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Mauritius Prison Service to engage in Bio Organic Farming

Mauritius Prison Service to engage in Bio Organic Farming
Date:August 13, 2018|Domain:Economy

The Mauritius Prison Service (MPS) will soon start Bio Organic Farming in the Prisons around the island. In this context, the MPS has trained some 12 officers in the various fields pertaining to agriculture with a professional approach so as to grow


Des nouvelles cameras de surveillance installé à la prison central et la prison de New wing

Des nouvelles cameras de surveillance installé à la prison central et la prison de New wing
Date:July 20, 2018

​Un accord a été signe le vendredi 20.07.2018 à 10.30 hrs au quartier générale de la prison par le Commissaire des Prisons Mons P.Appaddoo et Mons Eric Rey, CEO de  la compagnie Brinks Ocean Indien certifiant la vérification et le lancement de la mi


Launching of self suffiency project at the Mauritius Prison Service

Date:July 13, 2018

​The Strategic Planning and Planning Unit of the Mauritius Prison Service is supporting a project in Self-Sufficiency in prisons and Food Production. In this context, 12-Hrs Training session in BIO-Farming in collaboration with FAREI has been launch


Seventy-seven new recruits join the Mauritius Prison Service

Seventy-seven new recruits join the Mauritius Prison Service
Date:May 28, 2018

​A batch of seventy-seven new recruits has joined the Mauritius Prison Service as Prisons Officers. In this context, an official ceremony was held this morning at the Prison Training School in Beau Bassin, in the presence of the Senior Chief Executi


Press Release - Re-Opening of Phoenix Prison

Press Release - Re-Opening of Phoenix Prison
Date:March 29, 2018

Phoenix prison, formerly known as La Bastille Prison will be operational again on the 29th of March 2018, since its closure on the 27th May of 2014, following the opening of the Eastern High Security Prison.    Phoenix Prison is a high security pr


Célébration de la fête des mères à la prison des femmes à Beau Bassin

Date:June 07, 2017

 ​GIS- 6 June 2017: La fête des mères sera célébrée le mercredi 7 juin 2017 à la prison des femmes à Beau-Bassin. Cet événement est organisé dans le cadre du programme de réhabilitation des Services des Prisons visant à raffermir les liens familiaux


Prison should play a positive role in the lives of detainees, says President of the Republic

Prison should play a positive role in the lives of detainees, says President of the Republic
Date:June 07, 2017

GIS - 7 June 2017: It is important to ensure that the prison plays a positive role in the lives of detainees so as to ensure that they are able to reintegrate society after their release, said the President of the Republic, Dr Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, t


Exercice de simulation d’incendie à la Prison de Petit Verger

Date:May 05, 2017

GIS - 08 Mai, 2017: Un exercice de simulation d’incendie suivi par une tentative d’évasion par des détenus s’est tenu le vendredi 5 mai 2017 à la prison de Petit Verger à Pointe aux Sables. Cet exercice, qui vise à sensibiliser sur les procédures de


Police and Prison operative frameworks are being assessed, says Sir Anerood Jugnauth

Police and Prison operative frameworks are being assessed, says Sir Anerood Jugnauth
Date:April 26, 2017

GIS - 26 April, 2017:  The strengths and weaknesses of the Police and Prison operative frameworks are currently being assessed with the aim of coming up with an Action Plan in the near future which will benchmark Mauritius with the most successful l


Prison cadre participates in regional training programme on maritime security

Prison cadre participates in regional training programme on maritime security
Date:April 24, 2017

GIS - 24 April, 2017: In the context of the Regional Programme for the Promotion of Maritime Security (MASE) designed to enhance maritime security in the Eastern and Southern Africa and Indian Ocean region (ESA-IO), a training programme was held fro