Pearl of The Caribbean – Part 4

Image: Some of those who attended the Primary School meeting.

WHEN the details of the DSH agreement came out, Vieux Fortians’ joy turned to vexation. Allen Chastanet, Rick Wayne, Nicole McDonald, Invest St. Lucia, and Teo Ah Khingwere telling them that it was rain pouring over their heads and burning their eyes, but it didn’t look like rain, smell like rain, taste like rain, feel like rain, therefore it couldn’t be rain. Their anger turned into action.

Why Is The Speaker Allowing Herself To Be Ignored?

Image of Dr. Velon John

THIS issue in its holistic perception bothers us since we are of the firm opinion and belief that the position we have taken in the matter of the Deputy Speaker is the correct one. We are bothered because of the bland and ubiquitous acceptance of the status quo. Why hasn’t the former Prime Minister as a constitutional expert submit a paper on the matter to the House/Speaker? Considering the patent impasse why hasn’t the Prime Minister as Leader of Government Business sought the resolution of this parliamentary farce. The present situation is constitutionally, commonsensically untenable, and everyone is mired in a morass of self-righteous, self-serving posturing.

Trump’s Policies And The Caribbean

Image of Donald Trump

THE President of the United States of America, Donald Trump, is systematically implementing the pledges he made during the Presidential election campaign. Those who argued that limitations on Presidential power and the restraining hands of Cabinet and Congress, would cause many, if not all, of the President’s promises to fall by the wayside, are now becoming convinced of his determination.

Help With Hearing

Image: Starkey and Ministry officials behind the partnership.

PERSONS in St Lucia with hearing problems will soon be able to get assistance thanks to a partnership between the Ministry of Health and the Starkey Hearing Foundation of the United States. Statistics from the World Health Organisation (WHO) indicate that more than 360 million people worldwide have disabling hearing loss with the highest percentage in developing countries. However, half of all hearing loss is preventable through early detection and primary health care intervention.