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SLMDA: Diagnosis Red, Eye that is!

by George The structural appraisal report of the George Odlum Stadium (GOS) reveals many things and the Recommendations and Conclusions portion of that report makes for quite an interesting read. ...

A recommended grower action programme

I congratulate the St Lucia Ministry of Agriculture, Extension and Advisory Services Division of Agriculture, and Taiwan Technical Mission on the implementation of what is called a Farmer Field...

Piti Z’ile Gwan Wèv Discovering the Dream Within Us – A Commentary on Independence...

In our emerging nation, it is especially important to dream, to collectively believe in the possibility of new, and better, and more. Given our meagre origins and our vulnerable...

The reality of violence

By Michael Chastanet Violence is on the rise the world over with some nations fearing better than others based on various inbred cultures. On the other hand, with the lifestyle...

“We must defend Venezuela’s democracy”

 As Ambassador, I occasionally promote U.S. policies that are unpopular with some government leaders in the Eastern Caribbean.  That is the case now.   The situation in Venezuela has reached...

Saint Lucia’s national security in peril

The question was asked by Allen Chastanet in the 2016 general elections: “Has Kenny Anthony made Saint Lucia safer? He didn’t, but we will. He didn’t, but I will… this is...
melanius alphonse

Nomination Day supersedes the ‘Sabbath’

It has become indisputable that hypocrisy and ignorance is commonplace in both the United Workers Party (UWP) and the Saint Lucia Labour Party (SLP), who make substantial decisions for...

Saint Lucia PM’s sports decisions prostituting the country

By Melanius Alphonse The alternative reality propagated by the Allen Chastanet administration and its surrogates serves to reinforce their bewildering ignorance of the US$12 million ‘no-bid’ sports consultancy crony contract awarded...
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Can incompetence fill a vacuum?

A “lame duck” in politics describes an elected official continuing to hold high political office pending the inauguration of a more recently elected successor. The official is often seen...

“Do you understand how Crime and violence prevent business expansion and economic growth?

by  Seth Ampadu, Superintendent Minister - Methodist Church Do we as people want to live in poverty? Are we satisfied about the economic situation in our country? Do we want to live...