Panel of­fers crime reme­dies BLP wants full dis­clo­sure of garbage plan

A RE­TURN TO GOD, em­ploy­ment op­por­tu­ni­ties for ex-pris­on­ers and proper parental guid­ance are some of the ob­jec­tives that must be pur­sued to help tackle the prob­lems of crime and vi­o­lence in Bar­ba­dian so­ci­ety.

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Th­ese were some of the con­clu­sions from pan­el­lists dur­ing a dis­cus­sion en­ti­tled Yes­ter­day, To­day, The Fu­ture: Vi­o­lence In Bar­ba­dos – Is­sues, Chal­lenges, So­lu­tion, put on by the Bar­ba­dos Work­ers’ Union’s (BWU) Ed­u­ca­tional Com­mit­tee at Sol­i­dar­ity House on Sun­day night.

The ses­sion was mod­er­ated by youth ac­tivist Corey Lane and fea­tured Apos­tle Dr Lu­cille Baird of Mount Zion’s Min­istries; re­tired prin­ci­pal and now chair­man of the Men’s Ed­u­ca­tional Sup­port As­so­ci­a­tion, Grant­ley Os­bourne; for­mer law en­force­ment of­fi­cer and mem­ber of the prison board af­ter-care com­mit­tee, Jeffrey Grant; pub­lic re­la­tions of­fi­cer of Na­tional Or­gan­i­sa­tion of Women, Mar­sha Hinds-layne; and pres­i­dent of the Bar­ba­dos Youth Ac­tion Pro­gramme (BYAP), Lu­mumba Bat­son.

Bat­son, out­lin­ing the

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