One of the buses from Nigh Rider Bus Service arrives with the deportees
Forty deportees including one female landed today at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport after serving time in the United States for various offenses ranging from sexual assault, robbery, assault and drugs.
The individuals touched down at the CJIA on-board a Swiftair LLC aircraft at 15:13 hours local time.
After clearing Immigration, were immediately placed into two thirty seater buses and escorted under heavy police guard and placed into quarantine.
They will be housed at the Ministry of Health facility located at Liliendaal, East Coast Demerara.
Earlier today, soldiers from the Guyana Defence Force were present at the facility where they erected a temporary structure which is expected to be used as a triage area for the arriving individuals.
After the individuals complete their mandatory seven days quarantine, they will be interviewed and profile by the Guyana Police Force Criminal Investigation Department before being released to reunited with their families and back into the general population.
Guyana does not have any structured state facilitated programs aimed at reintegration deportees into the local society.