For Increasing Numbers of Frustrated Young St. Lucians ISIS is the Answer!
What have we to do with ISIS and Christianity? ISIS thing is the actions of the white world coming back on them. Remember they are both enslaving our people . . . Even now thousands of black Africans are being captured daily and taken to places in the mid east to serve as slaves.
– Hula To Name or Not To name, that is the question.
Even after this article was written and the warning from the police sent to the media, the media is still not taking heed. It has been pointed out that not only is it wrong to name victims of rape and sex crimes but also to name perpertrators, or give information that would allow the public to identify them. I then have to question why one particular newscast insisted on naming the nationality of the “alleged” rape victim and where the store is located where she works and was raped. How does that enhance the story?
– Jack In the box Lord Howard Calls On The PM Of Saint Lucia
I wonder what comfort the PM was able to offer regarding the safety of future overseas investors, particularly in light of the shambolic state of the justice system. Can they operate in a safe environment? Let’s hope that some of the aid package will be directed to this area, the shortcomings of which the UK government will be aware.
– Anne Pearson
Oh well !! The show must go on without the fat lady.
– King Majesty
France was represented throughout all the Independence ceremonies by the Ambassador H.E. Mr. Eric de la Moussaye and his wife, Defense attaché Lt Colonel Damien Vauterin of the French Armed Forces in the Caribbean, as well as several diplomats of this Embassy. France cherishes its bonds of friendship with St Lucia and the boycott of such an important and special moment for the government and people of St Lucia would have been inconceivable.
French President François Hollande sent a message of congratulations to Governor General Dame Pearlette Louisy, highlighting the friendship between the people of St Lucia and France, and thanking St Lucia for its commitment to resolving the issue of climate change.
Ambassador de la Moussaye wished to give special emphasis to the naming of Owen King EU hospital by mentioning it during his Friday 19th interview on HTS, by attending the official ceremony on Sunday 21st and also by requesting that a mention of the importance of this project, supported by the EU, and the contribution of France towards its opening, be included in the speech pronounced on Monday 22nd by the Dean of the diplomatic corps, H.E. Ambassador Leiff Escalona.
The Ambassador also requested that another mention be made in the Dean’s speech of the action of France towards helping Minister Fletcher make the voice of the Caribbean be heard at the Paris COP 21. The contribution of Minister Fletcher on behalf of all island nations was decisive in securing a historical agreement on climate change.
The presence of French soldiers from Martinique at the Independence celebrations is not automatic. The agenda and the current implementation of the military cooperation programmes between St Lucia and France did not allow, this year, for the presence of a French Navy vessel and the participation of a French regiment in the Independence parade. It would be totally wrong to conclude that the EU or any other international organisation or country had put any pressure in this sense on the French government. Any bilateral cooperation is solely in the realm of a State’s sovereignty, and in this case of the French government.
Eric de LA MOUSSAYE