Daily Archives: Friday, 5 April 2024, 17:00

‘Aunty Lena’ jailed, fined for cocaine trafficking

Last Updated on Friday, 5 April 2024, 15:49 by Denis Chabrol A well-known Prashad Nagar, Georgetown resident, who describes herself as a businesswoman, was Friday convicted and sentenced to five years imprisonment for being in possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking, the Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU) said. Lena ‘Aunty Lena’ Narine was also fined GY$17.1 million by Magistrate ...

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Trinidad tells Venezuela: Respect Guyana’s territorial integrity

Last Updated on Friday, 5 April 2024, 11:37 by Denis Chabrol Trinidad and Tobago’s Foreign and Caricom Affairs Minister Dr. Amery Browne has called on Venezuela to respect the territorial integrity of Guyana, the Trinidad Guardian reported on Friday. He says Caricom remains united on this issue. Browne made those statements on Thursday as Guyana expressed concern over what it ...

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Two dead in collision involving GDF Coast Guard vessel

Last Updated on Friday, 5 April 2024, 10:38 by Denis Chabrol Two persons died in an early Friday morning collision between a Guyana Defence Force (GDF) Coast Guard vessel and a civilian boat on the Moruca River, the defence force said. Preliminary investigations indicate that the collision between the Coast Guard Raiders Craft 17 (RC 17) and the civilian vessel ...

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OPINION: Brother Eusi Kwayana is 99 years old!

Last Updated on Friday, 5 April 2024, 7:49 by Denis Chabrol By Dr David Hinds On April 4, 2024, Eusi Kwayana turned ninety-nine. He is the only living member of the class of 1953—the foremost leaders of the original PPP. It is difficult to properly analyze modern Guyanese politics without taking into consideration Eusi Kwayana’s wide ranging contributions. His political ...

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