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Prisons over capacity by 561

With an inmate population of 1884, Guyana’s prison system is currently accommodating more than 500 persons over its capacity, according to Director of Prisons Gladwin Samuels, who says urgent attention needs to be given to alternative sentencing.

  David Armogan

Traffic between Orealla and Siparuta shut over COVID

Chairman of Region Six, David Armogan yesterday confirmed that traffic between Orealla and Siparuta has been placed on hold as the health authorities are working to administer COVID-19 tests in both communities after some positive cases were discovered. 

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