Category: Ministry of Home Affairs

GPF working on strategies to improve community relations – Top Cop

GPF working on strategies to improve community relations – Top Cop

Shania Gonsalves Shania Gonsalves- May 17, 2022

The Guyana Police Force (GPF) is currently working on a number of approaches to improve community relations, acting Commissioner of ... Read More

Home Affairs Ministry commissions new multi-million-dollar Parika, Anna Regina police stations

Home Affairs Ministry commissions new multi-million-dollar Parika, Anna Regina police stations

Chevon Farley Chevon Farley- May 16, 2022

Minister of Home Affairs, Robeson Benn, MP, on Sunday commissioned two new multi-million-dollar police stations, to provide a favourable environment ... Read More

Proposal made to reduce speed limit to 30km per hour on urban roads

Proposal made to reduce speed limit to 30km per hour on urban roads

Isaiah Braithwaite Isaiah Braithwaite- May 13, 2022

A proposal has been made to reduce the speed limit for urban roads from 50 kilometres per hour to 30 ... Read More

Fire prevention inspections target public, private occupancies – Minister Benn

Fire prevention inspections target public, private occupancies – Minister Benn

Stacy Carmichael Stacy Carmichael- April 19, 2022

Fire Prevention inspections are being conducted throughout the country by the Guyana Fire Service, targeting both public and private occupancies. ... Read More

Home affairs ministry implementing host of initiatives to enhance public security

Home affairs ministry implementing host of initiatives to enhance public security

Chevon Farley Chevon Farley- April 14, 2022

Government is making significant effort to strengthen public security, to reduce crime and improve police engagement with citizens countrywide. With ... Read More

150 more fire hydrants to be installed soon

150 more fire hydrants to be installed soon

Isaiah Braithwaite Isaiah Braithwaite- April 8, 2022

Government is intensifying its efforts to build the capacity of the Guyana Fire Service to effectively respond to fire calls. ... Read More

Fires decreased by 22 percent in 2021 – Minister Benn

Fires decreased by 22 percent in 2021 – Minister Benn

Isaiah Braithwaite Isaiah Braithwaite- April 7, 2022

─ smoke detectors, fireballs distributed to households Despite the number of malicious fires set in 2021, the Guyana Fire Service ... Read More

CANU, Education Ministry to tackle use of illegal drugs in schools

CANU, Education Ministry to tackle use of illegal drugs in schools

Isaiah Braithwaite Isaiah Braithwaite- April 7, 2022

The Customs Anti-Narcotic Unit (CANU) is tackling the use of illegal drugs in schools across the country, a collaborative venture ... Read More

Modern technology to play greater role in future fire response 

Modern technology to play greater role in future fire response 

Isaiah Braithwaite Isaiah Braithwaite- April 7, 2022

─ GFS senior officers’ conference opens Minister of Home Affairs, Robeson Benn, M.P, has called on the Guyana Fire Service ... Read More

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