Crisis at prisons

A crisis in the prisons system is looming as prisons officers get riled up over unkept promises.

Like at the port of spain prison where, they say, are so horrid that health officials have on numerous occasions instructed the authorities to close it down.

Officers warn that if the prime minister does not immediately implement recommendations by the special prisons committee since last year, the consequences would be unimaginable.

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$1,500 prize money for the King and Queen of J'Ouvert. Do you think the amount should be increased in 2018?

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