Daily Archives: Friday, 4 May 2018, 15:27

Suriname police appeal urgently to relatives for identification documents of piracy victims

Last Updated on Friday, 4 May 2018, 15:27 by Denis Chabrol With 12 fishermen-many believed to be Guyanese- still unaccounted for following last Friday’s piracy off the coast of Suriname, police in that formrr Dutch colony on Friday appealed to relatives to provide information about those still missing. Suriname’s Coast Guard recovered two more bodies on Friday (May 4). With ...

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Guyanese in Berbice held for questioning about deadly piracy attack off Suriname’s coast

Last Updated on Friday, 4 May 2018, 10:39 by Denis Chabrol As Guyanese police arrested a Berbician in connection with last week Friday’s piracy attack that has so far left 11 persons unaccounted for, one of the surviving fishermen has been recounting his experience at the hands of the merciless pirates who chopped and threw several of his colleagues overboard ...

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Lorry driver jailed for causing the death of 12 Berbicians

Last Updated on Friday, 4 May 2018, 7:52 by Denis Chabrol A 42 year old man of Black Bush Polder on Thursday was sentenced to  nine years imprisonment altogether, by Justice Brassington Reynolds at the Berbice Assizes. He was found guilty by a mixed jury on a 10-2 majority, after causing the death of twelve persons by dangerous driving on ...

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