How can we survive in the ‘new St Lucia’? #Chastanetmustgo

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Prime Minister Allen Chastanet (CARICOM file photo)

Dear Sir

Four plus years of mismanagement of the economy, corruption and destruction of our patrimony and heritage. How can we survive Allen Chastanet’s ‘new Saint Lucia’?

The prime minister has screwed up the citizenship by investment (CIP) programme and has abused the National Insurance Corporation (NIC). How can we survive in the ‘new Saint Lucia’? #Chastanet must go.

The prime minister has turned over state assets like the Marketing Board and the Fisheries Complex to Friends, Family and Foreigners (FFF). How can we survive in the ‘new Saint Lucia’? #Chastanet must go.

The government debt has been downgraded to its lowest ever rating; CariBBB-. How can we survive in the ‘new Saint Lucia’? #Chastanet must go.

Saint Lucia has dropped in the Ease of Doing Business rankings. How can we survive in the ‘new Saint Lucia’? #Chastanet must go. Saint Lucia is perceived as being more corrupt than it was four years ago. How can we survive in the ‘new Saint Lucia’? #Chastanet must go.

The prime minister has been borrowing as if there was no tomorrow. We have not been given the cost of the Hewanorra International Airport (HIA) redevelopment and the St Jude hospital reconstruction, yet we have borrowed hundreds of millions. How can we survive in the ‘new Saint Lucia’? #Chastanet must go.

Fresh Start

The prime minister has been making it rain for the Fresh Start Company. From seemingly ‘bloated direct awards’ to very generous concessions, it appears that the prime minister loves a Fresh Start, more than a pig love mud. How can we survive in the ‘new Saint Lucia’? #Chastanet must go.

Leeches masquerading as investors have come and drained our CIP, the NIC and our tax dollars. How can we survive in the ‘new Saint Lucia’? #Chastanet must go.

It appears that this horseracing thing was another Boxing in Paradise. How can we survive in the ‘new Saint Lucia’? #Chastanet must go.

It has been nothing but scandal after scandal. Wipay, CHTTI, PAJOAH, bloated direct awards are just a few examples. How can we survive in the ‘new Saint Lucia’? #Chastanet must go.

When it comes to crime, Chastanet said, “Kenny can’t I will. Kenny won’t I will” We now know it was just talking on his part, for he doesn’t have a clue as to how to tackle our crime problem. How can we survive in the ‘new Saint Lucia’? #Chastanet must go.

Carlton Augustine

1 COMMENT

  1. If we do not handle our independence properly then the colonizers will return as investors – (Past African President), and this is exactly what we see happening in St. Lucia.

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