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Fri 21st Jun 2019

ULP regime can’t walk in SVG, but wants to sprint at United Nations

According to Vincentian born Retired British Royal Air Force Engineer Warrant Officer Ivan Bertie O’Neal BSc (hons), MSc, MBA, who has over 31 years of distinguished Military Service in the British Royal Air Force and is Leader of SVG Green Party, the ULP Regime is a bunch of Jokers who can’t walk in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, but wants to SPRINT AT UNITED NATIONS.

All over the world, free, high-quality education from Pre-School to University is the vehicle for going forward. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is the odd man out, wasting time and energy trying to sprint at the United Nations, but we can’t walk in SVG.

The ULP Regime is beating the ULP drum about SVG’s election as a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council. It should be noted that non-permanent membership of the United Nations Security Council is done on a rotation basis. Every country eventually has a stint on the United Nations Security Council, so it is no surprise for SVG to get membership at some point.

The membership lasts 2 years only. In two years’ time, SVG will be removed from the United Nations Security Council.

The ULP Regime should beat the ULP DRUM on their record of failing the SVG Audit of public Accounts for three consecutive years 2008, 2009 and 2010.

The Director of Audit Report says “Because of the significance of the matters described above, and comments mentioned otherwise in this report, I am of the opinion that the financial statements presented for audit did not in all material respects fairly represent the financial position of the Government of St Vincent and the Grenadines as at 31st December 2009 and 31st December 2010.

Warrant Officer Ivan Bertie O’Neal BSc (hons), MSc, MBA, who spent three years full time reading for his BSc (hons) in Accounting and Finance and Economics at Oxford Brookes University, England, very strongly contend that the Director of Audit Report is a very strong call for PM Gonsalves to resign and he must resign.

There confusion and gross incompetence in the management of Public Accounts. “No statement of reconciliation was produced”. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is not a mauby shop for the ULP regime.

Finance to drive mass employment and create fiscal surplus is urgently needed in our dear country. The ULP regime fall down badly digging a hole to fill a hole, borrowing large amounts of money to pay public debt, but not having the knowledge and vision to ski lift the SVG economy into prosperity.

According to Engineer Warrant Officer Ivan Bertie O’Neal, we are failing to recognise our economic and financial potential. A very poor quality of life is driven by very weak government, very weak opposition and a very weak economy.

All of us need to sit up and take a deep look at the profile of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines and recognise that the ULP Regime is a “global joke” with very poor skills . Competence is urgently needed in leadership to move our country forward, with big investments in Cash Cows with very high rates of return on capital invested.

And we must not be afraid to call a spade a spade. Vincentians must speak plainly and frankly. As citizens, we must recognise that our Country has fallen deeply behind the rest of the World. Had it not been for the goodwill of family members abroad with regular remittances, our people would not only struggle to survive, but perish too.

We very urgently need a fiscal surplus of three to five billion dollars annually to catch up with the rest of the world to get a high quality life style. Going green is the route to prosperity. A green government will provide first class skills in management of Public Accounts for mass employment and money circulating in SVG Green Economy.

There is no point in rejoicing about being non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council. There will not move us forward; it will not provide poor families with water, electricity, food or jobs. It will not make the poor man rich.

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