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Dear All,

In respect of activities planned to mark the 42nd Anniversary of Community Policing Organization of Guyana during the period March 1 to April 15, 2018, the Hon. Vice-President and Minister of Public Security will on Sunday, April 8, 2018  deliver the “Feature Address”  at a Youth Conference scheduled to commence at 10.00 a.m. at the Mahaicony Community Centre Ground.

An invitation is therefore extended to the Media to be present.

Ministry of Public Security

April 4, 2018

 

Dear All,

I append hereunder the weekly itinerary in favour of the Hon. Minister of Public Security for the period April 1-7, 2018 to which the Media is invited for “photo-op”

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 4, 2018

9.00 a.m.   Delivering of the Featured Address at the Opening Ceremony of the

Regional Seminar for National Drug Observatories in the Caribbean

Ramada Georgetown Princess Hotel, East Bank Demerara

MINISTRY OF PUBLIC SECURITY

MARCH 28, 2018

 

Dear Media Colleagues/ Members,

Please note, you are invited to attend the Launch of the Major Stop.
Tomorrow Friday 09th March, 2018 at the Corner of Lance Gibbs and New Garden, Street Georgetown.
Please note ,  DJ , Garwin from Slingers family, DJ, Gully Ras from Hits and Jams Fusion Etc. will all be in attendance of this launch.
Please note , Major Stop will be an annual event we are using to bring Road Safety  awareness to all Road Users present and future.
This will complement the  installation of 100 stop signs at major stops around  Georgetown.This  programme  is also designed to bring road safety  awareness to all  road users,  not just of stop signs but to high light the seriousness of  stops sign at major stops around Georgetown.
This program is not intended for  Georgetown, its the  first leg, of the program, since its intention is to continue in the others Counties; of Linden, Berbice and Essequibo, this is in no particular order ,as support continues the next venue will be published.

Dear All,

I append here under the weekly itinerary in favour of the Hon. Minister of Public Security for the period March 11-17, 2018 to which the Media is invited for “photo-op”

 SATURDAY, MARCH 17, 2018

10.00 a.m.   42nd Anniversary of the Community Policing Group

                      Route March/Salute

                      Old Texaco Gas Station, Mahaicony      

MINISTRY OF PUBLIC SECURITY

MARCH 8, 2018

 

In view of the request by Guyana Press Association that the Hon. Vice-President and Minister of Public Security should apologize for his remarks to the Media at the Farewell Parade for the Commissioner of Police, please see the Hon. Minister’s response sent to the Guyana Press Association today, March 1, 2018. READ MORE

The Hon. Vice-President and Minister of Public Security for the period February 4-10, 2018 to which the Media are invited to a “Photo Op”.

Monday, February 5, 2018

8.15 a.m.       Deliver Brief Remarks at UK Government “Mental Health First    

                     Response – Train the Trainer Course”

                     Guyana Police Training College,

                     Camp Road, Kingston

MINISTRY OF PUBLIC SECURITY

 

Meeting of the National CariSECURE Task Force for the Implementation of Data-driven Tools for Evidence-based Policy-making in Guyana

On January 31, 2018, Second Vice President and Minister of Public Security, Honorable Khemraj Ramjattan, convened the first meeting of the National CariSECURE Task Force, established last November to bolster evidence-driven crime prevention…..MORE

ANNUAL REPORT OF THE MINISTERIAL TASK FORCE ON TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS 2016….2016 TIP Report

Presidential Pardon of five (5) women Prisons for the Festival of Christmas 2017

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 five (5) women prisoners whom he considered fit and proper to receive such pardons. These Presidential Pardons shall be effective as from December 25, 2017 in observance of the Festival of Christmas 2017…MORE

Announcement of the relaxation of the 2:00am closing of night spots and other places of entertainment for the Christmas Season in Guyana.

Consequent upon an inundation of requests from businesses, Guyanese back home for the holidays, the general public and even senior public officials seeking to fully enjoy the Christmas Season, the Ministry of Public Security wishes to announce that, in conjunction with the Guyana Police Force, it will seek to relax the enforcement of the 2:00am business deadline for bars, night clubs and other places of entertainment…MORE

International Narcotics Control Board (INCB) visit to Guyana

Vice President and Minister of Public Security, Hon. Khemraj Ramjattan, welcomed a team from the International Narcotics Control Board (INCB), Dr. Raul Martin del Campo and Mr. Stefano Berterame at his Office in Brickdam, December 5, 2017…MORE

‘Trafficking in Persons Awareness in Upper Mazaruni, Region 7’

An eight (8) member Team from the Ministerial Task Force on Trafficking in Persons featuring representation from the Ministry of Public Security, Guyana Geology and Mines Commission and Ministry of Social Protection visited Mining Camps, Indigenous Settlements and Landings in Upper Mazaruni, Region 7 from September 15-19, 2017 for trafficking in persons’ awareness…MORE

 

WORLD DAY AGAINST TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS – JULY 30, 2017

The Ministerial Task Force on Trafficking in Persons recently concluded a ‘Week of Activities’ held from July 23-30, 2017 in commemoration of World Day Against Trafficking in Persons – July 30, 2017. The ‘Week of Activities’ commenced with an Awareness Walk in Region 5 from No. 30 Village to Fort Wellington Secondary School – featuring significant contributions from Food for the Poor – which was followed by Awareness Sessions and ‘Anti-TIP Flash Mob’ performances held during the week at Stabroek Market, Mon Repos Market and Giftland Mall….MORE

Meeting with Guyana Women Miners Organization

The Vice President, Minister of Public Security and Chairman of the Ministerial Task Force on Trafficking in Persons Hon. Khemraj Ramjattan, MP welcomed Executive Members of the Guyana Women Miners Organization (GWMO) on June 19, 2017 for a meeting to discuss how collaboration between the Task Force and the Organization could be improved….MORE

Task Force Members and Media Personnel who participated in the ‘TIP Media Training’

Task Force Members and Media Personnel who participated in the ‘TIP Media Training’ conducted by the Ministerial Task Force on Trafficking in Persons in collaboration with the Guyana Press Association on June 17, 2017 at the Guyana Police Force Officers’ Training Centre…MORE

Ministry of Public Security on June 22, 2017 held an Employee of the year ceremony.

The Ministry of Public Security yesterday June 22, 2017 held an Employee of the year ceremony at the Ministry on Brickdam. In attendance were the Honorable Vice President and Minster of Public Security, Mr Khemraj Ramjattan who gave the feature address. In his address he encouraged staff members to emulate Ms. Hemattie Persaud who was elected employee of the year….MORE

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