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CCSS ALUMNI OPPOSE PROPOSED RELOCATION TALKS

Generations of past students of the Castries Comprehensive Secondary School [CCSS] have made it clear to the Allen Chastanet led Cabinet, that “we shall not move”. Although no decision has been announced by the government, CCSS alumni have planned an ‘urgent meeting’ slated for November 10th to discuss proposed relocation …

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REPAIR & AIR QUALITY WORKS COMPLETED AT SALCC

Meanwhile, The Labor Ministry Has Issued An All Clear And Classes Have Resumed At The Sir Arthur Lewis Community College (SALCC). On October 25th And 26th, Lecturers Reportedly Feeling Ill And Did Not Show Up For Classes, Leaving Irate Students Demanding Answers. The Following Week, They Staged A Protest On …

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EMPLOYERS FEDERATION TEPID ON PROJECTIONS FOR HOLIDAY SEASON

The Anticipated Holiday Shopping Season This Year Has The Employers Federation Somewhat On The Fences. Spending Usually Picks Up During The Busy Christmas Season, But The Federation’s President Is Offering A Tempered Outlook, Based On Factors That Include The Unemployment Rate And Slow Investment Roll Outs.

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GRENADA & ANTIGUA REJECT CCJ AS HIGHEST APPELLATE COURT

Grenada And Antigua And Barbuda Have Voted Against The Caribbean Court Of Justice (CCJ) Becoming Their Highest Appellate Court. The Two Countries Made Their Stance Clear Through National Referendums On Tuesday. The Leaders Of Both Countries Have Expressed Their Disappointment In The Move.

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HUMAN RIGHTS ATTORNEY WANTS INDEPENDENT PROBE INTO KIMBERLY’S HOMICIDE

Attorney-At-Law And Human Rights Advocate Mary Francis Says The Kimberly Williams-De Leon Homicide Investigation, Should Be Turned Over To An Independent Investigator. However, Police Chief Severin Moncherry And National Security Minister Senator Hermangild Francis, Have Expressed Confidence That The Police Force Will Carryout An Unbiased Investigation. Kimberly Williams-De Leon Was …

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MARIJUANA ILLEGALIZATION COULD HARM SLU’S TOURISM SECTOR

Canadian Cannabis Rights Activist, Marc Emery Warns That The Criminalization Of Marijuana Could Do More Harm Than Good To St. Lucia’s Tourism Sector. Emery Spoke At The Cannabis Movement’s Press Conference On Tuesday, Following A Presentation To Cabinet On The Benefits Of Marijuana Legalization. He Has Been Advocating For The …

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RED TUESDAY FOR BOTHAM

And As Members Of The Public Wore Blue On Monday And Called For Justice For The Late Kimberly Williams De Leon, They Wore Red On Tuesday, In Memory Of Slain Saint Lucian Botham Jean. Members Of The Justice For Botham Committee Are Hoping To Keep The Spotlight On The Quest …

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UPDATE ON LA CLERY CDC

Chairman Of The National Housing Corporation Timothy Mangal Says The Corporation Is Working To Provide Affordable Housing To Low Income Families. The NHC Has Come Under Fire Following The Demolition Of The La Clery CDC Apartments.

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RASTAFARIAN COMMUNITY WANTS APOLOGY FOR MARIJUANA PROSECUTION

Officials Of The Iyanola Council For The Advancement Of Rastafari (ICAR) And Cannabis Movement Continue To Call For Reparations For The Rastafari Community. The Calls Follow A Presentation By Representatives Of The Movement, The Rastafarian Community And A Canadian Cannabis Expert To Cabinet On Monday.

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BELROSE RELIEVED OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT PORTFOLIO

Senator Fortuna Belrose Is No Longer Minister For Local Government. Confirmed In A November 5th Statement, The Allen Chastanet Led Cabinet Has Been Reshuffled. Senator Belrose, Who Retains The Culture And Creative Industries Portfolios, Joins Dominic Fedee In The Ministry Of Tourism, Information And Broadcasting. She Denies That An Alleged …

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