Two Venezuelans were today charged with Illegal entry. Forty – year – old Julio Mendeza and Andre Pachelo of Venezuela appeared before Magistrate Sueanna Lovell and pleaded guilty to the charge.
The court was told that on June 13 at Parika, East Bank Essequibo both accused entered Guyana by sea without presenting themselves to an immigration officer.
Mendeza was represented by Attorney – at – Law Dexter Todd who told the court that his client was misinformed about the entrance to Guyana. The due were fined $30,000 and will be deported. [Royan Abrams]