Tag: Public Security

Proposed amendment of Narcotic Act submitted to National Assembly

Proposed amendment of Narcotic Act submitted to National Assembly

Isaiah Braithwaite Isaiah Braithwaite- July 11, 2019

─ if debated and approved, this could see the removal of custodial sentences for persons caught in possession of 30 ... Read More

Guyana’s security sector more robust

Guyana’s security sector more robust

Isaiah Braithwaite Isaiah Braithwaite- June 30, 2019

- Public Security Minister highlights improvements to Leguan residents DPI, Guyana, Sunday, June 30, 2019 Residents of Leguan were assured ... Read More

Guyana ready for DNA testing in crime fighting

Guyana ready for DNA testing in crime fighting

Alexis Rodney Alexis Rodney- June 26, 2019

DPI, Guyana, Wednesday, June 26, 2019 Guyana’s security sector is now equipped to conduct human identification using DNA analysis, following ... Read More

Public Security will be maintained – Top Cop

Public Security will be maintained – Top Cop

Staff Writer Staff Writer- January 10, 2019

─ maintenance of law and order remains paramount to GPF ─ 11% reduction in serious crimes, robbery under arms reduced ... Read More

Guyana maintains Tier one placement in US TIP report

Guyana maintains Tier one placement in US TIP report

Staff Writer Staff Writer- June 29, 2018

DPI, Guyana, Friday, June 29, 2018 Guyana’s fight against Trafficking in Person (TIP) has seen it maintaining its Tier one ... Read More

‘Police will improve’ – Min. Ramjattan

‘Police will improve’ – Min. Ramjattan

Staff Writer Staff Writer- October 12, 2017

DPI, Guyana, Thursday, October 12, 2017 Minister of Public Security, Khemraj Ramjattan gave his assurances that he will maintain a ... Read More

$118M prison boat to sail by November month end

$118M prison boat to sail by November month end

Staff Writer Staff Writer- October 6, 2017

DPI, Guyana, Friday, October 6, 2017 Prisoners are soon to be transported to the Mazaruni high-level security prison via a ... Read More

Transfer of Lusignan prisoners to new holding facility underway-Director of Prisons Samuels

Transfer of Lusignan prisoners to new holding facility underway-Director of Prisons Samuels

Staff Writer Staff Writer- July 17, 2017

DPI, Guyana, Monday, July 17, 2017 Approximately 200 prisoners, at the Lusignan facility, have been moved to the recently constructed ... Read More

Guyana is set to attend several international conferences to boost governance

Staff Writer Staff Writer- January 26, 2017

GINA, GUYANA, Thursday, January 26, 2017 Cabinet has approved the attendance of  several meetings in  the first quarter of 2017, ... Read More

President commends police on work over past year  – urges better community cooperation to support crime fighting

President commends police on work over past year – urges better community cooperation to support crime fighting

Staff Writer Staff Writer- December 14, 2016

Georgetown, Guyana – (December 14, 2016) President David Granger, today, expressed his confidence in the ability of the Guyana Police ... Read More

SDGs, a priority for Social Protection Ministry in 2017

SDGs, a priority for Social Protection Ministry in 2017

Staff Writer Staff Writer- December 7, 2016

GINA, GUYANA, Wednesday, December 7, 2016 Minister of Social Protection, Volda Lawrence, said that in 2017, the Ministry will emphasise ... Read More

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