Friday, 27th July, 2012 – Prime Minister Hon. Dr. Kenny D. Anthony left the state yesterday evening to attend the Olympic Games in London. The Prime Minister returns to Saint Lucia on August 04, 2012.
During his week long stay in London, the Prime Minister will be meeting and joining the Saint Lucia Team as they prepare and compete in the Games. The Prime Minister, in his capacity as Chairman of CARICOM, will also be meeting other CARICOM teams who are participating in the Games.
Saint Lucia will be fielding a team of four athletes which includes swimmer Danielle Beaubrun, high jumpers Darvin Edwards and Lavern Spencer and Beth Lygoe who will be competing in the Women’s Laser Radial.
During his absence, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Port Services, Hon. Philip J Pierre, will act as Prime Minister and Minister for Finance.
The Prime Minister will be accompanied by his wife, Professor Rose-Marie Belle Antoine.