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Hard-wired for Monogamy?

Afew days ago I was schooled on love. Through another friend’s intervention I was reminded of what it was, what it wasn’t, and all the things most people only imagine it to be. For once I wasn’t the one in … Continue reading

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STAR Trivia

We’re off to another week of STAR Trivia and we’d like to know what you remember about the circumstances surrounding this photo. A special thank you to all who’ve been sending us responses to our trivia challenges, and we encourage … Continue reading

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“The Best Little Jazz Show In Town” Returns in 2017

In May 2016, SEAFARI St Lucia and renowned Saint Lucian guitarist Ronald ‘Boo’ Hinkson produced the inaugural ‘Voices on the Bay/Boo, Jazz and Big Chef’ music celebration – a week of specialty live music events held in observance of the … Continue reading

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Budget Week Brings Climate Change into Focus

As many of us know, Governor General, Her Excellency Dame Pearlette Louisy presented the annual throne speech to the House of Parliament and the citizens of Saint Lucia on Tuesday April 25. As one of the concerns of ‘Building a … Continue reading

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Jamaicans Who Gave Sterling Service To Saint Lucia, Ronald ‘Speedy’ Miller… A 5ft. 6in. Giant (part one)

From all external appearances, Ronald ‘Speedy’ Miller, known to many simply as ‘Speedy’, was a small man compared to the average Saint Lucian or, indeed, to the average man in Jamaica from whence he came. Speedy was employed by the … Continue reading

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What’s Up with FB’s Dueling Local Musicians?

I have come to realize that porn, sex scandals, fake news, half-baked lies and outrageous fabrications -especially related to politicians – get the most hits on Facebook. A recent brouhaha involving some local musicians underscored this. This time around, however, … Continue reading

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The Price of Entry

Irecently stumbled across an interesting dataset compiled by Allison Christians during her research for a new working-paper entitled “The Price of Entry”. Allison Christians is an established tax lawyer and the H. Heward Strikeman chair in taxation law at McGill … Continue reading

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Local Banks can Learn Much From Dogs!

Banks in Saint Lucia continue to increase fees and charges for services while they remain complacent. Are the banks counting on continued silence from customers? Last week I had reason to visit one bank’s ATM and saw the following notice, … Continue reading

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Editors Letter

It came as something of a shock that little had changed at home in Saint Lucia during the three years or so I was away in Canada, at least as far as concerns the relationship between some in authority and … Continue reading

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Amusings: Such a Wreck am I!

Ugh! Do you ever get really, really fed up with yourself? I mean if you can’t trust yourself, rely on yourself, on whom can you rely or trust? My life is in shambles. There I was, nicely morose, brain dead, … Continue reading

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Progress Made In Quarry Investigations

When National Security Minister Hermangild Francis took to the podium on Monday morning at this week’s pre-cabinet meeting, his first order of business was issuing an update in regard to last month’s quarry explosion at a Rayneau Group of Companies-operated … Continue reading

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Governor General Throne Speech Themed ‘I Am Saint Lucian’

Tuesday April 25 marked the opening of the second session of the eleventh parliament. As a symbolic start to the occasion, Her Excellency Dame Pearlette Louisy presented her throne speech to the House of Parliament and the people of  Saint … Continue reading

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DPPs Office: IMPACS Charges “Fake News”

The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions office has vehemently denied the following report which the office describes as fake news of the worst kind. “Breaking News, the DPP in St. Lucia has proposed to charge the Former Police Commissioner, … Continue reading

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The Price of Entry

I recently stumbled across an interesting dataset compiled by Allison Christians during her research for a new working-paper entitled “The Price of Entry”. Allison Christians is an established tax lawyer and the H. Heward Strikeman chair in taxation law at … Continue reading

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