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Peter ‘Ras Ipa’ Isaac says he feels insulted by comments this week from the head of the Saint Lucia Roman Catholic Church, Robert Rivas. And Isaac wants an apology and retraction. The comments from the head of the Catholic Church followed an arson attack on the Catholic Church at Pierrot, Vieux Fort. On Sunday morning […]

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Former electoral commissioner Claudius Francis is accusing Babonneau MP, Ezechiel Joseph of bringing the integrity of the electoral commission and department into question. Francis is demanding that the legislator apologize to the chair of the electoral commission for comments made in the house of assembly during the recent budget debate.
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Trinidad Guardian:– T&T and West Indies women’s cricketer Britney Cooper has lashed back at former England opener and commentator Jeffrey Boycott for comments he made concerning women analysing men’s cricket. The 79-year-old wrote about his departure from the BBC in a column for The Telegraph on the weekend stressing the need for an expert to have […]

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Press Release:–  May 15, 2020, Washington, DC – In response to the question posed on whether Caribbean tourism can rebound; what should governments and the private sector do in order to safely revive tourism in the region; and whether Caribbean governments should make their economies less dependent on tourism – Ambassador Edmunds recently responded to the Inter-American Dialogues […]

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BBC News:–  A row has erupted after the chief of the World Health Organization (WHO) accused Taiwan’s leaders of spearheading personal attacks on him. WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said he had been subjected to racist comments and death threats for months. But President Tsai Ing-wen said Taiwan opposed any form of discrimination, and invited […]

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Opposition leader Philip J. Pierre has said that it was not his intention to mislead in remarks made in connection with a Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Coronavirus meeting in Barbados on Sunday. Pierre was blasted by the ruling United Workers Party (UWP) for asserting that Prime Minister Allen Chastanet was not in attendance. The UWP said […]

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Saint Lucia police have been instructed to interview Health Minister Mary Isaac, who recently asserted that someone was sent to kill former City Councillor, Victor Maurice. Maurice died last month while receiving medical treatment in Martinique. He had been shot multiple times at his home here in November. At a vigil in his memory, Mary […]

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The Saint Lucia Hospitality and Tourism Association (SLHTA) continues discussion with the Ministry of Tourism and Ministry of Finance with regard to the logistics of the implementation of a new head tax regime, referred to as a tourist accommodation fee. As a recent press release from the Saint Lucia Tourism Authority (SLTA) stated, such a head tax/ tourist accommodation fee already exists elsewhere regionally and globally.

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