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“I Did Nothing Wrong And The Court Vindicated Me!’

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A court has cleared Attorney at Law Stanley Felix of a charge of perverting the course of justice.

“I did nothing wrong, and the court vindicated me,” he stated.

At a news conference Thursday, Felix declared that the charge resembled a very neatly put-together conspiracy.

“What was done to my reputation was unforgivable,” Felix asserted.

However, he told reporters that God is good.

Felix reiterated that even a novice lawyer would have recognised that the basis for the charge was unfounded.

The Attorney at Law, who has practiced his profession for some twenty years, explained that he respects the oath he took and performs with integrity and transparency.

The former Senate President revealed that the case hinged on the testimony of one young criminal suspect he was asked to represent.

He described the youngster as a convicted rapist, robber, and soon-to-be convicted murderer.

According to Felix, he visited the individual based on instructions from the youngster’s family.

“He said that I, Stanley Felix, threatened him by saying whether he knows he is a dead man walking or something like this,” the Attorney at Law told reporters.

However Felix denied the youngster’s allegation.

“I am told I did something that I never did,” he told reporters.

He said the perversion of justice charge under Section 376 of the Criminal Code arose from the allegation. 

Nevertheless, Felix recalled the Judge indicating that what was presented did not suit the section.

In essence, the section pertains to witnesses, not suspects. 

In this regard, Felix asserted that to pervert justice there must be interference with a witness.

But in his case, the young man was a suspect whom he visited as Attorneys normally do.

Felix recalled that officers arrested him six months after he spoke to the suspect.

He said his passport, telephones, and laptops were seized but later returned during his  legal battle of some one-and-a-half years.

Felix also recalled that he was ‘unceremoniously dismissed’ as President of the Senate.

But he explained the dismissal was not as important as the reputational damage and the impression it created.

Felix said he was not interested in the position, asserting that his successor, Alvina Reynolds, does a ‘fantastic job.’

Noting that there are gains in adversity, he revealed that many people who were always around him vanished during his difficulty.

“Persons whom I thought would have come , not to my defence, would have offered support were non-existent and I think I got to be a lot more embracing of my family becausse they were the ones who were always there and they were the ones who believed in me and continue to believe in me,” Felix told reporters.

He said the situation had brought him closer to his family and God.

In addition, he thanked individuals who offered prayers on his behalf and his Attorneys, Alberton Richelieu and Lorne Theophilus.

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  1. time will tell god sees him na sleep there’s a justice for the rich and a justice for the unwanted always Innocent antil proven guilty

  2. I met Senator Stanley Felix a little while ago in London – He came across as a nice, decent honourable young man with impeccable manners. We spoke for a short while about things in general during our short delightful discussion. He was pleasant amiable and affable. He wore a glorious smile on his handsome face which could melt hearts miles away. I normally don’t take to lawyers and politicians due to their impertinence and insolence but with Felix that was different. He was the exception to my unwritten rule.

    He seemed ‘hale and hearty’ and was quietly composed during our discourse. I was immediately impressed with his unshakeable confidence and attitude. When he told me about his position and what he does for a living I succinctly felt that St Lucia was in safe hands judging by his graceful and his pleasing demeanour. He stood up talking to people as he presented himself to the Lucian public in the Big Orange (London) He was charismatic and endearing. I became convinced that this is the kind of politician that St Lucia needs.

    So to my surprise when I read about his interactions with the legal establishment in St Lucia I was rather baffled and bewildered and could hardly believe what I was hearing and reading. I felt to myself that there must be something wrong with the system and that the charges laid against him was politically motivated. In St Lucia anything is possible when you are on the wrong side of the political fence. This matter could have been dealt with in my opinion without interference from the courts. There are far more deserving cases that should be brought before the courts, why this one?

    They tried to besmirched the poor bloke’s reputation and failed miserably in doing so. They were willing to go to all the way to drag his good name through the mud and as they say ‘mud sticks’ but not in this instance –It did not. I am happy that he was able to be vindicated and exonerated and finally acquitted of all the charges against him. This could not have been easy for him to face such humiliation, embarrassment and worst of all demotion. I am imploring Senator Felix to rise up and shine once more. You have proven yourself to be a mine of richness and variety and should be able to hold your head up high once more proudly as you extoll the virtues of moral excellence; goodness; and righteousness. You have now made yourself a shining example to many and a beacon of hope to the dispossessed.

    He shone through when his many so called friends abandoned him along the way and by his own admission it was his family who helped him carry on and plod along. In tight situations like this, one know who their friends are. In one’s hour of need they tend to betray you and treat you with kid gloves. Their allegiances change overnight as they leave you at the mercy of the wolves and other predators out there. But like Bob Marley said ‘We keep on surviving by the powers of the Most High’ after such painful ambush and indignity. Senator Felix please carry on with the refulgent and excellent work that you are doing. Your spirit is indomitable and impregnable- Don’t let the buggers get you down. You are simply unassailable . You go young man!

    Malcolm L’Overture
    Haitian-Lucian
    Berlin Germany

  3. Only a hack will read and not understand. U were charged incorrectly doesn’t mean that u did nothing wrong. SHAMELESS

  4. The poorman always Feel the pain .That’s why Sg.Lucia will be just as Haiti too many Corrupt Politricktians in the Caribbean

  5. Hmmm nice talk but god is seeing everything all of you all so called lawyers and big guys in society..You all have to deal with god I know what I’m talking about

  6. They tried and failed God got you bro I guess they will stop at nothing to get you out of central Hope you keep your eyes open and all the best to you brother 👍 we don’t talk but we see all what’s going on. Stanley for central castries. (Independent )

  7. Well said Malcolm L’Overture; Mr. Felix is rising again! One can never put a good man out or down (so sorry for the haters). But he has now learnt the invaluable lesson about who cares for him. He will be back even stronger than before! This was just a temporary set back with lessons to be learnt on his life journey. Keep your hear up Mr. Felix!

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