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Tue, 04 Aug 2015

House Speaker Responds to Question of the Year!

House Speaker Peter Foster QC: Sometimes he’s right, sometimes not. 
Still the decision in all cases “shall lie within the discretion of the Speaker and shall not be open to challenge.”

Several days before forget-your-troubles-and-dance, more or less organized bibulous revelers took to the city’s streets in their transparent skimpiest, our predictable MPs somehow got into the carnival mood while sinking the country even deeper into irreversible debt. In the process … Continue reading

Will the Caribbean Reparations Initiative Inspire a Revitalization of the US Movement?

University of the West Indies Professor Hilary Beckles continues to lead the charge for reparation.

Picture this scene. It was almost surreal, improbable just a few years ago: a room filled with presidents, prime ministers and foreign ministers from the fifteen-nation Caribbean Community (CARICOM), all listening with rapt attention, several nodding in agreement, as Professor … Continue reading

Baron Foods poised to enter Cuban market

Baron Foods Managing Director, Ronald Ramjattan.

Saint Lucia’s leading manufacturing company, Baron Foods Limited, is poised to lead the way for other local manufacturers to enter the Cuban market. Five Baron Foods products have already been accepted by the Spanish territory. Managing Director of Baron Foods, … Continue reading

Numbers deny slavery holocaust claims

Was the African slave trade comparable to the Jewish Holocaust?

One of the reasons why it is being claimed that there was a holocaust during slavery is the number of slaves sent to the British Caribbean compared to the number of slaves who were alive in 1834. The “small” fraction … Continue reading

Monster Creation 101 – When Parents Refuse to Parent

Who are the real monster creators in our society?

The perpetration of the most heinous crimes can stir up undesirable feedback from parts of our society while inspiring in some of us the most passionate responses. The recent discovery of the body of Yana Auguste has prompted much dialogue … Continue reading

The In PsyDA Perspective: When is Therapy Necessary?

The decision to seek professional assistance from a psychotherapist is often daunting. Even today, with the perpetuating misconception of mental illness, therapy and/or counselling are still regarded by many as only necessary for ‘crazy people’, referring to individuals who exhibit … Continue reading

Cerebral Palsy Association benefits from German Small Grant Funding ?

The Honorary Consul of the Federal Republic of Germany, Mrs Karolin Troubetzkoy, recently visited the Sure Start Pre-School in Sans Souci to view first-hand some of the equipment purchased for The Cerebral Palsy Association of Saint Lucia. This funding was … Continue reading

UWP Political Leader Releases Facebook Statement

UWP Political Leader Allen Chastanet.

On Thursday the United Workers Party released a press statement in response to allegations surrounding the credibility of UWP political leader Allen Chastanet’s academic qualifications. An email was also making the rounds on social media purporting to be from a … Continue reading



On August 3rd, 2015 Saint Lucian writer Juelle P Cadette will be releasing her latest work of short fiction, ‘Grapefruits at $5’ on her website: A Story about Everything. The writer, who regularly releases original short stories online, has already … Continue reading

Sandals Foundation 1000 Smiles Dental Project to reach thousands in Saint Lucia

Volunteers from Great Shape Inc. partner with the Sandals foundation for a dental project here.

The Sandals Foundation has joined with its longstanding health partner, Great Shape Inc. for a two-week long island-wide dental project in Saint Lucia. The project will provide free access to dental care and education for Saint Lucian families from July … Continue reading

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