The St Lucia airport project corruption probe – Part 3

Antonio Assenza: “Minister Guy Joseph did what they said.”

By Melanius Alphonse
Caribbean News Now associate editor

CASTRIES, St Lucia — The story so far: In 2014, the then Saint Lucia Labour Party (SLP) government of Saint Lucia submitted a formal request to the US Justice Department for assistance in its ongoing investigation into an alleged corrupt agreement between a South Florida businessman Antonio Assenza and Saint Lucia government officials in connection with a planned US$157 million redevelopment project for Hewonarra International Airport (HIA) and whether the existence of any such corrupt agreement had any implications for Assenza and/or any of the companies associated with him under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

The timing of…

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