Tag: Drug Treatment Court

Drug Treatment Court opens

Drug Treatment Court opens

Paul McAdam Paul McAdam- October 21, 2019

―offers a choice, encourages non-violent offenders a chance to undergo treatment - AG DPI, Guyana, Monday, October 21, 2019 Guyana’s ... Read More

‘Better to rehabilitate not incarcerate’ – Drug Treatment Court in 3 months

Felecia Valenzuela Felecia Valenzuela- July 29, 2019

─ training starts for partners and personnel DPI, Guyana, Monday, July 29, 2019    In approximately three months, Guyana’s first-ever Drug ... Read More

“Incarceration is not for young people” – PM Nagamootoo

“Incarceration is not for young people” – PM Nagamootoo

Delicia Haynes Delicia Haynes- July 5, 2019

─ multi-sectoral approach to address drug sentencing soon ─ “they must be productive citizens” - Public Health Minister DPI, Guyana, ... Read More

COVID-19 Alert!

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