Call for radical prison rehab


Added 08 November 2012


A RADICAL REHABILITATION method is needed in Her Majesty’s Prisons Dodds. Chairman of the Prison Fellowship International (PFI) North America and the Caribbean, Win Callender, stated this during the launch of the fellowship’s annual Angel Tree programme at the Barbados Public Workers Cooperative Credit Union, Belmont Road, yesterday. Callender said that though active rehabilitation programmes existed, the prison population was just around 1 100, and the recidivism rate was “out of control”. “From my observation and from some research that I have done, you believe that it is time for a rehabilitation revolution to take place in this country.  (AH)


Dos and Donts

Welcome to our discussion forum here on We encourage lively debate, but we also urge you to take note of the following:

  • Stay on topic – This helps keep the thread focused on the discussion at hand. If you would like to discuss another topic, look for a relevant article.
  • Be respectful – Meeting differences of opinion with civil discussion encourages multiple perspectives and a positive commenting environment.
  • Do not type in capitals – In addition to being considered “shouting” it is also difficult to read.
  • All comments will be moderated – Given the volume of comments each day, this may take some time. So please be patient.
  • We reserve the right to remove comments – Comments that we find to be abusive, spam, libellous, hateful, off-topic or harassing may be removed.
  • Reproduction of comments – Some of your comments may be reproduced on the website or in our daily newspapers. We will use the handle, not your email address.
  • Do not advertise – Please contact our Advertising Department.
  • Contact our Online Editor if you have questions or concerns.
  • Read our full Commenting Policy and Terms of Use.
comments powered by Disqus




Do you think workers are too quick to take protest action?

Don't Know