Daily Archives: Sunday, 24 January 2021, 23:45

Owners of intercepted Guyanese fishing vessels say Coast Guard not stopping Venezuelan illegal fishermen

The owners of the two Guyanese fishing vessels that up to Sunday afternoon continued to be detained  by the Venezuelan Navy have accused the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) Coast Guard of doing little to stop Venezuelans from fishing illegally in Guyanese waters. “They are not doing anything. All they do is sleep whole day,” said Kumar Lallbachan, the owner of ...

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Venezuelan authorities ask detained Guyanese fishermen for documents

Venezuelan authorities have asked for documents for the two Guyanese fishing vessels, captains and crew members that were intercepted last week by that Spanish-speaking nation’s navy, the owners said Sunday. The captains and crew members of the vessels named Sea Wolf and Lady Nayera are reportedly in contact with the owners in Guyana. So far, they the captains and crews ...

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Guyana’s COVID-19 deaths now total 172

Last Updated on Sunday, 24 January 2021, 17:29 by Denis Chabrol The Health Ministry on Sunday said two persons died over the last few days from the coronavirus, COVID-19, pushing the country’s death toll to 172. Those, who succumbed to the viral illness, are  a 78-year-old man from Region Six (East Berbice- Corentyne) and a 60–year- old man from Region ...

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Superbet outlet robbed- police

Last Updated on Sunday, 24 January 2021, 10:15 by Denis Chabrol A Superbet clerk was robbed Saturday night of GYD$162,700 as she was about the secure the outlet at Patentia, West Bank Demerara, police said. The victim, 29-year old Shakuel Khan, a Superbet clerk who lives at Belle  West, West Bank Demerara, informed police that the incident occurred at about ...

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Venezuelan military intercepts Guyanese fishing vessels offshore Guyana

Last Updated on Sunday, 24 January 2021, 4:47 by Denis Chabrol Venezuela’s military  three days ago intercepted two Guyanese fishing vessels in Guyana, and the Foreign Affairs Ministry has since called for the immediate release of the crew members. Details are sketchy about the ownership of the vessels- Lady Nayera and the Sea Wolf which were intercepted on Thursday, January ...

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