Herman Responds To Reports Of Staff ‘Agitation’ At BCF, Confirms ‘Discontent’

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Saint Lucia’s Director of Corrections Hilary Herman, responding to reports of staff agitation at the Bordelais Correctional Facility (BCF), Thursday confirmed that there had been ‘a level of discontent’ among employees.

Bordelais Correctional Facility

In a media statement, Herman indicated that the discontent concerned the time it takes to buy equipment.

“I am currently in a meeting with the officers addressing their issues and explaining to them that there are no quick fixes to our problems,” the Director of Corrections stated.

He disclosed that Home Affairs Minister Dr. Virginia Albert-Poyotte had established a review committee to evaluate the BCF’s operations.

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“Recommendations are now being deliberated at the Ministry level,” Herman disclosed.

In this regard, he said there would be an update as the situation develops.

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  1. Not only that: he cannot operate Bordelais without a clique. This includes those well known for embezzlement. In fact, he does everything to accommodate them. Have we forgotten that in January, 2013, the then accountant: Cuthbert Duplesis, who was Herman’s righthand-man and buddy, committed suicide during an embezzlement investigation by the Audit Department? Wasn’t that the same accountant whom Herman had jumping from grade 12 to grade 14, recommended that he be moved to the top of the scale less than two years later, knowing very well that Duplesis did not have a single CXC? The grounds for promotion: he works beyond the call of duty.

    The level of managerial corruption and embezzlement which Herman has, and continues to spearhead at the Bordelais Correctional Facility begs for the writing of a very thick book. Let him continue to sing for his super. The …

  2. This man can sell ice to Eskimos. If Virginia Albert-Poyotte becomes his next Eskimo then “crapo smoke our pipe”. His contract ends soon, so he understands the need to appear relevant. Apparently, he has just noticed the assignment. What a lazy, lying, manipulative and narcissistic …


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