Some of these prisoners are serving life sentences.
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This weekend, a handful of very senior correctional officers met with me and left me with mind-blowing revelations about the conditions at the prison for both prisoners and prison officers and allegations of corruption, payola and an absolute lack of accountability.
Rated as one of the worst jails in the world and we put on all these airs and graces and pretend to be a first world country. Clive Sewell was overjoyed when he spoke to The Gleaner. The five Americans and 400 other prisoners, most of whom are Haitian political exiles who entered the Bahama Islands illegally, share spartan quarters in heat that reaches about 90 degrees nearly every day of the long tropical summer.
Were they removed and sold by the Urban Renewal officers to Over-the-Hill residents??????? McWeeney acknowledged lack of representation in less serious cases, he said, "With drug cases, very few are without counsel.
Add photo. I do not think the government knows what corrections means because the prison remains the same as before. Bernardette Thompson-Murray, deputy commissioner of The Bahamas Department of Correctional Services, acknowledged that some of the prison staff are complicit in smuggling the contraband into the facility.