FOR a long time, sports has been looked upon like the glue which brings the Caribbean together when treaties exist only on aged stationery. West Indians greats like David Rudder describe the Caribbean’s love for sports as existing beyond the boundaries of runs. Such love can only result in outstanding achievements and spectacular performances on the sportive world stage.
Meshach’s New Dreams and Vibes
IN an era where reggae music has attracted criticism on some levels for communicating a negative message through unflattering, demeaning lyrics, Meshach Nestor certainly makes a difference. The tall, dreadlocked Choiseul native is both charismatic and inspiring and his music is potent enough to reach any walk of life.
Woman Of Tha Week – Clotilda Abelard
This week’s Woman of the week like my last subject, does not know that she is being featured…technically but she …
Fit4Life – The New Year Revolution
This is another in a series of articles intended to expose our readers to pertinent information regarding their fitness efforts. It is produced mainly on the basis of research done by Rodriguez “Rodja” Constantine, owner of REPTS (Registered Exercise Professionals & Therapists). Rodja has over 20 years experience in the field.
Ricky T’s ‘Freaky Girls’ Listed #1 For 2016
“Freaky Girls” from Saint Lucia’s Ricky T has been listed number among the Top 30 Soca songs of 2016. The …
Students Get Taste of Fine Dining at ‘Landings’
Gros Islet, Saint Lucia (January 16th 2016): As part of its Youth Outreach Programme, the Landings last Thursday treated Food …
Veterans Quarter Finals
THE 2016 – 2017 Veterans In Sports Inc in collaboration with the Saint Lucia Football Tournament Association continues this weekend at the Phillip Marcellin Grounds in Vieux Fort with four exciting matches as teams vie for places in the semifinals of the main draw of the Caribbean Alliance Cup.
Independence Netball January 28
WITH Saint Lucia set to host the Caribbean Netball Tournament later this year, the Saint Lucia Netball Association’s wheels are in motion with plans to host its first event for 2017 dubbed “Independence Club Championship” scheduled to commence on Saturday, January 28.
SLHTA Hosts National Culinary Competition in preparation for CHTA Taste of the Caribbean 2017
All is set for one of the Saint Lucia Hotel and Tourism Association’s (SLHTA) most anticipated events on its calendar, …
Training For Track and Field Officals today
THE Department of Youth and Sports and the newly-elected executive of the Saint Lucia Athletics Association will host a meeting and training session for all technical officials, today at the George Odlum Stadium starting at 10:00 a.m. The activity is geared towards sharpening the skills of technical officials as the 2017 track and field season begins in earnest in the coming weeks.
Time To Fix Structure of Sports Federations
I always loved this fairytale when I was growing up, “The Emperor’s New Clothes.” It’s such a wonderful metaphor for situations in life in which one person sees things one way and another person doesn’t see it at all. But even before I commence what I am about to write about our national sports federations and their respective structures, allow me to commend Fair Helen’s sons and daughters in sports.
End of ‘Wet Foot, Dry Foot’
TOMAS Regalado, the Mayor of Miami – long a hot bed for Cuban exiles – has described as a “parting gift” the decision of the waning Obama administration to end the U.S. ‘wet foot-dry foot’ policy toward Cubans seeking entry to the US. The question is: a parting gift to whom?