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Friday 15 December 2017

Warner on Beetham crisis: black boys holding country to ransom


Former Minister of National Security Jack Warner criticised government for its failure to contain Thursday's Beetham protest, adding that it was unfair a handful of young men were holding T&T hostage.

Newsday spoke yesterday to Warner, who said that the Beetham has been a hotbed of criminal activity since his term as National Security Minister in 2012, and police are understaffed and poorly equipped to treat with incidents of violence. He added that

"Imagine that a group of young black boys are holding Port of Spain and this nation to ransom. A black nation, with a black Prime Minister, a black National Security Minister, a black Police Commissioner and a black Chief Justice. They are making our leaders look impotent, and it is about time something is done."


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