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The event's of last Tuesday's parliamentary gathering certainly conjured a ripple effect felt throughout the country all the way through to the weekend. During the sitting "Childish Games" was the term used by Prime Minister Chastanet when referring to the opposition's manner of voicing their concerns regarding amendments to the Immigration bill. One minister's impromptu exit from the House also made headlines and reignited ongoing concerns about parliament etiquette and conduct. In other news; Saint Lucian athletes showed out at this year's Windward Islands School games last week; The Prime Minister addressed Range Development rumors and, we took an in-depth look into the effectiveness of Micro-loans in the Caribbean. Find these stories and more below! 

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Chastanet Dismisses Opposition’s “Childish Games" | The St. Lucia STAR
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Chastanet Dismisses Opposition’s “Childish Games" | The St. Lucia STAR

The UWP stands by Chinese, Venezuelan visa requirement policies.

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How Long Before Latest Speaker Plays His Role?! | The St. Lucia STAR
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How Long Before Latest Speaker Plays His Role?! | The St. Lucia STAR

The following comes in multiple varieties: “For want of a nail the shoe was lost. For want of a shoe the horse was lost.

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Assets or Liabilities? | The St. Lucia STAR
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Assets or Liabilities? | The St. Lucia STAR

Microloans in the Caribbean when executed correctly, fostering an entrepreneur’s or new business’s growth is one of the greatest ways to advance a local community.

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Windward Islands School Games Report | The St. Lucia STAR
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Windward Islands School Games Report | The St. Lucia STAR

The 2018 Windward Islands School Games officially got underway on Sunday afternoon at the George Odlum Stadium / Hospital with track and field events, followed by an opening ceremony in the evening.

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Ritz-Carlton Resort: To Be or Not To Be? | The St. Lucia STAR
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Ritz-Carlton Resort: To Be or Not To Be? | The St. Lucia STAR

Last August Prime Minister Allen Chastanet waxed sentimental about the Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, revealing that his first child was conceived at one of its resorts.

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Counting on Change - Caribbean accountants face a host of external pressures | The St. Luc
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Counting on Change - Caribbean accountants face a host of external pressures | The St. Luc

Caribbean accountants face a host of external pressures that are changing the way the region does business.

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Future of St Jude Hospital Still Iffy! | The St. Lucia STAR
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Future of St Jude Hospital Still Iffy! | The St. Lucia STAR

Future of St Jude Hospital Still Iffy: Roof works halted at the George Odlum Stadium after health and safety concerns arise.

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