As hard as I’ve tried, still I cannot find a dictionary definition for Janeka Simon’s “political actors”. She used the phrase during an on-camera interview with Miguel Fevrier, following last week’s much discussed confrontation outside the House. On Tuesday I put to the SLP leader Philip J. Pierre this question: “Based on your own understanding of the term ‘political actor’, would you say it covers journalists?”
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Opposition leader Philip J. Pierre has defended this week’s opposition walkout from parliament over the refusal of Prime Minister, Allen Chastanet, to withdraw a statement to the house. During Tuesday’s sitting Chastanet asserted that opposition members cannot even substantiate their own lies, prompting an intervention from Speaker Andy Daniel. Daniel told the Saint Lucia PM […]
- St. Lucia Times
- 13, June 01:53 pm
Prime Minister Allen Chastanet has defended remarks he made at a ruling party meeting Sunday, in which he called attention to opposition leader, Philip J. Pierre’s stuttering. Chastanet has been criticised for ridiculing Pierre. “If anybody listens to my statements, what I was making reference to is every single time that you ask the labour […]
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- St. Lucia Times
- 12, June 06:19 pm
In his time, George Odlum took the island’s cultural/religious phenomenon, which described children as legitimate or illegitimate, and applied the derivative legitimacy to political misfits and pretenders who had no history of struggle and were, in his view, unqualified for politics.
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- St. Lucia Star
- 09, June 09:00 am
Recently, while enclosed on a plane for sixteen hours, I watched The Hate You Give, a movie adapted from a best-selling novel of the same title that translates Tupac Shakur’s famous tattoo: THUG LIFE. The late rapper had once explained it to be an acronym for a philosophy he espoused: The Hate You Give Little Infants F### Everybody.
- St. Lucia Star
- 08, June 01:00 pm
Not so long ago, when a particular MP I need not identify was perceived as “the worst prospect confronting politics in Saint Lucia” and marked for demolition by whatever means, some chose to see me as his chief enabler largely because I demanded proof of their outrageous allegations. I had been in shoes similar to the targeted MP’s and knew how it felt to have as your stop at nothing enemies (yes, enemies, not just adversaries!) the most powerful in the land, for whom state power was just another weapon to be used against critics of their policies.
- HTS St. Lucia
- 05, June 08:40 pm
On Thursday May 30th, the Saint Lucia Labour Party held a press conference at the Office of the Leader of …
- The Voice St. Lucia
- 03, June 10:55 am
Considering Labour Party leader Philip J. Pierre’s repeated demands for disciplinary action against a member of Allen Chastanet’s cabinet, on the basis of a letter retrieved from the Internet, his attitude at his party press briefing on Thursday strongly contradicted the “what’s good for the goose is good for the gander” fairplay principle—especially where the Grynberg issue is concerned.
Opposition leader, Philip J. Pierre, Thursday issued a hard-hitting statement on the response by Economic Development, Guy Joseph, to the PJOAH letter matter. Pierre’s statement to a news conference during which the issue was addressed is reproduced below. The response provided by Hon Guy Joseph to my earlier call for his dismissal in relation to […]