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ORC IMPLICATED POLICE OFFICER SPEAKS OUT

It was called “operation restore confidence” (ORC) – a law enforcement crime fighting strategy to take back the nation’s streets from criminal elements in 2011. However, the united states would later withdraw security assistance to the Royal Saint Lucia Police Force, citing unresolved allegations of Extra-judicial killings. The fall out …

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SAINT LUCIA WELCOMES FIRST CRUISE SHIP SINCE PANDEMIC

After 15 months of inactivity at port Castries, the celebrity millennium cruise ship dropped anchor in port Castries, signalling the return of the cruise tourism sector in Saint Lucia. The arrival of the cruise ship was met with jubilation by tourism officials, cruise tour companies, and various other stakeholders.

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UNTHINKING CARIBBEAN GLOBALIZATION

On 15 June 2021 the prestigious Sir Arthur Lewis Community College of St Lucia convened participants from all over the world to unthink Caribbean globalization. Dr. Keith Nurse, Principal and President, scholar and consummate networker, challenged us all to share our most provocative views about a region exposed like never before. We all know …

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ICAR UPDATE ON CONSTITUTIONAL MOTION

The attorney-at-law representing the Iyanola Council for the Advancement of Rastafari (ICAR) in the constitutional motion against the government on the use of cannabis for religious purposes is gearing up for his day in court.

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NATIONAL TRACK AND FIELD CHAMPIONSHIPS 2021

It was a weekend packed with sporting activity with the easing of covid-19 pandemic related restrictions and protocols. The Saint Lucia athletics association held its much anticipated national track and field championships, with a number athletes finally getting a taste of competition after a very long lay-off.

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ARCHBISHOP ROBERT RIVAS CELEBRATES 50 YEARS IN PRIESTHOOD

The most reverend archbishop Robert Rivas celebrated 50 years of unstinting devotion to the priesthood with a thanksgiving mass at the minor basilica of the immaculate conception on Sunday. The head of the local roman catholic church is also on the verge of retirement. He spoke candidly of his time …

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NARROW ESCAPE FOR TRUCK DRIVER IN CRANE ACCIDENT

A crane accident in Castries on Sunday left some households and businesses in the city without power, while reducing traffic to a snarl. The crane toppled over during the removal of a tank, resulting in damage to infrastructure including the road. The driver of the truck involved in the crane …

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