A people problem of epidemic proportions

By Raffique Shah
January 06, 2008

Trini PeopleI am not surprised that the Express has taken the initiative to intervene in the fight against the crime tsunami that threatens to destroy our beloved country. It’s not the first time that a call has been made for a government to declare a limited state of emergency to help deal with the problem. A few years ago, a government-appointed committee headed by Ken Gordon and including some very experienced and knowledgeable persons, made a similar recommendation as part of a “package” of measures it proposed. Other organisations and individuals, your humble scribe among them, also suggested as much.
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