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...

UK Re-Engaging The Region, China Financing Infrastructure, Where’s The US?

Published on Oct 12 2015 // Blogs, Caribbean, Features, Top Stories
UK Re-Engaging The Region, China Financing Infrastructure, Where’s The US?
  Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Portia Simpson Miller (right), looks on as Chief of Defence Staff, Major General Antony Anderson is introduced to Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (UK), the Rt. Hon. David Cameron (third right), by British High Commissioner to Jamaica, His Excellency David Fitton...

How ‘Out Of Turn’ Is Kenny Anthony?

Published on Sep 28 2015 // Blogs, St. Lucia, Top Stories
By Melanius Alphonse News Americas, CASTRIES, St. Lucia, Tues. Sept. 29, 2015: The veracity of the statement by Saint Lucia Prime Minister And Minister For Finance, Dr. Kenny Anthony, that “while I do not have updated figures on the rate of unemployment, I expect that unemployment will be contained...

Time Is Going To Tell ‘The Facts’ And Determine The Results

Published on May 06 2015 // Blogs, St. Lucia
By Melanius Alphonse News Americas, CASTRIES, St. Lucia, Thurs. May 7, 2015: In the current circumstance, it is not a matter of whether citizens hyperventilate over criminal activities and personal security matters, resulting from a series of inadequacies and governance failures in Saint Lucia. The picture...