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Pierre Hails ‘Young Blood’ Within SLP Ranks

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Prime Minister and Political Leader of the Saint Lucia Labour Party (SLP) Philip J. Pierre has hailed the infusion of ‘young blood’ into the party.

The SLP leader said it was unprecedented to observe that more and more young people were becoming actively involved.

Pierre spoke after receiving a one hundred percent ‘Vote of Confidence’ from the SLP’s 2023 Conference of Delegates during a secret ballot.

The conference occurred on Sunday in Vieux Fort.

The theme of the event was “Moving Forward Together”.

Pierre said he was pleased to see so many young people at the conference.

“Our delegates are becoming younger and younger,” the Castries East MP noted.

“When I started in politics our average age was over 60 and 65, and these people are now still supporting the party,” he explained.

“But the delegates are getting younger and younger, and that is very inspiring to me,” the SLP leader stated.

Pierre said young people are also making it into the hierarchy of the SLP.

“You look at our senators, you look at the people who are joining the party…younger and younger people,” he noted.

“So, our party is growing …we have a number of young people who want to join and who want to run elections for us,” the SLP leader disclosed.

Pierre said he was heartened by what was happening in the SLP, adding that the party would remain focused and not go off course.

Headline photo: Gros Islet MP and Minister of Youth Development and Sports Kenson Casimir (l) presents an award to Prime Minister Philip J. Pierre.

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7 COMMENTS

  1. Yeah all with guns in hand to further control the general law abiding public!! Politics and crime (they come together) will sadly put an end to tourism in St Lucia for good!! Mini Haiti at the moment, let’s hope it stays that way 🙏 and doesn’t worsen!

  2. What pierre meant to say is that with all the horrendous killings under his watch as Prime Minister and surrounded by all those incompetents and scoundrels in Cabinet- that there is a lot of blood being spilt all over St Lucia.
    Especially after he and others have the gall to use the word PEACE to describe the state of the social environment in St Lucia today.
    What kind of surreal world do these clowns live in?

  3. Yeah the future PM of Lucia. Just watch his record and achievements before politics and watch them now- A future PM after the great PJP and Hilaire. PJP has a 2nd term, then Hilaire as PM and after comes Kenson. All hail to the new blood. None of us will vote for Chas because he is white and wasn’t born in Lucia.

  4. Anonymous, you as a white man, at least Pierre brought in a young black man in the party. Are you going to bring a white young man in the uwp?
    Which young blood will want to join all you?

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