July 6, 2009

Mother decries treatment of Guyanese girl at Piarco

by Stabroek staff

“She was treated like a criminal,” a Guyanese mother said yesterday as she related the “terrible treatment” her daughter was subjected to by immigration officials last week.

The woman, who requested anonymity, explained that her daughter left last Thursday for Trinidad. Her daughter, Reshma [not her real name] traveled to Trinidad to attend the wedding of a close relative.

However, when Reshma arrived at the Piarco International Airport, Trinidad on Thursday night the immigration official stamped “rejected” in her passport and she was instructed to return to Guyana on the next flight... Read more

July 6th, 2009

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