The Wallid Juffali Affair
Rick, I could have felt the glimmer of mischief in your eyes as you wrote this piece. Always interesting to read your take on issues which others in the media simply take at face value.
I really did not understand what all the brouhaha was about in the news last week as to who was paying Jadia and whether Jade was qualified. The opposition and the citizens of this country have a lot more pertinent issues to focus on.
– Jab en sac
elderly in Saint Lucia and even our animals. If we continue this way History will be unkind to us and Mother Nature’s fury will not spare us.
– The Monk
It is a sad when these kids are shown token appreciation at Christmas time by the government and some corporate entities and for the rest of the year they are forgotten. We need to get our priorities right in Saint Lucia.
Like the writer says, this is something every single Saint Lucian must take responsibility for. This is not about any government or leader; this is about us and we must act now to clean up our surroundings, neighbourhoods, communities, public places, parks, rivers, beaches, roadsides. We can do it.
- Marco Polo Lord Mansfield would be proud of the STAR Person of the Year 2015!
Thank you Lorraine for standing tall as a proud Saint Lucian woman. You are an inspiration to many young Saint Lucian women like myself.
With due respect to the British judges who maintain that they are unaware of Walid Juffali having any maritime experience, I would point out that he is eminently qualified in his post as Saint Lucia’s representative at the International Maritime Organisation; just consider all the experience he must have gained while cruising the seas on luxury yachts. I am an expert kite flyer so if Kenny Anthony would be kind enough to advertise the next aviation-related post, especially if it comes with diplomatic immunity, then I shall be proud to step forward and serve this country, even though I am a foreigner.
On Monday February 8, 2016 a post mortem was conducted on the body of 22-year-old Anthony Modeste alias “Urias” of Jacmel, Anse La Raye. The examination revealed that he died as a result of haemorrhagic shock secondary to multiple gunshot wounds to the chest and head.
Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of Modeste.
On Friday February 5, 2016 about 9:50 p.m. Modeste was discovered near his mothers’ residence in Jacmel with gunshot wounds to the body.
He was transported to the Victoria Hospital where he was pronounced dead by a medical doctor.
This is the island’s fifth homicide victim for 2016.
Anthony Modeste alias “Urias” of Jacmel is the
island’s fifth homicide victim.