Protest Outside Parliament Against DSH Deal

A group of protesters demonstrated outside Parliament today against the government’s DSH agreement.

Bertrand Fevrier, who described himself as the lead protester told the Times that today’s protest was “just the beginning.”

Bertrand Fevrier

Bertrand Fevrier

He estimated that today’s demonstration involved some 50 protesters.

Fevrier, who said he was from Vieux Fort, asserted that the DHS project would negatively affect many individuals in the south of the island.

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DSH protest T-shirt sign

He vowed that the project would be resisted.

“We will be marching from now until the end of the year”, he said.

Pressed for specifics on the planned intensification of the protest, Fevrier said: “That’s personal. You will see it and feel it”.

The Prime Minister was able to see the protest before going into the Parliament building, Fevrier said.

Speaker of the house speaking to DSH protesters

Speaker of the house speaking to DSH protesters

The US$2.6 billion Desert Star Holdings Limited (DSH) project for Saint Lucia covers the construction of a race course, a free trade zone, a shopping mall complex, marina and other facilities on 700 acres of land in the south of Saint Lucia.

1 Comment

  1. Anonymous
    March 12, 2017 at 10:53 pm

    Just now so the land sitting there is unproductive fauna, flora go home you are not needed here.leave this land barren and bare.it seem we saint Lucian have no appreciation for what tourist come and see on our island.its no wonder,its unproductive..

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