Category: Editorial

Sandals and Taxes

St Lucia has become quite famous for puerile and frivolous debate. It’s all part of a national talk syndrome that has now become endemic in our society. Check out the media websites online to see the garbage people post in […]

by / on September 9, 2017 at 10:16 AM /

Gangs, Guns a Regional Problem

Along Commonwealth Caribbean countries, Barbados always had a reputation for order and stability that was the envy of the rest. In fact, it was commonly said that some of the things that happened in Trinidad or Jamaica, Grenada or St […]

by / on August 14, 2017 at 12:08 PM /

Venezuelan Eyesore

Ahead of the recent Caribbean Community summit in Grenada, and even before, there were frequent exchanges among regional leaders about the ongoing crisis in Venezuelan and the role they should play there. For instance, Prime Ministers of Antigua and Barbuda […]

by / on August 7, 2017 at 11:28 AM /

Too Many Guns! – A Must Read On Gun Violence In Saint Lucia

In light of the upsurge in criminal activity and especially gun violence that has claimed the lives of several individuals over the course of this year, this publication highlights the comments of an expert Human Right Advocate – Felicia Browne. […]

by / on July 24, 2017 at 10:47 AM /

Change is Inevitable

During the course of life –whether in politics, business, academics, sports and even entertainment, change is inevitable. And more so, in these modern times and the ever-changing and competitive technological era, social, economic and cultural issues are subject to changes […]

by / on July 19, 2017 at 12:05 PM /

Clean Up the Airwaves

Are there any rules and regulations in St. Lucia governing the broadcast media or are our radio and television stations allowed to simply do whatever they fancy? Are there standards? Do electronic media broadcast according to any specific codes of […]

by / on July 10, 2017 at 11:22 AM /

Double Standards And Hypocrisy

Independent Adrian Augier made some interesting observations about tourism, foreign direct investment, governance and other issues during the debate on the Appropriation Bill in the Senate last week which have been reported in sections of the media. We found it […]

by / on July 3, 2017 at 11:33 AM /

Sports Academy to Nurture Elite Athletes

For a while now sports enthusiasts and including former and upcoming athletes have lamented the poor state of sports development on the national level. Cognizant of the need to beef up the nation’s athletes to be more competitive in the […]

by / on June 26, 2017 at 11:24 AM /

The Question Of School Discipline

The news that the Ministry of Education is putting together a programme that will keep school children meaningfully and positively occupied after school pleases us immensely. It is our understanding that this initiative comes out of recent discussions between the […]

by / on June 19, 2017 at 10:50 AM /

OECS Commission observes World Oceans Day

As the sub-region prepares to observe ‘World Oceans Day’ special significance is being attached to the vital role that oceans play in our daily lives; as a source of economic resource, heath-therapy benefits and recreation.The Mirror highlights an edited version […]

by / on June 13, 2017 at 11:34 AM /