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(JAMAICA GLEANER) – “A really awesome thing happened to me three months ago,” said Mary Jane* as she told the story of how marijuana changed her life. “I started using CBD oil for my pain management and now I’m 95 per cent pain free.” The 57-year-old pharmacist and entrepreneur from Montego Bay damaged her spine ...

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The Police Welfare Association (PWA) has urged a reconsideration of the compensation offered to police officers who are injured or killed in the line of duty. The association’s President, Travis Chicot, told St Lucia Times that ‘ideally’, the PWA is looking to obtain $1 million for the family of each police officer killed while on […]

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(TELESUR ENGLISH) – “Venezuela and the brothers of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago have achieved important advances,” said Venezuelan Minister Douglas Sosa. The terms of the bilateral oil agreement between Trinidad and Tobago and Venezuela have been confirmed and signed, Venezuelan Deputy Minister of Gas, Douglas Sosa said Saturday. During the 32 meeting at ...

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(SNO) — A video of a contestant in a pageant in Saint Lucia throwing away her certificate and storming off the stage crying after the winner was announced, has gone viral. That incident occurred at the La Wen Jennes Pageant held on Sunday evening (Oct. 14) in Soufriere. In the video, someone shouts a big ...

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(PRESS RELEASE) – The Athletics Coaches Association was established in 2015 to represent the interests of track and field coaches in Saint Lucia in an effort to develop the sport of track and field on island. One mandate of the Association is the education of its coaches and in keeping with that mandate, the Association ...

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(AP) – A man suspected of robbing a Wichita bank earlier this week spent time in federal prison after pleading guilty to robbing the same bank seven years ago. Federal prosecutors say 50-year-old Brent Allen Drees, of Wichita, is charged with one count of bank robbery. They allege Drees walked into the Conway Bank Tuesday, ...

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(CMC) – Jamaica is celebrating National Heroes’ Day on Monday with the political leaders urging nationals to reflect on th3e significance of the occasion as Jamaica continues to make its mark globally. Prime Minister Andrew Holness used the occasion to also call on Jamaicans to unite in the fight against crime, adding that that the ...

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Asserting that the Saint Lucia  constitution has served this country well, opposition leader, Philip J. Pierre, has said that the 1979 document is now due for revision. Pierre was addressing the annual conference of his Saint Lucia Labour (SLP) on Sunday in Laborie.  He recalled what he described as the machinations surrounding the appointment and […]

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Peterson Francis has been reappointed as Mayor of Castries, but well informed sources have told St Lucia Times that he is yet to respond to the letter of appointment from Local Government Minister, Senator Fortuna Belrose. Belrose, in the letter dated October 3, advised Francis that he has been reappointed to serve as Mayor from […]

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The President of the National Council on Public Transportation has welcomed a vehicular guardrails project which the Department of Infrastructure, Ports and Energy started this month to improve road safety. Godfrey Ferdinand said the project is necessary and lone overdue. “If safety is our concern we need to put all the necessary measures in place, […]

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