Letters to the Editor

Saint Mary’s College pays homage to Sir Derek Walcott

In a spirited ceremony, Saint Mary's College paid homage to Sir Derek Walcott as one of the greatest talents the country has produced. A Samarian himself, Sir Derek achieved international acclaim when he received the Nobel prize in Literature...

Village of Brilliance and Excellence: Tribute to Hon Sir Derek Walcott

By: Wilson Jn. Baptiste The current global economic crisis has exposed the weaknesses in the structure of our tourism industry and also the weaknesses in the expert knowledge of those charged with the responsibility for managing this industry. As a...

Open letter to RSLPF

“To provide a professional policing service and in partnership with all communities to create a safer environment for all people in St. Lucia.” – The Mission statement which can be found on the website of Helen’s national security team....

“Advocacy For” – the positive use of language to achieve positive goals

“Advocacy For” is the positive use of language to achieve positive goals. It is measured by the frequency of positive affirmations, the infrequency of negatives. As simple as that seems, recognizing the positives and the negatives in a society...

Corporal Punishment – Is It Proper?

Dear Editor. Corporal punishment is defined by one dictionary as "physical punishment, such as caning or flogging."  Merriam Webster Dictionary defines corporal punishment as "punishment that involves hitting someone." Corporal punishment has been a subject of much controversy in Society as...

Stop using indecent language!

Dear Sir, How would you feel if someone were to tell you, "Look! I see rotten vegetables and fish coming out of your mouth!" Most likely you will get highly upset, or very angry with the person who tells you so. Do you know...

Pastors using Pulpit to campaign

Sir,  I wish to voice my disgust with the manner in which some so called holy men of God use their pulpit as a forum to influence their members into voting for a particular party.  I am very much aware of...

Polling Ethics: An Open Letter to Peter Wickham

Peter, it's time to stop hiding. For years, you've hopped from island to island and 'prognosticated' about who is going to win an election. In some cases, you've had an impact on the results. When the population hears that one...

We are not persuaded Jeannine

I am deeply troubled by Jeannine Compton-Antoine’s eleventh-hour revelations, where she accuses a fellow UWP colleague of sexually harassing her on government property. Women have a hard enough time being taken seriously when we report sexual crimes perpetrated against us....

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