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By Melanius Alphonse Saint Lucia Prime Minister Allen Chastanet’s belated New Year’s address on January 13, 2019, was nothing more than a torrent of half-truths, misrepresentations, and outright lies, but more, perhaps, was his extraordinary aloofness. To complement this, his tragic fevered imagination does not speak to the inherent dignity and value for Saint Lucians […]

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Dear Sir: Understanding why the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ), the final court of appeal meant to replace the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council (JCPC), has only attracted four countries — Barbados, Belize, Dominica, and Guyana – of 15 potential members, and why the two constitutional referenda in Grenada and Antigua-Barbuda to join the […]

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Former Saint Lucia government minister, Emma Hippolyte, has urged the church to speak up on social issues, including gambling. She expressed the view that the church has been quiet on the matter. “I believe there is room for the Christian Council and others to let their voices be heard,” Hippolyte declared. The former Minister of Commerce, […]

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Dear Sir: It has been reported that Sandals has withdrawn the memorandum of understanding (MoU) for the construction of the Sandals Resort in Buccoo Estate, Tobago. Several sustainable development groups have claimed that this resort will result in the destruction of Buccoo Reef, which was once rated as the “number three spectacular sight to behold […]

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Dear Sir: What is a five-star hotel? Typically, high end hotels are rated between one to five stars. At a five-star property, accommodations will boast of excellent staff with exceptional levels of proactive service and customer care, cleanliness, maintenance, hospitality and delivery of services all adhere to an extremely high standard. Sandals advertise themselves as […]

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Dear Sir: In an effort to safeguard our institutions, the Willie Redhead Foundation (tWRF) is constrained to join forces with other likeminded organisations in solidarity with the Grenada Bar Association (GBA), as it endeavours to cope with a judicial system that is in shambles and is in urgent need to have it holistically rectified in […]

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(SNO) — A 54-year-old man has been arrested and charged in connection with the alleged sexual assault of a five-year-old girl, according to a statement from the Royal St. Vincent and the Grenadines Police Force (RSVGPF). The man, a labourer, has been charged with “allegedly compelling a five-year-old student to go from his porch to ...

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Police are investigating a report that a male student took a gun to class this week. Persons familiar with the report have told St Lucia Times that the school involved is the Corinth Secondary. According to information, a teacher took the firearm from the student and the police later became involved. Further details surrounding the […]

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(SNO) — The main opposition Saint Lucia Labour Party (SLP) has not given up on its motion of no confidence in the Allen Chastanet-led government. At a press conference earlier this week, Opposition Leader Philip J. Pierre said the party will be pursuing the matter in 2019. “At this point, what I can tell you ...

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BBC- Defending champion Caroline Wozniacki was knocked out of the Australian Open as five-time Grand Slam winner Maria Sharapova provided a reminder of her ability with a three-set win. Russia’s Sharapova, seeded 30th, hit 37 winners in a 6-4 4-6 6-3 victory to reach the fourth round. Wozniacki, 28, led 4-1 in the first set, only …
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