Planned vote of no confidence has St Lucia government on defensive

Leader of the Opposition Philip J Pierre (L) and Prime Minister Allen Chastanet

By Melanius Alphonse
Caribbean News Now associate editor

CASTRIES, St Lucia — At a national protest march and rally organised by the opposition Saint Lucia Labour Party (SLP) on September 9 that attracted record turnout, political leader, Philip J Pierre, stated:

“What is next is we have to continue to apply maximum pressure on Allen Chastanet till he resigns and call general elections. Very soon, I will be going to parliament to move a vote of no confidence in the government of Allen Chastanet,” adding, “Very soon I will be calling you back on the streets to march to see the back of this government. Chastanet must go!”

Since then, the prospect of “what is…

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