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By Melanius Alphonse The greatest challenges that Saint Lucia faces include the social, economic and health care crises and climate change adaptation, so awkward backdoor foreign policy and weak leadership are not viable options. Questions therefore continue to mount in relation to Saint Lucia’s agenda as expounded at the 73rd session of the United Nations […]

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Dear Sir: Many economists hold the view that the market is the optimum choice for the allocation of scarce resources. This allocation affects individuals differently in any society. If no one or no group is severely and inordinately affected as compared with others in, say, making the demand equal to supply by changing price then […]

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Dear Sir: In perpetually, extremely troubled Haiti, “bayonets are made of steel, while laws themselves are made of paper,” goes the saying. A dictum that literally means the sword is the “supreme law of the land, not the system of rules that a particular country or community recognizes as regulating the actions of its members. […]

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France 24:–  A Paris court has convicted the man seen striking a woman on a Paris street in a CCTV video that went viral in July. He was handed a 12-month sentence for violence – including six months suspended – and ordered to pay €2,000 in damages. The 25-year-old was also ordered to receive sexual and domestic […]

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(CMC) – The Ministries of Agriculture and Environment will be moving ahead with the implementation of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) funded project “Assisting Small Island Developing States (SIDS) to Integrate the Agricultural Sectors into Climate Change Priorities and Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs)”. The FAO’s National Climate Change Officer, Stephen Duggins, says this project ...

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(BBC) — Nike has said it is “deeply concerned” by rape allegations against footballer Cristiano Ronaldo. The US sportswear giant – which has a contract worth a reported $1bn (£768m) with Ronaldo – said it would “continue to closely monitor the situation”, the Associated Press reports. EA Sports, which also has a contract with Ronaldo, ...

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The Saint Lucia Insurance Council is considering having standardised rates for local insurance premiums, it has been announced. The issue was raised during the 43rd annual general meeting of the council Thursday. Joseph Dolor, the Public Relations  Officer and Education Chairman of the organisation, told St Lucia Times that what is being seen in the […]

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(CMC) – A hotelier from Anguilla was sentenced to five months in prison and ordered to pay over US$50,000 when he appeared in court on Tortola, British Virgin Islands on Thursday. Kirk Hughes was fined US$56,000 and will also serve time at Her Majesty’s Prison for his leading role in a few Immigration and financial-related crimes ...

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[Press Release] Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) is a celebration of the innovators and job creators, who launch startups that bring ideas to life, drive economic growth and expand human welfare. During one week each November, GEW inspires people everywhere through local, national and global activities designed to help them explore their potential as self-starters and …
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(PRESS RELEASE) – The Ministry of Health and Wellness held a media launched on October 4th 2018, in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month in St. Lucia. According to Statistics from the World Health Organization (WHO) forty-one million persons die each year from non-communicable diseases which is equivalent to seventy percent of all deaths worldwide. ...

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