Tag: Guyana Prison Service

Min Benn calls for more focus on inmates’ rehabilitation

Min Benn calls for more focus on inmates’ rehabilitation

Isaiah Braithwaite Isaiah Braithwaite- January 27, 2022

─ as two-day Prison Officers’ Conference opens Senior Prison Officers are being urged to place more effort on the rehabilitation ... Read More

Guyana Prison Service gets about $11 M in tools for skills training

Guyana Prison Service gets about $11 M in tools for skills training

Shaquille Bourne Shaquille Bourne- October 8, 2021

Minister of Home Affairs, Robeson Benn has presented about $11 million worth of vocational tools to the Guyana Prison Service ... Read More

$22.2B for public safety and security

$22.2B for public safety and security

Isaiah Braithwaite Isaiah Braithwaite- February 13, 2021

-$15.3 billion for GPF -three new blocks for Lusignan Prison -Central Fire Station to be relocated Some $22.2 billion has ... Read More

Over 100 youth graduate from CSSP job readiness training

Over 100 youth graduate from CSSP job readiness training

Staff Reporter Staff Reporter- February 10, 2021

Minister of Home Affairs, Hon. Robeson Benn, today presented Certificates to over 100 Young Guyanese, who have completed Job Readiness ... Read More

New batch of prison officers being trained

New batch of prison officers being trained

Gavin Lewis Gavin Lewis- December 3, 2020

-to reduce corruption in prisons A new cohort of prison officers is currently being trained and initiated into the Guyana ... Read More

Press Release – Three escape from Lusignan Prison Holding Bay

Press Release – Three escape from Lusignan Prison Holding Bay

Staff Reporter Staff Reporter- November 21, 2020

Officer in Charge of the Lusignan Prison (Holding Bay), Superintendent, Alstan Scott reported, that at about 05:20 hours, during a ... 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

Web design training on the cards for 30 inmates

Web design training on the cards for 30 inmates

Isaiah Braithwaite Isaiah Braithwaite- October 6, 2020

Inmates of the Guyana Prison Service will soon be provided with  training in  web design through a collaboration  between the ... Read More

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