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Saint Lucia’s Prime Minister, Allen Chastanet, has announced that primary health care across the country is undergoing a major overhaul. Writing on his official Facebook page Wednesday, Chastanet said this includes more resources for better management of and education about Non-Communicable Diseases, which present ‘a clear danger’ to many Saint Lucians. “To this end a […]

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Years after my mom completed her service as a schoolteacher, her old bicycle, which was similar in style and age to the one in the photograph displayed, found its final resting place in the backyard of my grandmother’s home at 73 Marie Therese Street, Gros Islet. As a child, I never quite understood why this ...

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Informants could be in the money if Saint Lucia’s National Security Minister, Hermangild Francis, his his way. “I am going to roll out a plan – we want the informants, persons who know people who have firearms; give that information to the Commissioner of Police or to myself as the minister and we are going […]

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LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Veteran British broadcaster Danny Baker was on Thursday fired by the BBC after tweeting a picture of well-dressed couple holding hands with a chimpanzee in a suit, tagged with the caption “royal baby leaves hospital”. Accusations of racism immediately flooded his timeline, as new royal baby Archie has mixed-race heritage ...

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“Dangerous, defamatory and uniquely evil” are the words attorney S. Lee Merritt used to describe an American radio talk show host who verbally attacked Botham Jean’s mother, Allison. Merrit, one of the attorneys representing the Saint Lucian Jean family, posted on Twitter, a clip of Chris Krok of WBAP radio in Texas trash-talking Botham’s mother. ...

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CNN: Pope Francis issued new global rules Thursday for reporting sexual abuse in the Catholic Church, mandating for the first time that all dioceses set up systems for reporting abuse and cover-ups. The new rules require all Catholic dioceses around the world to have a “public and accessible” system in place for reporting abuse by […]

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A statement by Prime Minister Allen Chastanet that girls under 18 are having children with different men, following in the footsteps of their mothers and grandmothers, have not gone down well with a number of people on social media. They have branded his statement as “racist”, “reckless”, and “disrespectful”. Chastanet made the comments during Monday’s ...

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A number of people have expressed dismay on social media at a man who dashed left a child during the recent armed robbery of the Sea Town ‘Chinese restaurant’ on Brazil Street, Castries. Some persons have branded the man a “coward”. Macy wrote: “As none of us know for sure how we would react; but ...

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(JAMAICA OBSERVER) — Cultural practices from as far back as biblical times are partly to blame for what university professor Dr Wendel Abel describes as the “lukewarm attitude” in contemporary Jamaican society for older women having sex with underage boys. In a recent interview with the Jamaica Observer, Dr Abel brought a well-known truth to ...

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