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GUYANA: Man wanted in connection with Belgium coke seizure; broker arrested

What Belgian authorities found.

Nov 07, 2020 – Kaieteur News – As the Belgian authorities continue their probe, local investigators have arrested a broker and are looking for a businessman who is said to be a person of interest in one of biggest drug bust of that European country.

The probe is involving the Belgian authorities, the US’ Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and Guyana’s Customs Anti Narcotic Unit (CANU).    Continue reading

US prosecutors rev up for coke trial against Guyanese cash-jet pilot

US prosecutors rev up for coke trial against Guyanese cash-jet pilot

A Guyana-born New Jersey-based pilot who landed himself in deep trouble after authorities found more than half of a million in US dollars on board his private jet is set for trial in May on two cocaine-related charges.

Khamraj Lall

Khamraj Lall’s legal woes, which spanned three US jurisdictions and Guyana, is now entering its third year.
Last week, a New York court set the jury trial date as May 1st, 2017.
It will be recalled that in July 2015, Lall was arrested in New Jersey and was accused by prosecutors of conspiring to bring five kilos of cocaine aboard his plane from Guyana to the US, even while he was facing a court in Puerto Rico for cash smuggling charges.     Continue reading

No Drugs Please …We’re Guyanese! – By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

No Drugs Please …We’re Guyanese! – By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

A woman arriving at Kennedy International Airport in New York from Guyana was found with six bags of milk and custard powder that were filled with cocaine. Customs officials said they found 13 pounds of drugs in her luggage, with an estimated street value of $230,000

This ridiculousness has to stop. Guyanese have smuggled drugs in girdles, salt fish, underwear, shrimps, bangamary, curry and rice, sneakers, custard powder, rum bottles, scrap metal, soup, flour, baking powder, chowmein, snapper, cricket bats, wigs, false bottom of shoes, lumber, rice, body orifices, and wiri wiri peppers. Wiri wiri peppers? Why do they have to mess with these little red balls of flavor?

Photo: A woman a from Guyana arrived at JFK Airport in New York had six bags of milk and custard powder containing 13lbs of cocaine worth $230.00US.

Do these smugglers know that wiri wiri has now been banned in America and the plants fetch a hefty sum on Liberty Avenue in Queens? Rather than pick on the humble wiri wiri how about choosing sasparilla, kapadulla, moco moco, or congo pump, the one with the long hard stump?   Continue reading