Category: Ministry of Home Affairs

6.9 per cent decrease in serious crime in 2020 -Minister Benn

6.9 per cent decrease in serious crime in 2020 -Minister Benn

Isaiah Braithwaite Isaiah Braithwaite- February 27, 2021

Minister of Home Affairs, Hon. Robeson Benn has said there was a decrease in serious crime in Guyana in 2020. ... Read More

Min. Benn promotes more professionalism in the prison system

Min. Benn promotes more professionalism in the prison system

Isaiah Braithwaite Isaiah Braithwaite- February 26, 2021

Minister of Home Affairs, Hon, Robeson Benn says there is need for more professionalism and empathy in Guyana’s prison system. ... Read More

New beds procured for the Juvenile Holding Centre

New beds procured for the Juvenile Holding Centre

Staff Writer Staff Writer- February 17, 2021

The Ministry of Home Affairs and UNICEF Guyana has collaborated despite the COVID 19 pandemic, to improve living conditions of ... Read More

Over 100 youth graduate from CSSP job readiness training

Over 100 youth graduate from CSSP job readiness training

Staff Writer Staff Writer- February 10, 2021

Minister of Home Affairs, Hon. Robeson Benn, today presented Certificates to over 100 Young Guyanese, who have completed Job Readiness ... Read More

Minister Benn receives booklet on tenets of Juvenile Justice Act

Minister Benn receives booklet on tenets of Juvenile Justice Act

Staff Writer Staff Writer- February 9, 2021

The Ministry of Home Affairs would like to inform you, that the Hon. Minister Robeson Benn, today, received two booklets ... Read More

Minister Benn examining allowing interior farmers access to shotguns

Minister Benn examining allowing interior farmers access to shotguns

Godfrey Broomes Godfrey Broomes- February 8, 2021

-to protect livestock from predatory animals Minister of Home Affairs, Hon. Robeson Benn is examining several options to help interior ... Read More

Minister Benn meets with Geological specialist to derive possible solutions regarding Earthquake assessment and impact

Minister Benn meets with Geological specialist to derive possible solutions regarding Earthquake assessment and impact

Staff Writer Staff Writer- February 8, 2021

Minister of Home Affairs, Hon. Robeson Benn today met with a team comprising  of Geological Specialist from University of the ... Read More

Minister Benn and team conduct earthquake assessment in Sawariwau, Katoonarib

Minister Benn and team conduct earthquake assessment in Sawariwau, Katoonarib

Godfrey Broomes Godfrey Broomes- February 7, 2021

- allays residents’ fears about aftershocks Minister of Home Affairs, Hon. Robeson Benn has dispelled the fears of residents in ... Read More

Minister Benn bids farewell to Chief Fire Officer, Mr. Marlon Gentle

Minister Benn bids farewell to Chief Fire Officer, Mr. Marlon Gentle

Staff Writer Staff Writer- February 5, 2021

Georgetown, Guyana- Minister of Home Affairs, Hon. Robeson Benn and Permanent Secretary, Ms. Mae Tussaint Jr. Thomas, on Wednesday January ... Read More

Guyana to Advance National Action Plan on the illicit Proliferation of Firearms and Ammunitions.

Guyana to Advance National Action Plan on the illicit Proliferation of Firearms and Ammunitions.

Staff Writer Staff Writer- February 2, 2021

Georgetown, Guyana- Minister of Home Affairs, Hon. Robeson Benn, today participated in a Virtual Executive Seminar held by the United ... Read More

COVID-19 Alert!

Coronavirus disease spreads primarily through contact with an infected person when they cough or sneeze. It also spreads when a person touches a surface or object that has the virus on it, then touches their eyes, nose, or mouth. We urge citizens to practice good hygiene and social or physical distancing also adhere to the guidelines provided by the Ministry of Health, Guyana.