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It says that it believes in continuous stakeholder engagement; to this end, a draft decision will be circulated for public comment.
Don’t worry, the long and short of it is, all you guys screwed up, and admit it.
I really do not get this. So what was the point of putting a deadline to this in the first place? Right now we are paying for WASCO’s neglicence in maintaining the Sir John Compton Dam. WASCO has been erroneously blaming Tomas and the likes for the heavy siltation in the dam. But this is false; this problem started way before Tomas as the dam simply was not being maintained and cleaned regularly.
- Tanie Constitution has NOT served us well
If ever there was ever a need for expanding a piece so that there could be further discussion, I would like to propose that the talk show hosts (as a general group) use this contribution to generate discussion on a very important issue.
- Martin Carasco Why are so many Saint Lucians killing themselves?
I would willingly contribute in any way possible to the work and initiatives organised by Ms Joseph in memory of my dear half-brother Bowring who, it was reported to me, took his own life in 1996. What was also unfortunate was that I was only informed of his death a year after the event.
But truly in such circumstances there is an underlying fear that delays to inform immediate family indicate the death may have occurred by foul means and as always it is the family of the deceased who suffer with some form of ill-health and post traumatic symptoms in search of an answer while in need of support.
Failing the good nature of immediate family, how are relatives living abroad informed about death in their family in St Lucia? Are there press reports, post-mortem analysis etc. available?
- Finbar Sonny Richards
We need to stop turning a blind eye to the frustrations in this country and face reality. Things are tough and some people are struggling to get by. Politicians on both sides must accept this reality and do something about it. Stop playing the blame game and using poor people when it is convenient.
Like the woman from Turning Point said, men need to stop blaming everything on a Gros Pwel and recognize that we all, male and female, go through problems and we all at some point need help. Education is the key to this problem as well as poverty alleviation. We need to stop burying our heads in the sand and start doing something right now.
- Jay J.
Fond Doux Plantation & Resort congratulates “Eroline Foods” on capturing the ‘Top Retailer” award from SLISBA Three cheers to ours island’s very successful businesses.
- Thomas Poyotte Have St Lucians heard the last of the Suzie d’Auvergne Report?
Excellent report - points of interest in the efforts made by the Commission (CRC) particularly its recommendations “to strengthen the accountability of public institutions” should be noted.
I also note the phrase used by the PM “otiose” which rhymes with “grandiose” highlighting the precise nature of the problems St Lucians face today as a consequence of an administration operating “otiose-ly”.
In 2004-6 the British Government made a decision ‘to go to war on Iraq’ regardless of strong opposition by the electorate. A million people marched to object, yet the government at the time imposed an illegal conflict on the basis of a direct threat on the Crown.
Britain, as a result of its constitutional breach, and several other parts of Europe are still suffering from the effects of that decision. Even today millions of economic migrants and asylum seekers from North Africa still choose to risk their lives in search of an existence that is trouble free and peaceful.
In retrospect would a change in the written (Saint Lucian) constitution modelled on the US form of government be the answer to avoid future economic crisis and allow St Lucians and people from other parts of the Caribbean who followed their lead to have free/open access to Britain and the US respectively?
- Finbar Sonny Richards
This is not the first time and it won’t be the last sadly. There is something very sinister going on at HIA that needs to be dealt with urgently instead of covering it up.
- Josh Charles
Does SLASPA think that if these stories are brought to light that it will affect whatever deal for the redevelopment of Hewanorra Airport?
- Wendell ECTEL Statement on blocking of OTT Services
When oh when will the Consumer Protection Act be passed in the House? Who will save us from being bled to death by companies, particularly those with monopolies? This is taking as long as a minimum wage. And they say they care!