In a strongly worded press release the Saint Lucia Labour Party has challenged Prime Minister Allen Chastanet to make a statement on Parliamentary Representative for Castries South East Hon Guy Joseph.
This comes with regards to “Minister Joseph for sitting as Chairman of Cabinet, during his acting appointment as Prime Minister, while his wife made a presentation to Cabinet for incentives on behalf of Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Training Institute (CHTTI), of which she is a signatory to the Articles of Incorporation, dated 27 October 2016.”
The press release goes further to mention the appearance of Hon. Guy Joseph on the TV show NewsMaker Live, hosted by Timothy Poleon on DBS,
“The SLP is asking whether this is the latest episode of Guy Joseph’s game of deception on the Taiwanese. A few months ago Minister Joseph exposed on Timothy Poleon’s Newsmaker Live that he had knowingly made false representation to the Taiwanese in the matter of CDP contracts. This is what he said then “I had to compile a list based on the contracts that were in the Ministry; pretend as if the projects had not been done and submit it to the Taiwanese for approval.”
Interestingly enough the press does not state the context within which the Hon. Guy Joseph’s statement was made, neither does it state the implications for the previous SLP administration which was voted out of office on June 6, 2016.
An excerpt from the NewsMaker Live broadcast of November 2, 2017 follows. It is 5 mins and 30 seconds in length to give context to the SLP press release, and includes the quoted statement by Hon. Guy Joseph.
The SLP press release (2 pages) follows video.IS PRIME MINISTER CHASTANET FACILITATING MISDEEDS BY GUY JOSEPH
Full NewsMaker Live episode below.