St Lucia PM claims he ‘misspoke’ about new border control authority

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet telling reporters he “misspoke” regarding the proposed border control agency

By Melanius Alphonse
Caribbean News Now associate editor

CASTRIES, St Lucia — After telling local media last month that he had no idea where they got the notion from that a proposed new border control agency in Saint Lucia was to be set up as a statutory corporation, in a testy exchange with reporters Prime Minister Allen Chastanet now claims he “misspoke”.

Responding again to questions from local media, Chastanet said, “Of course I would say I misspoke.”

Earlier this month, in an abrupt about-face to previous denials of the existence of a Cabinet conclusion, which authorised the “establishment of the Saint Lucia Border…

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