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CARICOM to send observer mission to St Lucia's elections

Published:Sunday | July 18, 2021 | 9:08 AM
Prime Minister of St Lucia, Allen Chastanet (contributed photo)

At the invitation of the Government of St Lucia, the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) will be fielding a CARICOM Election Observation Mission to monitor the general elections which will be held in that country on Monday, 26 July 2021.

The ten-member Mission will be headed by Fern Narcis-Scope, chief elections officer of Trinidad and Tobago.

The CARICOM Election Observation Mission proposes to meet with the electoral officials, leaders of political parties and other stakeholders of St Lucia.

It will also monitor the election campaign environment and the voting process including the opening of the poll, the casting of votes, the closing of the poll and the counting of the ballots.

The members of the Observation Mission will arrive in St Lucia over the period 20 and 22 July 2021 and will depart on 28 and 29 July 2021.

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