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Mon, 22 Sep 2014

Back to School with BOSL

Bank of Saint Lucia made the start of the new school year special for a number of students through a number of initiatives which build on the link between education, good money management and the pursuit of success. This year, … Continue reading

Has Insurance Broker Vanished?

Last week the STAR featured a story about the Insurance Brokerage Company S&A, whose license was revoked by local authorities. A notice put out by the Financial Services Regulatory Authority stated that it had cancelled the registration of S&A Insurance … Continue reading

Is there more untold about chikungunya?

The dreaded aedes aegypti mosquito: God made or engineered by man?

The Ministry of Health needs to tell the public the whole truth about chikungunya rather than appear to be withholding truths. If the fear is fed by presumptions that calling a spade a spade will fuel mass panic, then how … Continue reading

Love is in the air … again

A scene from last year’s mock wedding which was the centerpiece of the Love Elevated wedding symposium held here.

There is a reason why television’s premier reality dating show, The Bachelor, has chosen to have its final rose ceremony in St Lucia twice. For years the Helen of the West Indies has been consistently lauded as the ultimate honeymoon … Continue reading

A-M u s i n g s

Laughing

  Musings are thoughts, the thoughtful kind. For the purpose of these articles, a-musings are thoughts that might amuse, entertain   and even enlighten.                                                                                                   State of Emergency From afar, I have heard that Ms Dawn French is no longer our … Continue reading

Homework made simple

It’s a tale as old as time and a well-worn excuse: the dog ate my homework. As far-fetched as it seems, this gem has been used by many a student trying to worm their way out of producing an assignment. … Continue reading

Fire association says Claudius wrong!

Claudius Francis: Did the senate president get his numbers wrong?

The Minister of Justice, when he appeared on TV with the prime minister’s press secretary, was reckless in his comments about striking firefighters. He was also clearly out of touch with reality. “There has been a shift in approach by … Continue reading

In Kenny’s House how many wrongs does it take to make a right?

Rumor is the Chamber will this year offer an award for Innovative Effrontery. If so, behold the winner!

  In his weekly Crusader columns, indeed at almost every opportunity, George Odlum would refer to Saint Lucia’s parliament as “our House of Dissemble.” More often than not the sniggering pejorative preceded a caustic account of demonstrated ignorance and incivility. … Continue reading

Has Allen Chastanet found a new home?

UWP leader Allen Chastanet: The weeks ahead 
will determine whether he truly is made of 
leadership stuff!

Evidently both Guy Joseph and his party leader had days earlier made up their twinned minds that what was scheduled to come before parliament on Tuesday this week was indeed “a non-issue.” At any rate, not nearly as worthy of … Continue reading

Dalson declares constituent’s murder ‘a dead issue!’

Daniel Esnard’s sister Charkar remains convinced he would be alive today but for the poor treatment he received at two of the nation’s hospitals. She is determined to seek justice in his name.

This issue has run its life . . . it is now a dead issue, as far as I am concerned . . . I sympathize with the family and the residents of Morne la Croix over the loss of … Continue reading

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