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Astaphan Calls For Full Disclosure On Virdee Scandal

Former Minister of National Security and Tourism Dwyer Astaphan says the fallout Peter Virdee matter in the UK could cause St. Kitts and Nevis much embarrassment on an international scale.British businessman Peter Virdee also known as ‘Batman’ is facing £43 million fraud allegations is accused of bribing high ranking Caribbean politicians.

What do you think are the implications of this latest debacle for the present and past administration?

“Well, it’s certainly going to get press coverage internationally. It could be used as fodder for cynical people in the commercial and social media. It could also be used as fodder for governments and other institutions out in the world which would like to see our citizenship programs close down, and which would like to continue the narrative it is easy to distract leaders and politicians.

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