Tag: Georgetown Prisons

Home Affairs Minister visits Lusignan Prison

Home Affairs Minister visits Lusignan Prison

Staff Writer Staff Writer- August 23, 2020

The Minister of Home Affairs, Hon. Robeson Benn, made an impromptu visit on Saturday, August 22, 2020, to the Lusignan ... Read More

Intensive manhunt underway as 13 more prisoners tunnel out of Lusignan, “we are in a total war”- Minister Ramjattan

Intensive manhunt underway as 13 more prisoners tunnel out of Lusignan, “we are in a total war”- Minister Ramjattan

Staff Writer Staff Writer- July 24, 2017

DPI, Guyana, Monday, July 24, 2017 The Joint Services have intensified efforts to apprehend a total of seventeen prisoners, following ... Read More

Gov’t  to seek Parliament approval for supplementary  budget to boost prison system

Gov’t  to seek Parliament approval for supplementary  budget to boost prison system

Staff Writer Staff Writer- July 20, 2017

DPI, GUYANA, Thursday, July 20, 2017 The government will be seeking Parliamentary approval for additional funds to re-operationalise the Georgetown ... Read More

Plans for expanded Mazaruni Prison initiated months ago- Minister Ramjattan

Plans for expanded Mazaruni Prison initiated months ago- Minister Ramjattan

Staff Writer Staff Writer- July 12, 2017

DPI, Guyana, Wednesday, July 12. 2017 The plans to expand the Mazaruni Prisons were initiated after the completion of the ... Read More

Mazaruni prison expansion to start in 2017

Mazaruni prison expansion to start in 2017

Staff Writer Staff Writer- September 23, 2016

GINA, GUYANA, Friday, September 23, 2016 The solution to the overcrowding at the Georgetown Prisons, Camp Street, Georgetown, lies in ... Read More

High profile prisoners to be transferred to newly built block soon

High profile prisoners to be transferred to newly built block soon

Staff Writer Staff Writer- September 20, 2016

GINA, GUYANA, Tuesday, September 20, 2016 High profile prisoners housed at the Georgetown Prisons, Camp Street, Werk-en-Rust will soon be ... Read More

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