SLP tells Chastanet to stop dodging questions

SLP tells Chastanet to stop dodging questions
Chastanet
Chastanet was a former minister of tourism

The Saint Lucia Party calls once again on Allan Chastanet to explain why Soufriere Town Council funds were used to finance his campaign in Soufriere and to stop his attempts to deceive the public by hiding behind whether the discovery of those illegal payments were carried out under the Finance Act or some other legislation.

After hearing Mr. Chastanet during a call to RCI News Spin yesterday, the SLP also reminds Mr. Chastanet that former Taiwanese Ambassador Tom Chou publicly disassociated himself from the campaign activity which featured Third World at the Soufriere playing field. In fact the ambassador said that he left as soon as the lights were turned on.

The SLP believes Mr. Chastanet should tell the public why was catering (($2,019) and sound system ($21,000) paid for Third World by the Soufriere Council if the Band’s performance was not connected to the turning on of lights?

He should also explain why $7,100 was paid to lay flooring for Third World if they were not part of turning on of lights? And finally why was a payment made by Council for the training of election agents if that was not part of the turning on of the lights on the Soufriere field?

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  1. Kenny Anthony knows the value of a man’s reputation. It is for this reason he has been in court so often, using the court as his playing field and the judges as his goal keepers. Now he wants to see the back of the Privy Council so that he and his “boys” can have full control of the Caribbean, politically and judicially. It is for this reason that he feels he can say and do as he likes to people like Richard Frederick, whom he perceives as “backer-less”. But is he underestimating the power of his chosen enemy?

    It is time the USA releases their findings that Kenny Anthony and his goons used their high office to achieve their political ends of having Richard Frederick’s visas revoked based on lies, only so that the man’s image may be destroyed. The USA must tell Saint Lucia the truth; they cannot afford to protect those liars in high office.

    Let Saint Lucians know who came to the Embassy and what each of them said and what the USA’s own investigations revealed. Let Saint Lucians know that the lady who was instrumental in the whole thing has been dismissed. They are entitled to know the truth. The Laborites will be very disappointed that the USA has found them out!
    Source: http://www.topix.net/forum/atlanta/T6A44K9SKQC0GBCFN/p2

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  2. I really did not see the purpose of Mr Chastanet sitting in and given a ministry and a ministry which was in direct linkage to he businesses and hotels. I feel all that was preplanned. It is not that he has impeccable qualifications that cannot found through all the qualified and employed Lucians in St Lucia. Just feel someone else should have been given that opportunity not someone who had and continue having already.

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  3. Laughing at all these comments. I think Mr. Chastanet should have offered himself to the electorate one more time to prove his metal; before offering himself for leadership. I just cant comprehend the logic that a man who just lost his bid to win a seat in the last election is now offering himself to be the leader of the entire party. To me that's putting the cart before the horse.

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  4. I dunno about any man signing the name 'Chastanet' sitting in the PMs chair for St Lucia. Because that is pure madness.... But the SLP really needs to stop their useless attacks on the man and tell us how they going to cushion all the increases in our monthly expenses without a decent wage increase. That is what the "so called" new SLP P.R.O. should be doing with their time.

    We have to pay more for Water, Bus fares, Rice, Flour, Sugar, Cooking Gas, Medication, Fuel all on top of a 15% VAT only after 18 months of a Labour Govt. A 'so called' Party of the poor. Nonsense!!! Chastanet cannot be allowed to be Prime Minister of St Lucia simply because of who his father is, plain and simple! This is not Rome. We dont need any Pharoahs. BUT Lucians don't need the Slp to spend money to pay someone to tell us that. St Lucians all over know that! Tell us how we going to survive over the rest of the 5 years instead. Because it seems LABAH bankrupt of ideas. Choooops. Bateese

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  5. Chastanet for PM. Oh boy, St.Lucia finish. The child will spend all de money. I rather put king back in. Tell chastanet get a life

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  6. Its interesting that the comments so far are focussed on party politics when we really should be focusing on issues such as the proper use of public funds and acountability by public officials.

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    • Politics is apparently far more interesting than actual issues and their solutions. that is precisely the reason we keep spinning on the same spot, going nowhere.

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  7. HOW CAN THEY GET MEDICINE TO FIX IT WHEN CHASTANET USED ALL THE MONEY FOR HIS CAMPAIGN. COME ON WAKE UP AND SMELL THE COFFEE

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    • There's a lot of red herring being thrown around these days. Is it because 'Gwenberg' is hot on Kenny's trail? Why are they only after Allen and not the other UWP peeps?
      Anyway, I sure hope that Allen does not follow the footsteps of Compton, because like Kenny, he was an arse. I prefer the good politics of Odlun, not his Commie side though. And Allen needs to stand out and be his own man if he's truly interested in serving the land of his birth. I want guaranty that he won't sell us out to his tourism masters like Kenny sold our seabed, otherwise, he'd just be another lowlife politician.

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  8. It only shows the fear there is coming from the SLP when it comes to Mr.Chastanet. UWP,s take your Que. Kenny and company have sold our country out.In 8 months we have had to pay more for everything Kenny taking his revenge for being booted out of office in 2006. He laughing because he see how foolish Lucians were in 2011. Go Mr.Chastanet. Take a page from Sir John Compton Don't help them back.

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  9. I Hope the UWP votes for Mr.Chastanet to be their next leader, as it seems the SLP is very much afraid. Go Chastanet Go St.Lucia's next Prime Minister, we cannot allow the SLP to last for five years if that happens ST.Lucians suck salt.

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  10. useless charter coming from the SLP. Get a lfe if this is what your new Pro will be paid to do. Won't get you all very far.

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  11. SLP HACKS FOOLS,WHY DON'T YOU GUYS TAKE CARE OF THE DAMN COUNTRY THAT SUFFERING,YES SUFFERING GET MEDICINE TO FIX IT AND LEAVE MR CHASTANET ALONE.

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