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Cocaine-accused couple jailed, fined $57million for bust at airport VIP lounge

Mahendra Ramsuchit of Berbice, and Guyanese-born Canadian citizen, Robhina Basdeoram were today sentenced to 60 months imprisonment each, and fined a total of $57M for attempting to smuggle some 21 kilo grammes of cocaine in suitcases and laptop bags. The incident occurred at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport, Timehri on January 30, 2015. Both accused …

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Cocaine-accused couple jailed, fined $57million for bust at airport VIP lounge

Mahendra Ramsuchit of Berbice, and Guyanese-born Canadian citizen, Robhina Basdeoram were today sentenced to 60 months imprisonment each, and fined a total of $57M for attempting to smuggle some 21 kilo grammes of cocaine in suitcases and laptop bags. The incident occurred at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport, Timehri on January 30, 2015. Both accused …

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Court shuts down request to pause parking meter project

Justice Brassington Reynolds today turned down an application made by attorney Kamal Ramkarran to put the parking meter regime on pause until the judicial review is complete. Reynolds read the decision today after Ramkarran made the application at the last hearing for interim relief from the parking meter project. At that hearing, the Court rejected …

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Court shuts down request to pause parking meter project

Justice Brassington Reynolds today turned down an application made by attorney Kamal Ramkarran to put the parking meter regime on pause until the judicial review is complete. Reynolds read the decision today after Ramkarran made the application at the last hearing for interim relief from the parking meter project. At that hearing, the Court rejected …

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Universal Church pastor remanded for causing death by dangerous driving

Well-known TV personality and senior pastor of the Universal Church of the Kingdom of God, Haleno Luiz, was today charged and remanded to prison by Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan for driving dangerously and causing the death of Maurice Rosanna. Luiz, whose supporters filled the Chief Magistrate’s court, was charged for the incident which occurred on …

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Universal Church pastor remanded for causing death by dangerous driving

Well-known TV personality and senior pastor of the Universal Church of the Kingdom of God, Haleno Luiz, was today charged and remanded to prison by Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan for driving dangerously and causing the death of Maurice Rosanna. Luiz, whose supporters filled the Chief Magistrate’s court, was charged for the incident which occurred on …

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Allegedly drunken, abusive senior police officer still on duty pending legal advice

The seemingly drunken Assistant Superintendent of Police , who was seen on video threatening and abusive a number of junior ranks while probing a traffic accident that he was involved in, is currently the subject of a probe, Police Commissioner David Ramnarine said Monday. “The matter has been investigated in terms of looking at it …

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Permanent Secretaries re-assigned; PS, Deputy PS (Finance) at Ministry of Agriculture sent on leave

Minister of State, Mr. Joseph Harmon on Sunday announced the reassignment of several Permanent Secretaries, a move he said, is aimed at ensuring efficiency and accountability in the public service sector, the Ministry of the Presidency said. The reassignments have affected the Ministries of Agriculture, Education, Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs, Legal Affairs, Public Health and the Department …

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Jagdeo urges welcoming hand for disgruntled AFC, APNU supporters ; Ramayya endorses PPP

General Secretary of the People’s Progressive Party (PPP), Bharrat Jagdeo on Sunday called on his party to welcome back those who had supported the Alliance For Change (AFC)- a call that was issued while former AFC executive member  Dr. Veersammy Ramayya was present. “A lot of people who left and went to the AFC, they …

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