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Press Release:– Discussions are ongoing between Saint Lucia and Lausanne University about starting up a satellite facility in Saint Lucia. Prime Minister Hon. Allen Chastanet met with the head of Lausanne University while in Switzerland. It is hoped that the university will serve not only Saint Lucia, but the rest of the Caribbean. “Given the immigration […]

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On September 9 the Millet Minibus Association started suspending services to the communities of Venus Estate and Belair in protest against “unacceptable condition of the roads”. Fresh off a meeting over the weekend, the Association’s president, Cyprian Yarde, told the STAR on Monday that a decision had been taken to continue the suspension of services until complaints had been given reasonable attention. Cancelling services altogether was contemplated, Yarde said.

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Shortly before Tuesday’s rambunctious House sitting got underway, opposition leader Philip J. Pierre, in answer to a reporter’s query about the next general elections, said: “We are ready. We are very ready. We have candidates coming out of the woodwork. Good candidates. And we hope that when the time comes the prime minister calls the elections.“

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Much media coverage of the crisis in Venezuela talks of a certain inevitability surrounding the rule of current President Nicolás Maduro. There are many reasons this is the case: Maduro has faced widespread condemnation internationally; he is in a power-struggle with presidential rival Juan Guaidó for the claim of being the nation’s legitimate leader; and by many measures Venezuela has an economy and society in meltdown. The exodus of over 4 million Venezuelans over the past year alone evidences the dire situation.

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In my last column I hinted at the apparent stupidity that seems at times to blanket this island. I was careful to point to the knee-jerk reaction that is based on the narrow partisan politics at the root of such willful ignorance. Like those who have been trained in scientific investigation (such as my colleagues in the science of agriculture) to identify problems along the food chain and to identify suitable solutions, I have tried to apply these principles to my politics. This has led me in my active political life to search out a cost-effective path to the social and economic problems that haunt Saint Lucia.

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At 500 AM AST (0900 UTC), the center of newly formed Tropical Storm Karen was located near latitude 11.9 North, longitude 60.2 West. Karen is moving toward the west-northwest near 9 mph (15 km/h) and this general motion is expected to continue today. A turn toward the northwest is forecast to occur on Monday, followed […]

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(JAMAICA GLEANER) — A grade six teacher is now battling for life after she was mauled for hours by a pack of pit bull dogs on Thursday. The St Richards Primary School teacher was heard screaming for help “for hours” while she was being mauled by at least four dogs on Woodland Way, in Coopers ...

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(News.com.au) — An Instagram video showing a father complete a bungee swing jump while holding his 2-year-old daughter is the subject of serious flak online. In the footage, Redha Rozlan, a Malaysian reality star, is shown standing on a bridge in Kuala Kuba Bharu. He pats his 2-year-old daughter’s back reassuringly as a man yells, ...

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(NEWS ROOM GUYANA) — A 33-year-old woman who is five months pregnant is currently hospitalised after she suffered severe injuries from a savage beating at the hands of her partner on Tuesday last. Swarswattie Etwaroo of Corentyne, Berbice remains a patient at a public hospital in the region, four days after her husband attacked and ...

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(TRINIDAD GUARDIAN) — Meena Bhim felt blood drip­ping on her from the floor­boards above her head and when she in­ves­ti­gat­ed up­stairs she made a ghast­ly dis­cov­ery. Her broth­er Be­sham Bhim, 33, of Churkoo Vil­lage, Man­a­ham­bre Road was ly­ing in a pool of blood in the kitchen. He was bare­ly breath­ing with a gap­ing stab wound ...

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