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Serious questions about Camp Street jailbreak, fire remain unanswered – Jagdeo

What is left of the Camp Street Prison

There are serious questions that remain unanswered about the July 9, 2017 jailbreak and fire that destroyed the Camp Street Prison, according to Opposition Leader, Dr Bharrat Jagdeo.

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GECOM Chairperson ruling: Granger says ‘I will continue to act within my perception of the Constitution’


—Jagdeo waiting on written ruling, says work on third set of nominees continues Opposition Leader, Dr Bharrat Jagdeo, has said that he is waiting on the written ruling by Chief Justice, Roxanne George-Wilshire, on the issue of the criteria for the Chairperson of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM).

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Jagdeo rubbishes Granger’s talk of PPP/C being an ‘inflexible opposition’ using President’s own references

Jagdeo Granger

Talk of an inflexible political opposition, as it relates to cooperation and engaging the government in talks, by President David Granger, was rubbished by Opposition Leader, Dr Bharrat Jagdeo, who chalked up his comments as the latest excuse being peddled by the Coalition government in the face of its own ...

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Jordan ‘deaf’ to alarms sounded in IMF report, gov’t giving up billions by stalling Amaila project – Jagdeo

Jagdeo Press (2)

Alarm bells sounded in the latest report from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) are being ignored by the government, more particularly, Finance Minister, Winston Jordan.

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Cost of study to reform prison service still unknown despite promises by Ramjattan

Artist impression of proposed new Mazaruni Prison

A study on the modernization of the Guyana Prison Service (GPS) was commissioned by government and despite promises by Public Security Minister, Khemraj Ramjattan, to provide the cost of the undertaking, this has still not been done.

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Ramjattan buckles under pressure from Opposition, private sector


Of the 1,018 prisoners who were held at the Camp Street Prison, which was destroyed by fire after Sunday’s (July 9, 2017) break, several persons were given early release. The inmates were moved to the ‘walled area’ of the Lusignan Prison afterwards.

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Ramjattan must ‘take responsibility’ for Camp Street disaster – Jagdeo

Jagdeo Press (1)

The attempts by government to “absolve themselves of responsibility” for what happened at the Camp Street Prison, which was destroyed by fire during Sunday’s jailbreak, have not gone unnoticed, according to Opposition Leader, Dr Bharrat Jagdeo.

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300 inmates released, Jagdeo says gov’t actions ‘worsening moral hazard’ created after March 2016 prison riots

Some of the prisoners being moved from the Camp Street jail

Some 300 of the inmates moved from the Camp Street Prison, which was destroyed by fire on Sunday (July 9, 017), have been released, according to reports. 

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Third submission of GECOM nominees: Jagdeo says 10 persons shortlisted


After a fresh round of consultation with several civil society groups, including the private sector and trade unions, Opposition Leader, Dr Bharrat Jagdeo, today disclosed that 10 persons have been shortlisted for the third submissions of nominees for the post of Guyana Elections (GECOM) Chairperson.

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Jagdeo declares full support for security forces’ efforts post jailbreak

A GDF rank outside the destroyed Camp Street Prison

“We are in full support of our security forces and their efforts” to return normalcy, after the Sunday’s (July 9, 2017) fire and jailbreak at the Camp Street Prison, declared Opposition Leader, Dr Bharrat Jagdeo.

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