Welcome

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.

GCL Executive Members Participate in Virtual Briefing on Death Penalty Issues

Newly appointed GCL executive member Angelina Sookoo-Bobb and GCL Chairperson Leela Ramdeen participated in a virtual briefing on Death Penalty issues as part of the Universal Periodic Review on November 12th 2020. The GCL Members spoke about the current state of the Death Penalty within the rejoin and stressed the need to focus on abolitionContinue reading “GCL Executive Members Participate in Virtual Briefing on Death Penalty Issues”

GCL to host Virtual Film Screening

GCL Invites you to attend its Virtual Film Screening of “Juan Melendez 6446”.

This film shows the struggle of a Puerto Rican man against the Criminal Justice System in the United States as he was wrongfully convicted and on Death Row for 17yrs, 8 months and 1 day before being exonerated in 2002.

18th World Day Against Death Penalty Webinar

On the 18th World Day Against Death Penalty (October 10th), Greater Caribbean For Life hosted a Virtual Panel discussion on the Death Penalty under the theme, “Access to Counsel: A Matter of Life and Death”.

You can watch a replay of the webinar right here on our website.

“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

Registered Address

444 Calle de Diego, Apartamento 1510, San Juan, Puerto Rico 00923-3007

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