A North Ruimveldt, Georgetown family will be spending more time in jail as they were further remanded to prison on Monday by Magistrate Judy Latchman.The family made another appearance in the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts to answer to a drug trafficking charge.Keith Barker, 64, and his wife, Cheryl Barker, 56, along with their daughter-in-law, Loretta Chisholm, were jointly charged on September 21, 2018 for having 42.5 kilograms of cannabis at their Lot 2926 North Ruimveldt home.The trio denied the charge when it was read to them by Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan on their first appearance.Although they were charged jointly, Chisholm and Mrs Barker were slapped with two other charges. Chisholm was charged for having one kilogram of cannabis on the day in question while her mother-in-law was charged for having in her possession 628 grams of the said narcotic for the purpose of trafficking. They denied those charges also.The trio will return to court on October 31, 2018.
Go back to the enewsletterEmirates has unveiled a new range of “Rare Fares” for customers who book early, as part of its Early Bird sale, from 4 September to 4 October 2018.Competitive fares span the Gulf carrier’s vast network, including Dubai, 33 European destinations, eight cities in the United Kingdom, as well as select destinations across the Emirates and flydubai European codeshare network.Economy class fares start from $999 to Dubai, $1,169 to France, $1,219 to the United Kingdom and $1,279 to Greece. Business class fares start from $5,999 to Dubai, $6,059 to France, $6,189 to Greece and $6,239 to the United Kingdom.The promotion is timed with enhancements to Emirates’ Australian services, including the introduction of a fourth daily Sydney service, a third daily Brisbane service and the upgauge of its third daily Melbourne service to an A380 aircraft, all within the past 12 months.This week, Emirates reintroduced its flagship Airbus A380 on the Dubai-Brisbane route, operating as flights EK434 and EK435. The move will add 945 seats per week and complements Emirates’ existing two daily Brisbane services which are operated by a Boeing 777-300ER.Emirates currently operates 91 flights a week to Dubai from Australia, with flights departing from Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Adelaide and Sydney.The following terms and conditions apply.Advertised fares are for return Business class and Economy class travel departing from Perth.Prices are inclusive of taxes and surcharges correct as of 24 August 2018 and subject to currency fluctuation and availability.Offer ends 4 October 2018 and is subject to change.Business class fares are valid for travel commencing between 1 February and 9 September 2019.Economy class fares are valid for travel commencing between 1 February and 3 April 2019, and 15 April and 31 May 2019.Higher levels apply for other travel periods.Flight restrictions, day-of-week surcharges, inbound blackout periods, amendment and cancellation fees apply.Additional travel periods, destinations and fares are available from Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney.For full terms and conditions, visit emirates.com/auGo back to the enewsletter