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Notice-Press Relese-Presidential Pardons for Prisoners

His Excellency, President David Granger, pursuant to powers under article 188(2) of the Constitution of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana, has granted Presidential Pardons to nine (9) women prisoners whom he considered fit and proper to receive such pardons. These Presidential Pardons shall be effective as from February 23, 2017, in observance of the 47th Anniversary of the Republic…..MORE

The Launch of the Household Survey 2016

Address by the Hon. Khemraj Ramjattan, M.P., Vice-President and Minister of Public Security, at the Launch of the Household Survey 2016 …Drug use among households across the country is a most welcome piece of information any country should want. These cold, hard facts about the state of our households as it relates to households use of licit and illicit drugs, that is tobacco, alcohol, marijuana among others, tells a worrying story. Behind these statistics too we will come to know what we have become, and what we can do about it…….MORE

Trafficking in Persons (TIPs)

Guyana Police Force Officers’ Training Centre Camp & Young Streets (2017)
Let me immediately express delight at your presence here this morning at this launch of the National Plan of Action for the Prevention and Response to Trafficking in Persons 2017/8. It is a reflection of how popular is the concern about this scourge of human trafficking…..yet another one……which troubles us here in Guyana and our larger world….MORE

Ministry of Public Security and the Embassy of the Russian Federation in Guyana

The Russian Ambassador to Guyana H.E. Mr. Nikolay Smirnov met the Minister of Public Security of Guyana Hon. Mr. Khemraj Ramjattan to discuss matters of mutual interest. Also present at the meeting was Coordinator of the Task Force on Narcotic Drugs and Illicit Weapons, Major General (Retired) Michael Atherly….MORE

The Ministerial Task Force on Trafficking in Persons concluded a ‘Week of Activities’
The Ministerial Task Force on Trafficking in Persons concluded a ‘Week of Activities’ held from July 25-30, 2016 in commemoration of World Day Against Trafficking in Persons – July 30, 2016 under the theme ‘I Give Hope’. The ‘Week of Activities’ was preceded by a Trafficking in Persons Awareness Exercise in Port Kaituma, Mabaruma and Baramita in Region 1 conducted by the Counter-Trafficking in Persons Unit of the Ministry of Social Protection….. MORE