Ship sinks off Essequibo Coast

– was reportedly taking rice to Venezuela

A ship reportedly destined for Venezuela on Wednesday last sank just off the Essequibo Coast after it encountered problems.

The ship, MV Dona Marta, was said to be filled with a large quantity of rice and this publication was told that members of the Coastguard are still investigating what may have caused the ship to sink and whether it was legally traversing the waters of Guyana.

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