Trinidad and Tobago Essay

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The Republic of Trinidad and Tobago is the wealthiest country in the caribbean. Although they are separate islands they consider themselves as one. The gas and oil reserves dominates the country's economy. The country is doing well, people are working and poverty is at its lowest. However, the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago's crime is on the rise. Most of the crimes are murder and drug trafficking. There were even plots of assassination the Prime Minister. The Republic of Trinidad and Tobago's Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar decide to take action by increasing her cabinet. She called in Jack Warner to get a grip on the crime. In a panic, Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar placed Jack Warner to national security. He was placed in national security to get a grip of the crime situation . According to Bert Wilkinson, a newspaper reporter, Warner is widely regarded as the most proactive minister in Trinidad. He has a solid reputation as a go-getter and achiever. However, the Trinidad Express newspaper showed that there were 35 murders since he was moved to the national security position on June 22. The numbers include 5 people being killed in a single day. Warner has taken several initiatives to increase the motivational levels of the local police force. He suggested that the island should copy the system used in some American cities to allow police officers to take their weapons and squad cars home. This system would add stability and a police presence in communities. Warner also wants to reopen several abandoned police stations. He has even asked the Obama administration to send vessels to patrol the Gulf of Paria which is used to stem guns, drugs and other forms of trafficking. After Warner was assigned the national security position there had been 35 murders which increased the death toll to 230. In recent years the death toll has been around 400.
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