JORGE Luis Suarez Fundora, a Cuban, pleaded guilty to overstaying his time in Guyana when he made an appearance at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday. Fundora was ordered to pay a fine of $30,000 or spend three months in prison by Magistrate Leron Daly. The charge stated that Fundora, between January 26, 2021, and Tuesday, March 30, 2021, at Georgetown, failed to comply with condition of a permit granted to him to stay in Guyana from Saturday, December 26, 2020, to Monday, January 25, 2021. According to the prosecution, Fundora is a Cuban who holds a Cuban passport. On Saturday, December 26, 2020, Fundora entered Guyana legally through the Timehri International Airport. He was granted one month’s stay and during the period, he was staying at a hotel in David Street, Kitty, Georgetown. On Tuesday, March 30, 2021, at Lethem, the Cuban national was intercepted by CANU ranks and taken to the Lethem Police Station. While he was there, he was asked to produce his passport and it was revealed that he overstayed his time in Guyana. Further investigations were conducted through the Border Management System at the immigration office, and it was discovered Fundora had overstayed his time and that he never applied nor was he granted an extension of stay in Guyana. As a result, he was forwarded to the Criminal Investigation Department, Headquarters, where he gave a written statement and was charged for the offence committed.
Cuban fined for overstaying
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