After listening to a radio interview at CBC radio this morning, I feel that we need to address the issue of illegal migrant workers who have no protection against COVID-19. Illegal migrant workers are most likely working under the table in jobs such as…
My breaking news to you this morning… none of us are leaving this earth alive – now or a day later or 50 years later. The coronavirus is creating havoc but also creating opportunities for us to examine what is important in our lives. Our forefathers were called to fight wars for the freedoms which we have today and in the process, many lost their lives, some became amputates and many of them learnt to live with traumatic memories. Some returned to their loved ones in a different state than when they left. After WW11, women who had been traditional housewives become empowered to become nurses and to serve their countries in a variety of roles which the new frontier provided. Through the turmoil of wars, new opportunities were created and proved that we are more capable than we think we are. Each wave of crisis helps us to expand ourselves and the global village which we inhabitants of.
As Saint Lucia celebrates it’s 36th Independence Anniversary, Mags Magazine and Gems of Saint Lucia would like to congratulate Mr. Thomas Boulogne on his recent retirement from Sir Arthur Lewis Community College, where he served College for over 40 years! On March 1st 2015 he was awarded the Saint Lucia Medal of Merit, Gold for four decades of outstanding and dedicated service in the Teaching Service and in Trade Union and Credit Cooperative Movements.
“Our lives have changed a lot mostly because girls were denied that opportunity to attend education but through the Mama Sarah Obama Foundation, we have reached University level and we are grateful for Granny’s kindness and caring heart.”