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Last week's publications were packed with tech, political, healthcare, education and crime updates. Leading the way; TeleCarib Labs, a Saint Lucian based company trudges its revolutionary course towards changing the landscape of education and entrepreneurship in the Caribbean. A pair of British Interns made a lasting impression on the country when they stepped in to save a man's life after a city shooting. Words thrown during House Sessions continue to be at the root of worthwhile discussions. And, the country's healthcare wounds remain raw. Find these stories and more below!
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Christian Wayne, founder and director of TeleCarib Labs, Inc. (also director of the award-winning STAR Publishing Company, parent company to this newspaper) is spearheading a movement poised to revolutionize what education and entrepreneurship look like in the Caribbean – with Saint Lucia serving as ground zero.
Castries City, with its increased police surveillance and scheduled clean-ups, is in its earliest transformative stages thanks to the determined efforts of Mayor Peterson D. Francis. Meanwhile, the rest of the country is at war with itself over a healthcare situation that each day assumes a more political dimension.
The recent exchange between newly appointed Speaker Andy Daniel and the make-believe President of the fictive Republic of Laborie might’ve been hilarious if not for the facts that once again the joke is on we the people and that repetition kills the soul.
At last Sunday’s UWP rally in Micoud, while referring to the staff and patients at St. Jude Hospital, Mr. Guy Joseph promised those present that his government would not take them out of the hell of their current circumstances at the Odlum Sports stadium only to deposit them in a worse place.
In taking responsibility and apologizing for the so-called Beanefield School fiasco, education minister Gale Rigobert may have set a local record of sorts. Referencing the education sector, Moses cited the Beanefield Secondary School.
In an increasingly globalised world, regional partnerships aren’t just a way of building political goodwill, they’re a matter of economic survival.
The general elections in Barbados have come and gone and the result is well known to those who are interested.