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St. Kitts-Nevis names Antiguan Adlai Smith as DPP

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The Attorney General of St. Kitts and Nevis has filled the vacant position of
Director of Public Prosecutions with the appointment of Adlai Smith to the
Smith, a former Crown Counsel from Antigua and Barbuda, has been appointed to
lead the crucial department. Smith’s application, submitted through the Regional
Judicial and Legal Services Commission’s website, underwent a rigorous selection
process, culminating in his successful interview in July.
His imminent relocation from Antigua to St. Kitts marks a pivotal moment for
Antigua’s legal framework. Notably, Smith’s professional journey included an
application for the DPP role in Antigua and Barbuda. However, reports suggest
that his application was met with silence from the relevant authorities, potentially
linked to past conflicts with former Antigua and Barbuda DPP, Anthony
In his new role, Smith will collaborate closely with another experienced Antiguan,
LaToya Lake, who has presided over St. Kitts and Nevis’ forensics department for
the past three years. This strategic partnership promises to fortify the country’s
legal infrastructure, signaling a new chapter for justice in the twin-island nation.

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