Friday 23 October, 2020

SLP 'ready for elections' as party headquarters officially opens

SLP Leader Philip Pierre

SLP Leader Philip Pierre

The opposition Saint Lucia Labour Party (SLP) says it is ready for the general election.

“We ready, we are ready for the general elections, we believe the people of Saint Lucia are ready.

The people of Saint Lucia have tolerated 4 and a half years of incompetence, victimization and marginalization,” Opposition Leader, Philip Pierre told Loop News.

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet earlier this year announced that elections would be held soon, however, no date has been given.

“Now the time is coming closer, we see a rush of projects, people are unemployed but the government is continuing to build untendered roads, people are finding it difficult to make ends meet, but the Government is fixated on election projects; hopefully to believe they can fool the people of Saint Lucia to believe that something is happening,” said Pierre.

The opposition leader made the declaration Thursday evening following the official opening of the party’s campaign headquarters.

“We just opened our campaign headquarters, this is the base where the party will lead its coming activities and launching our campaign,” he explained.

The headquarters, which is located at Independence City, is fitted with a production studio, conference room and a ‘War room.’

“We wanted an environment where there would be no parking issues and also to show the people of Saint Lucia we can have buildings and these kind of activities away from the traditional areas and we are coming with our theme “We are in an environment with the people.”

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