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By Melissa Martin PhD Give your brain a workout—read a book. Pump up the muscle mass between your two ears. Reading is important. Also, people in all countries around the globe deserve the right to learn to read. Literacy for all The United Nations educational, scientific and cultural organisation (UNESCO) estimates that 175 million young […]

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Dear Sir: When Ralph Gonsalves told the electorate something, commenting after the failed referendum poll 2009, he made it very obvious that he was aware that bribing the voters at the time of elections is the only sure way to get elected. A criminal act, both for the briber and the bribed. You can be […]

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Dear Sir: Perhaps it is a nasty habit of mine, but whenever I am in Grenada, I tend to get a proud feeling of being in the country, and I grab every moment of the time spent here to engage with people and soak up the good things our country got to offer. However; as […]

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Dear Sir: Another fisherman is missing and its business as usual almost as if some casualties are invisible. Each life matters, but we act as though a fisherman is only half a citizen. Why this national silence? Fishermen and Friends of the Sea (FFOS) sympathises with the family of corporal Gerald James who for two […]

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Bus drivers voted Sunday to re-elect Godfrey Ferdinand for a fifth straight term as President of the National Council on Public Transportation (NCOPT). Ferdinand was voted in at the head of a nine-member executive of the organisation at a meeting in Micoud. He said one of the priorities is modernising the public transport sector. Ferdinand […]

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The President of the National Association of Driving Schools (NADS) is urging a ban on after market headlamps which have a blinding effect on oncoming motorists at nights. Kingson Jean told St Lucia Times that the after market HIV (High Intensity Discharge) and LED (Light-Emitting Diodes) headlamps create problems for safe driving on the country’s […]

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Trinidad Newsday:- REPORTS have emerged suggesting Cricket West Indies (CWI) are initiating plans to remove current head coach, Richard Pybus, ahead of May’s 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup. According to ESPN, as per a conversation with new president Ricky Skerritt, the axe will fall on Pybus just three months after overseeing a Test series victory against […]

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BBC News:- Police in Romania are searching along the country’s Black Sea coast after 130kg (286lb) of cocaine was found washed ashore. Around 300 officers and 14 coastguard ships are patrolling the coastline after packets of narcotics were found in several locations since Friday. Police have urged members of the public to not open the parcels. […]

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The advocacy group Raise Your Voice Saint Lucia is seeking public assistance in responding to the needs of victims of domestic violence. The organisation says that with the economic downturn and the need for more donated funds, it is struggling to provide support for more women, while being understaffed and having more and more women […]

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