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Prime Minister of Barbados Freundel Stuart

Prime Minister of Barbados Freundel Stuart

Prime Minister of Grenada Tillman Thomas

Prime Minister of Grenada Tillman Thomas

Two countries in the Eastern Caribbean are set to hold General Election later this month.

First is Grenada, who is set to go to the polls on Tuesday 19th February, 2013. Sources out of Grenada has indicated that the main opposition New National Party (NNP), seems likely to win the elections, dust putting the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) led by Prime Minister Tillman Thomas in oppostion.

Many Grenadians feel that the NNP will win by an even bigger margin than it had prior to their 2008 defeat.

Barbados will follow closely behind Grenada as they go to the polls two days later on Thursday 21st February, 2013.

This recent announcement of elections has ended months of speculation on the Caribbean island, as the fifth anniversary of the Democratic Labour Party (DLP), administration of Prime Minister Freundel Stuart came and past on January 15, 2013. Elections are constitutionally due ever five years. 

Since January 15, the BLP’s Parliamentary group has not attended sittings of the House of Assembly nor the Senate, contending that the Democratic Labour Party has entered into its sixth year of Government.

The DLP seeks its second term, while the opposition BLP aims to take office.

 

Caribbean Islands go to the polls

 

Duke and Dutchess vacationing on Mustique, SVG

The Duke and Duchess, Prince William and Kate Middleton is said to be basking in the Eastern Caribbean on the Beautiful Island of Mustique. Mustique is one of the 32 islands and cays that make up the wonderful luscious St Vincent and the Grenadines .

The pair is said to have gone to Mustique for a relaxing winter getaway, prior to the arrival of their first child, due in July 2013. Seen as a welcomed getaway following the 31 –year – old Duchess of Cambridge hospitalization late last year following severe morning sickness problems.

The couple joined the Middleton the Dutchess’ parents on this luxcious vacation in Paradise.  No stranger to Mustique, this is said to be Will and Kate’s seven trip to the island, they were there as resent as last year. Mustique is seen as a Middleton tradition for a number of years  now.

Mustique is known for its famour names who frequent the islands, some such names that Migger Jaggar, Amy Winehouse and Bill Gates

 
 
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