Letters to the Editor

‘Frustrated Jane’ Pens Open Letter To NIC

To the NIC, I do not believe that I stand alone with the thoughts expressed within this open appeal. This letter serves as a plea to you our dear National Insurance Corporation Inc, and while this may reek of desperation,...

Angry Mother Says ‘Thank You!’

Since I wrote to the Editor of Saint Lucia Times, many persons have reached out to me. When I wrote the letter, my intention was to highlight my frustration with the NIC and FLOW for the breakdown in communication. Since then,...

Corruption In Politics

I examined politics in St Lucia and notice corruption is rampant regardless of which party is in government. Politician that have serious allegations of corruption often have a huge margin of victory in elections following the scandal. I formulated a...

Angry Mother Writes Regarding NIC Benefits and FLOW’s Lack of Consideration

Times are tough for us all during these trying times. It has been particularly difficult for those who have lost their jobs; with children to feed and bills to pay. Today my NIC benifit hit the bank in the amount...

Arrogance And Lack Of Credibility

I continue to be amazed by the unashamed shenanigans of the SLP, and the unbridled vile and vitriol of its satellites and social media character assassins. They are experts extraordinaire – in Opposition and especially on Facebook which continues to...

Open Letter: ‘Our Leaders Are Failing Us’

An Open Letter to the People of Saint Lucia: Our Leaders Are Failing Us and We Must Hold Them to Account. Its been sometime since, I’ve penned an open letter but the performance from our leaders over the last couple...

A Civil Servant’s Cry!

By Tessa: As a civil servant it was very disheartening to hear our prime minister, Hon. Allen Chastanet, propose to pay civil servants in fifty percent cash and the remaining fifty percent in government bonds! I wondered is he tone...

Political Expediency And COVID-19

From in March St Lucia has been in crisis mode to deal with Covid-19.  Everyone is affected financially,  emotionally and for some healthwise. Life is more important than money but especially in the urban setting if you don't have money...

Concerned Citizen ‘Astounded’ By Philip J. Pierre’s Allegations

I am astounded by allegations made by Leader of the Opposition Philip J. Pierre at a Town Hall Meeting in Dennery last night, Tuesday March 3, 2020. At that meeting Philip J. Pierre’s statement that Saint Lucia is the worst...

Re: The Fer de Lance

THE EDITOR There are those who are hellbent on the preservation of that deadly snake—the FER-DE-LANCE. That venomous viper is not indigenous to St. Lucia, it was imported into the island by plantation owners who wanted to deter their slaves from...

Obstinacy In Governance

My patriotism fires up whatever little energy there is in my slender skeletal frame to address a very disturbing and ridiculous issue. It boggles the mind how an impoverished country as St Lucia can afford to demolish 2 newly constructed...

CARIFESTA And Indo-Caribbean Culture

The Editor, The Caribbean Festival of Arts (CARIFESTA) in Trinidad and Tobago has come and US$6. million have gone. A post mortem has to be done. With respect to Indo-Caribbean culture in CARIFESTA, it was marginalised in the Trinidad, Guyana and Suriname...

Get Serious About Sports!

Dear Editor, Parents are asked all the time to support their children in their extra-curricular activities, particularly in their sporting activities.  I supported my children’s activities in sports and I’m now supporting my grandchildren as they participate. Those persons who...

Our Airline – Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, The recent call that was made to encourage four Caribbean countries to purchase shares in LIAT  is good and timely. The four, Grenada. Guyana, St... Kitts-Nevis and St. Lucia needs to be looked at very seriously. So why invite the...

Love Speaks

Dear Editor, A few days ago we were virtually  inundated with red and white outfits that portray Valentine Day. But love is not seasonal because it is divinely expressed in this way: " love thy neighbor as thyself. " I read a...

The People Of Taiwan Will Remain Masters Of Their Own Fate

Last week, Chinese President Xi Jinping proposed to Taiwan in his speech a “one country, two systems” model seen in Hong Kong for China’s eventual unification. The President of the Republic of China (Taiwan), Tsai Ing-wen, responded immediately, stressing...

Rebuild West Indies Cricket Team

Dear Editor, This article is intended to prompt us to view West Indian players development from  another angle. Too much talk and too little action on the ground is not the answer.. We need to look at the starting point.  That starting line...

What’s Happening With Sandals La Source?

Dear Editor, Recently I wrote to you concerning this issue between the Landings and Sandals, and I cautioned then that if this matter was not resolved, then the country ran the risk of the project being delayed if not abandoned...

Non-issue over withholding taxes

By Frank Solomon: I have watched this matter involved Withholding Tax assessments on Sandals play out for several months now, and the only thing that is becoming very clear is that the two parties, SLP and UWP are playing...

T&T Magistrate refuses to step down

Trinidad Express:-  SENIOR Magistrate Indrani Cedeno has dismissed an application that was made by a defence attorney in the Dana Seetahal murder inquiry for her to step down from further presiding over the matter on the ground of apparent bias. Cedeno...

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