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Dear Sir: A hatchet man of the ruling class, for the past two weeks, has been on the attack, making all kinds of vacuous statements about trade union rights and false claims suggesting that the trade unions are more favoured under the Industrial Relations Act (IRA) than employers. This of course is farthest from the […]

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Dear Sir: Is this why we cannot attract and retain locals in this field? I must admit that I wanted to be an accounting teacher. In fact, when I enrolled in college in 1986, I was pursuing a double major in education and accounting. I did a few educational courses and I was also doing […]

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The 7th annual Mango Bowl Regatta was officially launched at the St. Lucia Yacht Club on Wednesday October 31st. Over 40 boats are expected to participate in this year’s competition, including representatives from Grenada, Trinidad, Martinique, Barbados, the UK, among others. Last year, approximately 200 sailors converged in Rodney Bay, for the weekend-long sailing event. …
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BBC- India thrashed West Indies by nine wickets, after bowling the tourists out for 104, to complete a 3-1 one-day series victory. The tourists were dismissed in 31.5 overs at Thiruvananthapuram, captain Jason Holder top-scoring with 25. Left-arm spinner Ravindra Jadeja took 4-34, and pace bowler Jasprit Bumrah 2-11 from his six overs. Rohit Sharma made …
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By Lissa Joseph (GIS) On Sep. 27, Tropical Storm Kirk dumped heavy rains and winds on Saint Lucia and the rest of the East Caribbean, leaving a trail of destruction in the agriculture sector in its wake. One month later, local farmers are still recovering with assistance from the Government of Saint Lucia. With the […]

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A group of women and men stood Thursday afternoon in solidarity with the family of Kimberly Williams de Leon, the wife of a police officer who was shot dead this week at Chef Harry Drive, Morne Fortune, Castries. The group started gathering at Constitution Park about noon and later observed a minute of silence in […]

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PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) – Trinidad and Tobago started the month of November in the same manner as it ended the previous month with an earthquake rattling the twin island republic. The Seismic Research Centre (SRC) of the St Augustine campus of the University of the West Indies (UWI) said that an earthquake with […]

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Associated Press:–  A Japan Airlines co-pilot arrested after failing a breath test shortly before a London to Tokyo flight pleaded guilty Thursday to being almost 10 times over the legal limit for alcohol. London’s Metropolitan Police force said Katsutoshi Jitsukawa appeared at Uxbridge Magistrates’ Court in west London and admitted exceeding the alcohol limit. The […]

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(CNN)The British government has added cannabis to the pharmacopoeia of medicines available to patients on the National Health Service. As of November 1, “patients can be prescribed medicinal cannabis by specialist doctors,” the Home Office declared in a recent statement. Campaigners lobbied the government to reconsider its previous stance categorizing cannabis as a Class A substance, […]

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Tourism Minister, Dominic Fedee, has accused the opposition Saint Lucia Labour Party (SLP) of duplicity and double standards in a statement Thursday. Fedee’s statement is reproduced below: It has become necessary for me to express my deepest concern over activities threatening to undermine the confidence of the local tourism investment climate. A number of these […]

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