ANDREW Magloire was elected president of the Saint Lucia Athletics Association (SLAA) at an extraordinary general meeting held last Saturday at Marchand Combined School. Magloire, who is also president of the Saint Lucia Coaches Association, defeated the incumbent Wayne Burton for the top post by a vote of 17-6.
ROSEAU, Dominica, CMC – Windward Islands Volcanoes will be under new direction, when the Regional Super50 Tournament begins next month in Antigua and Barbados. Long-serving head coach Ian Allen will be replaced when his current contract comes to an end on December 31.
ROGUES Rugby male team from Saint Lucia and Guadeloupe’s female team shared honours as the curtains came down on the Saint Lucia Rugby Football Union’s calendar of events this past Saturday at the Gros Islet playing field. In what can best be described as a keenly-contested showdown of all among the matches played under the scorching heat, the Guadeloupe ladies were made to fight for their, win while it was a walk in the park for the Saint Lucian men.
SWIMMER Mikaela Shae Casimir just keeps practising and chasing down personal performances in the pool with an eye on the next level of competition, the International Swimming Federation World Swimming Championships (FINA) and the Olympic Games. Mikaela took a time-out during a break at the Lucian Gran Prix Swim Meet held at the Rodney Height Aquatic Centre recently to speak with The VOICE about her career in swimming and plans for the future.
CHRISTMAS is the celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ. Throughout the years, many celebrations taken place for select occasions but mostly everyone enjoys this Christmas season. What is it that gives you that special Christmas feeling? People are lamenting that the time now goes by so quickly, and so there hardly seems time to enter into the true spirit of the season. Yet there is always the special element that really makes one feel that Christmas is here.
THE EDITOR: Having listened to Father Kevin Murray and Mrs. C. Wiltshire on television some evenings ago, I was taken …
The passing on of Chris Renwick remains a major loss to the business community and by extension to St. Lucia. I write today on my personal interaction over the last fifty years, based on the transportation of cement from both Trinidad and Colombia. Chris Renwick was recognised as the “cement king” of St. Lucia and single-handedly his organisation never failed St. Lucia in ensuring that cement as a valuable commodity was always available to consumers.