Tag: Georgetown Prison

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

Crime crackdown continues

Crime crackdown continues

Staff Writer Staff Writer- September 6, 2018

─ two operations conducted today DPI, Guyana, Thursday, September 6, 2018 As the Guyana Police Force (GPF) continues its effort ... Read More

Prison Service rebuilding and improving security systems

Prison Service rebuilding and improving security systems

Staff Writer Staff Writer- July 9, 2018

  - one year after Camp Street fire DPI, Guyana, Monday, July 9, 2018 The government continues to rebuild the ... Read More

Prison Service releases secure contact information for inmates’ families

Staff Writer Staff Writer- September 4, 2017

Dear Members of the Public, Please be informed that efforts are being made to allow family members and friends to ... Read More

Approximately G$0.5B needed to pay for prison rehabilitation and services following July 09 Georgetown Prison fire -Minister Ramjattan

Approximately G$0.5B needed to pay for prison rehabilitation and services following July 09 Georgetown Prison fire -Minister Ramjattan

Staff Writer Staff Writer- July 21, 2017

DPI, Guyana, Friday, July 21, 2017 Government will need approximately half a billion dollars to rehabilitate the Georgetown Prison and ... Read More

PM Nagamootoo urge Journalists to report accurate information- commends Govt. journalists for coverage of Georgetown Prison Fire

PM Nagamootoo urge Journalists to report accurate information- commends Govt. journalists for coverage of Georgetown Prison Fire

Staff Writer Staff Writer- July 10, 2017

DPI, GUYANA, Monday, July 10, 2017 Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo today, at the conclusion of the National Security Meeting at ... Read More

Prisoners at Lusignan will see significant improvement in the next 24hrs

Prisoners at Lusignan will see significant improvement in the next 24hrs

Staff Writer Staff Writer- July 10, 2017

DPI, GUYANA, Monday, July 10, 2017 Commissioner of Police, Seelall Persaud provided the following update from the National Security Meeting ... Read More

Timeline of the event of Georgetown Prison Fire and Riot

Timeline of the event of Georgetown Prison Fire and Riot

Staff Writer Staff Writer- July 10, 2017

DPI, GUYANA, Monday, July 10, 2017 16:45- The Director of Prison, Gladwyn Samuels, is informed of disturbance at Georgetown Prison. ... Read More

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