Western Africans remanded for illegal entry into Guyana

first_imgA duo from the Islamic Republic of Mauritania, a West African country, found themselves before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan on Friday and were remanded to prison for illegally entering Guyana.The men – Ifra Diallo, 25; and Moussa N’Digue, 29, denied the allegation put to them by the Magistrate when they appeared at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts.The charge against the French speaking men alleged that on May 21, 2018, at Springlands, Berbice, they entered Guyana by sea and failed to present themselves to an immigration officer.Ifra Diallo and Moussa N’Digue at the Georgetown Magistrates’ CourtsAccording to the prosecution’s case, the two arrived by sea from Suriname. On the day of their arrest, they were caught by ranks at Charity, Essequibo Coast, and when a request was made for them to present their passports, they failed to do so.As such, they were arrested and following investigations it was revealed that they entered Guyana illegally.Police Prosecutor Gordon Mansfield objected to bail being granted, noting that the men are flight risks as they are not citizens of Guyana.Bail was refused, and they were both remanded to prison to return on May 30.last_img read more


first_imgLondon-based Donegal woman Emer Callaghan has launched a bespoke service to help Irish emigrants settle into life in London.Emer Callaghan from Churchill has launched a unique serviceFáilte go London aims to facilitate the new wave of Irish who, either by choice or because of economic circumstance, is moving to London.The initiative covers everything from advice on how to get a National Insurance number, to understanding the transport system andtips on the best recruitment agencies and where to live. Fáilte go London consists of three separate programmes: Getting Sorted,Sorted Not Settled and Living London to the Full.Fáilte go London is the perfect solution for those feeling overwhelmed by the size of the city.When designing the programme, Emer (29) from Churchill, drew on her own experience.“I moved to London in February 2010 searching for ‘that something else’ which people often feel is missing in their lives. I made the move completely on my own and it was tough! “And while I love London now, it was only when I trained as a Life Coach in 2011 that I began to settle here. The course motivated me to try new things, meet new people and make the most of what this great city has to offer.“I now have a great group of friends of all nationalities, work that I really enjoy, and feel like I’m part of a little community within a huge one. I want to use my experience to help other Irish people settle in London and ultimately feel at home here. It’s a great city if you’re willing to explore!”Getting Sorted is a done-for-you, kick-start guide to making the most of life in London, full of practical information and advice including:§ Job hunting made easy with a guide to getting a National Insurance number, opening a bank account and using the correct CV template§ Advice on finding the perfect place to live to suit individual lifestyles and budgets § A simple, straightforward guide to London transport§ Understand the cost of living and design a budget§ Get the low-down on London with a guide to pubs, clubs and restaurants§ Build an instant social network by connecting with other Irish people in London § Format: a 4 hour group session with a maximum of 5 people taking place on Saturday, 25th May 2013 at 10am in The Legal Cafe, 81 Haverstock Hill, London NW3 4SL. Special introductory offer of €70/£60 per person.Sorted not Settled! is designed for those who have accommodation and a job in the city, but still want more from London life. Participants can expect the following:§ Discover what they want from life in London and plan how to get it§ Build confidence to meet new people, try new things and enjoy it§ Get that sense of ‘home-away-from-home’ by making contact with groups and organisations that want new Irish members§ Discover how to enjoy London on a budget with a guide to the best free events and exclusive special offers§ Learn time management skills to fit in new and desired activities§ Uncover hidden London and all the possibilities that go with it§ Format: a 4 hour group session with a maximum of 5 people taking place on Saturday, 8th June 2013 at 10.00am at The Legal Cafe, 81 Haverstock Hill, London NW3 4SL. Special introductory offer of €70/£60 per person.Living London to the Full is a one-to-one programme designed for those who want to maximise their London experience and create their dream city lifestyle. While each programme is completely individual, key elements include:§ Spring clean each participant’s life to focus on what they really want, then go for it!§ Find the work life balance that’s essential in this hectic city§ Create a plan to achieve the ideal career and manage competitive colleagues§ Develop an action packed schedule and learn to love London again§ Format: one-to-one sessions conducted over 6 months or in an intensive full day session. Cost and location are agreed in advance depending on individual requirements.DONEGAL WOMAN LAUNCHES UNIQUE SERVICE FOR EMIGRANTS MOVING TO LONDON was last modified: May 15th, 2013 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:Emer CallaghanFailte Go Londonlast_img read more