Tag: Guyana Prison Service

Timehri’s female inmates benefitted from training in tilapia rearing

Timehri’s female inmates benefitted from training in tilapia rearing

- February 7, 2024

Female inmates at the Timehri Prison in Region Four recently participated in a one-day practical training session on tilapia rearing ... Read More

GPF to foster more community relations this year

GPF to foster more community relations this year

- January 29, 2024

Minister of Home Affairs, Robeson Benn Monday said his ministry will continue to pursue the government’s manifesto promise of ensuring ... Read More

‘Fresh Start’ programme aims to rehabilitate prisoners

‘Fresh Start’ programme aims to rehabilitate prisoners

- January 3, 2024

A total of 28 inmates from different prison facilities have benefited from the Guyana Prison Service (GPS) 'Fresh Start' programme, ... Read More

Prison service agriculture programme garners some $27M harvest

Prison service agriculture programme garners some $27M harvest

- December 31, 2023

The Guyana Prisons Service’s “Grow more campaign” is reaping rewards beyond bountiful harvest. The prisons’ agriculture programme generated an impressive ... Read More

1,520 inmates gained skillsets to aid reintegration into society – GPS

1,520 inmates gained skillsets to aid reintegration into society – GPS

- December 31, 2023

The government is committed to reducing recidivism and through the Guyana Prison Service (GPS), it has implemented a range of ... Read More

Prisons’ agriculture programme thriving despite adverse weather conditions

Prisons’ agriculture programme thriving despite adverse weather conditions

- December 13, 2023

- 800 kilogrammes of produce reaped at Mazaruni The Guyana Prison Service’s (GPS) Grow More programme is thriving. This year ... Read More

‘Fresh Start’ Initiative empowers youth, paving the way for a brighter future

‘Fresh Start’ Initiative empowers youth, paving the way for a brighter future

- December 4, 2023

A young man has recently joined the growing list of beneficiaries of the government's transformative 'Fresh Start' initiative. This empowering ... Read More

311 prisoners complete training programmes as part of reform efforts

311 prisoners complete training programmes as part of reform efforts

- November 30, 2023

Some 311 inmates housed at the Lusignan, Timehri, Camp Street and Mazaruni Prison facilitates now possess basic income-generating skillsets, after ... Read More

Tilapia Hatchery at Timehri Prison reaping major success

Tilapia Hatchery at Timehri Prison reaping major success

- November 21, 2023

The tilapia hatchery at the Timehri Prison has once again proven to be fruitful, as it has produced close to ... Read More

Young adult offered new beginning through gov’t ‘Fresh Start’ initiative

Young adult offered new beginning through gov’t ‘Fresh Start’ initiative

- October 4, 2023

A young adult who has reintegrated into society after serving time in prison is the latest beneficiary of the government’s ... Read More