Kingstown| St. Vincent
With a sprint to the September 3rd, 2020 general elections in Jamaica taking place, Prime Minister of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines has caused many political observers to raise their eyebrows.
Speaking to the nation as part of his weekly national update on NBC radio St. Vincent and the Grenadines earlier today, Prime Minister Gonsalves almost cheerfully agreed with a caller that the Jamaica Labour Party “is the only backward labour party in the Caribbean”.
The caller who brandished his labour party credentials said:
“The only backwards labour party in the Caribbean is the one in Jamaica. Not so my brother? All the rest labour party and you can check the history, it is them who laid the foundation for the social upliftment of their people”.
To the caller’s prodding, Prime Minister Gonsalves as seen in the video retorted: