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HAS IMPACS TURNED CHASTANET ON HIS HEAD?

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There have been few pronouncements by the leader of the previous administration more ominous, haunting, and yes, scarier, than his casually delivered pre-election prediction that “whoever forms the next government will have to deal with the IMPACS Report.” He, more … Continue reading

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Thousands take PineHill Walk!

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The island’s largest one-day participatory event was declared a success by organizers at the end of the 17th annual Pinehill Fun walk. This year, over 5000 participants took over the island’s main highway as they walked at varying speeds from … Continue reading

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Encounters of the Supernatural Kind!

Supernatural occurrences in St. Lucia have long existed, many unexplained encounters. Skeptics may question these occurrences but those who have had personal encounters can truly identify.

Dale Elliott is popularly known for his show Untold stories. What many may not know is that he started his working life as a DBS reporter at 18. Three years later he turned to what he believed would be a … Continue reading

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LEEBORATION THE CONCERT IS COMING

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Tomorrow, the “Artists for Leebo” movement will host the “Leeboration” concert at the Daren Sammy Cricket Ground from 2pm. A showcase of the works of Francis “Leebo” De Lima will feature three live bands and a stellar cast of close … Continue reading

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Problems in Paradise

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Musings are thoughts, the thoughtful kind. For the purpose of these articles, a-musings are thoughts that might amuse, entertain and even enlighten.

During the regime of Chiang Kai-shek, the leader of the Republic of China from 1928 to his death in 1975, national history in school textbooks dealt with the glories of China’s past; Taiwan was merely a temporary refuge for Chiang’s … Continue reading

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POLITICS IS NO SCIENCE

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Politics is often described as an art; which is to say, it is not a precise science that demands accurate measuring, and predictable results. In other words politics is as unpredictable as it is imprecise. The cynic may even suggest … Continue reading

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More serial rapists in our midst!

Have we normalized the abnormal in Saint Lucia? Some insist we’ve arrived at the point of no return, with our young citizens being the easiest prey!

The hand held alarm has been sounded. Someone has chartered into forbidden territory. But it is the guardian of the gate. The bell is rung so softly, that no one really realizes the depths at which he has grasped. An … Continue reading

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The STAR Newspaper for Saturday August 27th, 2016 ~ Photo of the Week

The STAR Newspaper for Saturday August 27th, 2016
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Eye Spy ~ Around the World in 100 Days

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Lately I’ve been poking around my collection of childhood novels with a strange feeling that I am missing the presence of someone I am really never around, but somehow know that they should be around. During my novella nostalgia, I … Continue reading

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The STAR Newspaper for Saturday August 27th, 2016 ~ Photo of the Week

The STAR Newspaper for Saturday August 27th, 2016 ~ Photo of the Week
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Sugar shock: How much added sugar is hiding in your kid’s favorite foods?

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Do you know how much sugar your kids are eating? Probably not — and the American Heart Association is trying to change that. U.S. children eat three times as much added sugar as they should, according to the AHA. To … Continue reading

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2Nite Magazine for Saturday August 27th, 2016.

2Nite Magazine for Saturday August 27th, 2016.
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When did living in paradise become so expensive?

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It is possible for a person to be in two places at once. It is also entirely plausible that same person can feel the need to be somewhere only because they are somewhere else. Weren’t we the ones who gave … Continue reading

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Will New Government Embrace Project Juffali?

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It remains altogether conjectural why our recently reassigned former prime minister—if he truly believed all he said about Walid Juffali last November—allowed, if not encouraged, many among us to believe that under his Good Samaritan costume the multi-billionaire Saudi was … Continue reading

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PM Promises New DPP At Any Cost!

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Saint Lucia has been downgraded from a human’s rights perspective. So reported the island’s prime minister, Mr. Allen Chastanet, at press conference on Monday. He said that during their recent 8-day trip overseas he and agriculture minister Ezechiel Joseph had … Continue reading

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Special recognition for Rendezvous family!

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After 50 years of contributing to the local tourism product, the Barnard family has been officially honored by the Government of Saint Lucia. On Tuesday a modest ceremony at the prime minister’s special residence marked the special occasion. In attendance … Continue reading

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Local promoters should take a cue – Mercury 2016 a success

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There’s more to Mercury Beach than barely-there bikinis, luxury yachts, beckoning booties and sybarites from most of our sister territories, the majority from Martinique. Far more important are the economic benefits, to say nothing of opportunities to establish links useful … Continue reading

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Exploring the Artistic Side of St. Lucians

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Ed Umoja Herman is the founder of Piton International Film Festival. His wife Dr Kathleen E. Walls serves as vice president. On Monday the couple hosted their third festival here, and took the opportunity to unload some exciting news. Said … Continue reading

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THE SACRIFICIAL LAMB REVISITED

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With the seemingly obdurate position taken by the Parliamentary Opposition in relation to the election of a Deputy Speaker, the government is in a predicament which it could have avoided, and which was unnecessary. With its 11-6 majority in the … Continue reading

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