Tag: Piracy

MARAD to establish new tracking system to deter piracy  

MARAD to establish new tracking system to deter piracy  

Ayana George Ayana George- December 12, 2019

−Automatic Identification System to allow for distress calls −New system will see Maritime Police and Public Telecommunications Min. collaborating DPI, ... Read More

Families of piracy victims get monetary support from government

Families of piracy victims get monetary support from government

Staff Writer Staff Writer- June 29, 2018

DPI, Guyana, Friday, June 29, 2018 The Ministry of Public Security today made a monetary donation to family members of ... Read More

Guyana’s laws provide for tough penalties against piracy – Prime Minister Nagamootoo

Guyana’s laws provide for tough penalties against piracy – Prime Minister Nagamootoo

Staff Writer Staff Writer- June 18, 2018

DPI, Guyana, Monday, June 18, 2018 Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo has reiterated that there are laws of Guyana that provide ... Read More

Guyana still awaiting response from Suriname in Piracy attacks

Guyana still awaiting response from Suriname in Piracy attacks

Staff Writer Staff Writer- June 8, 2018

DPI, GUYANA, Friday, June 8, 2018 Minister of Public Security Khemraj Ramjattan said Guyana is still awaiting a response from ... Read More

GDF Coast Guard increasing security posture

GDF Coast Guard increasing security posture

Staff Writer Staff Writer- May 11, 2018

- Reported rates of piracy decreased since 2015 - anti-piracy task force reactivated - Closer cooperation between Guyana and Suriname ... Read More

Minister Ramjattan reiterates call for fisher-folk to be security conscious

Minister Ramjattan reiterates call for fisher-folk to be security conscious

Staff Writer Staff Writer- June 6, 2017

DPI/GINA, GUYANA, Tuesday, June 06, 2017 Minister of Public Security Khemraj Ramjattan has renewed his call for fishermen to protect ... Read More

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