Seasons Greetings to all!
We do hope you had a wonderful Christmas and that joy follows you all the way through to the New Year! Our team at The STAR are still here to keep you conveniently informed this holiday season with another edition of The Star Weekly Digest!
In this week's digest you can read on everything from the Caribbean's role in China-Taiwan geopolitics to Saint Lucia's Governor General, Dame Pearlette Louisy's pending farewell. Last weekend The STAR also featured a special Christmas supplement with local and international Christmas tales and traditions!
That's all for this week. As always, thank you for supporting quality journalism and our mission of Bringing The Truth To Light!
Happy New Year!
- The STAR Newspaper Editorial Team
As with every holiday season, the end of 2017 will see many people across the Caribbean shopping - to mark the holidays and to share goods with family and friends.
When considering the state of great power relations within the Caribbean in 2017, it can sound familiar: Washington intent on maintaining its strategic influence ...
Quoth the dearly departed legendary writer and contrarian Christopher Hitchens in a 2002 essay for Slate, entitled Machiavelli in Mesopotamia: “Saddam Hussein is a bad guy’s bad guy.
In the minds of many youngsters the title “dame” may be registered as the first name of Dame Pearlette Louisy because, as she indicated for many of us she is the only Governor ...
Transparency and accountability.” That was the clarion call of the Kenny Anthony-led Labour Party in the run-up to the 1997 general election.
Free expression on this Rock of Sages evidently is only as free as our politicians say it is—and who has the right to it!
Some might argue that towering trees adorned in tinsel and ornaments, with a shiny star on the top are not St Lucian Christmas culture. Neither are dainty Christmas lights on every house and major business...