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February 11th 2016 Boo Off To Judge The Grammys

Saint Lucia’s Ronald ‘Boo’ Hinkson has enjoyed major success as a musician, composer, producer and songwriter. Now he can add becoming the first Saint Lucian with Grammy voting rights to his list of accomplishments. The local jazz icon is off to the Grammy’s!

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February 10th 2016 Another Call For Campaign Finance Reform

As a general election looms, the issue of campaign financing is once again coming to the fore. Local chartered accountant Frank Myers says it’s time for parties to declare their sources of funding. He is also calling for a cap on how much companies and individuals can donate to political …

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February 10th 2016 Guy Joseph Launches Broadside On Dr. Long

The election campaign season is in high gear with dueling politicians not only courting voters, but also launching blistering attacks on their opponents. As widely reported Anse La Raye/Canaries MP Dr. Desmond Long announced that he was leaving elective politics. However, he remains a staunch supporter of the SLP. The …

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February 9th 2016 First Citizens Market Outlook 2016

First Citizen’s Investment Services held its annual market outlook seminar on Tuesday February 9. The annual seminar provides an economic overview of the local, regional and international markets, assessing 2015’s performance and making projections for 2016. Representatives of first citizens’ say the ‘partial recovery’ world economy can create opportunities for …

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February 8th 2016 Clarifying The Unverified Electors Question

The electoral department has issued the list of unverified electors. The publication is part of the verification process ahead of general elections. But the Castries South/East MP has raised concerns about the list. Now the authorities are attempting to set the record straight.

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February 8th 2016 Police Laborie Town Hall

A town hall meeting in Dennery led by acting police commissioner of the royal Saint Lucia Police Force Errol Alexander garnered most of the headlines last week. However, the high profile visit was just one in a succession of on-going meetings by the law enforcement agency, as part of its …

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February 6th Homicide In Jacmel

A young man from the community of Jacmel is the island’s fifth homicide victim for 2016. 21-year-old Modeste Anthony, known as Urias, was gunned down near his mother’s door step just after nine-thirty pm on Friday February 5th.

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February 5th 2016 OECS Growth And Development Boot Camp

Work on a growth and development strategy for the organisation of Eastern Caribbean states (OECS) continued this week with a two-day boot camp. The organization’s director general says that after dragging on for four years, it is time to complete the strategy.

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