Pierre says there’s a role for Kenny Anthony in SLP

Opposition leader, Philip J. Pierre, has asserted that there is a role for former Prime Minister, Doctor Kenny Anthony, in the Saint Lucia Labour Party (SLP).

“Of course. Doctor Anthony was the Prime Minister for fifteen years and was leader of our party for twenty years- Doctor Anthony did well for Saint Lucia and the party,” Pierre said.

He declared that there is room in the SLP for everyone.

According to Pierre, the party welcomes the contribution Anthony has made and will make.

Anthony led the SLP to an 11 to 6 defeat in the June 6, 2016 general elections, following which he stepped down as party leader.

“Our party wants to be like a large umbrella accepting all men and women of goodwill,” the SLP leader stated.

Responding to a question about whether he was “leadership material”, Pierre said he did not know what that means.

He observed that he has led the most important government ministries in the country.

Pierre has held various portfolios in government including Tourism, Commerce, Investment, Infrastructure, Port Services and Transport.

He has also served as Deputy Prime Minister.

“I don’t know what is the scale – how do you measure it? These are emotional terms – ‘not leadership material’; what does that mean?” The SLP leader said.

“Was I not good material in my ministries? Did I not do well in my ministries? I have won my seat five times – isn’t that leadership?  Do you win your seat because you are foolish or you are lucky?” He asked.

He noted that he also runs his own business.

Pierre expressed the view that questions about his leadership ability were being raised by his opponents who are against him politically and otherwise.

He requested tangible proof of their assertions.

Pierre declared that he has no problem with people questioning his leadership ability since he is in politics and expects people to do so.

“I have no ill feelings. I know the target is going to be me,” the SLP leader observed, adding that his focus is on improving the lives of the people of Saint Lucia.




  1. l
    October 12, 2016 at 3:15 pm

    Oh Pierre

    1. Anonymous
      October 12, 2016 at 4:12 pm

      Don’t worry caus the only thing u will lead is the opposition

      1. Anonymous
        October 12, 2016 at 4:38 pm


  2. Anonymous
    October 12, 2016 at 4:16 pm

    Well done my leader

  3. anonymous
    October 12, 2016 at 4:51 pm

    Apposition leader feels inferior to Kenny.

    You are given an opportunity to lead, you are talking about returning to a looser..

    Shame on you. You don’t believe in yourself.

  4. Anonymous
    October 12, 2016 at 5:42 pm

    Pierre lead the party and stop looking back. Kenny has done his bit. I am disappointed in you Pierre. Choopppsss believe in yourself! Pierre

  5. Leadership
    October 12, 2016 at 7:29 pm

    Pierre’s leadership skills are weak so he will always look back to Anthony. This is well known and said by everyone even those who are at his side and those watching his back, his team.

  6. Anonymous
    October 12, 2016 at 9:36 pm

    why would anyone be against anyone who wants to bring a better life for st Lucia,Anthony has long years of experience bringing a better solution for us all,so let’s get him in to SLP.open arms to you Mr Anthony.

  7. Anonymous
    October 12, 2016 at 11:17 pm

    A drowning man will grab on a straw.
    Pierre and Kenny.

  8. Bob
    October 13, 2016 at 1:11 am

    Kaka and pup pup

  9. john smith
    October 13, 2016 at 8:05 am

    Pip as usual talking nonsense. Kenny is the past look to the future. Maybe kenny is still in charge and pip is trying to suck up. Shameful….. Pip is the Donald Trump of St Lucia talking out of turn

    1. Anon1
      October 13, 2016 at 8:10 am

      Lol lol no no PIP maybe Labours’ Allen Chas with Michael Chas calling the shots or should I say pulling the strings in the back ground!

  10. Anon1
    October 13, 2016 at 8:07 am

    One more thing:- “Our party wants to be like a large umbrella accepting all men and women of goodwill,” the SLP leader stated.

    What happened to Sarah Flood!!!

    1. Anonymous
      October 13, 2016 at 8:21 am

      Sarah Flood called them baby killers. Thats what happened to Sarah.

  11. OH YES
    October 13, 2016 at 8:29 am


  12. Anonymous
    October 20, 2016 at 4:03 pm

    PIP has proven that he is not a leader bot a follower talking about having room for kenny kenney himself realized that he has it no more so why look back
    pip try to lead for once and stop being Kenny’s tail
    such arrogance that’s why labour was voted out not on any promises

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