Daily Archives: Monday, 4 September 2017, 20:52

Prison Service facilitating “legal” telephone contact with prisoners

Last Updated on Monday, 4 September 2017, 20:52 by Denis Chabrol The Guyana Prison Service on Monday announced that systems have been put in place for friends and family members to make “legal” telephone contact with prisoners. Following is the full text of a statement issued by Director of Prisoners, Gladwin Samuels. Please be informed that efforts are being made ...

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Contractor leaves Berbice school incomplete as new school term begins

Last Updated on Monday, 4 September 2017, 17:42 by Denis Chabrol As hundreds of students and teachers turned out at their schools for the new September school term, the situation was a disappointing one at the Manchester Secondary School in Berbice. The students and teaching faculty were met with incomplete rehabilitation works among a number of other issues. Whens Demerara ...

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Multi-million dollar bank fraud accused’s security service guns “taken away”; shady security services on watch-list – Ramjattan

Last Updated on Monday, 4 September 2017, 15:38 by Denis Chabrol Firearms belonging to bank fraud accused Saddiqui Rassul’s security service have been seized by police and those security services with shady characters or misusing their licensed guns are on a watch-list and also risk having those firearm licenses revoked, Public Security Minister Khemraj Ramjattan said Monday. “They were taken ...

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Britain rolls out security sector training programmes following review

Last Updated on Monday, 4 September 2017, 14:03 by Denis Chabrol Britain’s Security Sector Reform Project assistance to Guyana has taken a new turn with the implementation of recommendations to strengthen the strategic management and approach of the security service. Britain’s High Commissioner to Guyana, Greg Quinn said Presidential Adviser on Security, Russell Combe has recommended capacity building for the ...

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Passports, ID cards found aboard illegal plane belong to Brazilians, Colombians – Police Commissioner

Last Updated on Monday, 4 September 2017, 9:34 by Denis Chabrol Guyanese police said identity documents found aboard a Brazilian-registered plane in North Rupununi in August appeared to be Brazilian and Colombian. Two passports and two identification cards were retrieved from the Beechcraft Kingair plane after three men allegedly disembarked the plane and ran away. Today, Police Commissioner, David Ramnarine ...

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