Saint Lucia: Deputy PM Ernest Hilaire wishes Minister Moses Jn Baptiste on his birthday
Saint Lucia: Deputy PM Ernest Hilaire wishes Minister Moses Jn Baptiste on his birthday || Picture Courtesy: Deputy PM Ernest Hilaire (Facebook)

Castries, Saint Lucia: Ernest Hilaire, the Deputy Prime Minister, who also serves as the Minister of Tourism, Investment, Creative Industries, Culture and Information of Saint Lucia, has wished his comrade Moses Jn Baptiste on his birthday.

The minister took his official social media account and stated, “Happy Birthday, Hon Moses Jn. Baptiste!” He further wished, “May you continue to dance to the rhythm of your drums!”

Along with Ernest Hilaire, many Saint Lucians came forward to wish and congratulate the minister of Saint Lucia through social media handles. One of the users, named Stan Bishop, stated, “Happy birthday to Hon Moses Jn Baptiste, MP for Vieux Fort North. Proud to call this Brotha a friend. He is deep in his roots for the arts and a genuine people person. Blessings eternal to you, my Brotha.”

Besides this, another user named Shawn Edward wished his comrade and wished for his long and healthy life. “Happy birthday to the Comrade Chairman of our great Party, my friend and mentor… Minister of Health, Hon. Moses Jn. Baptiste! Happy Birthday Musa… have a wonderful celebration!” the social media post read.

Moses Jn Baptiste, a Saint Lucian politician, serves as the Parliamentary Representative for Vieux Fort North.

Before entering politics, Moses was an agricultural science teacher at the Vieux Fort Comprehensive Secondary School Campus A and then moved on to be the headmaster at the Vieux Fort Primary School. Jn. Baptiste is part of a local cultural and drumming called “tanbou melee.” He successfully contested the 2006 general elections in Saint Lucia and is a first-term Parliamentarian. Moses Jn Baptiste is the Labour Party’s spokesperson on Rural Development, Agriculture and Culture.

Apart from politics, he is also a poet, farmer and dramatist.