Kazim Khan found himself in a heap of trouble for “mistakenly” putting a small bottle of insecticide in his pocket when he went into Carters. Not only did 44-year-old Khan, who lives at Eastlynne, St George get arrested and charged for the offence which landed him before the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court today, but his status ...

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Drug convict Dataram pleads guilty to passport forgery, illegal departure

Convicted drug baron, Barry Dataram was Tuesday sentenced to additional imprisonment after he pleaded guilty to charges in connection with his recent escape to Suriname. Appearing before Chief Magistrate, Ann Mc Lennan, he confessed to passport forgery, absconding the law and illegal departure. Mc Lennan sentenced Dataram to 12 months for forgery of a Guyana passport,  two years for absconding the ...

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Taxi driver allegedly spent mortgage payment

A taxi driver, in trying to avoid further problems with the courts, promised Chief Magistrate Ann Mc Lennan to repay the man he allegedly tricked out of GYD$90,000. The charge against Chetram Sukhanandan is that on October 10, 2016, at Herstelling, he was entrusted with $90,000 for the purpose of paying a mortgage, but he fraudulently converted the cash to his own ...

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Owner of Brooklyn company that imports fish from Guyana convicted after being ‘caught red handed’ with $8M shipment of cocaine

BY JOHN MARZULLI NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Friday, October 14, 2016. NEW YORK DAILY NEWS.- The jury didn’t buy this guy’s fish story. The owner of a company that imports fish from Guyana was convicted Friday in Brooklyn Federal Court of smuggling 250 kilos of cocaine in a frozen shrimp-laden shipping container. Heeralall Sukdeo claimed he was duped by a relative ...

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UPDATED: Barry Dataram caught in Suriname

by Ivan Cairo Self-confessed Guyanese drug lord Barry Dataram was caught Friday afternoon by police in neighboring Suriname. Acting on a tip a police squad raided a home in Latour, south of the capital Paramaribo where the fugitive was hiding. He was nabbed along with his common-law wife ,Anjanie Boodnaraine by Suriname’s Special SWAT Team. He and Boodnaraine fled Guyana ...

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Man remanded to prison for 26.5 grammes of ganja

26.5 grams of cannabis on Friday landed a man back in prison after he made an appearance before Magistrate Judy Latchman. It is alleged that on October 12, 2016 at Robb Street, Elijah Malali had 26.5 grams of cannabis in his possession for the purpose of trafficking. He pleaded not guilty. In her attempt at a bail application for her ...

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WESTFORD FRAUD TRIAL: Ministry of the Presidency’s Chief Accountant unaware of GYD$600 million worth of evaluations

by Abigail Semple A trial into the alleged theft of more than GYD$600 million from the Guyana government on Thursday heard the Chief Accountant testofy that he recognised the signature of then Public Service Minister, Dr. Jennifer Westford on documents requesting monies for various evaluations between August, 2011 and April, 2015 that might not have been held. Chief Accountant within the Ministry of ...

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