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The Cliff at Cap Hosts Top Chef Simon McKenzie

Top Chef Simon McKenzie from the Channel Islands arrived in Saint Lucia this week as part of an international chef exchange programme with the Cap Masion Resort and Spa. The highly regarded chef has worked in Michelin-starred restaurants and with … Continue reading

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More Japanese Grants for Saint Lucia

Ambassador of the Government of Japan, His Excellency Mitsuhiko Okada, visited Saint Lucia for the official signing of two grants to Saint Lucia. The ceremony was held at the Office of the Prime Minister on Thursday 23 February 2017. Ms. … Continue reading

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Water Supply Redevelopment assures Dennery North Clean Water after Decades

Excited and grateful residents of Dennery North gathered on the grounds of the Grande Riviere Human Resource Centre to witness the official ground-breaking ceremony of the Dennery Water Supply Redevelopment Project on Friday, February 17. Featured speakers at the ceremony … Continue reading

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The Cruelty of Dolphins in Captivity

Imagine being taken against your will, locked in a tank and forced to entertain visitors. That is the argument of the thousands who have signed petitions against the proposed dolphin park to be built in the north at Pigeon Island. … Continue reading

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Royalton promises Best Caribbean Vacation at Official Opening

  Four hundred and fifty six suites and the best service the Caribbean has to offer is what the new Cap Estate development will bring to Saint Lucia’s tourism industry, that according to the property’s general manager Andre Dhanpaul at … Continue reading

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Much Needed Forensic Laboratory May Be Re-opened

The Saint Lucia Forensic Laboratory was opened in December 2009 and for the length of its questionable functionality there have been back-and-forth allegations between lab specialists, the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions and the Royal Saint Lucian Police … Continue reading

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Best of Saint Lucia for Independence 2017

Independence activities were in full swing over the past few days with events happening throughout the island. On Tuesday this week, the Youth Expose was held at Constitution Park. According to organizers, the main objective of the event was to … Continue reading

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Unbelievable But True!

The DSH proposals first entered public debate following the welcome change of government last June. My reaction to the initial DSH-related press release was similar to that of the majority of Saint Lucians: Why hadn’t we heard about this from … Continue reading

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Editor’s Letter: Don’t Let Your Babies Grow Up To Be Monsters!

I heard the most unsettling story this week of two close friends who had gone together to a performance by a live band. The pair had known each other for over ten years. After the show they decided to get … Continue reading

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Amusings: Psychopathic Personality

Ilove reading and I will read just about anything. Some complain that people do not read enough these days but if that were true it would not be because there is not enough to read. Just go online and see … Continue reading

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Will Fake News Triumph Over Verifiable Truth?

So sound is the ring of some pronouncements that many assume they could only have come from God Almighty. For example: “The devil can cite Scripture for his purpose.” Sounds so biblical, doesn’t it? Actually, the quoted line is from … Continue reading

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Office of the Prime Minister Denounces “Independence Day” Facebook Message

The Office of the Prime Minister states categorically that a recent post to the facebook platform on Independence Day attributed to the Honourable Prime Minister Allen M. Chastanet was not approved by the Office of the Prime Minister. The public … Continue reading

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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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