Monday, April 10, 2006 – On Friday April 7th, excited students from
District Two within the Education system greeted “Mello.” Mello is Saint
Lucia's. ICC Cricket World Cup 2007 Mascot who made his first public appearance
to a warm welcome at the George FL Charles Airport.
“Mello the Mascot” is assigned to strict rules of anonymity, but notwithstanding
his personality profile is said to have been carefully thought out by the local
Project Officer for Communications with the ICC Cricket World Cup Incorporated
Ms. Jennifer Gaston said the Mascot represents a Caribbean teenager, living a
“ That person, that character is supposed to have the type of personality that
blends into who we are, we are supposed to be youthful, we are supposed to
friendly, we're supposed to be smiling we're supposed to be that party going
having a nice time nice friendly people so it was decided that Mello must
“Mello the Mascot” is expected to embark on several outreach programmes
between now and next year when the tournament begins.