Crime on the island has become so bad that a wide spectrum of Jamaican business leaders met with the prime minister Sept. 1 to insist that decisive action be taken or they would have trouble continuing to operate. Some even encouraged seeking help from other countries, suggesting that the government wasn’t up to the task. In a strong sign of no confidence, one of Jamaica’s leading businesspeople, owner of the Sandals resort chain, threatened to emigrate if something wasn’t done.