Brazilian dies in Cuyuni boat mishap, boy missing

The lifeless body of an elderly Brazilian national was pulled from a river at Dukwari, Cuyuni while a five-year-old boy is missing and presumed dead by officials following a boating accident in the said area around 14:00hrs on Tuesday.

Police have identified the man as 66-year-old Jose Jenrique Salvao De Souza of Junior Ross Landing, Cuyuni. The boy, whose relatives say he resided in Venezuela with his sister, father and mother, has been identified as Bisham Munilall Jr.

According to a police report, the two were among several persons thrown overboard when the boat they travelling in  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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