The St. Lucia Times reports today that, according to the the Saint Lucia Vendors Association, crime is escalating to the point that cruise lines may consider dropping Saint Lucia from their itinerary. Five years ago, Norwegian Cruise Lines, (NCL) dropped St. Lucia because of attacks on cruise passengers (see below).
The president of the vendors association described several incidents of what he said are "daily muggings of both visitors and locals in the Saint Lucia capital."
Last year I named St. Lucia as the tenth most dangerous port in the world. I cited:
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