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Tackling Recidivism Rate In Saint Lucia


The island’s national security minister says discussions are afoot to provide gainful employment for inmates at the bordelais correctional facility, aimed at reducing the level or recidivism. Senator Hermangild Francis made this disclosure to the media, prior to Monday’s weekly cabinet meeting. The 13-year-old penal facility is grappling with an inmate population of over 120% capacity, of which well over 50% are remands.

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