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June 4th, 2024
14 HMP inmates complete 1st ever Life Skills Reintegration Programme

BALSAM GHUT, Tortola, VI- Fourteen (14) inmates from His Majesty’s Prison (HMP) have completed the first-ever Life Skills Reintegration Programme (LSRP).

February 26th, 2024
Females defeat males in HM Prison's 1st ever inmates debate

BALSAM GHUT, Tortola, VI- His Majesty's Prison held its first debate between male and female inmates as part of its ongoing rehabilitative initiative.

January 16th, 2024
13 prison inmates complete Skills of Life Programme

BALSAM GHUT, Tortola, VI- Thirteen prisoners at His Majesty's Prison in Balsam Ghut on Tortola have received completion certificates for successfully navigating a Skills of Life Programme.

January 13th, 2023
'There are inmates awaiting trial for up to 5 years'- Guy M. Hill

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The old maxim ‘Justice delayed is justice denied’, which means that if legal redress or equitable relief is available, but is not forthcoming in a timely fashion, it is effectively the same as having no remedy at all, may very well apply to the state of judicial affairs in the Virgin Islands (VI).

January 21st, 2022
Persons ‘sick like a dog’ with COVID & refusing to stay home - Hon Malone

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI – With 47 deaths recorded for the Virgin Islands (VI) since the start of the pandemic, Health Minister Hon Carvin Malone (AL) has reminded that COVID-19 is real and persons ought to treat it as such.

January 20th, 2022
Over 50 persons on remand @ HMP, spanning 6 mths to 3 years!– Hill

BALSAM GHUT, Tortola, VI- Superintendent of Her Majesty’s Prison (HMP) in Balsam Ghut, Mr Guy M. Hill said currently there are more than 50 individuals on remand at the state facility.

August 12th, 2020
“Somebody loves you!’ Reformed ex-inmate brings hope to prisoners

BALSAM GHUT, Tortola, VI- Ex-inmate of Her Majesty’s Prison (HMP), Alcedo Lettsome has sought to bring hope to prisoners at the local penitentiary.

June 1st, 2018
Exclusive: VI prisoners in St Lucia complain of ‘inhumane’ treatment

CASTRIES, St Lucia, WI - Virgin Islands (VI) inmates housed at the Bordelais Correctional Facility (BCF) in St Lucia are allegedly being subjected to ‘inhumane’ and ‘discriminatory’ treatment on the neighbouring Caribbean Island.

September 28th, 2017
21 inmates from VI transferred to prison in St Lucia

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Some news outlets have inaccurately reported that all prisoners from Her Majesty's Prison (HMP) in Balsam Ghut, Tortola have been sent packing to St Lucia.

June 1st, 2017
What is taking place in our prison? Doug Wheatley asks

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Host of the Speak Out BVI show, Doug Wheatley, is concerned that prisoners at Her Majesty’s Prison in Balsam Ghut may not be properly rehabilitated before they are released back into society.

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