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Can a link exist between Caribbean Carriers and sustainability? Have we even scratched the surface on programming here in the Caribbean? Find out in our leading stories from the STAR Businessweek.

In local news; Saint Lucia remembers the life of literary virtuoso, Derek Walcott one year after his passing. Human Services urges Saint Lucians to report cases of child abuse. One community was riddled with fear last week after four mysterious deaths. The Women's march turned political protest is brought into question and the Saint Lucia Blind Welfare Association presses forward despite setbacks.  

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Caribbean carriers link conservation with commerce | The St. Lucia STAR
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Caribbean carriers link conservation with commerce | The St. Lucia STAR

Pristine white sand beaches, clear turquoise waters, clean shorelines - when it comes to attracting tourists, the Caribbean’s greatest assets are God-given.

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Walcott-Doig Make Double-Barreled Magic at The Yard! | The St. Lucia STAR
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Walcott-Doig Make Double-Barreled Magic at The Yard! | The St. Lucia STAR

Derek Walcott is hardly the unstoppable whirlwind he used to be when he wrote Omeros and was awarded the Nobel in universal recognition of his literary genius—but then who among us can truthfull...

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Human Services to Saint Lucia: We must report cases of child abuse! | The St. Lucia STAR
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Human Services to Saint Lucia: We must report cases of child abuse! | The St. Lucia STAR

After my meeting two small children in the mucky Castries market—accompanied by their father who was insistent on highlighting his sense of responsibility whilst ironically informing me...

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Coding 101: The Caribbean Potential | The St. Lucia STAR
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Coding 101: The Caribbean Potential | The St. Lucia STAR

When someone says the word ‘programming’ at a dinner party, there are typically two responses. The first is the admiration but befuddlement from one group, surrounding how it all works.

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FEAR GRIPS SMALL COMMUNITY AFTER MYSTERIOUS DEATHS | The St. Lucia STAR
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FEAR GRIPS SMALL COMMUNITY AFTER MYSTERIOUS DEATHS | The St. Lucia STAR

Doctors, nurses, police and environmental health officers, all on the ground in a small community, asking questions in the course of an investigation.

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Raise Your Voice (If It’s Anti-Chastanet!) | The St. Lucia STAR
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Raise Your Voice (If It’s Anti-Chastanet!) | The St. Lucia STAR

On March 8 more than one hundred countries around the world celebrated International Women’s Day under the theme #PressforProgress.

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SAINT LUCIA’S BLIND: OUT OF SIGHT, OUT OF MIND? | The St. Lucia STAR
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SAINT LUCIA’S BLIND: OUT OF SIGHT, OUT OF MIND? | The St. Lucia STAR

To have all one’s senses be fully functional is a blessing many enjoy but few appreciate until a defect is detected.

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