Police Killings Put St Lucia in The International Human Rights Spotlight

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St Lucians will tell you that their country is famous for its dramatic and beautiful scenery – it’s lush and exotic with spectacular mountains, tropical rainforests, a glorious mix of golden and black sand beaches and acres of banana, coconut and spice plantations. Not a country where the St Lucian police force is being accused of unauthorized killing of its citizens.

According to a recent findings of an independent commission, 12 fatal killings carried out by The Royal Saint Lucia Police Force in 2010-2011 were found to be unauthorized (extrajudicial).

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St. Lucia Prime Minister Kenny Anthony said his cabinet will review the findings of the commission and he will update citizens of St Lucia within a month.

Tisha Ricketts

Born and raised in Freeport Bahamas, I am a lover of Caribbean life and all things equal. I believe that someday, the Caribbean will come together as one nation

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