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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.
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