Missing Kaieteur Falls tourist identified


Kaieteur Falls[www.inewsguyana.com] – iNews has been able to confirm that the missing tourist at the Kaieteur National Park has been identified as Dr. Gyaneshwarie Sivinand, who is an Environmentalist.

The search operation is currently underway at the Kaieteur National Park (KNP), Region 8 to locate the woman, who was part of a group of persons on a tour, organised by a local tour operator – Air Services Limited on Tuesday, September 01.

Reports indicate that Dr Sivinand was seen crying while on the phone on the plane; however when the aircraft landed at the Falls, she appeared perky.

It has been reported that the flight had a total of nine passengers and sometime during the tour, she was discovered to be missing. The National Parks Commission Rangers, who facilitated the tour, were joined by other staffers in executing an immediate search operation.

All relevant authorities including the Guyana Police Force (GPF), the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) and the Civil Defence Commission (CDC) were notified.

It is hoped that with the GDF and other relevant agencies involved, the passenger will be found. Tours to the KNP has since been suspended.



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