Home / Tag Archives: DSH

Tag Archives: DSH

‘No Army, No Election Needed to Stop DSH’ – Alva Baptiste

Member of Parliament for Laborie, Alva Baptiste and the Saint Lucia Labour Party [SLP] vowed continued protest against the Desert Star Holdings [DSH] development proposal earmarked for Vieux-Fort.   The Laborie MP was among several speakers at an SLP public meeting in Laborie on June 4th who took aim at …

Read More »

Archbishop Rivas Denies Apology

Contrary to reports of a purported apology from Archbishop Robert Rivas to the Allen Chastanet Administration over the Roman Catholic Church’s opposition to government’s socio-economic polices, HTS News4orce has obtained a different account. On June 1st, the Head of the local Roman Catholic Church in a News4orce exclusive stated that …

Read More »

CIU CEO “Not Aware” of Joint Statement

HTS News4orce has obtained exclusive comment from Chief Executive Officer of Saint Lucia Citizenship by Investment Unit [CIU], Cindy McLean on the recently published ‘joint statement’ with Invest Saint Lucia [ISL] on the status of the Desert Star Holdings [DSH] deal. The statement from ISL issued on May 28th refuted …

Read More »

SLP Stands by DSH Rejection Claim

The Saint Lucia Labour Party has noted the joint response issued by Invest Saint Lucia and the Citizenship by Investment Programme (CIP) and calls on the agencies not to allow themselves to be used by the UWP to mislead the people of Saint Lucia. The DSH is a major project …

Read More »

CIU and ISL Clarifies ‘Misinformation’ on DSH project

Saint Lucia’s chief investment agency Invest Saint Lucia [ISL] and authorities at the Citizenship by Investment Unit [CIU] have refuted assertions on the status of negotiations for the Desert Star Holdings [DSH] project. The DSH deal said to be worth a reported US $2.6 billion dollars relies on revenue from …

Read More »

Former PM Demands Apology to Vieux-Fortians From PM Chastanet

Allen Chastanet must apologise to the people of Vieux Fort South for his degrading utterances at the public meeting of the United Workers Party, held on May 17, 2017, at the Vieux Fort Square. So says the Parliamentary Representative for Vieux Fort South, Dr. Kenny D. Anthony. On several occasions …

Read More »

Hilaire says PM DSH Explanation Confusing

STATEMENT BY HON. DR ERNEST HILAIRE I want to join the Political Leader in thanking everyone who participated in and supported the protest march last Wednesday. The turnout and words of solidarity were evidence that Saint Lucians of all walks of life share a common apprehension about the direction which …

Read More »

SLP Continues DSH Dissent

SAINT LUCIA LABOUR PARTY PRESS CONFERENCE, MAY 22ND, 2017. I want to start by once again thanking everyone for the tremendous show of support at our protest on Wednesday 17th May, 2017. The turnout is testimony to the rising national resentment at the direction in which this new Government is …

Read More »

From Vieux-Fort to ‘pearl of the Caribbean’?

On May 17th, 2017 the Prime Minister Allen Chasatnet for the first time, publicly addressed concerns over the Desert Star Holdings [DSH] Ltd Agreement with southern residents since the Framework Agreement was signed in July 2016. Prime Minister Chastanet encouraged Vieux-Fort and southern residents to embrace the DSH project reportedly …

Read More »

Economic Development Before Snakes and Lizards

Economic Development Minister and Member of Parliament for Castries South East Guy Joseph, reaffirmed his economic priorities for Saint Lucia at the first United Workers Party [UWP] public rally on May 17th, since taking Office last June. Despite environmental and, conservation concern over the protected Maria Islands and the endemic …

Read More »