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Guyana Identified in International Drug Trafficking and Conspiracies to Import Cocaine into Canada

April 21, 2015, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia - Nova Scotia RCMP, with assistance from numerous national and international police agencies, has made several arrests and laid multiple charges in relation to a two-year international drug trafficking investigation with ties to Colombian and Mexican drug cartels.

Passenger Ariving from Guyana Arrested at JFK With Cocaine in Sneakers

JAMAICA, N.Y. — An arriving passenger at John F. Kennedy International Airport tried to ‘sneak’ past U. S. Customs and Border Protection officers, but was stopped in his tracks.

On April 7, CBP officers stopped Mr. Thenga Adams who arrived on a flight from Georgetown, Guyana.  During the course of the inspection, CBP officers discovered running shoes in his luggage that contained a white powdery substance that tested positive for cocaine.

Son of Guyanese hero is a hero himself

Roland DaSilva (Jr.) Delray Beach firefighter and former University of Miami track and field star

Roland DaSilva , a Delray Beach firefighter and former University of Miami track and field star who moonlights as a lifeguard with ocean rescue, and the son of Roland DaSilva, former Airline Captain, Chief Pilot of Guyana Airways, saved a swimmer from strong rip currents on Delray Beach Florida.

Guyana Republic Day Message - John Kerry, Secretary of State (USA)

Press Statement
John Kerry
Secretary of State
Washington, DC
February 22, 2015

On behalf of President Obama and the American people, I congratulate the people of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana as you celebrate 45 years of independence on February 23.

Your nation will hold national elections this year. I am confident that it will serve as an example of the peaceful exercise of the right to vote. Your actions will strengthen the entire region’s commitment to democratic institutions.

Guyanese travelling from Aruba to the U.S. Caught With Cocaine Suspended in Nutrophos

Nutrophos Liquid Nerve Tonic

ORANJESTAD, Aruba—U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Oranjestad-Aruba Preclearance facility intercepted 11.46 pounds of liquid cocaine concealed inside a traveler’s luggage. The subject and narcotics were turned over to Aruba Customs for further processing.

Why the Sledgehammer Approach to Law enforcement is not the Answer

Law Enforcement

I love it when law enforcement can gain the full support of the general public. Three of my four brothers, my father and one of my uncles were in law enforcement. I worked for several years supporting four jurisdictions in their efforts.

U.S CBP Officers Discover Liquid Cocaine in Four Bottles of Alcohol in passenger baggage from Guyana

Liquid Cocaine in Four Bottles of ElDorado Rum

On November 17, 2014 Mr. Wilton Sinclair arrived on a flight from Georgetown, Guyana and presented one checked-in suitcase, one carry-on duffel bag, and two duty free bags for examination.  During this examination CBP officers discovered four bottles of rum, two in each of the duty free bags, and noticed that the liquid appeared thicker than usual.  Mr. Sinclair was escorted to a private search room where CBP officers opened the bottles of rum, and detected an unusual chemical odor.  The liquid tested positive for cocaine.

Words Statesman Sir Shridath Ramphal launches memoir at the OAS

Sir Shridath Ramphal with Ambassador Bayney Karran

November 14, marked the launch of Sir Shridath Ramphal’s memoir “Glimpses of a Global Life” at an event held in Washington, DC as part of the Organization of American States Lecture of the Americas series.

The great threat to democracy is a citizenry starved of economic freedom

Power of Economic Freedom

Economic freedom is a crucial component of liberty. It empowers people to work, produce, consume, own, trade, and invest their own resources, while respecting others’ rights to do the same. It has been shown in numerous peer-reviewed studies to promote prosperity and other positive outcomes. It is a necessary condition for democratic development.

Canada, UK and USA travel advisories for their citizens traveling to Guyana

Travel Alert

November 12, 2014 - See below for travel advisories issued by Canada, UK and USA for their citizens traveling to Guyana.

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