Home Affairs Minister & OAS Rep Discuss Security

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Minister of Home Affairs, Edmund Hinkson, met with Regional Representative of the Organization of American States (OAS) Ambassador, Francis McBarnett, today, to discuss a number of security issues. The discourse ranged from the Drug Treatment Court to medical marijuana to anti-corruption. Mr. McBarnett suggested that the team approach used by the Drug Treatment Court was a “useful mechanism” that could …

Government Committed To Drug Treatment Court

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Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, Dale Marshall, has pledged Government’s support and commitment to the Drug Treatment Court. He made this pledge today during a Drug Treatment Court training workshop at the Savannah Beach Hotel. “This administration supports 150 per cent what you are doing. I can promise you that we will find the resources to assist you,” …

Drug Treatment Court Relocates

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All participants and support staff of the Drug Treatment Court are advised that it will be held in the Traffic Court, Coleridge Street, Bridgetown, on Wednesday, May 9, at 2:00 p.m. All participants are urged to make note of the change and to attend. See also: READ MORE Home Affairs Minister & OAS Rep Discuss … anemptytextlline READ MORE PAD …

Barbados Labelled A Leader In Drug Fight

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Barbados has been described as a leader in the Caribbean and the hemisphere in its fight to treat drug abuse offenders. The island’s Drug Treatment Court and other treatment programmes came in for high praise from Executive Secretary of the Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Commission (CICAD), Adam Namm, during a courtesy call today on Minister of Home Affairs, Adriel Brathwaite. …

Drug Treatment Court Hosts Town Hall Meeting

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Members of the public are invited to attend a town hall meeting being hosted by the Drug Treatment Court on Saturday, January 20, at the St. Albans Anglican Church, Lower Carlton, St. James, beginning at 5:30 p.m. The topics for discussion are: The Role of the Drug Treatment Court; Mental Health and Drugs; and Sports and Drugs. The panellists will …

AG: Vision For Problem Solving Courts

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With the Drug Treatment Court (DTC) up and running in Barbados, Attorney General, Adriel Brathwaite, has shared his vision for a problem-solving court model to be spread across the island. He said these courts could focus on commercial and family matters, as well as on persons with mental health issues. “At least a third of the people in prison could …

Drug Court To Sit On July 19

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Participants and members of the Drug Treatment Court are advised that the next sitting is scheduled for Wednesday, July 19, at the Supreme Court Complex, White Park Road, St. Michael, beginning at 2:30 p.m. As a result, all participants of the Drug Treatment Court are asked to contact Cheryl Griffith at the Centre for Counselling Addiction Support Alternatives (CASA) at …

Drug Treatment Court Notice

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Participants and members of the Drug Treatment Court are advised that the next sitting is scheduled for Wednesday, May 31, at the Supreme Court Complex, White Park Road, St. Michael. As a result, all participants are asked to contact Cheryl Griffith at the Centre for Counselling Addiction Support Alternatives (CASA) at 427-5953, as soon as possible. See also: READ MORE …

Drug Treatment Court Programme

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All participants of the Drug Treatment Court Programme are invited to a meeting tomorrow, Wednesday, April 12, at the Supreme Court Complex, Whitepark Road, St. Michael, beginning at 2:30 p.m. Participants are also asked to maintain their scheduled visits with their counsellors. See also: READ MORE Diabetic Group Meeting At Maurice Byer anemptytextlline READ MORE Home Affairs Minister & OAS …

Notice For Drug Treatment Court Applicants

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All applicants of the Drug Treatment Court are invited to a meeting on Wednesday, October 12, at the Supreme Court Complex, White Park Road, St. Michael, beginning at 2:00 p.m. Persons are therefore asked to contact the Court Clerk at 310-4592 as soon as possible for more details. See also: READ MORE Diabetic Group Meeting At Maurice Byer anemptytextlline READ …