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Greater Caribbean For Life

Stop Crime, Not Lives.

The Project

Greater Caribbean For Life is involved in a 3 year project funded by the European Union to increase awareness and advocate for the abolition of the death penalty in Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean.

Our Work

We at Greater Caribbean For Life support grassroots abolitionist activists in the Caribbean and collaborate with the international abolitionist community to see the end of the death penalty within the region.

Our Team

The Greater Caribbean For Life team is formed of individuals across the region who have been working with civil society groups in creating a culture of respect for Human Rights in the Greater Caribbean.

Access to Counsel: A Matter of Life or Death

October 10th 2020 is the 18th World Day for the Abolition of the Death Penalty worldwide. This year will be dedicated to the right to effective legal representation for individuals who may face a death sentence.

Report Published on Opinions on Abolishing the Death Penalty in the Eastern Caribbean and Barbados

The Death Penalty Project on April 7th published its latest report: Sentenced to Death Without Execution: Why capital punishment has not yet been abolished in the Eastern Caribbean and Barbados by Roger Hood and Florence Seemungal with the assistance of Amaya Athill (Former Project Assistant at GCL) This research study provides new empirical evidence based on the opinions of informed, influential citizens of why, in all the six member states of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) and Barbados, the death penalty remains on their statute books even though no persons have been executed for many years.

MEDIA RELEASEĀ 

The Greater Caribbean for Life (GCL) calls for more humane living conditions for those on death row GCL calls for more humane living conditions for those on death row. On 10 October 2018 abolitionists around the world will observe the 16th World Day Against the Death Penalty. This year, the World Day will focus onContinue reading “MEDIA RELEASEĀ “

“Of my 30 years in prison, my worst moment was the first three times I was taken to the condemn cell to face the gallows. They came and weighed me to determine how much weight to put on the gallows for me to hang”

Earl pratt [interviewed by the jamaican gleaner 2007]

About Us

We are campaigners against the death penalty in the Greater Caribbean Region

Get In Touch

  • gvlvdp@gmail.com
  • 1(787) 375 – 6787

Registered Address

295 Palmas Inn Way, Suite 134, Humanco, Puerto Rico 00791

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