Fix education to fight crime

The idea that stronger reactionary measures reduce crime is refuted and experts say that a flawed education system is a key contributor to deviance.

The principal question of this discussion is “What solutions are needed in order to curb crime and deviance?”

An Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) study suggests harsher penalties and the politics of being tough on crime is fruitless in tackling the problem. Our guests are:

  1. Former National Security Minister of St Kitts & Nevis Dwyer Astaphan
  2. Public Safety Specialist and former Police Commissioner of St Kitts & Nevis Dr Celvin Walwyn
  3. Director of the Caribbean Drug & Alcohol Research Institute (CDARI) Dr Marcus Day