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2 Foreign Nationals Charged In Drug Bust At Sea

Two foreign nationals – one Dominican and one Vincentian, appeared before the courts on Thursday July 27th, on drug charges. They were arrested and charged following the first of two marine police operations in the south of St. Lucia on Friday July 21st, during which the Dominican national was shot. …

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EC Dollar Strong

Governor of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank Timothy Antoine says the EC Dollar remains strong. Antoine addressed a ceremony to signal the change in chairman of the ECCB monetary council in Dominica last week. His comments come on the heels of the recent celebration of 41 years of the EC …

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Blind Welfare Association On The Brink

After serving the blind and visually impaired for almost half a century, the Saint Lucia Blind Welfare Association is facing the grim reality of closure. Executive director Anthony Avril says years of financial difficulty and dwindling support have reached a peak. He says in the absence of a new wave …

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Mango Cooking Competition

The forestry department has brought the curtains down on a cooking competition with a difference. The challenge took the form of a one-week cooking camp. The main ingredient in the week’s dishes was mango. Organizers say the goal was to encourage food and nutrition students to use more locally grown …

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