Daily Archives: Friday, 24 February 2023, 22:28

Four in recent drug busts plead guilty

Last Updated on Friday, 24 February 2023, 22:28 by Denis Chabrol Four persons , who were arrested in connection with several drug busts, pleaded guilty to drug trafficking, according to the Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU). Chaterpaul “Dutchie” Singh,39, of First Street Cummings Lodge, East Coast Demerara was sentenced to four years imprisonment and fined GY$1,387,800 for trafficking in 3.3 pounds ...

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Judoka, politician Jeff Sankies dies

Last Updated on Friday, 24 February 2023, 21:33 by Denis Chabrol Former President of the Guyana Judo Association and politician, Geoffrey ‘Jeff’ Sankies died on Friday morning at his residence on Duke, Street, Kingston, Georgetown, a family member said. He was 78 years old. Sankies was also an executive member of the now defunct Justice For All Party (JFAP). He ...

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Suspects in money laundering not linked to Herstelling accused

Last Updated on Friday, 24 February 2023, 18:30 by Denis Chabrol A woman, who was among eight persons wanted by the police force’s Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU) for questioning about money laundering, on Friday surrendered to investigators who have since arrested her, but she and the others are not linked to family that has been charged with allegedly laundering ...

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Opposition demands higher carbon credit payout to Amerindians

Last Updated on Friday, 24 February 2023, 16:42 by Denis Chabrol The opposition People’s National Congress Reform-led A Partnership for National Unity (APNU), and the Alliance For Change (AFC) have issued separate calls for the carbon credit payout to Amerindian villages to be increased from 15 percent to between 25 percent and 85 percent. Questions are lingering about how exactly ...

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