Former PM takes issue with St Lucia government accountability and ECCB monetary council


Dr Kenny Anthony speaking in Parliament

By Melanius Alphonse
Caribbean News Now associate editor
melanius@caribbeannewsnow.com

CASTRIES, St Lucia — During the parliamentary session in Saint Lucia on Tuesday, when numerous motions and bills were tabled and passed, including additional borrowing in excess of EC$200 million and to authorise after the fact a US$20 million World Bank line of credit, former prime minister and minister for finance, Dr Kenny Anthony, took issue with government accountability and also the involvement of the Monetary Council of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB).

Debating a resolution to authorise the current prime minister and minister for finance, Allen Chastanet, to borrow US$2 million by way of a loan from the International Development…

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