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Jamaica Observer:- The impact that Sandals Resorts International has had on the development of Jamaica and the wider Caribbean has been described as “nothing short of phenomenal”. Edmund Bartlett, Jamaica’s tourism minister, made the observation during a tour of the new 220-room AC Hotel in Kingston last week conducted by Sandals/ATL Group’s Deputy Chairman Adam Stewart. […]

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A driver escaped unhurt after a vehicle crash at Independence City, Castries, Sunday afternoon, eyewitnesses have reported. According to the eyewitnesses, the taxi driver had dropped off some passengers and was driving down the hill when the vehicle skidded. They told St Lucia Times he lost control and the vehicle jumped a gutter before crashing […]

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USA Today:– Mizkan America Inc. has issued a voluntary recall for some varieties of Ragu pasta sauces, saying in a press release that they may contain fragments of plastic. The company said it has not received reports of consumer injuries but issued the recall out of “an abundance of caution,” according to the release. Any recalled sauces […]

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Garfield Chamberlain 87 School Street Boston, MA 02108 U.S.A. June 16, 2019 To the editor of THE ST. LUCIA TIMES: I am a native of Jamaica who will always consider myself a stammerer, or as they say now, a “PWS” or “person who stammers”. I hope that Minister Sarah Flood-Beaubrun was correct when she stated […]

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France 24:-  Nearly two decades after France phased out conscription for men, some 2,000 teenagers on Sunday began a pilot programme for a new national civic service, a pet project of French President Emmanuel Macron. For a fortnight, the 15- and 16-year-olds will leave home for training in first aid and other basic skills, followed […]

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Asserting that he knows being a father today is difficult, Prime Minister Allen Chastanet has observed that some men are fathering children but not shouldering the responsibility that comes with fatherhood. He singled out young Saint Lucian men in particular. Chastanet urged them to take “this beautiful gift that the Lord has given us to […]

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MIAMI, Florida (CMC) :- The United States Coast Guard on Saturday continued to discourage Caribbean migrants from conducting what it describes as “dangerous, illegal voyages on unsafe and unseaworthy vessels”. The US Coast Guard said that on Thursday a Customs Air and Marine Branch aircraft detected a 20-foot pleasure craft about 46 miles east of […]

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Esther Richard (above) was moved to tears after she received her trophy and crown.  Although they may be much younger than seasoned calypso veterans, secondary school students competing in the 2019 Junior Calypso Monarch held their own on stage, dishing out songs that addressed matters of social importance. The tournament took place on Friday June […]

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The 'Reporters Without Borders’ 2019 World Press Freedom Index found journalism in OECS islands to be too heavily influenced by politics. It reads in part: “Journalism is not a prestige profession in the countries that are members of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States. They receive little training and often abandon media work because it is so badly paid, an issue that particularly affects female journalists in the region.”

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