‘Brexit’ vote shocking – Saint Lucia PM

The recent ‘Brexit’ vote in the UK has been described as shocking by Saint Lucia’s Prime Minister, Allen Chastanet.

Speaking to the Times via telephone from Miami, Chastanet asserted that it was too early to make a real determination as to the total impact of the ‘Brexit’ vote.

The Saint Lucia Prime Minister noted that the initial shock from the development was a devaluation of the pound.

He told the Times this was a major concern.

The former Tourism Minister observed that the UK is a huge tourism market for Saint Lucia.

Chastanet disclosed that this country is also an important destination for British nationals buying real estate.

He explained that with a devalued pound it would become more expensive for them to both vacation here and buy real estate.

“There are so many ways that you can spin this,” the Saint Lucia Prime Minister told the Times.

He said he was hesitant to make a full comment until he knows what the final decision is going to be.

“Clearly David Cameron resigning and potentially a new Prime Minister coming in – whether that person continues down the path of the decision of the referendum, is to be seen,” the United Workers Party (UWP) leader said.

He observed that there are already two million people who have signed a petition for there to be a new referendum on whether the UK should leave the European Union.

“It is very early and it is shocking,” Chastanet said of the ‘Brexit’ vote.

He asserted that the vote will have major ramifications.

Chastanet spoke of the situation with Saint Lucia’s banana trade.

“The UK will be a separate entity and will not have to conform to European Union laws in terms of free trade,” he told the Times.

Chastanet questioned whether that could lead to a resurgence of Saint Lucia’s banana market.

“There are just too many questions that remain unanswered at this point,” the Prime Minister declared.

He felt that as a result, it would be premature to make any definitive pronouncements in terms of the final outcome and the total impact on the Caribbean.


  1. Sad-But-True
    June 25, 2016 at 7:41 pm

    It is shocking to you, because you’re a nincompoop boy installed as a superficial PM being “cradle pushed” by your daddy and Gordon “Butch” Stewart to push your agenda. You are next little boy! Hope you give the nation a detailed and concise audio clipping about your lavish boyish trip to the US. You will always be a little boy! You aren’t a man!

  2. Sad-But-True
    June 25, 2016 at 7:42 pm

    Correction;; “To push their agenda”

  3. Sad-But-True
    June 25, 2016 at 7:52 pm

    Will the Media Desist from asking this fake @ss such questions that need complex and intelligent answers. We need to show the world that we are still the Island with the most Nobel Laureate per/capita.

    1. Anonymous
      June 25, 2016 at 8:47 pm

      I wondered why you chose the name “Sad but true”, but I realize now its a description of your personality. Lol.

  4. Anonymous
    June 25, 2016 at 9:24 pm

    Thought Kenny killed bananas.. oh well! You in power now so some truths are starting to come out.

  5. Anonymous
    June 25, 2016 at 10:41 pm

    SBT you are such a idiot, I believe you are a Labour hack who cannot and will never be able to accept the defeat of your party. I guess you will not be getting hand outs anymore you moran!!!!!!!!!!

    1. Sad-But-True
      June 26, 2016 at 5:50 am

      It’s your right to lick Allen’s and his whole family’s butt crack clean. Heck, it’s also your right to be used as a human toilet for them. But always know, they will never want you in their own little circles. Hope you get my drift!

      1. Anonymous
        June 26, 2016 at 7:17 am

        Lol….Good one

      2. Boujon Guiyave
        June 26, 2016 at 11:53 am

        You got that one so right. Why you think he is called golden balls?

      3. Anonymous
        June 26, 2016 at 10:00 pm

        Everything the pm does is a problem for those spoilt ballots. Leave the man alone. Let him do his job. Awa for yourl. What are u? Labour or St. Lucian? Election is over!!! Deal with it. Mr Chastenet please continue what u have started.

      4. Sad-But-True
        June 27, 2016 at 2:43 am

        Lol. And what has he started? Allen’s track record is that of a failure. Hence the reason the host of Talk is now barking on the air-waves to EASE-UP on the boy. Lol.

    2. lucian
      June 26, 2016 at 9:53 pm

      Well said. It’s not about party now. It’s about us and our country. Please stop being a labour villain.

