Category: Columns

One Who Knows Others Is Wise; One Who Knows One’s Self Is Enlightened

One Who Knows Others Is Wise; One Who Knows One’s Self Is Enlightened

Both Jefferson and Madison advocated the principles of individual liberty and human rights which were to become enshrined in the U.S. Bill of rights –the declaration of Independence. The framers of that Constitution recognized the eternal principle that man’s relations […]

by / on September 9, 2017 at 10:14 AM /
10 Things An Employer Should Never Say To an Employee

10 Things An Employer Should Never Say To an Employee

Employer/employee relationships diminish over time if there is a lack of communication, commitment and compensation. The following is gleaned from both practical and theoretical sources: 1. “Do as I say and not as I do…” : You cannot always spend […]

by / on September 9, 2017 at 9:45 AM /
Political Arrogance Is On Display Once Again

Political Arrogance Is On Display Once Again

The world is on a tinder box because of the obstinacy of Kim Jong Un of North Korea aided and abetted by the Peoples Republic of China (PRC). There is worldwide condemnation of their provocative action on the nuclear issue […]

by / on September 2, 2017 at 12:30 PM /
We Must Have Patience …to Achieve

We Must Have Patience …to Achieve

Over the years it has come to pass that many young nations had to go through the same extremism, even revolution and aggression which in a sense formed their history. That is what the people of Saint Lucia reflected on […]

by / on August 26, 2017 at 11:13 AM /
Been in an accident?

Been in an accident?

Being involved in a traffic accident was a real learning experience. Here are a few points to bear in mind if you find yourself in such an unfortunate set of circumstances. 1.    Are you hurt? Are you sure? If like […]

by / on August 26, 2017 at 11:02 AM /
Elitist – Prime Term of Abuse By Labour Party’s ‘Left’

Elitist – Prime Term of Abuse By Labour Party’s ‘Left’

  The fraternity of the Labour Party in Saint Lucia is quick to brand the United Workers Party and its leadership as elitist and that they are not a party of the poor because of actions taken they deem callous […]

by / on August 19, 2017 at 9:00 AM /
Disgraceful Behaviour and Antics  of the Opposition

Disgraceful Behaviour and Antics of the Opposition

I have always believed in the proverbs “United we Stand, Divided we Fall” also that “Unity is Strength”. The opposition fails to understand the merit of these proverbs because their only interest is having power and therefore they are not […]

by / on August 14, 2017 at 12:07 PM /
Power of Chinese Veto and Security  Council Must End

Power of Chinese Veto and Security Council Must End

Like the late Timothy James who twenty years ago look at the real meaning of the word “Veto”, I too happen “ to look into the Collins pocket English Dictionary for the meaning and it simply says “official power to […]

by / on August 7, 2017 at 11:28 AM /
Politics of Hate Seems Endemic  in Some Saint Lucian Writers

Politics of Hate Seems Endemic in Some Saint Lucian Writers

I became aware of the above headline when at the last elections I heard one politician saying openly that the “next elections will be between the Labour party and the Chastanets”. I was seriously appalled then and could not envisage […]

by / on July 31, 2017 at 2:02 PM /
The Blatant Lies Of A Past Prime Minister

The Blatant Lies Of A Past Prime Minister

Looking back I am sure that many came into politics hoping to change things for the better. They come in politics with a concern for the poor and the weak of our society. They come in wanting to make a […]

by / on July 24, 2017 at 10:46 AM /