Harry Belafonte: Stylish and Battle-Tested


Harry Belafonte has been at the forefront of social change for more than half a century. Now he’s mounting a music festival in Atlanta to promote his goals. The adjective ‘stylish’ describes Harry Belafonte perfectly. First, there is his presence. … Continue reading

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Chanting the ‘Get Through’ Cause

Get Through’s brother, Norman Boyce, 
at the forefront of helping to chant the cause.

The Calypso community has joined forces with the Carnival committee and media to stage an unprecedented fundraiser event to aid ailing calypsonian Cyril ‘Get Through’ Felix, a member of the Take Over Tent. “We at TOT could not sit back … Continue reading

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Tropical Storm Matthew Hits Sweet Helen

85% of the Agricultural Sector has been damaged due to Tropical Storm Matthew

On Wednesday Saint Lucia was faced with another devastating weather system which triggered havoc over flood-prone and agricultural areas of the country. According to the National Emergency Management Organisation (NEMO) there were reports of debris on the roadway to the … Continue reading

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Memo to PM Allen Chastanet Act Now Or We Perish!


The phrase “first hundred days” was originally used in a radio address by U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt, who was referring to the 100-day session of the 73rd United States Congress between March 9 and June 17, not the first … Continue reading

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Is there finally hope for business in Saint Lucia?


St. Lucia’s economy is in dire need of a jump-start. That much was clear throughout last week in discussions that extended beyond press conferences right on through to radio and television shows, and everyday conversation. There seems even now to … Continue reading

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The Piece you won’t Publish but Invited me to Write

“I ask that you think of not only where you are, but who you are.”

“I’m not quite sure how to start this but I guess I’ll open by saying that the legacy of Eurocentrism is vast. That legacy encompasses a number of conventions and ideologies that have been widely disseminated and normalised—which is why … Continue reading

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Book Review • Book Review • Book Review • Book Review ~ The Gruffalo’s Child – Julia Donaldson Illustrations by Axel Scheffler

the Gruffalo's Child

It is said that everyone is a reader once they have found the perfect book. If you are trying to get your little one more engaged, especially over this extended weekend break, this may just be the perfect read. The … Continue reading

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Ask not what Helen can do for you . . .


Have you ever wondered where all the formers have gone? You know, those used-to-be-this or used-to-be-that people who evidently now qualify for where-are-they-now attention? It seems I’m one of them: a former somebody. Some individuals I’ve never met before actually … Continue reading

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5 surprising ways to make waking up a breeze


Having a solid morning routine in place sets the tone for an amazing day! The best thing we can do for our health is to get active before the day begins. Here are five ways to start your day right: … Continue reading

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Are lying journalists really politicians in disguise?


It is no mere coincidence that some of the world’s more respected magazines and newspapers have in recent times been focusing on the morphology of deceit. Doubtless inspired by Donald Trump’s countless references to his own highly successful The Art … Continue reading

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