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THE QUEEN BANS MEGHAN MARKLE FROM WEARING CROWN JEWELS

[Dan Wootton, The Sun – April 4th, 2019]:- The Queen has banned Meghan Markle from wearing jewelry made famous by Princess Diana. The move has escalated tensions between the Duchess and senior royals — and upset Harry. The Queen made Prince William personally aware of her decision to ban Meghan …

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ECCO AGM SET FOR SATURDAY

The Eastern Caribbean Collective Organization for music rights (ECCO) Inc will hold its Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Saturday, April 6th. The meeting will be open to all members.  

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RIGHTS GROUPS WARN AGAINST UPHOLDING DISCRIMINATORY LAWS

The Eastern Caribbean Alliance for Diversity and Equality says St. Lucia’s constitution continues to uphold laws that discriminate against marginalized populations. The alliance has been attempting to get a sit down with the government to discuss the revision of buggery laws.  

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‘REACH’ING FOR AGRICULTURAL RESILIENCE

The government of St. Lucia is partnering with a number of regional and international organizations on a special project to help small farmers and their communities manage agricultural disaster risk and build resilience to shocks. The resilient environment and agricultural Caribbean habitats (reach) project was launched in Saint Lucia on …

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JEFF BEZOS: WORLD’S RICHEST MAN AGREES $35BILLION DIVORCE

[BBC News – April 4th, 2019]:- The world’s richest man, Jeff Bezos, and his wife MacKenzie have agreed a record-breaking divorce settlement worth at least $35bn (£27bn). Ms Bezos will retain a 4% stake in online retail giant Amazon which her husband of 25 years founded. She will also give up …

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LIVE TO SOAR TO HOST 2ND ANNUAL ‘JUST FLY’

Non-profit organization Live 2 Soar, in collaboration with the department of education, will host the 2nd annual just-fly youth symposium on Wednesday and Thursday in the north and south of Saint Lucia respectively. Organizers say that about 600 students will benefit from this career development initiative.  

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HTS NEWS4ORCE PREVIEW APRIL 2ND 2019

Here’s what’s coming up in the HTS News4orce tonight, for Tuesday the 2nd of April.   The Police Welfare Association (PWA) takes a strong stance against the legislation broadening the powers of the City Constabulary. The PWA president Travis Chicot wants the new law repealed.   The Mayor of Castries …

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GRANDMOTHER ACTS AS SURROGATE FOR GAY SON

[BBC NEWS (US & Canada)- April 2nd, 2019]:- A 61-year-old Nebraskan woman has told of her joy after giving birth to her own grandchild, acting as the surrogate for her son and his husband.   Cecile Eledge carried the daughter of her son Matthew Eledge and his husband Elliot Dougherty …

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SLTCC SHARES THE LOVE

The St. Lucia Teachers Credit Cooperative Ltd, in keeping with one of its principle concerns for community, is ‘sharing the love’ by giving back to the residents of various communities. The cooperative, through its ‘share the love’ program, presented grocery vouchers to 15 people in Saint Lucia.  

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