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Prime Minister Allen Chastanet has sent the strongest signal to date of his administration’s intention to decriminalize marijuana. The advocates for the legalization of marijuana, want the government to ensure that St. Lucians are important players in the industry and not just providers of manual labour.  
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The annual general meeting of the Eastern Caribbean Copyright Organization was postponed as a result of what the organizers say is a technical glitch. Saturday’s scheduled annual general meeting had attracted many local artistes.  
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The strike by the Fire Fighters Association is beginning to take its toll on emergency response and on the remaining officers operating the fire service, in the absence of their striking colleagues. There are reports of a much longer than normal response time by the emergency services to calls for their assistance. On Monday the …
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[BBC News Africa, March 18th 2019]:– The death toll in Mozambique from Cyclone Idai could reach 1,000, President Filipe Nyusi has said. It made landfall close to the port city of Beira on Thursday with winds of up to 177 km/h (106 mph), but aid teams only reached the city on Sunday.  (People clambered on roofs …
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[DALLAS (CBS News), Monday March 18th] – Former Dallas police officer Amber Guyger was in court Monday where a judge determined her case will go to trial on August 12. Her presence was required as attorneys met behind closed doors. Guyger, 30, is charged with murder in the killing of 26-year-old Botham Jean last September in his southside …
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[CNN]:– Universities are working to contain the fallout from allegations that families with money and clout paid bribes for their children to attend eight prestigious institutions. They’re facing questions about the fates of students involved and whether they knew about their parents’ alleged acts. And, at a time of year when colleges are whittling down the …
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Here is today’s question: DO YOU EXPECT ST. LUCIA’S INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS CLIMATE TO IMPROVE IN THE NEAR FUTURE? Voting is easy! Just log on to HTSSTLUCIA.ORG or Facebook at HTS ST. LUCIA OFFICIAL and vote! You can also send your response via text or Whatsapp to 720-4022. For FLOW handset owners, here’s a reminder of …
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Hospitality students at the Sir Arthur Lewis Community College are getting real world experience. The department is overseeing a student-run fine dining operation, where the students prepare meals and serve customers. The administrators say it’s a chance for the students to get hands on training various restaurant roles from serving and preparation to hygiene and …
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