Tag: Mazaruni 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

Mazaruni prison escapee recaptured

Mazaruni prison escapee recaptured

Isaiah Braithwaite Isaiah Braithwaite- April 16, 2020

DPI, Guyana, Thursday, April 16, 2020 The Guyana Prison Service has reported that Mazaruni prison escapee Christopher Punch was recaptured ... Read More

Mazaruni Prisons gets new emergency response speed boat 

Mazaruni Prisons gets new emergency response speed boat 

Isaiah Braithwaite Isaiah Braithwaite- September 3, 2019

DPI, Guyana, Tuesday, September 3, 2019 The capacity of the Mazaruni Prison to transport prisoners in the event of an ... 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

Steel cells for Camp Street Prison on site

Steel cells for Camp Street Prison on site

Staff Writer Staff Writer- April 4, 2019

– to be assembled soon ─ govt addressing current overcrowding at prisons across the country DPI, Guyana, Thursday, April 4, ... Read More

Phase one of Mazaruni Prison expansion set for October completion

Phase one of Mazaruni Prison expansion set for October completion

Staff Writer Staff Writer- April 3, 2019

– Phase two already commenced; to be completed next year  DPI, Guyana, Wednesday, April 3, 2019 Phase One of the ... Read More

$39.5M Water Treatment Facility for Mazaruni Prison

$39.5M Water Treatment Facility for Mazaruni Prison

Staff Writer Staff Writer- October 1, 2018

DPI, Guyana, Monday, October 1, 2018 The Mazaruni Prison is set to receive a spanking new water treatment facility, Director ... Read More

Mazaruni Prison upgrade moving apace

Mazaruni Prison upgrade moving apace

Staff Writer Staff Writer- February 20, 2018

DPI, GUYANA, Tuesday February 20, 2018 Acting Director of Prisons, Gladwin Samuels said that twelve of the living quarters earmarked ... Read More

Mazaruni expansion onstream, facility to get 24hrs electricity

Mazaruni expansion onstream, facility to get 24hrs electricity

Staff Writer Staff Writer- December 20, 2017

DPI, GUYANA, Wednesday, December 20, 2017 Director of Prisons (acting) Gladwin Samuels said that the expansion of Mazaruni Prison is ... Read More

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