SAINT LUCIA is poised for significant advances in its tourism product and business environment thanks to the “Pearl of the Caribbean” project which is expected to commence construction in 2017. The southern-based project, estimated to cost about US$2.6 billion, is a fully integrated equestrian oriented development which will encompass the Royal Saint Lucia Turf Club and its expected world class horse racing, and related entertainment, leisure and accommodation amenities.
FEW would dispute the benefits of a good education. The attainment of high academic achievement helps in furthering careers, aids in informed decision making and allows for the obtainment of better pay. Whilst education plays a significant role in personal development from a young age, extra-curricular activities are also key.
HEAVY focus was placed on bilateral trade when 72 Saint Lucian and Taiwanese companies teamed up to show off some of their best products at this year’s Saint Lucia-Taiwan Partnership Trade Exhibition held at Johnsons Centre in Rodney Bay.
Prior research has shown that not getting enough sleep can impact your weight, but new BYU research finds the consistency of your bed time and wake time can also influence body fat. Exercise science professor Bruce Bailey studied more than 300 women from two major Western U.S. universities over the course of several weeks and found that those with the best sleeping habits had healthier weights.
STATUE of David? Pshhh, why bother with that old thing when we could have a statue of Shani?! Who is …
THIRTY-FOUR year bold Joanne Asson is bubbling with excitement after winning the GEW Fashiontrepreneur title last weekend. Asson who hails from Monchy, Gros Islet, is now looking forward to a rewarding career in the fashion business. She told the VOICE yesterday: “No longer will I simply be going with the glow, I now intend to begin directing the flow”.
SOFT-SPOKEN musician/poet Garner Raymond is among the growing flock of Saint Lucian artistes on the path to getting their voices heard on the global stage. With the likes of Patsy Cadet, Ronald “Boo” Hinkson, Taj Weekes and Teddyson John already opening musical doors internationally, Raymond believes his solitary journey in the music world is about to pay off huge dividends.
AT an upscale hotel in the Chilean capital Santiago, I came across a few Blacks. All were Chilean – and all were waiters, cooks or housemaids. I’d seen the same before in neighbouring Argentina and Colombia, so I wanted to talk about Blacks in South America with the young guy who silently poured my coffee with a wide smile every morning. But that was out of the question, as our tongues didn’t mesh.
TODAY’S FITC is one of the reasons why I can never stop loving and being proud of my island home, because whilst we do have a few bad apples TRYING to spoil our good name and reputation, we have sons and daughters like her, who is living proof that St. Lucia is bursting with talent that can match that of the elites.
COMPUTER programmers are expected to avoid making mistakes in their work. Of course, we know that does not always happen since words like “debugging” are used to describe part of the role of a programmer. Fortunately, many errors are obvious and are easily avoided because they prevent the programme from running.
Q: DEAR REGINA, My dad has late stage dementia and has been bed-ridden for approximately a year in NY. My sister has been his primary caregiver. She does have help with other family support and hired help. My brother and I here in St Lucia provide the finances for the hired help. We both feel so disconnected and helpless. Is there any support groups out here in St Lucia to help us cope with long distant care support?
OCTOBER was breast cancer awareness month and in St. Lucia there was a sustained campaign to help those affected by breast cancer through early detection, education and other support services.
Caribbean American Legislator Protests Steve Bannon. NEW YORK, CMC – After joining 168 members of the US House of Representatives …
THE Queen is to be given £369 million of taxpayers’ money to carry out a 10-year refit of Buckingham Palace. The cash has been approved by the Prime Minister, Theresa May, and the Chancellor, Philip Hammond, and is expected to be rubber-stamped by Parliament in the next six months.
SAVING the planet from the deleterious effects of its 7.4 billion inhabitants came into sharper focus over the past two weeks as over 20,000 people from nearly 200 countries met in Marrakech, Morocco for this year’s Conference of Parties (COP22).
A NEW online company that deals only in sales was the surprise introduction at the opening of Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) last week. Appropriately called ‘Sales Only’, the company already has its own app that can be downloaded onto a smartphone, tablet, computer, etc.
BEING a survivor of sexual assault leaves us with many scars. There are constant reminders of what we went through. …
THE World Health Organisation’s constitution states: “Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely …
THE Caribbean is known mostly as an archipelago of volcanic islands. Although, the islands do not possess the lethal reputation …
Excerpts of a presentation by Vice-Chancellor of The University of the West Indies, Professor Sir Hilary Beckles at a Forum …