Tag: prisons

Minister Robeson Benn Calls on all Prison Escapees to Surrender to Lawful Custody

Minister Robeson Benn Calls on all Prison Escapees to Surrender to Lawful Custody

Staff Writer Staff Writer- March 25, 2021

Today, I wish to call on all persons who have escaped from lawful custody and who are now being sought ... Read More

Radical programme to train non-violent offenders  -Min. Hamilton

Radical programme to train non-violent offenders -Min. Hamilton

Gavin Lewis Gavin Lewis- October 25, 2020

Minister of Labour, Hon. Joseph Hamilton has outlined plans to offer an apprenticeship programme to persons incarcerated for non-violent offences.  ... Read More

Beefing up security – scanners for several prisons

Beefing up security – scanners for several prisons

Staff Writer Staff Writer- April 4, 2019

– expected to be installed this year DPI, Guyana, Thursday, April 4, 2019 The Ministry of Public Security will be ... Read More

TB cases significantly decreased in prisons in 19 years

TB cases significantly decreased in prisons in 19 years

Staff Writer Staff Writer- February 4, 2019

─ owed to robust, effective screening efforts DPI, Guyana, Monday, February 4, 2019 For many years, the government has been ... 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

Incarcerated women encouraged to ‘press for personal progress’ on IWD 2018

Incarcerated women encouraged to ‘press for personal progress’ on IWD 2018

Staff Writer Staff Writer- March 8, 2018

DPI, GUYANA, Thursday, March 8, 2018 New Amsterdam’s women prisoners were charged to transform their lives as the world observes ... Read More

Measures to address overcrowding in prisons moving apace

Measures to address overcrowding in prisons moving apace

Staff Writer Staff Writer- May 10, 2017

GINA, GUYANA, Wednesday, May 10, 2017 The government is tackling overcrowding in the prisons by looking for alternatives for pre-trial ... Read More

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