Tag: Gladwin Samuels

Cabinet considering Bill to remove jail time for small quantities of marijuana

Synieka Thorne Synieka Thorne- November 26, 2020

A draft Bill which seeks to remove custodial sentence for persons found with small quantities of marijuana is currently engaging ... Read More

Early release for 65 non-violent offenders

Early release for 65 non-violent offenders

Gavin Lewis Gavin Lewis- November 18, 2020

The Guyana Prison Service (GPS) has released 65 non-violent offenders in keeping with efforts to reduce overcrowding in all prisons. ... Read More

Four Prisoners escape Lusignan prison

Isaiah Braithwaite Isaiah Braithwaite- April 20, 2020

DPI, Guyana, Monday, April 20, 2020 Four prisoners who were being held at the Lusignan Prison escaped last night while ... Read More

BREAKING NEWS!!!

BREAKING NEWS!!!

Staff Writer Staff Writer- November 1, 2018

Dexroy Pollard, prison escapee recaptured ─ recaptured by public-spirited citizens on the West Bank of Demerara ─ is in custody ... Read More

Security Forces hunt 3 escapees from holding bay of Lusignan Prison

Security Forces hunt 3 escapees from holding bay of Lusignan Prison

Staff Writer Staff Writer- October 15, 2018

– “do not panic, call the nearest police station or 220-4173’ - Director of Prisons (ag), Gladwin Samuels – all ... Read More

Hunt on for three escaped prisoners

Staff Writer Staff Writer- October 15, 2018

– Investigation launched to determine escape   DPI, Guyana, Monday, October 15, 2018 Director of Prisons, Gladwin Samuels has stated ... Read More

$39.5M Water Treatment Facility for Mazaruni Prison

$39.5M Water Treatment Facility for Mazaruni Prison

Staff Writer Staff Writer- October 1, 2018

DPI, Guyana, Monday, October 1, 2018 The Mazaruni Prison is set to receive a spanking new water treatment facility, Director ... Read More

Min. Ramjattan urges Officers to “speak out” on collusions, wrongdoing

Min. Ramjattan urges Officers to “speak out” on collusions, wrongdoing

Staff Writer Staff Writer- September 30, 2018

-says “silence is violence” DPI, Guyana, Sunday, September 30, 2018 Minister of Public Security Khemraj Ramjattan today urged the officers ... Read More

Christian counselling helps reduce repeat offenders

Christian counselling helps reduce repeat offenders

Staff Writer Staff Writer- May 31, 2018

DPI, Guyana, Thursday, May 31, 2018 Helping prisoners to avoid returning to jail by offering counselling and life skills was ... Read More

Local efforts to reduce recidivism working – (ag) Director of Prisons

Local efforts to reduce recidivism working – (ag) Director of Prisons

Staff Writer Staff Writer- May 30, 2018

DPI, Guyana, Wednesday, May 30, 2018 Acting Director of Prisons, Gladwin Samuels says the recently released final report of the ... Read More

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