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Wickham Dispels Talk Of Polling Error In Us Election

In the wake of Donald Trump’s surprising victory in the US presidential elections, many people have been questioning the polls which consistently had his democratic rival Hillary Clinton in a solid lead. So were the polls dead wrong? Renowned regional pollster and director of the Caribbean Development Research Services (CADRES) …

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Laborie Pillar Rudy John Laid To Rest

Celebrated Laborian Rudy John was laid to rest in his beloved community on Friday November 4th, 2016. Saint Lucians from all walks of life turned out to pay tribute to the community activist, educator and champion of the credit union movement.

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Peterkin On The Market Jitters Post-Us Elections

As much of the world watched in awe as Donald Trump pulled off a massive upset victory in the us presidential election, financial markets across the globe dipped. Chartered accountant Richard Peterkin says it is a period of “radical uncertainty” for Caribbean countries like Saint Lucia. He says it’s not …

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PM Addresses Parliament On Crime

The past few weeks have seen an apparent spike in crime – particularly sexual crimes against young girls. When the house of assembly convened on Tuesday, Prime Minister Allen Chastanet delivered a special statement on crime. He has vowed decisive action to back up tough talk against the current spate …

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ECCB Governor Addresses Chamber Of Commerce

The governor of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank says Saint Lucia needs to take the lead in structural and fiscal reform in the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU). Timothy Antoine was the guest speaker at the chamber of commerce executive luncheon on November 4th. He spoke of the need to …

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OECS Marks Dominica Independence With Flag Raising

The commonwealth of Dominica is celebrating 38 years of independence from Great Britain. This year’s independence activities focused on unity and resilience, as the country continues to rebuild from the devastation wrought by tropical storm Erika in august, 2016. A number of Dominicans resident in Saint Lucia joined representatives of …

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Laborie Pays Tribute To Rudy John

The community of Laborie is paying tribute to one of its most celebrated and illustrious sons. Community activist, credit union stalwart, revered educator and sports enthusiast Rudy John will be laid to rest on Friday November 4th. Ahead of his funeral service, those who knew him best are speaking about …

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Boo Is Having A Concert

Saint Lucia’s acclaimed musician Ronald ‘Boo’ Hinkson is getting set to host his very first concert. Hinkson, who recently received the prestigious OBE by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, says he is excited to announce the event, which he hopes will be an annual one.

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Antigua & Barbuda OECS Independence Flag Raising

Antigua and Barbuda is celebrating 35 years of independence from Great Britain. The OECS commission continued its mission to share in national day observances of member states, with a flag raising ceremony at its Morne fortune secretariat on Tuesday November 1st. The Antiguan nationals present say their country has a …

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