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We hope you've been enjoying The STAR's Weekly Digest so far. This week we have some more stories that'd you be interested in. 

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- The STAR Newspaper Editorial Team 

Dr Fletcher’s Recipe For Good Governance!
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Dr Fletcher’s Recipe For Good Governance!

Although generally well received, last week’s lead story entitled The Role of Government is to Empower the Citizen to Lead Development evidently was precisely what some would prefer had never been wri

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If Wishes Were Horses Would Opposition MPs Fly First Class? | The St. Lucia STAR
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If Wishes Were Horses Would Opposition MPs Fly First Class? | The St. Lucia STAR

I miss John Compton! I’ve been regretting the old coot’s departure for some time, long before his final curtain on September 7, 2007. By the time he permitted himself to be persuaded to undertake his last political adventure Compton was by no means the man I had come to know and to not-so-secretly admire after a quarter of a century of good and bad times.

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DREAMERS, VISIONARIES AND THINKERS: The New Castries (Part Three - Final)
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DREAMERS, VISIONARIES AND THINKERS: The New Castries (Part Three - Final)

Last week we agreed that accessibility and service ought to be the main features of the new Castries and that green open spaces are to feature prominently in the new design.

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Suicide Prevention Starts With the Community
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Suicide Prevention Starts With the Community

Recently I spoke with Faith Catherine, one of the Crisis Centre’s two part-time counsellors. I had reached out to her for the purposes of discussing the public perception on mental health.

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Does St. Lucia Have Reason to Celebrate International Literacy Day?
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Does St. Lucia Have Reason to Celebrate International Literacy Day?

Saint Lucians don’t read nearly enough! How many times have you heard those damning last four words in my opening sentence? How many times have the words flown out of your own mouth?

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Amusings: Not the Faintest Idea
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Amusings: Not the Faintest Idea

Can you imagine having a job that entailed waking up every morning and not having the faintest idea of how to address, never mind solve, the problems facing you? HMMoG! (My young social media friends

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Sandals Tax Settlement Rattles Opposition Timbers!
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Sandals Tax Settlement Rattles Opposition Timbers!

Yet again curious gazes fall on Saint Lucia's government as attention is drawn to the sudden end of an eight-year-old dispute.

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Sandals Clarification on the Withholding Tax Issue
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Sandals Clarification on the Withholding Tax Issue

Sandals Resorts International (SRI) is grateful to the Government of Saint Lucia for bringing closure to a long-standing tax dispute in respect of withholding taxes assessed by the Inland Revenue Depa

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Jounen Kwéyòl ka Veni
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Jounen Kwéyòl ka Veni

The smell of roasted meats, cooked to perfection with fresh and local seasoning, served with a personal choice of local ground provisions, roasted and fried bakes or steaming fresh local bread is about to fill the air.

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