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NASA Telescope Reveals Largest Batch of Earth-Size, Habitable-Zone Planets Around Single Star

NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope has revealed the first known system of seven Earth-size planets around a single star. Three of these planets are firmly located in the habitable zone, the area around the parent star where a rocky planet is … Continue reading

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SLASPA ADVISES GENERAL PUBLIC ON USE OF AERIAL DEVICES

The Airports Division of the Saint Lucia Air and Sea Ports Authority (SLASPA) is reminding the general public and organizations, that formal application should be made to the Civil Aviation Department in the Ministry of Economic Development, Urban Renewal, Housing, … Continue reading

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SLASA Celebrates Independence through the “Power of Sport”

As our great nation of St Lucia gears up to celebrate its 38th year of Independence, persons, clubs, organizations and companies alike actively adorn offices, buildings, streets, vehicles, and themselves with the colors and symbols of national pride. This year’s … Continue reading

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Castries Mayor Calls for Patriotism Ahead of Independence

Ask not what your country can do for you but what you can do for your country. Ask what you can do for yourself as well. It is both sad and ironic that in a time of steady and fervent … Continue reading

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Saint Lucia Readies for National Colours Day, Youth Exposé and Best of Saint Lucia!

Minister with responsibility for Culture and Local Government Senator Fortuna Belrose has called on all Saint Lucians to continue to embrace activities for Saint Lucia’s 38th Anniversary of Independence which culminates on Wednesday, February 22 2017. On Sunday February 19, the … Continue reading

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What Does Independence Mean to You?

Ahead of the island’s 38th Anniversary of Independence Celebrations, the Star headed out to find out just what the observation means for Saint Lucians around the island. The perspectives were mixed but one thing was certain: hope for the island’s … Continue reading

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Saint Lucia’s 38th Independence Anniversary Celebrations

The mark of thirty-eight years of our Independence has arrived and once again our streets will be showered with bunting and arrays of cerulean blue, white, black and gold. As you may already know, there is a list of activities … Continue reading

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Growing Chartered Accountant Numbers Good for Saint Lucian Economy

Saint Lucia is in the top seven for ACCA membership in the Caribbean and the island’s standing in the region continues to grow. Caribbean Head for the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, Orin Gordon, recently paid a visit to Saint … Continue reading

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Say hello to my dream lover!

Ihave never truly understood why so many talk about achieving perfection while, at the same time, declaring it a mission impossible. More than that, many will say perfection is based on perception, and therefore varies. An ‘eye of the beholder’ … Continue reading

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More Investment in Saint Lucian Agriculture from Foreign Lands

On Monday 13th February diplomats from the Embassy of the Kingdom of Morocco, led by Ambassador Aberrahim Kadmiri presented to the media and government representatives from Saint Lucia and Dominica their proposals for a Soil Fertility Mapping Project in the … Continue reading

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Who Sold Saint Lucia First?

Addressing representatives of the private sector during the Saint Lucia Chamber of Commerce executive luncheon on Wednesday, Prime Minister Allen Chastanet sought to dispel certain allegations surrounding the Pearl of the Caribbean development project. Speaking directly to criticisms that his … Continue reading

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Dilly-dallying with Uncle Willie

Some who saw me in the lobby of Coco Palm Hotel recently must’ve wondered what I might be doing there, added two plus two and come up with six. We tend to do that, I’ve come to realize. While I … Continue reading

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Medical Students On Venezuelan Scholarships Revisit Nightmare Experiences!

Icannot say for certain that the habit is peculiar to my fellow Saint Lucians: we talk and talk and talk, usually where there is no one able to do something about our complaint, but few of us ever act on … Continue reading

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Taiwanese Ambassador Bids Farewell to Saint Lucia

His Excellency Ambassador Ray H.W. Mou was pleased to meet with various media houses on Tuesday 14 February, 201, to present the progress of all the projects through which the Republic of China (Taiwan) and Saint Lucia created homely and … Continue reading

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Is there a cure for the Sore Losers Party?

Some eight months after voting, Saint Lucians having decided they’d had more than enough of the Kenny Anthony administration, it is quite clear the St. Lucia Labour Party has far from recovered from the telling defeat at the polls. Its … Continue reading

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Editor’s Letter

If someone were to lose his or her life under your watch would you hold yourself responsible? What if the life was lost because those charged with protecting him/her failed to do their duty? What if he/she died because friends … Continue reading

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Amusings: Not Emphatic

If something is not emphatic, then it must, you might think, be phatic, or something along those lines, would it not? Phatic, a word whose existence you probably never even suspected until now, is an adjective defined as “of or … Continue reading

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Is truth really whatever you choose to believe?

Talk about the mouth of babes! It started with an uncommon request. A long-time fellow gym rat I’d not heard from since my last workout some four years ago called out of the blue last Thursday afternoon to ask if … Continue reading

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