PM Douglas accuses PAM of attempting to disrupt Town Hall meeting in Cayon
|PAM activist Clive Webster disturbing the Town Hal Meeting in half Way Tree on Tuesday night. He was heard threatening to disturb the meeting scheduled for Cayon on Thursday.|
BASSETERRE, ST.KITTS, NOVEMBER 1ST 2012 (CUOPM) – St. Kitts and Nevis’ Prime Minister the Rt. Hon. Dr. Denzil L. Douglas has issued a public invitation to residents to attend the third in a series of Town Hall Meeting, at the Cayon Community Center on Thursday night, but warned that the security forces have information that attempts will be made by the Peoples Action Movement (PAM) to disrupt the proceedings.
“I ask in particular that persons who come will conduct themselves accordingly. Come with questions and have the opportunity to have the questions answered by been patient and by listening,” said Prime Minister Douglas on the adjournment of an all day session of the St. Kitts and Nevis National Assembly.
He said he is aware that the opposition People’s Action Movement (PAM) have also been having s series of Town Hall Meetings on the same matter of the debt for land swap and the use of lands in the future for housing, for economic development and for agricultural purposes.
|Police Officer pleading with PAM activist Clive Webster not to disturd Tuesday Night’s Town Hall Meeting at the Half Way Tree Community Center.|
Dr. Douglas told lawmakers and the Nation that as far as he is aware, “no one of the (St. Kits-Nevis) Labour Party has been attending those meetings. No one has been attempting to disrupt their meetings.”
He added: “We have very strong advice coming from the security forces that attempts are been made by persons of the People’s Action Movement to disrupt our Town Hall Meetings.”
“I want to use this opportunity to desist persons from attempting to instigate others to disrupt our meetings. I will not accept it and the security forces will not tolerate,”said Prime Minister Douglas.
He again extended an invitation to persons to attend Thursday night’s Town Hall Meeting at the Cayon Community Center.