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3 Confirmed Dead After Quarry Explosion, 4 Highly Critical

The Government Information Services and the National Emergency Management Organisation (NEMO) hosted a joint press conference this afternoon at the television studio of the Government Information Service. The purpose of the conference was to inform the media and the public … Continue reading

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Massive Explosion in Cul De Sac

About 5:30 p.m. this afternoon residents in Cul de Sac and surrounding areas report hearing and feeling an explosion so powerful that it shook their homes. The blast was reportedly felt in areas including Bexon, Rockhall, Entrepot, Ti Rocher, Marigot, … Continue reading

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Finding Peace Through Heartbreak

Recently, a single comment in a Ted-Talk interview by BJ Miller caught my attention. I don’t recall the context, or what he was talking about exactly, but I do remember I had been struggling to deal with a painful breakup … Continue reading

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DREAMING OF A BETTER SAINT LUCIA – WITH A HELPING HAND FROM SANDALS FOUNDATION

  Ange Fontinelle wants to make Saint Lucia a better place to live. The 17-year old student of the Sir Arthur Lewis Community College is studying hard to become an Environmental Economist; a job he laughingly admits is not one … Continue reading

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Jasmin Deane – Jazzy’s All Natural Handmade Products

Jasmin Deane lives in Saint Vincent and had the opportunity to bring her products to be displayed in Saint Lucia. She was an absolute delight to speak to and her story was inspiring to me. Her products felt and smelled … Continue reading

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Editor’s Letter

Dolphins, DSH, rape. All were in the news this week but the lion’s share of the publicity, the public outrage however convenient, centred on the two developments. The rapes, the domestic violence that claimed so many young lives – setting … Continue reading

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Finding Peace Through Heartbreak

Recently, a single comment in a Ted-Talk interview by BJ Miller caught my attention. I don’t recall the context, or what he was talking about exactly, but I do remember I had been struggling to deal with a painful breakup … Continue reading

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CHANGE HAS CONSEQUENCES

Iwould be failing in a duty I owe to this island if I refrained from commenting on a recent televised discussion between Prime Minister Allen Chastanet and the leader of the opposition Philip J. Pierre. Attorney Kim St. Rose, who … Continue reading

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DSH and Saint Lucian Patriotism

What has come to the fore in relation to the DSH project in Vieux Fort is that this country is embroiled in a crisis of patriotism. What is alarming is that Saint Lucians are unaware of, or oblivious to, this … Continue reading

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Born and Bred “In Our Midst”

It is often said that one cannot understand the difficulty of a situation unless one has experienced it first-hand. When one does have the opportunity to experience a difficult situation, one acts differently, sometimes for the better, sometimes not. Imagine … Continue reading

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National Trust Stands Against Dolphin Park Development

The Saint Lucia National Trust has thus far hosted two major meetings this year concerning the latest project proposals for the island. The first and most publicized of these meetings was held on Saturday, March 11 at the Bay Gardens … Continue reading

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JAMAICANS WHO PROVIDED STERLING SERVICE TO SAINT LUCIA: (PART ONE)

Achance discovery of a book titled “A Historical Study of Women in Jamaica 1655-1844,” by Lucille Mathurin Mair piqued my curiosity. It stirred a desire to examine Jamaicans who provided sterling service to Saint Lucia in education and agriculture. I … Continue reading

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A Son’s Death by Dangerous Driving.

The High Court Judgment of the case of the Queen (St.Lucia) v Caleb Antoine is now available and we have the opportunity to analyze the reasoning of the Court in a matter which has been the source of much controversy … Continue reading

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Sir Derek Walcott: Dead But Immortal!

Until you’ve accomplished the goal you’ve set yourself you have not done enough! That was Derek Walcott’s unforgettable impassioned warning to me a year or so ago when something I said left the impression I might be among those who … Continue reading

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Amusings: IQ – Intelligence Quotient

I have a sneaky feeling that IQ must be one of the least understood terms in psychology. It is said that those with high IQs are better able to manipulate, process and analyze information. The first intelligence test was devised … Continue reading

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Kenny is alive . . . Walcott Only Just, while I dream on Monkey Mountain!

Iwas at work in my studio last Saturday evening when I took the first five calls, all requesting confirmation of one of the day’s more shocking rumors. By the time I was back at home two hours later I had … Continue reading

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Sir Derek Walcott is Dead

Sir Derek Walcott is dead. Relatives and sources  close to the Saint Lucian poet and playwright who had been suffering with health issues have confirmed that he passed away in the early hours of Friday morning. Walcott received the 1992 … Continue reading

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Are you ready?

Irecently reconnected with a close friend, now married with her first child. She’d flown back to the island from the U.K. to visit relatives. We met at the Rodney Bay marina for lunch. After a few mid-afternoon cocktails, we dizzily … Continue reading

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