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Fifteen New Corrections Recruits Begin Training

Fifteen New Corrections Recruits Begin Training

Fifteen new recruits began a twelve week recruit training programme within the Department of Corrections, Minister of National Security Wayne Caines said in the House of Assembly today [July 13] In providing a report on the activities of the Department of Corrections during the first and second quarter of 2018, the Minister said, “On 2nd July,... Read more of this article

Industrial Action, Meeting With Prison Officers

Industrial Action, Meeting With Prison Officers

The Ministry of National Security said that as a result of today’s industrial action  at the Westgate Correctional Facility, the Department of Corrections leadership “continues to meet with the Prison Officers Association to address the concerns.” The Ministry also confirmed that among the issues raised was staff shortages at the facility. A... Read more of this article

Bernews Correction To Complaint Story

Bernews Correction To Complaint Story

[Updated: This story has been updated to reflect the complaint  was filed one year ago, which should have been made clear originally. Bernews apologizes for this.]Last year, a group called Examine California filed a complaint last year with California’s Fair Political Practice Commission alleging that Richard Schuetz “failed to properly... Read more of this article

Sylvan Richards Apologizes To MP David Burt

Sylvan Richards Apologizes To MP David Burt

[Updated] Following erroneous statements he made in an opinion column on Bernews earlier this week, MP Sylvan Richards has apologized to MP David Burt and said he withdraws the remarks. Mr Richards said Mr Burt was engaging in “deceptive” use of employment statistics claiming he didn’t use the most recent employment statistics in his... Read more of this article