Arouca

Golden Grove Maximum Security Prison

Status

Closed
(or ceased migrant detention operations)

2009

Type: Criminal (Prison or pretrial detention centre)

Authority: Governmental

Detains: Criminal detainees, Undocumented migrants

Capacity

Not available

Reported Population

73

2009

Inadequate Conditions

Not available

Trinidad and Tobago

131

Immigration detainees

Detained asylum seekers

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GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

Contact Information
Center status

Status Closed (or ceased migrant detention operations)

2009
GDP facility typology

Category Filter Criminal

Type Prison or pretrial detention centre

2015
National typology

Name Prison

2015
Operating period

Year of Entry Unknown

Year Ceased 2009

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Management

Name Trinidad and Tobago Prisons Services

Type Governmental

2009
Security Regime

Security Level High security

2015
Categories of detainees

Name Criminal detainees (convicted or remand)

2009

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2009
Reported population at a specific time

Number 73

2009
Outsourced services and non-state actors
Armed guards
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Gender segregation
Legal segregation
Family segregation
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BUREAUCRATIC CHARACTERISTICS

Custodial authority

Agency Trinidad and Tobago Prisons Services

Ministry Trinidad and Tobago Prisons Services

Ministry Typology Prison

2015
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