Dodds Continues Rehabilitation Focus

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Ministry News

The rehabilitation and reform of all inmates at HMP Dodds Prison remains a core function of the penal institution, despite the challenges it encounters along the way. And, as the penal institution celebrates its 10th anniversary, Superintendent of Prisons, Lieutenant Colonel John Nurse, has given the assurance that the institution takes its mission to assist in reducing crime and the …

HMP Glendairy Prisons Decommissioned

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The sturdy walls of Her Majesty Prison (HMP) Glendairy have withstood earthquakes, hurricanes, and other events impacting the island, and even a fire in 2005 was not enough to destroy them. While delivering the feature address at the Decommissioning Ceremony and Gala of the prison last Saturday, Minister of Home Affairs, Adriel Brathwaite, surmised that if its walls could talk, …

Prisoner Rehabilitation Needs Public Support

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Attorney General, Adriel Brathwaite listens attentively to President of the Association of Caribbean Heads of Correction and Prison Services, Lieutenant Colonel John Nurse at the opening of the conference at Hilton Barbados yesterday. (C.Pitt/BGIS) Attorney General, Adriel Brathwaite, has described the rate of recidivism in Barbados as an unacceptable “revolving door”. As a result, he has called for a session …

Barbados Prison Act To Be Reviewed

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President of the Association of Caribbean Heads of Correction and Prison Services, Lieutenant Colonel John Nurse (left) has the attention of Anglican Bishop of Barbados, Dr. John Holder; Chief Justice, Sir Marston Gibson; and Attorney General, Adriel Brathwaite following the opening of the conference at Hilton Barbados yesterday. (C.Pitt/BGIS) Attorney General, Adriel Brathwaite, has disclosed plans to review the Barbados …