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CASTRIES MAYOR SAYS NO TO GANJA DECRIMINALIZATION

The outspoken mayor of Castries, His Worship Peterson Francis has placed on record his opposition to the decriminalization of marijuana.Mayor Francis says St. Lucia might just be opening up a Pandora’s box, if it goes ahead with decriminalization of marijuana.

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WARNING TO TRAVELERS: DON’T PACK PESTS

The ministry of agriculture is spearheading another campaign aimed at keeping destructive pests at bay. The annual quarantine awareness campaign was launched on Friday morning, with a range of organisations concerned about keeping St. Lucia’s agricultural and health sectors free of invasive pests. The “Do Not Pack A Pest” campaign …

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ST LUCIA LOSES BATTLE FOR 4TH UWI CAMPUS TO ANTIGUA

The decision on which Caribbean nation will become the 4th campus territory of the University of the West Indies has been made. The two main island contenders were St. Lucia and Antigua and Barbuda. There is much at stake in terms of a significant economic boost to the campus territory, and …

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SEARCH CONTINUES FOR MISSING AMERICAN TOURISTS IN BARBADOS

[CNN- June 28th, 2019]: -Desperate relatives of Americans who went missing in Barbados after taking a rented personal watercraft out to sea have been handing out flyers on a beach on the west coast of the eastern Caribbean island.  (New Jersey couple has been missing since Monday June, 24th 2019) …

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CALIFORNIA SET TO BE FIRST US STATE TO BAN HAIR DISCRIMINATION

[BBC News –  June 28th, 2019]: –California is set to become the first US state to ban discrimination against natural hair. The new bill, which the Senate passed in April, amends anti-discrimination laws to include “traits historically associated with race” and “blackness”. It bars discrimination against black hairstyles in schools and …

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