Wind of Change Blows from St.Kitts-Nevis, Anguilla up North to Guyana and Now Trinidad and Tobago Down South
The Dr. Keith Rowley led People’s National Movement captured 22 of the 41 constituencies to be declared winner of the 2015 General Election. The PNM improves on their 2010 showing where they won 12 seats to form the opposition.
The People’s Partnership who had 29 of the 41 seats and formed the government over the past five years won 19 seats and will now be on the opposition bench.
The Independent Liberal Party led by Jack Warner did not make an impression with the voting public and failed to capture a single seat.
Over the last 12 months the Caribbean has seen at least 5 Governments unseated. Most Notably Coalitions in St.Kitts-Nevis and Guyana both unseated 20 year old regimes. In both cases the Coalition brought together a number of groups from across all political parties to forM a UNIFIED Coalition of the willing known as Team UNITY led by Prime Minister Dr. Timothy Harris in the case of St.Kitts-Nevis and President David Grainger in Guyana.