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Uruguay prison turns inmates into entrepreneurs

Rolando Bustamante watches his employees turn out one concrete block after another, occasionally checking an electronic tablet that records orders from clients and that lets him communicate with suppliers......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJun 12th, 2019

Fyre Festival founder Billy McFarland is asking to be released early from a federal prison that"s been called a "breeding ground" for the coronavirus and where 6 inmates have already died

Netflix Thousands of inmates have been released from prison in rece.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 16th, 2020

270 Federal Inmates Infected With COVID-19 As US Prison Bureau Buys Massive Stockpile Of Trump"s Favorite Drug: Live Updates

270 Federal Inmates Infected With COVID-19 As US Prison Bureau Buys Massive Stockpile Of Trump"s Favorite Drug: Live Updates.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeApr 7th, 2020

6 inmates died in Italian prison riots started in response to measures meant to contain coronavirus

Riots spread across Italy's prisons between Sunday and Monday, as inmates rebelled against measures imposed to halt the spread of coronavirus. Six prisons were killed in the riots, which spread to mo.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 9th, 2020

New York"s governor just announced the state is making its own hand sanitizer produced by prison inmates. The goal is to create 100,000 gallons of the free hand sanitizer a week.

New York State announced it will produce 100,000 gallons of its own hand sanitizer for schools, prisons, and government agencies. The production of the hand sanitizer.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 9th, 2020

New York"s governor just announced the state is making its own hand sanitizer produced by prison inmates. The goal is to create 10,000 gallons of the free hand sanitizer a week.

New York State announced it will produce 100,000 gallons of its own hand sanitizer for schools, prisons, and government agencies. The producti.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 9th, 2020

How can a former inmate find a job?

Statistics show that over 25% of former inmates are unemployed a year after they left prison. A report from the Prison Policy Initiative states that... The post How can a former inmate find a job? appeared first on ValueWalk......»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkFeb 5th, 2020

How gangs "effectively control" the prisons in one of Latin America"s most violent countries

REUTERS/Jorge Cabrera Editor's Note: This article is part of an ongoing series on prison conditions and criminal justice policy around the world. Dozens of inmates were.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 18th, 2020

Five inmates were killed in Mississippi prisons this week, and two more are missing

Associated Press An outbreak of violence at three Mississippi prison facilities has left 5 inmates dead in the past week. Two more are missing. The violence, which began Dec. 29, w.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 5th, 2020

Michael Bloomberg, the wealthiest 2020 candidate, used prison labor to help his campaign

Reuters Michael Bloomberg used inmates in an Oklahoma prison for women to make calls for his 2020 presidential campaign. Bloomberg's campaign contracted New Jersey-based call center company ProCom via a third-p.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 24th, 2019

China rejects penal labour allegations

China's Foreign Ministry on Monday rejected allegations that foreign inmates at a Shanghai prison are being outsourced as a labour supply chain for Tesco after the British retailer announced its suspension of Chinese suppliers. Francis Maguire reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersDec 23rd, 2019

China denies forced labor accusations after plea found in Christmas card

China dismissed accusations of forced labor at a Shanghai prison on Monday, a day after media reports that a message had been found in a Christmas card saying it had been packed by inmates......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 23rd, 2019

China denies allegations of forced labour at Shanghai prison

China Monday denied allegations that prisoners were being used for forced labour, after a British newspaper reported that a London schoolgirl found a message in a Christmas card claiming to be from inmates at Shanghai's Qingpu Prison. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 23rd, 2019

Valencia College to add programs for jail inmate construction training

So far, it has trained 300-plus inmates, with more than 70% gaining full-time employment after leaving prison......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 21st, 2019

I’m Jealous of the Death Row Inmates

“Remember those who are in prison, as though in prison with them, and those who are mistreated, since you also are in the body.” –... The post I’m Jealous of the Death Row Inmates appeared first on ValueWalk......»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkOct 29th, 2019

9 things to do in your 20s to set yourself up for a successful future

Shutterstock/Flamingo Images Nicolas Cole is the founder of Digital Press, a writing agency that turns founders, executives, and entrepreneurs into world-renowned thought leaders.  He writes that almost everyone says the.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 7th, 2019

Inmates sue over prison crackdown on painkillers

A group of inmates is suing the New York state prison system over its efforts to crack down on prescription drug abuse, saying they are being forced to live with chronic pain because some medications... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkSep 6th, 2019

Alaska and Amazon vie to hire 2,200 to be freed under Trump prison reform

President Trump's criminal justice reform initiative will release some 2,200 federal inmates next week, and reform supporters are finding broad interest among employers, including Alaska's seafood industry and retail giant Amazon......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 12th, 2019

"Think and Grow Rich" still speaks to today’s entrepreneurs

I’ll never forget the feeling I had when I first finished reading Napoleon Hill’s classic book, Think and Grow Rich. I felt empowered as if I could conquer the world. Turns out doing so was harder than I thought, but Think and Grow Rich is stil.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 29th, 2019

Perryville Correctional hosts first TEDx event held inside an Arizona prison

The event challenged the idea that inmates are somehow different......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 23rd, 2018

Martin Shkreli Will Serve Out His 7-Year Sentence At Minimum Security Prison

As it turns out, Martin Shkreli's post-conviction prediction that he'd serve out his sentence playing Xbox and basketball at a minimum-security "Club Fed" wasn't far off the mark. After being sentenced to seven years in federa.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeApr 20th, 2018