When Michael Saunders was 8 years old, he dreamed of becoming a gangster. But, growing up on the streets of St. Kitts, he learned the hard way that crime does not pay.
When 22-year-old Chevaly Tartullian talks about her kids, her face lights up like a child’s in a candy store. She lives for them.
Eighteen-year-old Jimmyliah Finch is studying to be a lawyer in St. Kitts. But unlike many of her classmates, she understands what it is like to be on the other side of the law.
Last year, President David Granger of Guyana pardoned 40 prison inmates who were non-violent, first-time offenders. The action gives the newly released prisoners a second chance to pursue productive lives and leave the past behind.
St. Kitts—Miguel Gumbs, 18, answers to the nickname Ezzy because he has a new approach to life: He takes it easy. However, that was not always the case.
Last updated: January 05, 2017