  6. Curious
    June 26, 2016 at 2:15 am

    SAD BUT TRUE as a result of chastenet win you are the first person to have got job.
    Kenny paying you to make a fool out of yourself.
    Thank chastenet for that new job you get.

    1. Sad-But-True
      June 26, 2016 at 5:46 am

      Stop blaming those who fed you for your own down-fall. Some of us do not rely on politicians for personal fovours. We are hardcore citizens who love this nation, worked hard to live comfortable lives, while you sit like worthless bums in rum-shops languishing away. And later want to blame governments for your worthless lives.

  7. Anonymous
    June 26, 2016 at 6:56 am

    Sad But True said that our “unanimously newly elected PM” is pushing Butch Stewat’s and Michael Chastnet’s agendas.

    Wasn’t Kenny and Hilaire pushing Juffalli’s agenda?

    An agenda that may have very well been “a mafia type agenda”.

    Mr. PM, please, please, please we want to know all the nuts and bolts of this clandestine Juffalli operation in our country.

    It’s time that these braying losers go take a very, very long hike; so that they can face and come to terms with the reality of June 6, 2016.

    If a boy could have blown away slp’s doctors, intellects and theorists like what happened on June 6 instant, Lord alone knows what will happen to slp in five years time when he comes of age.

    “They lose, all them fellahers lose because they refused to listen to the people’s views – that’s why they lose!” Well said Asanti, well said.

    1. Sad-But-True
      June 27, 2016 at 2:54 am

      How did you come up with this? Do you even know how such positions are selected and vetted in the “Receiving State” And in this case the UK? Did the host of “Talk” even explained to you the process? So you are sitting right there regurgitating rubbish you picked up some-where . Dude, the mind is a terrible thing to waste. Indulge more in knowledge and then you will know that you and those who voted for the “Re-Colonization” of this country will not benefit. And that the selected few have already set-up the process for their own benefit. Up to this time, nothing has changed for you. But a lot has changed for them. They wanted Barabbas? Then let them have Barabbas!

  8. 666
    June 26, 2016 at 2:16 pm

    It’ll be alright, Sir! Great Britain was losing Her identity and this was inevitable, it’s about British pride.

    So in the end, everything will balance out, free-trade can be negotiated like other trading blocks in the world. Look at NAFTA for example, they have free-trade but didn’t sell their Souls. So don’t worry, the sky is not falling.

  9. Anonymous
    June 26, 2016 at 2:24 pm

    I’m supporting u sad but true. Keep on expressing urself. Now the flambeaus can’t face the reality you pere. Just wait and see what chastnet will do. Tan toe tan toe

  10. Anonymous
    June 26, 2016 at 9:51 pm


  11. Anonymous
    June 26, 2016 at 9:57 pm

    Sad but true your damn right.
    Chastenet has no idea what’s to come.
    He must be scratching his balls all now so

  12. Fjb
    June 26, 2016 at 10:27 pm

    It’s time something be put in place to make all those people who disrespect people in authority pay for their mouth. For those of you who come with great responses an constructive criticism I admire you.
    At least people reading your comments may learn something from you. Keep it up! !!!

    June 26, 2016 at 10:46 pm

    Iliteracy at its best. I am so ashame of the dead brains who turn every broadcast into a political rara. Do you guys understand what is happening in the UK? Why don’t you guys spend more time to educate yourselves on what is happening globally. St Lucia will Rise and Mr Chastenet and his team will prevail in Jesus name

  14. Anonymous
    June 27, 2016 at 12:38 am

    You don’t have very far to go to find a Gooroo.

  15. Stranger
    June 27, 2016 at 6:10 am

    Nobody knows what will be tge real outcome….and the result of the vote was truly shocking.

  16. Anonymous
    June 27, 2016 at 7:59 am

    Chastenet is waiting to hear what the other PM’s have to say for him to add his as usual.
    Chastenet is so daft. I’m waiting to hear him this week.
    What did he say would happen to gas prices?
    Allen is a zero

  17. Mwen
    June 27, 2016 at 10:42 am

    You telling me as a new ptime minister fitst thing u do give sn impromptu halfdsy off yhen you go abroad weh weh weh me fraid for this country