Despite The Pandemic, This Caribbean Island Is Heading To The Polls

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News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. May 22, 2020: Voters in one Caribbean island will head to the polls next month to elect a new government, despite the pandemic.

Voters in St Kitts and Nevis go to the polls on June 5th to elect a new government. May 25th is nomination day there.

Election polls are predicting it will be quite a challenge for the Team Unity government to retain power as the opposition St Kitts, and Nevis Labour Party has emerged stronger amid the COVID-19 crisis.

In a first for the island, virtual public campaign meetings is now the way candidates are canvassing.

The elections comes as St Kitts and Nevis’ Ambassador to the United Nations, Sam Condor quit his post and told Barbados Today that he does not believe the Timothy Harris administration has done enough during its tenure to introduce and implement the good governance agenda on which the 2015 general election was fought.

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