Pierre: SLP stronger than ever

The Saint Lucia Labour Party (SLP) is back and stronger than ever, the leader of the party, Philip J. Pierre, told labour supporters last night during a public meeting on the Castries Market steps.

“They said labour is dead, that labour is afraid and labour will never rise again,” Pierre said.

He told SLP supporters that they have faced victimisation and the vindictiveness of what he described as the United Wreckers of the Poor, to come out in their hundreds in Vieux Fort where the SLP recently held a public meeting and on the Castries Market steps Sunday night, to show that they stand behind the SLP.

SLP supporters at Market Steps meeting

“I thank you for that – I thank you, the people of labour,” Pierre said.

He also expressed gratitude to SLP supporters for electing six members of the party in the last general elections.

Pierre spoke of the performance of the SLP parliamentarians, asserting that members of  the ruling United Workers Party (UWP) are the ones who are afraid now.

“Anytime we try to speak, they try to shut us up,” he declared.

Pierre said the SLP accepted that people voted for a change.

He stated that the party believes in democracy and the freedom of an individual’s vote.

“We said that we will respect the will of the people. But respecting the will of the people does not mean that you must victimise people. Respecting the will of the people does not mean that you must disrespect the constitution of Saint Lucia. Respecting the will of the people does not mean that you must sell passports as if passports were in a lottery,” the SLP leader declared.

Pierre said the SLP will not allow the government to do what it wants in this country.

“We will stand up against them and we will fight against them anytime they are doing what is wrong for the people of Saint Lucia,” he asserted.


  1. Anonymous
    February 13, 2017 at 12:26 pm

    SLP stronger than ever???Pip stop lyin….yall weak…you and kenny still cryin over june 6th…i think it more crying this June 2017…anniversary of your burial!

  2. Jah
    February 13, 2017 at 1:11 pm

    We uwp have no reason to come out we good as good am working now

  3. R
    February 13, 2017 at 1:43 pm


  4. Anonymous
    February 13, 2017 at 2:08 pm

    Why slp after a few months is campaigning already, l believe you all gonna be opposition for long time.

  5. Anonymous
    February 13, 2017 at 2:29 pm

    20 years in opposition, they have nobody for Prime minister yet, Pip is only getting a 3 year ride as leader, and Hillaire is not Prime minister material.

  6. 666
    February 13, 2017 at 3:04 pm

    Who cares about SLP, UWP OR XYZ…how about Saint Lucia first? The tribal politics must end, we are all in the same boat, and we don’t know where the hell we’re going?

    1. Anon1
      February 14, 2017 at 9:19 am

      “666” you could not have expressed my sentiments any better!

      These so called Politicians (Red,Yellow,Green…) are stifling St Lucia’s progression.

      I think it’s time for a Coalition Government.

  7. Anonymous
    February 13, 2017 at 4:16 pm

    Ha,ha,ha lol smh I down that man have jokes

  8. Sad-But-True
    February 13, 2017 at 4:32 pm

    See how uneasy this makes the SLP supporters. Lol 😁

  9. Sad-But-True
    February 13, 2017 at 4:56 pm

    Oops, I meant the UWP supporters.

    1. Eagles Eye
      March 8, 2017 at 2:29 pm

      SAD BUT TRUE. You should not feel Sad 4 talking the truth 4 the first time. Congratulations!

      1. Anonymous
        March 8, 2017 at 2:31 pm

        Ou knee pour Depalay SAD But true.

    2. Anonymous
      March 8, 2017 at 4:24 pm

      Freudian slip…..haha

  10. Sad-But-True
    February 13, 2017 at 4:58 pm

    There were close to a million supporters at the ‘People’s University 🎓

  11. Anonymous
    February 13, 2017 at 5:48 pm

    No white man should be a leader in a country where black is the majority marcus garvey once said black people must see beauty within themself chastanet u will not last 5 years in power u work on the ignorants of the desruisseaux people on a safe seat after supporting the UWP for such a long time they are the poorest people in st lucia after 400 hundred years of slavery my people are still backward in their thinking

    1. Ginny
      February 14, 2017 at 9:41 am

      At this stage of your life white or black should not be a great factor in your daily way of life. You should be comfortable in your skin. You sound like the KKK. Their actions mean they are afraid of something
      You bringing up white man (who is a Lucian) does not address any of the issues facing St Lucia. KENNY is of the same complexion.
      See beauty beyond colour and stand like a man not a slave.

    2. Anonymous
      February 14, 2017 at 2:29 pm

      My darling the man is not white, he just have a better complexion than you, he is a black man just like you, give the man a break

      1. Anonymous
        March 8, 2017 at 4:28 pm

        What do you mean by ‘better complexion’ . You said volumes there and didn’t even know it.

  12. Anonymous
    February 13, 2017 at 6:52 pm

    Oh what a shame to that commentor
    Are we all not poor if you can find that to say about the people of desruisseaux are ignorant for voting A S in. Are you not ignorant to be an SLP gooroo ? Idiot

  13. Quincy Anderson
    February 13, 2017 at 6:54 pm

    Million lol smh weel and come again opposition will be you all name for a very long time.

  14. smh
    February 14, 2017 at 8:09 am

    On a serious note i went to shop over the weekend and there is no difference on th reciept .in other words no ching ching whats up with that

  15. Anonymous
    February 14, 2017 at 10:46 am

    Hahahahahahahaha stronger than wattttttttttttt?! Hahahaha!! Stronger than never?? Lol pip you’ve just killed my rabbit haha sorry I didn’t mean to cry…

  16. Anonymous
    February 14, 2017 at 2:24 pm

    You talking rubbish,where were you when st lucia people needed? having a cocktail everyday, if you think st lucia will put you all there again, my darling you better go back and dream again

  17. Anonymous
    February 15, 2017 at 1:59 pm

    Phillip j Pierre…..get lost.

    you did d also allowed too many unethical or unprofessional acts at ministry of infrastructure.

    You better resign from politics.

  18. Anonymous
    February 15, 2017 at 2:00 pm

    Philip J. Pierre SLP is no more

  19. Anonymous
    February 15, 2017 at 2:00 pm

    PIP…. slp finish

  20. Anonymous
    February 15, 2017 at 2:01 pm

    not even a witch conference would help SLP

  21. Anonymous
    March 8, 2017 at 2:15 pm

    SAD BUT TRUE. You did not make a silly mistake when you said SLP supporters. you have to keep making those mistakes from now on simply because of your stupidity and biasness in calling Chastanet evil. God is always awake and His Judgments are true.

  22. Eagles Eye
    March 8, 2017 at 2:21 pm

    Even Sad But True had to DEPALAY. Ha Ha Ha . Tanto Tanto . More DEPALAY FROM SAD BUT TRUE. That man too wicked. He was forced too speak the truth. Ha Ha Ha. More to come.