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SAINT LUCIAN ARTIST IN BRONX WRITES WRITES SONG TO BRING POSITIVE CHANGE, INSPIRED BY GEORGE FLOYD

VIA NEWS 12: http://bronx.news12.com/story/42415987/bronx-musician-pens-song-inspired-by-the-death-of-george-floyd-in-the-hope-of-sparking-change Link to Video: Bronx musician is using his voice to spark change, after the death of George Floyd prompted him to change course and write a new song. Phil Nessy has been writing and recording songs for years, and recently was working on a song about the coronavirus. “I was in …

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FRESH START INCENTIVES RAISE EYEBROWS

A former independent senator is raising concerns about a statutory instrument used by government to grant a host of concessions to a construction company under the fiscal incentives act. Business-man Everitus Jn marie believes the move is tantamount to executive over-reach.

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POLICE LAY CHARGES IN AGARD HOMICIDE CASE

Law enforcement officers have pressed charges in the grisly Agard slashing incident which claimed the life of 38-year-old Emmanuel Morille. Relatives say the mild-mannered man and his nephew were involved in a fiery argument which turned violent.

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ANDRE DECAIRES RESIGNS AS CHAIR OF CANNABIS MOVEMENT

Long-serving chair of the cannabis movement Andre Decaires is stepping down. News of the pro-ganja activist departure comes one day after a voice-note proclaiming the imminent legalization of the herb. The statements were later refuted by the commerce minister, Bradley Felix. Nonetheless, Decaires is stepping away from the organization after …

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ICAR CALLS FOR A SUSPENSION OF GANJA ARRESTS

The Rastafarian community is seeking a reprieve from the authorities on adult-use marijuana, prosecution and incarceration. The Iyanola council for the advancement of Rastafari says that the upcoming emancipation day observance would be opportune for the current UWP administration to make the bold move.

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NEMO REPORTS NO MAJOR DAMAGE FROM TROPICAL SYSTEM

No major damage has been reported to the national emergency management organization (NEMO), following the passage of a tropical system on Tuesday night. That’s the word from nemo director Dorine Gustave. Saint Lucia was pummeled by torrential downpours from thunderstorms associated with tropical depression number nine.

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