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Canadian senate passes weed bill but legalization delayed

TORONTO, Canada  (AP) — Canada's Senate gave final passage today to the federal government's bill to legalize cannabis, though Canadians will have to wait at least a couple of...

Improvements cited after crackdown on public urination

Castries Mayor, Peterson Francis, has said that there has been a ‘marked improvement’ since the City Police launched a crackdown on persons urinating in public around the capital. “It is...

IMPACS ‘out of the hands of the politicians’

National Security Minister, Hermangild Francis, Tuesday declared that the IMPACS matter is now out of the hands of politicians, with the government having done everything it is supposed to...

Police will be out ‘in full force’ for Carnival

Police Commissioner, Severin Moncherry, has given the assurance that adequate security measures will be put in place for Carnival to ensure that patrons, locals and visitors are safe. He told...

‘Stranded’ Canadian overstayed in Jamaica

A Canadian national who is currently in custody for overstaying his time in Saint Lucia, had also overstayed in Jamaica, the Head of the Immigration Department here, Assistant Superintendent,...

NHC says CDC units a threat to ‘defiant’ occupiers

The National Housing Corporation (NHC) has warned that the CDC units in La Clery are unfit for habitation and pose a threat to the persons who are now occupying...

36 locals deported from various countries so far for 2018

Thirty-six locals have been deported to Saint Lucia since the beginning of this year, the Head of the Immigration Department, Assistant Superintendent, Sean Alexander, has disclosed. Alexander explained that the...

T&T to probe reports of migrant labour

Trinidad Guardian:-  Chairman of the Urban Development Corporation of T&T (UdeCOTT) Noel Garcia has promised to launch a full-scale investigation into reports of Venezuelans migrants being hired as labourers on...

Former Trump campaign Chief sent to jail

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump’s former election campaign manager, Paul Manafort, was sent to jail pending trial on Friday after being charged with witness tampering, the latest...

Jamaican woman chooses prison over dental bill

Jamaica Observer:-  “I would rather go to prison,” a Kingston janitor angrily proclaimed in court after she was told that she will have to fork out almost $400,000 to fix...