Editorial

Acting Decisively to Protect Us All

The escalating crime situation in Saint Lucia has gone from bad to worse. With a murder rate exceeding six per month last year and continuing this year, the statistics paint a grim picture. Finding effective solutions to the bloodshed staining the streets seems elusive, despite the authorities’ stated efforts to curb the violence.

Appeals to the criminal elements from both Prime Minister Philip J. Pierre, who also serves as the country’s National Security Minister, and the Royal Saint Lucia Police Force (RSLPF) have seemingly fallen on deaf ears. Strong messages directed at criminals from both the Prime Minister’s Office and the RSLPF fail to deter those intent on committing criminal acts. (more…)

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