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Wed, 27 Aug 2014

LIME Supports Gros Islet Queen Pageant


The Gros Islet Carnival Queen Show Committee in collaboration with headline sponsors LIME, is gearing up to host the 2014 Miss Gros Islet Carnival Queen pageant this Sunday, 31 August, at the Sandals Grande Saint Lucian Spa and Beach Resort, … Continue reading

A-M u s i n g s

Musings are thoughts, the thoughtful kind. For the purpose of these articles, a-musings are thoughts that might amuse, entertain and even enlighten. Personal Vendettas? So I said to myself, “What a wonderful world we live in!” a propos nothing at … Continue reading

Photo of the week


But first…let me take a selfie. Move over teeny boppers and social media posers. You’re not the only tech savvy sheriff in town. Meet this smartphone wielding soul from last weekend’s bikini extravaganza, Mercury Beach. Yes, chew on that for … Continue reading

OECS citizens can now stay in St. Lucia indefinitely


Citizens of the OECS Economic Union who travel to Saint Lucia can now stay there indefinitely. The OECS Commission’s Regional Integration Unit made the official announcement on Friday August 15, 2014. The Castries-based Regional Integration Unit says upon arrival in … Continue reading

Brig Unicorn: The Last Ride

The Brig Unicorn in all its splendour.

Friday May 23 seemed like just another typical day in the Caribbean, more specifically Saint Lucia. The sun was out, the weather looked fine. Nice day for the beach or even sailing. A good day too, for the owners of … Continue reading

Excellence Personified

A very proud Nikki, reveals that she can’t wait for the end of summer to get back to school.

‘”The size of your success is measured by the strength of your desire; the size of your dream; and how you handle disappointment along the way.”  Robert Kiyosaki The preceding quote is appropriate for this week’s HYPE feature Nikki Serieux. … Continue reading

The Suzie I Knew


Precise dates hardly matter. What does matter is that Suzie d’Auvergne’s law chambers were always open to me, whether in her time as a regular lawyer or as Director of Public Prosecution (she was the first female to hold that … Continue reading

Invest St. Lucia’s sticky web: We could all get caught!

Invest Saint Lucia’s CEO: McHale Andrew: Is he prepared to stand by claims made on their website about Saint Lucia’s workforce?

In early July, stakeholders convened in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, to discuss progress towards the development of a Regional Investment Promotion Strategy and Implementation Plan for the CARIFORUM Region. As part of the initiative to position the Caribbean … Continue reading

Ayes they have but they see not!


I had the immense pleasure this week of observing by invitation a group of young students during a discussion on the importance of concentration. Their roly-poly teacher held aloft a large blow-up of a photograph her son had taken only … Continue reading

Time is running out for homeless Adlien

The scene that has traumatized one home owner who is still counting her losses.

It was like something out of a nightmare. On March 25th, 2014, Balata resident Francisca Adlien decided to take a nap after a hard day. What she woke up to would change her world forever. “About three o’ clock in … Continue reading

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