Message from Hon. Philip J. Pierre on the removal of St. Lucia from EU blacklist

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Message from Hon. Philip J. Pierre on the removal of St. Lucia from EU blacklist
Hon. Philip J. Pierre
Hon. Philip J. Pierre

(PRESS RELEASE VIA SNO) – I am happy for the sake of our country that Saint Lucia has been taken off the blacklist and put on the grey list by the EU.

The Opposition has always maintained that we want Saint Lucia to do well but we are against poor governance and bad policy.

I maintain that Saint Lucia could have avoided the indignity of being on the blacklist for such a long time.

If the government had heeded to the calls of the Opposition for immediate action, this could have been avoided.

Being on the grey list means that the country still has issues with the EU Anti-Tax Avoidance Standards but has committed to changes.

I urge the Minister of Finance to take all necessary steps to ensure that Saint Lucia enters into immediate dialogue with the EU to avoid further embarrassment.

It is my hope that the government has learnt its lesson and that the Opposition is not to be ignored or victimized.

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  1. It is his hope that the Government has learnt its lesson,and that the Opposition should not be ignored or Victimize....''Is that a THREAT"...Because we all know including your Supporters Phillip J.Pierre that when you'll don't get you'll way,you guy's VANDALIZE shit and Tell lies...It did not take 1 year for St.lucia to be on that,BUCKET LIST....Its in you'll time,under you'll Administration....And If not" You'll say it coming...Phillip J.Pierre...YOU WEAR GLASSES and you still cannot see.....NOW I NOTICE you need HEARING AIDS.....And A NEW BRAIN.....

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  2. They pretend that we were blacklisted as a result of 1 year of activity. We were blacklisted because of 20 years of policy making and who presided over 15 of those years? The SLP administration.

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  3. "It is my hope that the government has learnt its lesson and that the Opposition is not to be ignored or victimized."

    I really do not know the reason for this statement. Do you know why we were Blacklisted in the first place. Could it have been because of the tax measures your administration initiated?

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