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Commentary: The new economy in St Lucia requires constant vigilance


Melanius Alphonse is a management and development consultant, a long-standing senior correspondent and a contributing columnist to Caribbean News Now. His areas of focus include political, economic and global security developments, and on the latest news and opinion. His philanthropic interests include advocating for community development, social justice, economic freedom and equality. He contributes to special programming on Radio Free Iyanola, RFI 102.1FM and News Now Global analysis. He can be reached at melanius@newsnowglobal.com

By Melanius Alphonse

Stripping away the smoke screens of ideology and public relations, political leader, Philip J Pierre, in addressing the annual conference of the Saint Lucia Labour party (SLP), stated: “I am no showman, nor am I an actor,…

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Globalization demands vigilance from Church


CAPE TOWN, South Africa — While globalization at its best can enable the sharing of spiritual and material riches, it also can lead to huge destruction, the bishops of Europe and Africa said after a four-day meeting in Fatima, Portugal.

Globalization is a dynamic process that “affects all areas of individual, family and social life, including economics, politics, culture and religion,” said an April 16 statement by the Council of European Bishops’ Conferences and the Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar.

Twenty-five bishops were among the more than 35 participants from the two continents who met April 12-15 to discuss the effects of globalization on the Church and cultures in Europe and Africa. Cardinal Manuel Clemente, patriarch of Lisbon and president of the…

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African, European bishops: Globalization demands vigilance from church


Cape Town, South Africa — While globalization at its best can enable the sharing of spiritual and material riches, it also can lead to huge destruction, the bishops of Europe and Africa said after a four-day meeting in Fatima, Portugal.

Globalization is a dynamic process that “affects all areas of individual, family and social life, including economics, politics, culture and religion,” said an April 16 statement by the Council of European Bishops’ Conferences and the Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar.

Twenty-five bishops were among the more than 35 participants from the two continents who met April 12-15 to discuss the effects of globalization on the church and cultures in Europe and Africa. Cardinal Manuel Clemente, patriarch of Lisbon and…

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*** This news item is 3rd party content and is included strictly for non-commercial informational purposes.