Traveling to the Bahamas
Problem:The Bahamas is challenged by the unacceptable level of crime in our country. Prison statistics reveal that more than 90% of those involved in crime are male; is about 9 out of 10 are Bahamian nationals; 2 out of 3 are under the age of 35 and fewer than 25% admitted to prison have a high school diploma.
Solution:The Government’s goal is to improve the quality of life and the standard of living of all our citizens, including those, who, for one reason or another, find themselves incarcerated in prison. The prison is required by law to ensure that all suitable inmates are taught a trade and that they are exposed to educational opportunities, particularly those inmates who are in need of remedial
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