Frederick calls on PM to explain how citizenship money has been used

(CARIBBEAN NEWS NOW) — Former Cabinet minister, Richard Frederick, has called on Saint Lucia’s prime minister, Allen Chastanet, to explain why not a single project has been executed under the country’s citizenship by investment programme (CIP), now well into its third year of operation.

“We have not executed one single project, not one with CIP funds… somebody name me a project that we have executed or we have implemented or is being implemented using CIP funds… not one,” Frederick said on his weekly show on local television.

In contrasting how such funds have been used in Dominica for the benefit of the population as a whole, Frederick drew extensively from a recent article by Caribbean News Now reporting that the first CIP-financed public housing project in Dominica is nearing…

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