Tag: Lusignan Prison

Medical teams dispatched to three prisons to treat Covid positive inmates

Medical teams dispatched to three prisons to treat Covid positive inmates

Felecia Valenzuela Felecia Valenzuela- January 28, 2021

─positive inmates isolated from general population ─prison officers in home isolation Minister of Health, Hon. Dr. Frank Anthony says the ... Read More

14 virtual Courtrooms launched at Lusignan Prison

14 virtual Courtrooms launched at Lusignan Prison

Kellon Rover Kellon Rover- December 28, 2020

- to provide speedier trials for inmates Fourteen ‘virtual Courtrooms’ were today opened at the Lusignan Prison, East Coast Demerara, ... Read More

Works underway to ease Lusignan Prison overcrowding

Works underway to ease Lusignan Prison overcrowding

Gavin Lewis Gavin Lewis- November 25, 2020

Rehabilitation works have started at the Lusignan Prison to provide adequate spacing for inmates in light of the COVID-19 preventative ... Read More

Press Release – Three escape from Lusignan Prison Holding Bay

Press Release – Three escape from Lusignan Prison Holding Bay

Staff Writer Staff Writer- 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

200 Lusignan prisoners cleared of COVID-19

Delicia Haynes Delicia Haynes- October 7, 2020

 – Minister Anthony Minister of Health, Hon. Dr. Frank Anthony has said 200 inmates of the Lusignan Prison who tested ... Read More

Gov’t ramps up COVID-19 measures at Lusignan Prison

Gov’t ramps up COVID-19 measures at Lusignan Prison

Shaquille Bourne Shaquille Bourne- September 21, 2020

─120 test positive A screening campaign for COVID-19 at the Lusignan Prison has returned 120 positive cases from 200 tests. ... Read More

Prison reform top on gov’t agenda

Prison reform top on gov’t agenda

Isaiah Braithwaite Isaiah Braithwaite- September 9, 2020

- Lusignan prison to be reconstructed - $2B for construction, rehabilitation and upgrading of prisons Part of the Lusignan Prison ... Read More

Construction of additional cells at Camp Street Prison recommences

Construction of additional cells at Camp Street Prison recommences

Isaiah Braithwaite Isaiah Braithwaite- September 4, 2020

Director of Prisons, Gladwin Samuels The construction of additional cells at the Camp Street Prison has recommenced. This was disclosed ... Read More

COVID-19 Alert!

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