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Daily Archives: September 4, 2017

Prison Service facilitating “legal” telephone contact with prisoners

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 to allow family members and friends to communicate with prisoners legally. ...

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Contractor leaves Berbice school incomplete as new school term begins

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 Waves Online News visited the school a week ago, parents were ...

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

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 away… They were taken away some months ago. I instructed that ...

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Britain rolls out security sector training programmes following review

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 Guyana Police Force’s Strategic Planning Unit. “This training is the latest ...

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

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 said two passports and an identification card belong to one Brazilian ...

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