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ARC Sets Course to Rejuvenate Yachting Sector

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As the Saint Lucia Tourist Board celebrates the record breaking victory of the first ARC vessel to finish the trans-oceanic crossing, excitement is building over the anticipated arrival of dozens more who have braved the high seas in an attempt … Continue reading

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LUCELEC Customer Advisory

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It has been reported to the St. Lucia Electricity Services Limited (LUCELEC) that individuals are presenting themselves to business establishments and/or people’s homes as LUCELEC employees and requesting permission to access their premises to conduct inspections or work on behalf … Continue reading

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Pearl of the Caribbean to Transform South

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Saint Lucia is poised for significant advances in our tourism product and business environment thanks to Saint Lucia’s Pearl of the Caribbean which is expected to commence construction in 2017. The southern-based project, estimated to cost about $2-billion, is a … Continue reading

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Region Tackles Problems with Maths

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Steps are being taken to solve the problem of Mathematics education in the Caribbean region. The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) recently hosted a two-day workshop in Barbados for Mathematics education stakeholders across the Caribbean. Mathematics specialists and lecturers from the … Continue reading

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Sandals hosts the ‘fun prince’ for a second time

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The staff of the Sandals Grande St Lucian Spa and Beach Resort are still basking in the afterglow of hosting Britain’s Prince Henry of Wales, better known as Prince Harry, who spent two days in this idyllic island, the third … Continue reading

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Saint Lucia Delegation to Pay Homage to Former President Castro in Cuba

In this photo released by the state media Cubadebate web site, Cuba's leader Fidel Castro delivers a speech to members of a Cuban medical brigade who arrived recently from Bolivia, in Havana, Cuba, Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2010. (AP Photo/Cubadebate, Roberto Chile)

  Prime Minister Honourable Allen M. Chastanet, Minister for Health and Wellness, Honourable Mary Isaac and Member of Parliament for Laborie, Honourable Alva Baptiste, will leave for Cuba today to pay homage to former Cuban president Fidel Castro. On Friday, … Continue reading

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Make the Planet Grow Again

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For over two decades the US (Financial/Military Complex) has been trying to manners the Middle East into freeing up its military hands to pivot to China. They did so by vying to liquidate Middle Eastern and North African leaders whom … Continue reading

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Christmas Barrel Concessions from December 1

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The much anticipated concessions on Christmas barrels are on again for the festive season. Government has announced a 100 percent waiver of import duty on barrels imported between December 1, 2016 and February 15, 2017. By Cabinet Conclusion No. 295 … Continue reading

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What Are We Doing About The Human Traffickers In Our Midst?

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When it comes to human trafficking, Saint Lucia remains dodgy territory. That sentiment was at the heart of an address delivered several weeks ago by Leonard Terrence, Deputy Director at the Bordelais Correctional Facility. For four years Saint Lucia has … Continue reading

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Saint Lucia Needs the Vieux Fort Racetrack

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The idea of having a world-class race rack here in Saint Lucia is almost unbelievable. My grandfather was a racehorse owner and trainer; my father was a racehorse owner and trainer; my Mum was a racehorse owner. I used to … Continue reading

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Are High Profile Lawyers Dodging Media Spotlight?

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The first thing we do, kill all the lawyers. So Shakespeare’s Dick the Butcher suggested as one of the ways a band of pretenders to the throne of Henry VI could improve England. Dick is clearly not the kind of … Continue reading

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13 Ways of Looking at a Fat Girl – Mona Awad

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The pale blue cover of this book was certainly more inviting than the title. All I could muster for expectations was the bullying of a fat girl by other brutally honest children. It turns out that I was partially right. … Continue reading

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St Lucian Sculptor Making Waves Internationally

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St Lucian sculptor Jallim Eudovic has been a popular face in art galleries around the world in recent times. Jallim returned to the island recently from London, where he participated in an ongoing exhibition that is being hosted by the … Continue reading

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And They Say We’re Not An Inventive People!

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So much ado about nothing! Remember? A mindless promo appears online, in the form of a press release from a hotel in which Saint Lucia’s prime minister has shareholder interests. The release is pulled mere hours after it first appeared. … Continue reading

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A word of appreciation for Senator Adrian Augier

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I’ve shared with the publisher of this newspaper, and with others, my aversion to the local run-of-the-mill radio and TV talk shows. I much prefer reading a good book or taking in an interesting CNN interview. I remain convinced that … Continue reading

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Education Minister Stresses Need to Protect Children

Leader of the Opposition Gale Rigobert: Are her House deliveries products of a 
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Minister for Education Honourable Dr. Gale T.C. Rigobert has reiterated the Government’s commitment to the youth of the nation in the wake of Universal Children’s Day which was celebrated by several countries on Sunday, November 20, 2016. The Minister, who … Continue reading

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Spain Connects Musically With Saint Lucia

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October 2016 heralded 30 years of diplomatic relations between Spain and Saint Lucia—a significant milestone of cultural unity, arts, heritage and ways of life, despite language differences. To further honour and celebrate this anniversary the Embassy of Spain in Saint … Continue reading

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A Thousand Splendid Suns – Khaled Hosseini

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I have travelled many times to Afghanistan and Pakistan in the last few books I’ve read and Khaled Hosseini paradoxically broke and captured my heart with “The Kite Runner”. With “A Thousand Splendid Suns” he did it all over again. … Continue reading

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Will Trump Carry Out Deportation Threats?

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Fear! That’s the word that best describes the feeling that gripped most Saint Lucians upon learning Donald Trump had actually beaten Hillary Clinton in their race to the White House. Forget about his first lady, whose pictures had caused no … Continue reading

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He is a hero!

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The Department of Tourism, Information and Broadcasting on Wednesday paid tribute to Mr. Zacheus Dominic, a lifeguard employed with Sandals Regency Saint Lucia for his act of bravery displayed on Monday February 23, 2015 when he successfully rescued a resident … Continue reading

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