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IN RETROSPECT: FREE SPEECH WINS!

For two weeks this newspaper has been holding back articles of interest to the public—out of deference to a court injunction that prevented publication by The STAR of anything to do with the highly publicized allegations by model Vincent McDoom … Continue reading

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Forward Ever: One Grenadian’s review of Dr. Bruce Paddington’s documentary about the Revolution and its bloody aftermath

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Professor Gus John is a fellow of the Centre for Leadership in Learning at the Institute of Education, University of London, and visiting faculty professor of education at the University of Strathclyde. He is also the author of ‘Time to … Continue reading

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Forward Ever: The Killing of a Revolution

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I don’t suppose Caribbean Cinemas at Choc have seen such a crowd, at least since the last Fast and Furious movie hit the screen, but on Thursday evening by 6.15pm, practically every seat was filled for the Saint Lucian premiere of … Continue reading

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The spectacled gentleman at the center of our flashback photo is none other than Henry Charles. He is pictured attending to persons signing up for the STEP program under the Saint Lucia Labour Party Government,  through the National Conservation Authority. … Continue reading

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In our flashback photo of last week we featured a bevy of beauties and asked our readers to identify them and to tell us of the occasion. One reader spotted Marilyn Wilkie in the photo. “Those were the contestants of … Continue reading

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Our flashback photo of last week shows Sir John Compton with the island’s first Governor Sir Frederick Clarke. The Governor and Sir John had just finished plating a pair of trees in Constitution Park in Castries. On 27 February 1967, … Continue reading

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Last week’s flashback was the funeral of Allan Bousquet, former minister of Education and Babonneau MP, where former PM Vaughan Lewis and Kenny Anthony met face to face. There they were shaking hands like old pals although at the time … Continue reading

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  Last Week’s Flashback centered on three smiling faces at an awards dinner back in 1991. The gentleman on the left is none other than Malcolm Burns who back then was the Managing Director of COURTS and a great friend … Continue reading

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Our Flashback photo in last Wednesday’s STAR took us back to 1997 at the height of the trade disputes over Windward Island bananas and the preferential treatment handed out where market share was concerned. Putting up the challenge was the … Continue reading

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The beauty at the center of our flashback photo last week was none other than Victoria Rowell who played Drucilla on “Young and the Restless which was at the time one of the most popular soap operas here in Saint … Continue reading

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The beauty at the center of our flashback photo was the star of one of the most popular daytime soap operas back in the eighties. She paid a visit to Saint Lucia courtesy Helen Television Station where she was swarmed … Continue reading

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FLASHBACK:The STAR Newspaper – December 11, 1993 A Daughter of Soufriere Speaks out on The Emma Hippolyte Issue

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We the women of Soufriere are ready to deal with John Compton for the way he has treated out beloved daughter, sister, mother, aunty and comforter, Emma Hippolyte. We are deeply hurt by your action, Mr. Compton because Emma belongs … Continue reading

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Much has been said, written about and discussed about our health institutions in this country and just the general health of Saint Lucians overall. At one time the three gentlemen pictured here were at the center of many of these … Continue reading

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We came across this picture of a singer all wrapped in bandages and we were wondering whether he was predicting this day and time when the island seems wounded battered and bruised from all sorts of ailments and malaise. Can … Continue reading

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FLASHBACK:The more things change the more they remain the same!

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This week another march, more cries for the children in our midst to be protected from violence or to refrain from violence themselves. But what will change? This picture was taken more than ten years ago when “zero tolerance” was … Continue reading

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When dance was dance. Last week’s flashback photo featured a very youthful Christilight dance group lead by Christine Samuels. It was then and there and without a creative industry that a number of young dancers were groomed, some going on … Continue reading

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F L A S H B A C K

Last week’s flashback photo screamed; “move over Miley Cyrus and Robin Thicke! In response Jerry George identified the duo as Rick Wayne and Solange Stanislaus while another reader, Luciaboy, stated “that’s Rick Wayne and a beauty singing at a talent … Continue reading

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Looks like we have stumped most of our readers with last week’s flashback photo showing some neatly dressed Saint Lucian students sometime back in the 90’s. One reader ILF wrote; “I see Nikita Blanchard, Zilta George and Kervin Cadasse. Another … Continue reading

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We dubbed our last week’s Flashback photo “out on the field?” and wanted to know exactly where the three pictured in it were and who were they. Josephine St P says:; “Veronica Cenac and her father Earl in the background.” … Continue reading

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Our Flashback photo in last Wednesday’s edition of the Star newspaper seemed to have stumped many of our readers, particularly when it came to identifying all of the individuals in the photograph and where it was taken. John Mangal says: … Continue reading

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