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Thu, 30 Oct 2014

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Where in the world have you seen a more beautiful sunset than here in ST.LUCA, this picture was taken near the Cul-de-sac beach at 5:45pm  

Soca’s Fallen Soldier

Jonathan “Ninja Dan” St. Rose during his days as a performer and soca artist.

It all went downhill when he seemingly hit his peak in his music career. A front runner in the soca arena, his 2008 single “Rise”, portrayed a different side of the local star and created an awareness of the plight … Continue reading

Jade’s Chocolate Experience

Jade Mountain’s Discover Chocolate Festival brings out the chocolate aficionado in STAR Editor 
Toni Nicholas.

You know those advertisements where the players suddenly feel invincible and capable of achieving anything after saving a ton of money on their insurance? Or how about the ones where they feel suddenly super-smart after spending a night at a … Continue reading

A-Musings: Taiwan –The Good Neighbour

Musings are thoughts, the thoughtful kind. For the purpose of these articles, a-musings are thoughts that might amuse, entertain and even enlighten. Taiwan –The Good Neighbour I have never made any secret of my admiration for Taiwan or its stance … Continue reading

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

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