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WILL THE UPCOMING ELECTIONS BE POSTPONED? PM SAYS HE HAS “BIGGER PRIORITIES”

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The COVID-19 pandemic not only threatens public health but apparently the upcoming General Elections could also be rescheduled as a consequence. The Prime Minister during an appearance on a local radio show Monday night revealed he’s preoccupied with the COVID-19 crisis and the elections – constitutionally due this year he says, he’s “putting to the side”. Former Senate president and Labour Party chair Claudius Francis has rubbished election delay notions – warning “there will be hell to pay” if the Chastanet Administration “goes against the Constitution”.

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FORMER PM DENIES BLOCKING SEN. FRANCIS FROM COP JOB

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Security Minister Senator Hermangild Francis’ claims that he was allegedly prevented from becoming Police Commissioner have been refuted by the one person he accuses of standing in his way. In a May 11 statement, former Prime Minister Dr. Kenny Anthony dismissed Sen. Francis’s version of events as “…false…” Dr. Anthony also says the disgruntled government Minister owes a debt of gratitude to the Labour Party for his ascent in the Police Force during his career.

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SLP SENATOR TO LOBBY FOR REMOVAL OF DISCRIMINATORY LAWS

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Labour Party Senator Lisa Jawahir has her eyes set on riding the law books of discriminatory legislation. Sen. Jawahir says a Labour government led by Philip J Pierre will reengage with and revive discussion with minority groups to put an end to anti-human rights laws.

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Philip Pierre plans to name HRDC after Lansiquot; Fortuna Belrose responds

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Castries East MP and Opposition Leader Philip J Pierre revealed last week that he plans, if elected on naming the community’s Human Resource Centre after the man who conceptualized it, despite being a former political rival. His current opponent appears neither here or there about it.

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