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Castries East’s Philip J Pierre to be Sworn in Today

After a historical victory in Saint Lucia’s 2021 General Elections on Monday, July 26th, the Leader of the Saint Lucia Labour Party, Philip J. Pierre will officially become Saint Lucia’s Prime Minister after he is sworn in today.

Philip J. Pierre
Philip J. Pierre

Pierre’s Labour Party captured thirteen (13) of the seventeen (17) constituencies including Micoud North a known yellow stronghold.

Independent candidates Richard Frederick (Castries Central) and Stephenson King (Castries North) both former members of the United Workers Party, were also successful at the polls.

The Allen Chastanet led UWP, were only able to secure two seats that of Micoud South and Choiseul. The former Prime Minister will continue to represent his constituents for a second term along with Bradley Felix for the latter.

SLP’s Pierre has promised to run a government on unified inclusion and has pledged to work with all Saint Lucians despite political affiliation.

The swearing-in ceremony is scheduled for 4:00 P.M on all major radio and television networks.

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  1. The Right Honourable Prime Minister, Phillip J. Pierre, you advance to this solemn inauguration, standing on the shoulders of thousands of (great and small)) statesmen and states women of St.Lucia.

    Your task to lead our people out of this Egypt of political, economic and humanitarian bondage may look daunting but not in surmountable.

    As has been proven by this landslide victory of the SLP over the UWP, nous St. Lecien c”est coeur kapeche. When the integrity of our island and people is at risk, we are known to move mountains.

    Take this into consideration. Do not be afraid to educate and engage St.Lucians in resuscitation of our dignity, economy and civic responsibilities,

    The people have delivered you a cadre of representatives experienced, knowledgeable and skilled in the practice of government

    let RIGHTEOUSNESS be the seal of your governance.

    Let JUSTICE, JUDGMENT, TRUTH and EQUITY be the measure of your works

    Rule transparently with KNOWLEDGE, WISDOM and UNDERSTANDING

    And heal the blistered wounds of our people with COMPASSION and KINDNESS.

    So GOD and man can call you and your government – The repairers of the greatest damage inflicted on our island home.

    Son of the soil – Allay leve nai St.Lecie. GOD’S richest blessings upon you and your government.

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