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Arrival Statement: CARICOM Election Observation Mission in St. Vincent and the Grenadines

Posted in: Press Releases by admin | 07 December 2015 | Release Ref #: 186/2015 | 6752

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana)     The eight-member Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Election Observation Mission for the St. Vincent and the Grenadines General Elections on  Wednesday, 9 December 2015 has  been engaging various groups and institutions since its Members began arriving in the country  on 4 December. The Mission is headed by Mr. Gasper Jn. Baptiste, Chief Elections Officer of Saint Lucia.


    “Since  its arrival  in  St. Vincent  and  the  Grenadines, the  advance  Group  met  with Ms. Sylvia Findlay-Scrubb, Supervisor of Elections, Ms. Wendy Bynoe, Public Relations Officer, St. Vincent Teachers Union, Mr. Noel Jackson, General Secretary of the National Workers Movement, Ms. Beverly Richards, President of the National Society of Persons with Disabilities, representatives of St. Vincent and the Grenadines Public Service Union and Mr. Michael Charles, Commissioner of Police.

    “The Mission will  also meet with  Senator Julian Francis, General Secretary of the Unity Labour  Party  (ULP), the  Honourable  Arnhim  Eustace,  Leader  of  the  Opposition, Mrs. Anesia Baptiste, Leader of the Democratic Republican Party and other Civil Society and Private Sector representatives ahead of Wednesday’s polls”, the statement said.