Pierre Hits Out At Destruction Of Government Property

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Prime Minister Philip J. Pierre has spoken out against the destruction of property built by the government while reporting progress regarding infrastructural work in his Castries East constituency. “The infrastructural work in Castries East has been progressing steadily over the last two years, and we have only just begun,” Pierre wrote on Facebook. “I solicit your patience as we attempt to address the longstanding issues in our communities, which were punished during the last administration because you voted Labour,” he said. But, he asserted that people could not destroy facilities and expect the government to rebuild them. “We spent one million dollars on the Marchand Ground. We did changing rooms. We put in toilets. We re-fenced the entire place. We put lights in. We redid the field and we were going to do the pavillion,” he told a recent constituency gathering. “They mashed it up. They destroyed it,” the PM stated, adding there was no excuse for destroying facilities the government has built. He also mentioned the James Belgrave court. “We fenced it. We did changing rooms. We put a little pavillion. They destroyed it,” Pierre lamented. Nevertheless, he said the government would redo the work. But he warned that...