Tag: Lusignan Prison

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

Inmates to be released in light of COVID-19 pandemic

Inmates to be released in light of COVID-19 pandemic

Isaiah Braithwaite Isaiah Braithwaite- 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

Fire at Lusignan Prison extinguished

Isaiah Braithwaite Isaiah Braithwaite- July 12, 2020

-15 prisoners injured, no deaths -All prisoners accounted for DPI, Guyana, Sunday, July 12, 2020 The Guyana Police Force (GPF) ... Read More

Murder accused recaptured at Parika bus park

Murder accused recaptured at Parika bus park

Isaiah Braithwaite Isaiah Braithwaite- May 16, 2020

DPI, Guyana, Saturday, May 16, 2020 Murder accused Ganesh Dhanraj who escaped from the Lusignan Prison on April 20 was ... Read More

President pardons four male inmates

President pardons four male inmates

Staff Writer Staff Writer- July 31, 2019

Ministry of the Presidency, Press Release Georgetown, Guyana, July 31, 2019 President David Granger, pursuant to Articles 188, 189 and ... Read More

Swift action sees three prisoners charged, prohibited items confiscated

Swift action sees three prisoners charged, prohibited items confiscated

Staff Writer Staff Writer- March 8, 2019

DPI, Guyana, Friday, March 8, 2019 Swift action by the Guyana Prison Service placed a halt to actions of three ... Read More

RECAPTURED!  Sudesh Dyal, Lusignan prison escapee caught

Staff Writer Staff Writer- November 18, 2018

DPI, Guyana, Sunday, November 18, 2018 Lusignan Prison escapee Sudesh Dyal was recaptured at about 3 am this morning at ... Read More

COVID-19 Alert!

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