PRESS RELEASE – Alva Baptiste, Saint Lucia’s Minister for External Affairs, International Trade and Civil Aviation, will be participating in a town hall meeting organized by the Consulate General of Saint Lucia on Thursday, September 25, 2014.
The event will begin at 7:00PM at the Saint Lucia House, located at 438 E 49th Street, between Church and Snyder Avenues in Brooklyn.
The town hall meeting will provide Saint Lucian nationals in the tri-state area an opportunity to discuss a variety of important issues, including Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals (DACA), the impact of the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA), the NYC Municipal ID Program to be launched later this year, and other issues of national concern.
At the town hall meeting, Baptiste, who is leading Saint Lucia’s delegation to the 69th Session of the United Nations General Assembly, will be available to converse with fellow Saint Lucians in the Diaspora.
On Tuesday, September 30, 2014, Baptiste will then make his special contribution to the General Debate of the 69th Session of the United Nations General Assembly.
H.E. Ms. Menissa Rambally, Saint Lucia’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations and Hon. Julian Du Bois, Saint Lucia’s Consul General in New York, will address the gathering.
The Consulate General of Saint Lucia invites all nationals to participate in the scheduled town hall meeting. For more information, please contact the Consulate General in New York at(212) 697-9360 or via e-mail at [email protected].