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February 16th 2016 Lacorbiniere On Election Security

Saint Lucia is gearing up for general elections and national security minister Phillip La Corbiniere is making it clear that there will be no room for public disturbances, unsanctioned gatherings or violence on the campaign trail. He says the elections must be conducted peacefully.

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February 16th 2016 Francis Wary Of Police Search Powers Abuse

Human rights advocate Mary Francis says she’s concerned that local police might be abusing their powers of search. Some residents of the Marchand community this week alleged that police raided a house without adequate protocols. The attorney-at-law says the fact is there are too many similar allegations of late.

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February 15th 2016 CDF-Lime Major Contract Signing

Telecommunications giant, lime is championing the cause of cultural preservation. The corporate entity has donated 120 thousand dollars to the cultural development foundation. The funds will go towards advancing Saint Lucia’s cultural sector.

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February 15th 2016 Dr. Day Reignites Ganja Debate

The director of the Caribbean drug and alcohol research institute Dr. Marcus day says the results of the latest journal of the American Medical Association study on long term marijuana use and memory loss is proof enough that it’s time to decriminalize pot. The study concluded that lifetime marijuana users …

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February 12th 2016 Riding Out An Intense Drought

The water resource management authority wants homeowners, businesses and farmers to step up water conservation measures immediately, and to brace for further extreme drought conditions. Authority officials warn that Saint Lucia is entering the annual dry season with worryingly low water supplies.

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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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