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2 am curfew temporarily adjusted for Jubilee

By on January 17, 2020

first_imggiven the many events planned for Guyana’s 50th Independence anniversary celebrations, over the coming celebratory days, Minister of Public Security Khemraj Ramjattan has announced that, in collaboration with the Guyana Police Force (GPF), the 2:00 am curfew will be temporarily adjusted until May 30, 2016.According to a release from the Ministry, the curfew is now 4:00 am effective Friday, May 20, 2016.“(The Ministry) will temporarily relax the enforcement of the 2 am business deadline to 4 am for bars, night clubs and other places of entertainment. It is a time for celebration and knowing the Guyanese spirit, the Ministry has seen the need for this relaxation,” the release stated.Nevertheless, the ministry has cautioned businesses and individuals that the Police Force will continue to investigate and prosecute noise nuisance reports, drinking and driving, and other offences during this period.A similar adjusted was done during the Christmas season.Ever since the coalition APNU/AFC took office in May 2015, it enforced the curfew, which has faced a barrage of criticisms, with many persons describing it as antibusiness.However, Minister Ramjattan argued that the curfew was part of his crime fighting strategy.last_img read more

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