Welcome to November's first edition of The Star Weekly Digest where we deliver our top headlines directly to your inbox!
In this week's digest; Guy Joseph is once again at the center of media scrutiny following reports of investigations. Did you know that Saint Lucia still has no minimum wage? A male, Physical Education teacher at a Castries Primary School has been charged with a 12-count indictment. Canada zeros in on Gender Based Violence In Saint Lucia. And, last week's Jounen Kweyol was reported as being a successful one!
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As Caribbean small businesses struggle to raise seed capital, many look to angel investors to bridge the gap between potential and profit. Every successful business starts with a great idea. But some entrepreneurs need help turning their passion into profit.
On Thursday, October 19, 2017 the Taiwanese ambassador His Excellency Douglas Cheng-Tsung Shen handed over US$5,303,993.04 for the Community Development Programme on behalf of his government.
Early last week the political reality of Antigua-Barbuda was shaken by an incident which many described as unprecedented: the arrest of an incumbent minister of government, the aftershocks of which are still reverberating throughout the region.
If we believe that the people are the only moving force in world history, the question is: Who will guide them? Who will direct that force? There is no biblical Moses to lead a dispersed and disparate people out of the curse of slavery.
Who would choose to leave their child in the hands of known perverts? So, what to do when it turns out trusted educators are far from what they appeared to be? That they are actually disguised wolves waiting to devour the innocents placed in their care!
In an interview with the STAR last week, Canada’s High Commissioner to Barbados and the Caribbean, Her Excellency Marie Legault, highlighted a statistic brought forward during her discussion with a Saint Lucian activist: in Saint Lucia alone, “incidents of rape are four times higher than incidents of rape on a global scale”.
Why isn’t Monday a holiday?’ was a sentiment shared by so many Saint Lucians, and expressed just how eventful the creole weekend really was. Going to every designated Jounen Kwéyòl location, and then some, was at the top of many to-do lists for the past weekend.