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Daily Archives: Thursday, 3 May 2018, 14:28

Weak, badly injured fisherman rescued; suspected pirate arrested off Suriname’s coast; Guyana in mourning

Last Updated on Thursday, 3 May 2018, 16:25 by Denis Chabrol   By Ivan Cairo PARAMARIBO – Although the chance of finding survivors is getting smaller by the hour, rescue workers have found one of the victims of the deadly attack on four fishing boats on Friday. The man was said to be in critical condition was rushed to the hospital ...

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BREAKING: Second deadly pirate attack in Suriname within one week; turf war suspected in first attack

Last Updated on Thursday, 3 May 2018, 11:39 by Denis Chabrol By Ivan Cairo PARAMARIBO – While authorities here are still searching for victims and recovering bodies from last Friday’s deadly attack on four fishing boats in Surinamese waters pirates attacked another fishing boat Wednesday night killing at least one fisherman. According to Mark Lall, secretary of Visserscollectief, a local ...

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C’bean Judicial Officers hears need for more convictions, seizure of criminal proceeds for effective AML/CFT regimes

Last Updated on Thursday, 3 May 2018, 11:20 by Denis Chabrol Guyana on Thursday hosted the inaugural workshop for Regional Judges and Prosecutors with a call by the country’s Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, Basil Williams SC., for more convictions and the confiscation of the proceeds of criminal ventures for the benefit of the State and other victims. ...

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Three bodies of 16 missing fishermen discovered; Guyanese relatives fear the worst

Last Updated on Thursday, 3 May 2018, 2:46 by Denis Chabrol Three bodies of the 16 missing fishermen were salvaged Wednesday night by Suriname’s Coast Guard and members of that neighbouring country’s  maritime police. Director of the National Coordination Center for Disaster Management told media in Suriname that the bodies showed signs of crime. Jerry Slijngaard, according to a report ...

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US warehouse club chain, PriceSmart, eyes Guyana due to “future prosperity”

Last Updated on Thursday, 3 May 2018, 3:03 by Denis Chabrol United States-headquartered warehouse club, PriceSmart, is planning to set up shop in Guyana due to expected economic boom as a result of oil production in another two years, a senior company official said. “We are very, very interested in exploring the opportunity of locating PriceSmart in Guyana. We have ...

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