Tag: prisoners

Released prisoners served one-third of their sentences

Released prisoners served one-third of their sentences

Isaiah Braithwaite Isaiah Braithwaite- December 23, 2020

- Minister Benn Minister of Home Affairs, Hon. Robeson Benn says the 65 prisoners who were released early had each ... Read More

Prisoners to make virtual court appearances

Prisoners to make virtual court appearances

Staff Writer Staff Writer- October 4, 2020

The Government of Guyana, the Judiciary, the Guyana Police Forceand the Guyana Prisons Service are collaborating in a uniquepartnership to ... Read More

8 Prisoners graduate from anger management course

8 Prisoners graduate from anger management course

Isaiah Braithwaite Isaiah Braithwaite- June 12, 2019

― rehabilitation of prisoners an ongoing process DPI, Guyana, Wednesday, June 12, 2019 “The programme carried a massive effect on ... Read More

Two female prisoners granted Presidential pardons

Two female prisoners granted Presidential pardons

Staff Writer Staff Writer- May 24, 2019

By Isaiah Braithwaite DPI, Guyana, Friday, May 24, 2019 Two women prisoners, Bibi Parjohn, 40 years old and Unique Hope ... 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

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

Emergency works ongoing at the Lusignan Prison- conditions to improve for over 500 prisoners in next  24 hours

Emergency works ongoing at the Lusignan Prison- conditions to improve for over 500 prisoners in next  24 hours

Staff Writer Staff Writer- July 13, 2017

DPI, GUYANA, Thursday, July 13, 2017 Prisoners that are currently in the open area of the Lusignan Prison will have ... Read More

Update following National Security Meeting-Min Ramjattan

Update following National Security Meeting-Min Ramjattan

Staff Writer Staff Writer- July 10, 2017

DPI, Guyana, Monday, July 10, 2017 Minister of Public Security, Khemraj Ramjattan - “We have made some decisions on who ... Read More

Prisoners at Lusignan will see significant improvement in the next 24hrs

Prisoners at Lusignan will see significant improvement in the next 24hrs

Staff Writer Staff Writer- July 10, 2017

DPI, GUYANA, Monday, July 10, 2017 Commissioner of Police, Seelall Persaud provided the following update from the National Security Meeting ... Read More

Study underway to address overcrowding in prison

Study underway to address overcrowding in prison

Staff Writer Staff Writer- August 23, 2016

GINA, GUYANA, Tuesday, August 23, 2016 A study to evaluate alternatives to imprisonment is currently being evaluated by the Citizen ... Read More

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