Tag: Inmates

Construction of Lusignan Prison 70 per cent complete

Construction of Lusignan Prison 70 per cent complete

- January 21, 2022

The construction of the Lusignan Prison is moving apace and is expected to be completed by the end of the ... Read More

Min. Benn promotes more professionalism in the prison system

Min. Benn promotes more professionalism in the prison system

- February 26, 2021

Minister of Home Affairs, Hon, Robeson Benn says there is need for more professionalism and empathy in Guyana’s prison system. ... Read More

Prisoners release complied with the law

Prisoners release complied with the law

- December 29, 2020

The Guyana Prison Service (GPS) notes with some concern, attempts on social media by some persons to deliberately misconstrue and ... Read More

New batch of prison officers being trained

New batch of prison officers being trained

- 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

Web design training on the cards for 30 inmates

Web design training on the cards for 30 inmates

- 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

Inmates to be released in light of COVID-19 pandemic

Inmates to be released in light of COVID-19 pandemic

- July 15, 2020

—to address overcrowding DPI, Guyana, Wednesday, July 15, 2020 Director of Prisons Gladwin Samuels has disclosed that inmates have begun ... Read More

11 Juvenile Holding Centre inmates recaptured following escape

- May 7, 2020

—One remains on the run DPI, Guyana, Thursday, May 7, 2020 Stringent efforts by the Guyana Police Force (GPF) has ... Read More

35 more inmates benefit from Anger Management course

35 more inmates benefit from Anger Management course

- February 13, 2019

─ urged to be 'ambassadors of peace' ─ 273 inmates across Guyana have graduated from Anger Management programme, 67 are ... Read More

Substance Abuse Intervention for Lusignan Inmates

Substance Abuse Intervention for Lusignan Inmates

- June 21, 2018

Inmates of the Lusignan Prison are currently benefitting from a three-day substance prevention program. The program is being executed by ... Read More

COVID-19 Alert!

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