The United Workers Party has condemned what it says is a callous attempt by opposition Leader Philip J Pierre and the Saint Lucia Labour Party to sow fear with the pensioners and people of Saint Lucia by describing a Bridging Finance Facility entered into with the NIC, as a possible lack of credit worthiness of the government of Saint Lucia. UWP General Secretary, Oswald Augustin, says it nothing but fear mongering.

In a press statement, opposition leader Phillip J Pierre said the UWP has failed to answer the pertinent questions that the public and the thirty – seven thousand people who voted Labour want answers to. Including – “If the UWP government boasts about growth in the economy. Why was it not able to find from its cash flow money to settle the bonds that the investors demanded payment for?