Former PM congratulates UWP

By SLP
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PRESS RELEASE – Former Prime Minister Dr. Kenny D. Anthony has issued the following statement:

“On behalf of the Saint Lucia Labour Party and also on my personal behalf, I congratulate Mr. Allen Chastanet, Leader of the United Workers Party on his victory at the polls today, June 6, 2016.

On all accounts, this was a convincing victory. It is clear there was a major national swing against the Saint Lucia Labour Party.

I wish the people of Saint Lucia the very best as we embark on this new journey.

As to my future, I do not intend to serve as the Leader of the Opposition and indeed, Political Leader of the Saint Lucia Labour Party. I will, however, continue to serve my constituents of Vieux-Fort South and support my other Parliamentary colleagues in their various constituencies as they seek to protect the interests of their constituents.

I am deeply grateful for the honour of serving the people of Saint Lucia as Prime Minister for nearly three terms.

My special thanks to the people of Vieux-Fort South for electing me as their Parliamentary Representative for the fifth time.”

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3 comments

  1. For the 5th time? Say youba looser because you only won by a small margine . If Mondesire was not a lazy man you would have been out. Allan needs to put heat on Mondesire

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  2. It is good to be gracious in defeat. Let us all put aside our petty political differences and work together to ensure that Saint Lucia, its economy and people are prosperous.

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  3. Very well said!!.. You win some, you loose some!!..

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