Brazilian fined for illegal entry

Jose Lopez Ferreira

A Brazilian national was yesterday fined $30,000 and ordered deported after he admitted to using a bicycle to ride over to Guyana and failing to present himself to an immigration officer.

The charge against Jose Lopez Ferreira stated that between March 30th and April 2nd, at Lethem, he entered Guyana by crossing a land frontier and did not forthwith present himself to the nearest immigration officer.

With the aid of a translator, the 50-year-old Ferreira pleaded guilty to the charge…..

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