New Providence

Carmichael Road Detention

Status

In use

2023

Type: Immigration detention centre (Administrative)

Custodial Authority: Department of Immigration

Management: Royal Bahamas Defence Force (Governmental)

Detains: Accompanied minors, Adult men, Adult women, Asylum seekers (administrative), Undocumented migrants (administrative)

Capacity Reported population Deaths at facility
100
72

19 August 2011

No Data
Bahamas

10

Refugees

31

Asylum Applications

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FACILITY NAMES
Carmichael Road Detention
Location

Country: Bahamas

City & Region: New Providence, Americas

Latitude, Longitude: 25.017902, -77.384812

Contact Information
Tel. (242) 341-5223, 361-4582(3)
Fax. (242) 341-5224

MANAGEMENT & BUDGET

Center Status

Status In use

2023

Status In use

2020

Status In use

2011
Facility type

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2011
Management

Name Royal Bahamas Defence Force

Type Governmental

2011

DETAINEES

Demographics

Name Accompanied minors

2011

Name Adult men

2011

Name Adult women

2011
Categories of detainees

Name Asylum seekers (administrative)

2011

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2011
Countries of Origin

Country #1 Cuba

Country #2 Haiti

2022

SIZE & POPULATION

Capacity (specialised migration-related facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 100

2011

Type Capacity including surge

Capacity 500

2011
Reported Single-Day Migration Detainee Population at Facility (day)

Number 72

Day 19

Month August

Year 2011

2011

Number 300

1998

LENGTH OF DETENTION

Detention Timeframe (long, medium, short)

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2011

OUTCOMES

CONDITIONS

CARCERAL INDICATORS

External Security Regime

Secure

2011

STAFF

SEGREGATION

Gender Segregation

Yes

2011
Age Segregation

Yes

2011

CELLS

COMMUNAL SPACE & ACTIVITIES

HEALTH

Nurse on Duty

Daily

2023
Covid-19 Measures

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

No

2020

MONITORING & ACCESS

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