Dear Readers,

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!

Also view the entire digital version of The STAR Newspaper here as well as The STAR Businessweek, free of charge!

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

Fair Farming | The St. Lucia STAR
stluciastar.com

Fair Farming | The St. Lucia STAR

Bananas were one of the first tropical fruits exported to European markets; now they can be found in every grocery store around the world.

VIEW MORE
Internet Trolls By Far Deadlier Than Boloms! | The St. Lucia STAR
stluciastar.com

Internet Trolls By Far Deadlier Than Boloms! | The St. Lucia STAR

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.

VIEW MORE
The Jackass Is Not Only Stupid But Stubborn To A Fault | The St. Lucia STAR
stluciastar.com

The Jackass Is Not Only Stupid But Stubborn To A Fault | The St. Lucia STAR

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.

VIEW MORE
Molly not about to Give Up on Son’s ‘Suspicious Death’ | The St. Lucia STAR
stluciastar.com

Molly not about to Give Up on Son’s ‘Suspicious Death’ | The St. Lucia STAR

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.

VIEW MORE
Healthcare for all has for too long been only a dream! | The St. Lucia STAR
stluciastar.com

Healthcare for all has for too long been only a dream! | The St. Lucia 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?

VIEW MORE
Part Choice, part Circumstance: Bexon Residents' eternal Dispute with Mother Nature, Thems
stluciastar.com

Part Choice, part Circumstance: Bexon Residents' eternal Dispute with Mother Nature, Thems

With a proper drainage plan, building houses on stilts will become an exterior design trend rather than a necessity for protection.

VIEW MORE
Some Doctors Need More Than Their Heads Examined! | The St. Lucia STAR
stluciastar.com

Some Doctors Need More Than Their Heads Examined! | The St. Lucia STAR

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.

VIEW MORE