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Crime crisis

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Crime crisis

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VIOLENT?CRIME?in this country is at crisis stage and, according to former Attorney General Dale Marshall, some communities are “under siege”.
The opposition Barbados Labour Party (BLP) parliamentarian told the DAILY?NATION?that an average of two murders per month was unacceptable, adding that “Barbadians now have to endure an ineffective administration and a doubly ineffective Attorney General”.
Marshall argued that “in order to turn things around” Government “must begin by accepting that Barbadians are now effectively under siege”.
“There are communities in St James where people are afraid to venture out at night,” he complained. “All across Barbados a feeling that you are no longer safe is becoming pervasive. It could not have come at a worse time because there is a clear linkage between these kinds of violent crimes and economic hardship. (MK)
Full story in today’s DAILY NATION.