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Nov 30, 2020

U.D.P. Political Appointees Armed with Recently Issued Contracts

Andre Perez

According to Minister Perez, several contracts were sent to the office of the Attorney General for revision. He says that because these U.D.P. political appointees do not want to vacate their posts, it has left the government without the capability of forming new boards.


Andre Perez, Minister of Blue Economy and Civil Aviation

“Right now in my department, in my ministry I am already preparing all those contracts that will be submitted to the Attorney General for review and advice and we must act accordingly and very careful so I don’t want to be sending off people who are not doing anything and they sue us back and then our tax payers dollars will have to compensate them. My friends these people don’t really care. I will. I can give you one specific examples, I will not call no any names or that position. That position is still there. And we are told that that contract was just renewed this year. That contract, if we terminate that person we stand to compensate that persons one point two million dollars. I will repeat, one point two million dollars if we terminate that person who is political appointed and has very little to show for the work but are sitting down there because they are just U.D.P.s. So, it is important that I say these things. It is not that I am throwing or cast the blame on the people. But this is what we are trying to come across to continue the work. For that I ask you to please bear with me, the patients. This has been a great keep back. We are ten days in there and we are still unable to get these people in place. We are unable to form certain boards because there are rules and regulations that exist in there and they have armed themselves with the contracts.”

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