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Just like we have our share of triumphs, we also see our fair share of challenges here in the Caribbean— find out how the Caribbean Development Bank aims to address these issues in our leading story from The STAR Businessweek. In local news, poverty, hospital inadequacies, gun violence, Carnival Queen pageant revelations, and an inspiring movie receive in depth exploration for your reading pleasure. Get up to date!
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The Caribbean Development Bank tackles infrastructure, agriculture and energy as it works to encourage sustainable growth in the region.
In preparation for writing this article I interviewed restaurant cashiers, street-side vendors, store attendants and a bar porter.
The leader of the House opposition was off-island, reportedly attending to urgent family health problems.
A person carrying a loaded gun can kill you at any second. Even without the intent to kill, all it takes is the pull of a trigger to end a life, whether deliberately or through mishap.
Every year since 1950, with the exception of 1994 and 1995, about eight of Saint Lucia’s declared most talented, beautiful and fit women have competed for the title of National Carnival Queen.
Around the world there is a quiet revolution underway. It may not be very visible at first but, on closer inspection, it’s obvious.
People remember how you make them feel; so does a good movie. Before Black Panther was released in Saint Lucia, family and friends in the US persuaded me to see it.