Donald Trump’s Immigration Orders And Those Caribbean Citizenship Programs

Published on Feb 20 2017 // Blogs, Breaking News, Caribbean, Features, Top Stories
Donald Trump’s Immigration Orders And Those Caribbean Citizenship Programs
Protestors rally during a demonstration against the Muslim immigration ban at John F. Kennedy International Airport on January 28, 2017 in New York City. President Trump signed the controversial executive order that halted refugees and residents from predominantly Muslim countries from entering the United...

St. Lucia Government’s ‘Alternative Fact Sheet’

Published on Jan 30 2017 // Blogs, Caribbean, St. Lucia, Top Stories
St. Lucia Government’s ‘Alternative Fact Sheet’
St. Lucia Prime Minister And Minister Of Finance Allen Chastanet By Melanius Alphonse News Americas, CASTRIES, St. Lucia, Tues. Jan. 31, 2017:  It took seven months for the  St. Lucia Prime Minister And Minister Of Finance Allen Chastanet to sort out his administration’s economic ethos and principles. However,...

St. Lucia’s Finance Minister: 400 Horses, 800 Persons Employed

Published on Jan 16 2017 // Blogs, St. Lucia
St. Lucia’s Finance Minister: 400 Horses, 800 Persons Employed
By Melanius Alphonse News Americas, CASTRIES, St. Lucia, Tues. Jan. 17, 2017: Prime minister and minister for finance Allen Chastanet made mention at his press conference recently that 400 horses will be part of the initial phase of DSH Caribbean Star Limited racecourse on the island and that two persons...

Are Asian Thoroughbreds Bankrolling St Lucia’s Economy?

Published on Dec 08 2016 // Breaking News, Business, Caribbean, St. Lucia
Are Asian Thoroughbreds Bankrolling St Lucia’s Economy?
The project is valued at over USD 2 billion. By Melanius Alphonse News Americas, CASTRIES, St. Lucia, Fri. Dec. 9, 2016: Financial perspectives are crucial. As such, theorists ought to be knowledgeable in thought and action, particularly when coupled with authority for public policy. According to Minister...

St. Lucia – Allen Chastanet’s Dilemma

Published on Jul 13 2016 // Blogs, Caribbean, St. Lucia
St. Lucia – Allen Chastanet’s Dilemma
Prime Minister of Saint Lucia, Allen Michael Chastanet. By Melanius Alphonse News Americas, CASTRIES, St. Lucia, Thurs. July 14, 2016: In the same way that many British voters are regretting their support of Brexit in the recent UK referendum, many Saint Lucians are already showing signs of buyer’s...

A Cabinet Of Ill-Defined Intentions In St Lucia

Published on Jun 19 2016 // Blogs, Caribbean, St. Lucia
A Cabinet Of Ill-Defined Intentions In St Lucia
By Melanius Alphonse News Americas, CASTRIES, St. Lucia, Mon. June 20, 2016: English poet Robert Browning said, “Ah, but a man’s reach should exceed his grasp, Or what’s a heaven for?” In other words, suggesting that, in order to achieve anything worthwhile, we should attempt...

Venezuela’s Collapse Has Happened

Published on Feb 14 2016 // Business, Top Stories, Venezuela
Venezuela’s Collapse Has Happened
  Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and Saint Lucia PM Kenny Anthony. By Melanius Alphonse News Americas, CASTRIES, St. Lucia, Mon. Feb. 16, 2016: Hit hard by 75 percent plummeting crude oil prices over the last 19 months has been catastrophic for Venezuela. This is compounded by President Nicolás...

Out Of Order In St. Lucia

Published on Jan 28 2016 // Blogs, St. Lucia
Out Of Order In St. Lucia
By Melanius Alphonse News Americas, CASTRIES, St. Lucia, Fri. Jan. 29, 2016: Saint Lucia is facing an assortment of deep anxiety. Many are too brazenly counting Prime Minister Kenny Anthony’s superficial address to the nation on January 25, 2016. Amid expressions of confidence, positions of strength...

Falling On The Ideological Sword

Published on Nov 18 2015 // Blogs, St. Lucia
Falling On The Ideological Sword
By Melanius Alphonse News Americas, CASTRIES, St. Lucia, Weds. Nov. 19, 2015: In the shadow of imminent difficulties on the horizon, there is sufficient cause to the shenanigans of the Kenny Anthony-led administration on policy matters pertaining to value added tax (VAT); the proposed implementation...

Maduro’s Flamboyant Optic In Autocracy

Published on Oct 22 2015 // Blogs, Breaking News, Caribbean, St. Lucia, Top Stories
Maduro’s Flamboyant Optic In Autocracy
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and Saint Lucia PM Kenny Anthony. By Melanius Alphonse News Americas, CASTRIES, Saint Lucia, Fri. Oct. 23, 2015: Two days before Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro’s visit to Saint Lucia he made the following pronouncements to his people. First he said, he was...