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Letter: ILP will be next Trinidad and Tobago government
Published on July 1, 2014 Email To Friend    Print Version

Dear Sir:

There is absolutely no justification for a cabinet minister of another country to visit Trinidad and Tobago and openly and publicly endorse any political party (be it government or opposition).

Chet Greene, the recently sworn-in minister of trade, industry, commerce and consumer affairs, sports, culture, national festivals and youth empowerment in Antigua and Barbuda, says that the Independent Liberal Party (ILP) will be the next government of Trinidad and Tobago. He made this statement at the ILP’s one-year anniversary inter-religious thanksgiving function, held at Gaston Court, Chaguanas, on Saturday.

Greene is a senior cabinet minister in Antigua and Barbuda and therefore this statement cannot be construed to be a “personal” view; in fact reading the story, one can be led to believe that this could be the position of the Gaston Browne administration.

I cannot understand the rationale for a cabinet minister of another country literally endorsing any political party in any other country.

This is indeed very startling and demands an immediate and unqualified apology from both the ILP for entertaining a speaker with this type of message but more importantly, from the prime minister of Antigua and Barbuda Gaston Browne for the comments made by one of his senior cabinet ministers in a fellow CARICOM state.

Capil Bissoon
 
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