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Tag Archives: penal reform

  1. CIBC FIRSTCARIBBEAN ASSISTS PRISON FELLOWSHIP

    Opportunities for ex-offenders to work as landscapers have been made available through an initiative by the National HIV/AIDS Commission and Prison Fellowship Barbados. This was announced recently by executive director of Prison Fellowship Barbados, Neil Dowden who launched an appeal to Barbadians in need of landscaping service to contact the organisation. Dowden said that the […]

    August 22, 2020Events, FeaturedNo comments
  2. USAID Pledges Continued Support to Regional Juvenile Justice Reform

    The United States Government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), has reiterated its commitment to supporting juvenile justice reform across the Eastern and Southern Caribbean (ESC). The pledge came amidst kudos from regional and international partners attending last week’s Juvenile Justice Conference held in Barbados under the theme, “Redefining Juvenile Justice…Towards a Better […]

    May 2, 2015CrimeNo comments
  3. More avenues to be created for inmates’ artwork

    The creation of more avenues to display and sell artwork created by inmates at HMP (Her Majesty’s Prison) Dodds was discussed recently when President and CEO of ANSA McAL (Barbados) Ltd. Nicholas Mouttet met with Attorney General and Minister of Home Affairs, Adriel Brathwaite. Among options discussed included showings and sales in easily-accessible venues as […]

    March 16, 2015CrimeNo comments
  4. American couple gives back to Nevis after falling in love with the island

    Two institutions on Nevis were the beneficiaries of donations from American couple Dennis and Linda Thomas, their church, family and friends in Florida on August 07, 2014, a gift received with gratitude and appreciation on behalf of the people of Nevis. During a brief but significant handing over ceremony on the grounds of the Nevis […]

    August 12, 2014TravelNo comments
  5. Montserrat’s Governor approves release of two prisoners

    Montserrat’s jail is less two convicts now, after each served over 15 years in prison. “James Browne was originally sentenced on 28 November 1985 to death by hanging. This was commuted on 24 December 1996 to serving “his natural life in prison“. Mr Browne has had three periods of conditional release on licence on work […]

    August 1, 2013CrimeNo comments
  6. BVI’s Callaloo Poets ?open mic? on June 20, 2009 themed POETIC MEDITATIONS & PRAYERS

    The Callaloo Poets, in conjunction with the Prison Fellowship BVI, are inviting you to a special ?open mic? poetry reading themed ?POETIC MEDITATIONS & PRAYERS? on Saturday, June 20, 2009 at 6:00pm SHARP at Mellow Moods in Road Town, Tortola. Writers, singers and musicians are invited to share their inspiration in the form of poetry, […]

    June 9, 2009Culture, EntertainmentNo comments