We trust that everyone is back and invigorated post Carnival! Life at the newsroom never quite stops so of-course we are following through with our mandate to keep you up to speed with another edition of The STAR Weekly Digest.
Our top stories featured last weekend: How Fairtrade is helping revive Saint Lucia’s beleaguered banana industry; The deadly truth about Internet trolls and, healthcare as a major point of contention on the island. Find these stories and more below!
That's all for this week. As always, thank you for supporting quality journalism and our mission of Bringing The Truth To Light!
- The STAR Newspaper Editorial Team
Bananas were one of the first tropical fruits exported to European markets; now they can be found in every grocery store around the world.
Over the last several weeks, in the United States and in Britain, a disturbing number of celebrities have reportedly taken their own lives just when it seemed they had everything going for them.
Recently this newspaper published an item I wrote about those who pretended to be hurt by the UWP leader’s use of the word “jackass” from his party’s platform in William Peter Boulevard.
Few stories recently published in this newspaper have attracted as much public concern as Molly’s, featured on the front page of last Saturday’s STAR.
Have you wondered, since the most recent televised address by the prime minister and two of his Cabinet colleagues, what a national survey on healthcare might reveal?
With a proper drainage plan, building houses on stilts will become an exterior design trend rather than a necessity for protection.
Forget about the two or three who believe that operating a doctor’s clinic in Saint Lucia licenses them to pretend they are what they never were.