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Sun, 26 Oct 2014

Breaking de law is lawmakers’ business!

For someone who takes obvious pleasure in being referred to as a constitutional lawyer, a bright boy, an intellectual—the only person in the world for whom his country’s Constitution and the constitution of a political organization were amended for his … Continue reading

Did King, Kenny screw up Finance Act on purpose?

Independent Senator Everistus JnMarie talked a good line in his time at the Senate. Alas, not nearly enough!

More proof that the problems we face today cannot be solved by the level of intelligence that created them: In July 2003, a soi-disant human rights lawyer and politician named Martinus Francois asked the high court in Saint Lucia to … Continue reading

If it don’t fit . . .

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Who says Looshans lack a sense of humor? Then again, the better question might be: Was someone trying to pass on a serious lesson to at least one of the individuals for whom these chairs were reserved at Monroe College’s … Continue reading

Media Running Scared?

Jurists from Latin America, the UK, the Caribbean region and the US at the opening of their two-day seminar on Thursday 
at Bay Gardens Beach Resort.

How ironic that the man who in a 1786 letter to Dr. James Currie had maintained that “our liberty depends on the freedom of the press and cannot be limited without being lost,” famously had also stated: “Nothing can now … Continue reading

Party hacks turn red over infra-red thermometers!

Where are those consultants, vision commissioners and other tax-funded super talents when the country needs them? Imagine our non-partisan model wriggling her way into an Ebola suit.

More proof that you can’t believe politicians even when they speak the truth: On Thursday, the big news was that the government had at last decided to present something resembling evidence it was not nearly as out to lunch on … Continue reading

How to pull wool over sheeple eyes!

The 2009 Ramsahoye Commission of Inquiry shed light on many dark corners but many questions remain unanswered to this day.

Embarrassing though it may be, I must admit I’d never heard of the Humanities Award winner, renowned author and philosopher Thomas Sowell until Sunday morning when a close friend with whom I share a proclivity or two introduced him via … Continue reading

SOUFRIERE HOSPITAL RESTORED AS PART OF CIBC FIRSTCARIBBEAN’S ADOPT-A-CAUSE PROGRAMME

CIBC FirstCaribbean has adopted the Pediatric Ward of the Soufriere Hospital as part of its 2014 Adopt-a-Cause Programme. The program has over the years contributed towards the work of a number of local community groups that add value to the … Continue reading

“7TH ANNUAL SAINT LUCIA-TAIWAN PARTNERSHIP TRADE EXHIBITION”

The Ministry of Commerce, Business Development, Investment and Consumer Affairs in partnership with the Embassy of the Republic of China (Taiwan) will this year host the 7th Annual Saint Lucia-Taiwan Partnership Trade Exhibition at Bay Walk Mall, 5th Floor, from … Continue reading

NWU & G4S NEGOTIATIONS AT DEADLOCK

Negotiations between the Management of G4S Security Services Limited and the National Workers Union (NWU) have reached deadlock. The parties have agreed on almost all the articles relating to fringe benefits. The establishment of a new wage structure relevant to … Continue reading

Fire Service reach out with help from Super J IGA

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The St. Lucia Fire Service is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year with a series of activities. Among them is a hamper drive/outreach programme in communities throughout the island. A number of underprivileged and less fortunate in communities around the … Continue reading

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