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Daily Archives: October 14, 2013

OAS monitors Guyana-Venezuela border spat over boat eviction

PARAMARIBO – Although the Organisation of American States (OAS) Secretariat has not been officially informed about the diplomatic row between Guyana and Venezuela following the arrest of a research vessel in Atlantic waters claimed by both countries as their maritime territory, the hemispheric body is watching the developments very closely, says assistant-secretary-general Albert Ramdin. “The OAS is following the developments ...

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Body of GGMC official found in Pomeroon River

The body of a Guyana Geology and Mines Commission (GGMC) official was recovered from the Pomeroon River Monday morning two days after a river mishap. Natural Resources Minister, Robert Persaud said Patrick Ramkellawan’s wife was traveling from West Coast Berbice to identify a body. “She is coming down to identify a body that was retrieved from the Pomeroon River which we suspect ...

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Research vessel arrives at Margarita, captain detained

The Research Vessel Teknik Perdana, which the Venezuelan Navy arrested last week while conducting seismic research in an offshore concession granted by Guyana, arrived at Margarita on Sunday and its captain taken into custody. The Spanish news agency, Agencia EFE, reported that Captain Igor Bekirov has been detained while the other 35 persons are free aboard the vessel. The head ...

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