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Daily Archives: January 28, 2014

US deportee convicted for drug possession, trafficking

A United States (US) deportee who was caught selling marijuana and cocaine to persons around Bourda Market was Tuesday convicted for possession of narcotics for the purpose of trafficking. Gordon Allen was fined GUY$25,000 and three years imprisonment for possession of 17 grams of marijuana, and fined GUY$3,000 and 14 consecutive Saturdays community service after he is released imprisonment for ...

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No hard evidence to identify and prosecute drug lords- Rohee

Home Affairs Minister Clement Rohee on Monday said the security agencies have no hard evidence on which to arrest and convict suspect drug lords. “Most of these things are anecdotal. People walk around and say that is a drug lord, that is a drug baron but I don’t think law enforcement could work on the basis of that kind of ...

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Rohee rules out legalizing marijuana

Guyana’s Home Affairs Minister, Clement Rohee on Monday ruled out the decriminalization of marijuana any time soon and said he was not worried that his country and the Caribbean would be eventually isolated. “I’m not worried about that because as Caricom (Caricom) we hold one position,” he told journalists at the release of the Ministry of Home Affairs 2012 National ...

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Ganga Persaud lambastes “sex” reports

Outgoing Minister of Local Government and Regional Development, Ganga Persaud has slammed suggestions in sections of the media that he has quit the job over alleged sexual relations with a minor. “I wish to make it abundantly and unequivocally clear that I have had no sexual relations with any minor as is alleged or at all,” he said in a ...

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