Belrose: Things have never been so bad!

Belrose: Things have never been so bad!

Opposition candidate for Castries East, Fortuna Belrose, has asserted that hopelessness is the order of the day in Saint Lucia.

Belrose said at her official launch last night that she served for thirty-four years “in the passenger seat” as a public servant.

She recalled serving under nine administrations in the Ministries of Youth and Sport, Local Government, Education and National Security.

However she declared that things have never been so bad.

“Never before in the history of our country as Saint Lucians we are not comfortable with where we are,” Belrose declared.

She told supporters of the United Workers Party (UWP) that people are crying out for help.

The opposition candidate stated that people are frustrated, businesses are folding up, the elderly and children are being raped and more people are committing suicide.

Belrose declared that all Prime Minister Doctor Kenny Anthony is concerned about is attacking and frustrating those who are keen to contribute and make a difference in restoring the country.

“Ladies and gentlemen, I need you to wake up and smell the coffee,” she said.

Belrose asserted that she was no longer in the passenger seat, but a driver.

She quoted the Prime Minister as saying that the opposition is irrelevant.

But she observed that Anthony is not a sportsman or a genuine champion.

“You and I know that you never underestimate the opposition and in this case, the power and will of the people of this country – the power and will of the people who have matured and who are intelligent,” the former Public Servant declared.

Presenting her party’s vision for the Castries East constituency, crafted with the help of the people, Belrose spoke of the need for every child to be raised in a household with access to their own toilet facilities.

She said the UWP wants to see every child raised in a community where there is a safe space to play and have fun, while the elderly have easy access to facilities.

“We want to see a community where residents are health conscious and realizing their full potential,” Belrose told UWP supporters, adding that community organization should be encouraged as the prime catalyst for community and people empowerment.

Among other things, she also spoke of the need to provide for those who are unable to have daily meals and  ensure model housing for citizens, especially those who live below the poverty line.

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  1. Anonymous
    May 16, 2016 at 8:34 pm Reply

    I’m from Castries east and for the past few years it’s been the worst of all. He mast go he has gotten to comfortable and don’t seem to care when he can say $5.00 can block a hole. Change 8s coming. I voted him and that the last time I’m voting him I would like to give miss Belrose a chance to see what she has to offer us in Castries east and I think she will deliver. She’s a woman of faith. With God all is possible.

  2. Mandingo1959
    May 16, 2016 at 8:55 pm Reply

    How much Dat crazy tete sec Belrose pay you to write that nonsense there? Chupz

    1. no doubt
      May 17, 2016 at 10:23 am Reply

      shut the hell you are a big slp a..s..s

  3. Indecisive
    May 17, 2016 at 3:30 am Reply

    You guys are funny, the UWP vision is unachievable. Yes, people would like to see a change, but for the better, not for something that is not achievable which in return would make the country worse off.

    Right now, Labour has to get its act in order and think outside the box, UWP goals cannot be reached, that is just for votes, and St Lucians cannot go down this path again, stop the insults to the electorate, we are not all tet secs.

    1. no doubt
      May 17, 2016 at 10:28 am Reply

      you your self, all the better days kenny said he will bring, and all the things he said we will achive, where is it,,kenny is the worst prime minister we ever have in st.lucia,, and with him st.lucia is geting worst and worst every day,,

  4. Anonymous
    May 17, 2016 at 3:53 am Reply

    Ms. Belrose good that you served in 9 administrations and over 3 decades and have never seen it so bad. What is your contribution during that period in regard to social policies, programs, youth development and community activism? Remember 80% of the criminals are between the ages of 15 – 35 years meaning they were born and raised on your watch since you left the Public Service last week. For 3 decades you ate tax payers money and did nothing to elevate the quality of life in Castries East, and now you can go home to more tax payers money on retirement. Where was a youthful and energetic Belrose when Castries East and by extension St. Lucia was falling apart, according to you. What can you claim as your contribution over the years to helping the elderly and youth at risk? Nothing of substance, you are part of it “Never being so bad”. You need to treat yourself to the SLP’s four manifestos, do a 20 years before and after Labour analysis.

  5. St. Lucian
    May 17, 2016 at 2:40 pm Reply

    Well today venezeula is on the verge of collapse. Little aruba and curaco are closing their coasts to venzeulan migrants. Imagine that.
    Kenny friend. That’s where he wznt to take st. Lucia. But now he is ashamed.

    We will have the opportunity bdfy soon to decide where we want St. Lucia to go. But we must remember elections is not every year. It’s every five years.

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