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Gordon ‘Butch’ Stewart to Receive First CHRIS Award

CHAIRMAN of Sandals Resorts International Gordon ‘Butch’ Stewart will receive the inaugural Lifetime Achievement Award at the Caribbean Hotel & …

Two Big Tourism Events for Miami

TWO of the Caribbean’s premier tourism events will be staged concurrently in June in Miami during Caribbean-American Heritage Month. The …

Image: Minister for Commerce, Bradly Felix. [PHOTO: Stan Bishop]

SLBS Pitches for Improved Standards

IN order for the business sector to be efficient, there must be some level of trust, which can be delivered …

Image: At the launch of CCRIF’s 10th Anniversary celebrations on February 20, 2017 at the CDB, Barbados. L-R: Dr. Warren Smith, President, Caribbean Development Bank; Senator the Hon. Darcy Boyce, Minister in the Barbados Office of the Prime Minister; Hon. Allen Chastanet, Prime Minister of Saint Lucia; Mr. Milo Pearson, Chairman, CCRIF SPC and Mr. Isaac Anthony, CEO, CCRIF SPC

PM Hails CCRIF’s Quick Payments

CCRIF SPC (formerly the Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility) launched its 10th anniversary celebrations at the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) …

SLASPA Advises General Public On Use Of Aerial Devices

The Airports Division of the Saint Lucia Air and Sea Ports Authority (SLASPA) is reminding the general public and organizations …

Image: Ceremonial sod turning. [PHOTO: By PhotoMike]

Clean Drinking Water for Dennery, at Last

A NEW day has dawned for residents of Dennery North who for decades have been forced to live with an …

Letters & Opinion

Soul of a Nation – Calling Houston!

HELLO … Hello, Houston? Yes, … yes – thanks for your help with that “seeing double” problem we had last …

People’s Manifesto – Health Sector

EVERY citizen who has experienced a visit to Victoria Hospital will come out with one conclusion; that our health sector …

Students: ‘We Have Been Treated With Disdain’

Image: St. Joseph’s Convent Students.

THE EDITOR: I don’t think that there is a soul, living or dead that has not faced difficulty or opposition …

Cannabis Movement Launches Education Campaign

THE Cannabis Movement would like to congratulate the UWP administration for their decision to investigating the reformation of our laws …

The Pearl of The Caribbean – FINAL PART

Image: A design of the proposed Pearl of the Caribbean.

An Unlikely Hero. EPIC movies or novels usually involve a hero embarking on a quest to bring back the medicine, …

Peoples Manifesto – Housing: Still Valid

SUCCESSIVE governments have failed to bring meaningful change to the housing sector. It is clear that the policies on housing …


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Independence Swim Meet Tomorrow

Image: (l-r) Boys’ Under-14 doubles champions Maxx Williams and Aiden Bousquet; Girls Under–14 open champion NadjemaMorille(Photo: Anthony De Beauville)

Lewis, Williams Win KIA Independence Titles

Image: (l-r) SLOC President Fortuna Belrose presenting cheque to Adela Arthur (secretary SLNNA), Shannon Lebourne (PRO SLBA) David Ferdinand (Secretary SLTTA) (Photo: Anthony De Beauville)

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FLOW Celebrates Spencer

Strictly Business

Destined for Growth

Image: David Alexander Growth (right) and his assistant, Jeanmal, with their sno cone cart in La Clery. [PHOTO: Stan Bishop]

The Bittersweet Business of Bees

Mark Remy at last month’s marketplace activity hosted by Bay Gardens Resorts. [PHOTO: Stan Bishop]

Celebrate Life With a Unique Card

Image: Tying the knot led to the entrepreneurs buying into the business of cards. [PHOTO: Stan Bishop]

How Henna Helped Heera

Image: Heera Patra (centre) with two models showcasing her henna art at a recent exhibition. [PHOTO: Stan Bishop]

Sounding Off

Image of Rochelle Gonzales

Misplacing Our Focus

FROM Thursday evening, I have taken a backseat to observe the way St. Lucians as well as the media…local and regional have been revelling in the juicy scandal that has rained down on us all like liquid gold and has given tongues and thumbs some serious exercise.