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Recovery for incarcerated persons not a black and white issue



One thing I can't help but notice is that out of all the inmates participating in the program, only one is African-American while the majority is white.
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In photos: a malnourished toddler’s recovery in Central African Republic


Pierre’s mother died soon after he was born three years ago. He now lives with his father, Prosper, sister and grandmother in a little village outside Bangui, the capital of the Central African Republic.

Pierre’s father doesn’t have a job, their lives have been ripped apart by ongoing conflict in the country, and every day is a struggle to find enough food to eat.

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A Malnourished Toddler’s Recovery in Central African Republic


For more than 70 years, UNICEF has been putting children first, protecting their rights and providing the assistance and services they need to survive and thrive. 

 

The day Prosper rushed his son Pierre to the health center, the frighteningly emaciated 3-year-old barely clung to life. During the 7-mile walk from their village to the nearest health center outside Bangui, the capital of Central African Republic (CAR), the desperate father prayed: “I didn’t know if I was going to get to the hospital with Pierre alive. Even if I made it, I didn’t know if he would make it. I wondered if God’s plan was to take him back.”

 

Since his birth, Pierre and his family had been surviving on little more than prayers. Pierre’s mother died shortly after he was born. With no job in a country…

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Jamaica’s Opposition Leader endorses BERT programme and predicts recovery ahead for Barbados


The Barbados Labour Party (BLP) administration has been praised for its willingness to tackle the country’s  economic issues head-on and its readiness to implement tough measures.

The approval has come from the Jamaica’s Opposition Leader and President of the People’s National Party (PNP) Dr Peter Phillips, who also challenged Barbadians to hold strain during this trying period.

Speaking at the BLP’s 80th Annual Conference on Sunday, Dr Phillips described the economic challenges facing the Caribbean as “its most serious since Independence”.

In an obvious reference to Government’s implementation of its own Barbados Economic Recovery and Transition (BERT) programme and the subsequent debt restructuring exercise, he said had Barbados looked to international…

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Caribbean Development Bank backs Barbados recovery plan


The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) said it signed off on two loans to help Barbados through a difficult period as it …

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USVI recovery anniversary report outlines progress since devastating 2017 hurricanes


ST CROIX, USVI — Governor Kenneth Mapp has announced that a first-year progress report has been published online about the status of the US Virgin Islands’ recovery from Hurricanes Irma and Maria.

“This is a road map in terms of where we were, where we are and where we are going with the recovery,” the governor said. “I was able to present a draft to top officials on my recent visit to Washington so that they could have a more complete understanding of our needs and progress. Our report was very well received.”

The USVI government has secured $8.5 billion in federal assistance for the territory’s recovery.

“We are rebuilding much of our infrastructure with an eye to the future,” Mapp said. “Resiliency and sustainability are what’s critical.”

The…

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