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    • National Security Minister, Hon. Peter Bunting, has announced that the South Camp Road Correctional Centre will be renovated to accommodate all inmates currently residing at Fort Augusta.
    • Speaking at a press briefing at the Ministry’s New Kingston offices on Wednesday (January 16), Mr. Bunting said that this will include both juvenile and adult inmates. He, however, noted that there will be total separation of the juveniles from the adults, as the two facilities will have no physical connection.
    • “That compound will be divided into two discreet, totally separate, though adjacent, facilities. They will be divided by a double fence (and a partition), so there won’t even be visual connection between the two,” he stated.

    National Security Minister, Hon. Peter Bunting, has announced that the South Camp Road Correctional Centre will be renovated to accommodate all inmates currently residing at Fort Augusta.

    Speaking at a press briefing at the Ministry’s New Kingston offices on Wednesday (January 16), Mr. Bunting said that this will include both juvenile and adult inmates. He, however, noted that there will be total separation of the juveniles from the adults, as the two facilities will have no physical connection.

    “That compound will be divided into two discreet, totally separate, though adjacent, facilities. They will be divided by a double fence (and a partition), so there won’t even be visual connection between the two,” he stated.

    Mr. Bunting said it is expected that work on the facility will begin in the first quarter of this calendar year and will be completed within a few months.

    The Minister said the Government is also exploring the possibility of a public/private partnership for the construction of an additional facility.