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Wed, 01 Jul 2015

Ghetto peacemaker Cheryl Clarke dead!

Cheryl Clarke, Saint Lucia’s latest homicide victim.

Palpable fear is in the city atmosphere following the fatal shooting of well-known Wilton’s Yard resident Cheryl Clarke, who was shot on Brazil Street on Thursday. She died the next day. Three months ago Clarke’s husband, BJ, was also shot … Continue reading

How corrupt was the Daher Deal?


According to the psychotherapist Jeffrey Kotter, males are less likely than women to use tears manipulatively. Moreover, men look more towards internal, as opposed to external cues, and cry over feelings that relate to their core identity as providers and … Continue reading

Another Suspected Suicide Recorded

Despite the recent launch of a suicide hotline, the island continues to grapple with incidents of suicide and attempted suicide.

Saint Lucia has recorded another suicide. On Friday morning a 29-year-old man was found dead as a result of a suspected suicide. The body of Nicos Felix was discovered at his home in Sarrot, Bexon. An opposition MP who knew … Continue reading

Dominic Fedee: The Role Tourism Can Play in a Sustainable Caribbean Economy

Tourism could deliver even more economic and social returns to the Caribbean. That is the view of Regional Public Relations Manager for Sandals Resorts International in the Eastern Caribbean and recently nominated candidate for the main opposition United Workers Party … Continue reading

The WAVE’s People’s Monarch is Back!


Calling all soca fans and lovers – It’s time to vote once again for your favourite soca act for the 2015 Carnival season. The People’s Monarch is back in 2015 with The Wave 94.5 & 93.7 FM giving the people … Continue reading

LIME Answers the Call for SLHTA Apprenticeship Programme


LIME is giving eight youths the opportunity to benefit from real-life work experience by becoming part of the LIME family via the Saint Lucia Hotel and Tourism Association (SLHTA) Apprenticeship and Skills Training for Employment Initiative. This initiative is designed … Continue reading

Amusings – Growing Pains

Growth rate can be very deceptive, you know. I mean if you earn 10 dollars a day and they give you a 10% pay rise, you’ll get one dollar extra. But of course, if you earn 1,000 dollars a day, … Continue reading

Why are reparationists so scared of a good debate?

Chairman of CARICOM’s reparation committee, 
Sir Hilary Beckles.

You know, I wasn’t even going to bother waste my time reflecting on a recent reparations discussion that I was invited to, but I think I must; at least for the sake of those who are trying to convince the … Continue reading

CARICOM “strongly objects” to EU tax haven blacklist


More than a week after the European Union named 13 Caribbean countries among a list of 30 nations deemed as tax havens, the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) grouping has taken strong objection to the European Union’s position. CARICOM said that it … Continue reading

The In PsyDA Perspective The New Currency


At a popular Saturday night ‘fish-fry’, a mother approaches a group of Caucasian men, whom she assumes are non-locals, and offers to them her twelve year old virgin daughter for EC $500. A fifteen-year-old secondary school student confesses to his … Continue reading

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