UWP Calls on Joachim Henry to answer burning questions or resign

Press Release:-The United Workers Party remains concerned over the silence of Senator Joachim Henry into the alleged mismanagement of funds of the National Lotteries Authority during the time MP for Denney North Shawn Edwards had oversight over the organization.

Documents in the public domain reveal that that there was a direct conflict of interest between the Senator, who was first the director of the Saint Lucia Social Development Fund and then the St Lucia Labour Party Candidate for Castries South East and the Lotteries Authority.

Senator Henry must clarify the following: 1. Did he receive contracts from the Lotteries Authority whilst he was the Director of the Saint Lucia Social Development Fund? 2. Did he use his position as the Director of the SSDF to get inside information of the programmes of the Lotteries and use that information to prepare project proposal for the lotteries that he was paid consultancy to oversee? 3. Did he use any drawings of projects belonging to the SSDF as part of his project proposal to the National Lottery that he was paid for? 4. Did he receive over two hundred thousand dollars payments in advance from the Ministers account to oversee Lottery projects that were never completed whilst being a candidate of the St Lucia Labor Party a few weeks before the last elections?

We again call on the St Lucia Labour Party to stop playing political games by saying all the right things but doing all the wrong things. We demand that the Leader of the Opposing Hon Philip J
Pierre do the right thing and ask Senator Henry to resign if the answer is yes to any of the above questions asked. We again remind him of his statements earlier this month when he said “every political party and government should set standards to oversee the behavior of their officials and if they fall short, they should resign.”

The United Workers Party maintains its full support of the Current Administration and will support its mandate of Building a better St Lucia for All Saint Lucians.


  1. Mel
    August 10, 2017 at 3:03 pm

    UWP is seriously sickening me now. Why don’t they get to the business of running the country and stopping all the corruption going on in their camp? How did we end up with this farce of a governmet!!! Surely we are the laughing stock of the world!

    1. Anonymous
      August 10, 2017 at 3:36 pm

      You think the world really care about us?

      1. Anonymous
        August 11, 2017 at 10:47 am

        SLP stole the whole country under us…and they in opposition playing victim…Never forget SLP had 15 years to serve…and nothing to show

  2. Paying Attention
    August 10, 2017 at 3:04 pm

    How do we have time to do our job to the best of our abilities when we are constantly in a quest for others’ past transgressions?

    Really, if we were going to recover the misused funds, and have it go to something important, I would sign up twice….

    1. Anonymous
      August 13, 2017 at 5:01 pm

      I agreed, the government should push to find the truth, likewise when the SLP was pushing on the now prime minister

  3. Anonymous
    August 10, 2017 at 3:05 pm

    “St Lucia Labour Party to stop playing political games by saying all the right things but doing all the wrong things” Such a truthfull statement. Both political teams play those games though but the SLP is far more accomplished.

    1. Anonymous
      August 10, 2017 at 3:09 pm

      I would say they are ‘smarter’ but ‘devious’ may be more discript.

      1. Anonymous
        August 10, 2017 at 3:12 pm


    2. pantherzone
      August 10, 2017 at 5:28 pm

      They are ALL the same, just remove the yellow and the Red!!!

  4. Papishow politics
    August 10, 2017 at 3:15 pm

    Really??? I guess Mr Henry you should not have asked Guy questions if you knew you would have been targeted next. DO NOT I REPEAT DO NOT QUESTION THE UWP GOVERNMENT OR ELSE……..

  5. Anonymous
    August 10, 2017 at 3:19 pm

    Tired of these dummy need my vote back

  6. Basoo Dee
    August 10, 2017 at 4:54 pm

    This Government is really lost, and have no clue of how to govern, what to do and are totally incompetent. What a waste.

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  8. The Crow
    August 10, 2017 at 5:05 pm

    This is bloody ridiculous! Instead of asking Mr. Henry for answers, all UWP has to do is take him and others they claimed did “borbol” to court and case closed. Y’all can get all the answers y’all want.

    Mr. Henry has nothing to answer cause he does not hold a seat of power. Further, this press release is just bul$h!1T! Get your useless ministers to work for the people and stop with this foolishness!

    1. pantherzone
      August 10, 2017 at 5:31 pm

      I so agree Crow, so much time being wasted and these so called administrators just play tic tac toc!!!

    2. There's a difference
      August 10, 2017 at 7:55 pm

      United workers party cant take anybody to court uwp and the governmwnt are two separate entities. Uwp can beat their ass all they want but thats all they can do if the government was serious they would do something about it. The mix up is when ministers find wrong doing and instead of doing something about it they go back to their political parties and its used as pawol.

  9. pantherzone
    August 10, 2017 at 5:32 pm

    …and All I ever hear is Five (5) Year not enough time!!!

  10. Anonymous
    August 10, 2017 at 6:02 pm

    I’m convinced more than ever that all politicians are expert liars. They lie so much that when people believe their statements they are most surprised. It’s time to stop tarnishing people’s names. If the government have the ‘goods’ on former Ministers of Government, take them before a magistrate or judge. In opposition, these politicians are so convincing but when they attain the reign of government, they are what we find in babies’ diapers.

  11. Lucian
    August 10, 2017 at 7:44 pm

    Please we still waiting for Ubaldus to resign. There is always finger pointing when parties in power. Red and yellow same crap.

  12. Worried
    August 10, 2017 at 8:27 pm

    I am so tired of these so call adventist playing ministersts just making their pockets fat then blowing hot air at each other and no one is going to jail for anything that’s going on in the government. ..they all are greedy and looking for the easiest way out .

    1. Lilac.
      August 11, 2017 at 10:04 am

      Ubaldus must go. Guy must go. Then if proven guilty. Joachim you too. Sem days encore!!!!!!!!!

  13. Anonymous
    August 10, 2017 at 8:44 pm

    Make ubaldcock resign first

  14. sick and tired
    August 11, 2017 at 6:17 am

    i must go do my aw degree and start letting these issues play out in the court room instead of on social media, Mary Francis you are a lawyer why not target these guys instead of defending criminals, if you do so justice might filter down to those you trying to defend. Only crime pays in St Lucia more than other places. when will we see any politician go to jail for crimes against the state, time this f*ckery ends, both parties stealing our monies and we like a bunch of monkeys waiting for one of them to give us a banana

  15. Anon1
    August 11, 2017 at 7:59 am

    I guess resignations should start with our “Not so bright PM”

    You’ll are making a mockery of St Lucia

  16. Anonymous
    August 11, 2017 at 9:42 am

    Well I yet too see a minister or senator go too jail.well they can start with Henry so at least they start somewhere.lol

  17. not perturbed
    August 11, 2017 at 10:21 am

    When will this politicking stop!!!this country is in a mess..the parties are just getting back at each other tit’ for tat”
    Poor henrys’ they have to pay for it.
    a few weeks ago…issue on Jimmy Henry from UWP
    now story hot on Joachim Henry SL

  18. Anonymous
    August 13, 2017 at 4:58 pm

    I believed he should answer the question

  19. Curious
    August 13, 2017 at 11:58 pm

    Stop all this mamaguism and bluff. If you have evidence bring it out and prosecute the guy. He will never resign of his own accord.