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St. Lucia; NGP Leader: ‘I Would Like To See People Punished For Their Corruption’


St. Lucia (St Lucia Times) –  The leader of Saint Lucia’s National Green Party (NGP), Andre ‘Pancho’ de Caires, has welcomed the Special Prosecutor Act, declaring it is a step in the right direction.

“A man steals a bag of rice in the supermarket to feed his family – it is worth five dollars and he gets held and put in jail,” de Caires told St Lucia Times.

“Yet politicians seem to be ripping off the country in tens of thousands, hundreds of thousands, and sometimes millions of dollars, and nothing seems to happen to them,” the NGP leader observed.

He hoped that everyone guilty of corruption would ‘face the music.’

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