Category: Ministry of Home Affairs

Employment at Forensic Science Lab to be reviewed – Minister Benn

Employment at Forensic Science Lab to be reviewed – Minister Benn

Felecia Valenzuela Felecia Valenzuela- September 25, 2020

−87 per cent of workforce on contract Employment at the Guyana Forensic Science Laboratory, (GFSL) will be reviewed soon after ... Read More

Police launch manhunt for Lusignan Prison escapee

Police launch manhunt for Lusignan Prison escapee

Isaiah Braithwaite Isaiah Braithwaite- September 23, 2020

A manhunt has been launched for Lusignan Prison escapee Leroy Graham, 23, who fled the East Coast Demerara facility early ... Read More

140 inmates at Lusignan Prison test positive for COVID-19

140 inmates at Lusignan Prison test positive for COVID-19

Isaiah Braithwaite Isaiah Braithwaite- September 22, 2020

-Health Ministry, PAHO/WHO protocols in place at all prisons One hundred and forty inmates at the Lusignan Prison have been ... Read More

Fatal accidents increase by 37 percent, deaths by 42 percent

Fatal accidents increase by 37 percent, deaths by 42 percent

Isaiah Braithwaite Isaiah Braithwaite- September 21, 2020

The Ministry of Home Affairs says there has been a sharp increase in road fatalities from January 1 to September ... Read More

More training, body cameras for the Police

More training, body cameras for the Police

Isaiah Braithwaite Isaiah Braithwaite- September 19, 2020

- Minister Benn Minister of Home Affairs, Hon. Robeson Benn Minister of Home Affairs Hon. Robeson Benn says the Government ... Read More

Additional quarantine facility established for positive COVID-19 inmates

Additional quarantine facility established for positive COVID-19 inmates

Isaiah Braithwaite Isaiah Braithwaite- September 16, 2020

–Testing has commenced on inmates and prison staff Director of Prisons, Mr. Gladwin Samuels has said that an additional quarantine ... Read More

Provisions being made for more prisoners to be tested -Director of Prisons

Provisions being made for more prisoners to be tested -Director of Prisons

Isaiah Braithwaite Isaiah Braithwaite- September 16, 2020

–Prison doctors being trained to administer COVID-19 test Director of Prisons, Mr. Gladwin Samuels says provisions are being made for ... Read More

Prison reform top on gov’t agenda

Prison reform top on gov’t agenda

Isaiah Braithwaite Isaiah Braithwaite- September 9, 2020

- Lusignan prison to be reconstructed - $2B for construction, rehabilitation and upgrading of prisons Part of the Lusignan Prison ... 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.