Press release uwp held meeting with diaspora in new york and canada
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A llen C hastanet
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
U W P SE TS UP P A R T Y SUPP O R T G R O UPS I N N E W Y O R K A N D T O R O N T O
C AST R I ES, Saint L ucia
T uesday, November 12, 2013
Political Leader and Deputy
Political Leader of the United Workers Party, Mr. Allen Chastanet and
Montoute, respectively, have returned from North America where, among other engagements,
they held two highly successful meetings with the Saint Lucian diaspora living in the New York
The animated dialogue focused on matters of grave importance such as public safety, affordable
Political Leader, Allen Chastanet, explained that the meeting was long overdue and according to
him, it was well received.
The purpose of the meetings was to help set up UWP Party Support Groups in New York and
Toronto. In the constitution of the Party, it allows for the participation of the diaspora and so,
we have had meetings in London, England, and more recently, Toronto, Canada and New York
Chastanet says a selected number of people were invited to the recent meetings in North America
and adds that the Support Groups can now participate in executive meetings as well as the
antly, in the strategies moving forward.
The Political Leader further explained that while the Party is engaging the diaspora at this time,
the formulation of policy is not on the agenda for discussion.
the meetings are specifically
designed to get the structure of these groupings
-minded people who
support the Party and who would like to see something different happening
The Toronto and New York meetings were held on the 7th and 8th of November respectively. The
next round of meetings, the Party says, will take place in January 2014 in Atlanta and Texas.