Community Radio

Prison Community radio for the reintegration of the prisoners in Jamaica

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The Department of Correctional Services (DCS) of Jamaica, Africa United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) will inaugurate community radio in the penitentiary center for adults of Tower Street in collaboration with the Canadian Agency of International Development (CIDA).

The project of community multi-media center (CMC) will support interactions between the prisoners and their family. UNESCO has ordered an ethnographic research-action to evaluate the use of these technologies like instruments of reintegration and education as-well-as the influence of the CMC on the relations between prisoners and penitentiary personnel. The results of the study would be published in a guide on the use of ICT in prison medium.

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