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AMPADU ON HUG BY BRANDT JEAN

One minister of religion has spoken out on the power of forgiveness in light of the incident at the end of the Amber Guyger trial. Reverend Seth Ampadu of the Methodist church says Brandt Jean’s behavior was highly commendable.

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TRAFFIC JAM DUE TO STATUE CEREMONY

The morning commute in and out of the city on Thursday was brought to a near standstill. The chaos was caused by the closure of roads to facilitate the unveiling of the national monument. Commissioner of police Severin Moncherry apologized to the public for the frustration caused.

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TRIP ADVISOR SPEAKS OUT

Trip advisor has announced that it will no longer be promoting or making money off any attraction that uses captive whales or dolphins – this is a change in the company’s policy. The new position will have serious implications for such attractions.

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TEACHERS TRAINING – LITERACY

The not for profit organisation – “hands across St. Lucia'” has just concluded another training programme for teachers on the use of a literacy resource guide. The organisation partnered with the ministry of education to stage Wednesday’s training session.

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HILAIRE ON SLP PROMOTION

Meanwhile, the newly-elected first deputy leader of the St. Lucia labour party, Dr. Ernest Hilaire says he is ready to serve in that capacity, as the party prepares for the upcoming general elections . At last Saturday’s elections, member for Dennery north Sean Edwards was re-elected to the post of …

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AMBER GUYGER RECIEVES 10 YEARS, MANY UPSET

There has been spontaneous response to the sentencing of Amber Guyger. The judge late Wednesday afternoon sentenced Guyger to ten years in prison for the murder of St. Lucian Botham Jean. Persons outside the Dallas court house were vocal in condemning what they consider to be a very lenient sentence.

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FLIGHT SHAMING

The travel industry is coming under increasing pressure from environmentalists who are on a campaign to have persons reduce on the amount of air travel they undertake.

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KAREN GUYGER SPEAKS

Meanwhile, the mother of Amber Guyger – the former police officer found guilty of the murder of Botham Jean says her daughter was the victim of a broken family and sexual abuse.

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SLTU EDUCATIONAL CONFERENCE

Teachers of district three have been exposed to training in physical education. The workshop was facilitated by coach Cuthbert modest of the ministry of youth development and sports. We have the details in this report form the ministry of sports.

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