KINGSTON (JIS) -- Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Justice, Mrs. Carol Palmer, has called for increased sensitization of the effects caused by substance abuse, with particular focus on the children.
DAWN BEACH -- Even with all the strides that have been made for mental health patients in St. Maarten, much more still needs to be done, Mental Health Foundation (MHF) Board President Felix Holiday told attendees at the opening of the Addiction and Psychiatry Congress on Transforming Care on Saturday evening.
BRIDGETOWN (BGIS) -- Matters that many may consider personal - such as sexual conduct and use or abuse of drugs – do, in fact, concern and affect the workplace.
NASSAU (BIS) -- A 2011 Secondary School Drug Prevalence Survey indicated that 40 per cent of public and private school secondary students were exposed to drugs by friends who use an illicit substance.
WASHINGTON, DC, U.S.A. (OAS) -- The Dominican Republic today inaugurated in Santo Domingo a pilot project called Treatment under Judicial Supervision (TSJ) with support from the Organization of American States (OAS), as an alternative to incarceration for drug dependent offenders.
WASHINGTON, DC, U.S.A. (OEA) -- La República Dominicana inauguró hoy en Santo Domingo un proyecto piloto denominando Tratamiento bajo Supervisión Judicial (TSJ) con apoyo de la Organización de los Estados Americanos (OEA), como una alternativa al encarcelamiento para infractores dependientes de drogas.
WASHINGTON, DC, U.S.A. (VOA) -- La República Dominicana inauguró en Santo Domingo un proyecto piloto denominando Tratamiento bajo Supervisión Judicial (TSJ) con apoyo de la Organización de los Estados Americanos (OEA), como una alternativa al encarcelamiento para infractores dependientes de drogas.
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (GISL) -- Minister of Community Development, Winston ‘Gypsy’ Peters, recently paid tribute to pre-school administrators, citing that they were "competent partners in the urgent fight against crime and drug abuse".
GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman (CNS) -- A 41-year-old US national who stole almost three hundred thousand dollars from the Chamber of Commerce Pension Fund has had his sentence marginally reduced after a successful appeal.