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REMNANTS OF COLONIALISM

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At a Press conference last month, Vice Chancellor of the University of the West Indies, Professor Sir Hilary Beckles conceded that governments around the region have given the appearance of preferring outside consultants over their own. Now while Sir Hilary says this perception of “outside being better” is slowly fading away, one man says this is pervasive- and get this- within the judiciary. Everisitus Jn. Marie, a former Commissioner of the Regional Judicial, and Legal Services Commission of the Caribbean Court of Justice, charges that we in the Caribbean have no faith in our people. In the wake of a failed referenda in Grenada and Antigua, Jn. Marie told Miguel Fevrier that the vestiges of our colonial past still remain.

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Cursed doll found hanging to tree spooks Morne Du Dor residents

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A man who believes he’s the target of an occult practice says he fears not for his life. This after, residents in Morne Du Dor on Wednesday discovered a ‘Voodoo doll’ between two settlements.

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OECS AWAITS FINDINGS FROM NYC SEX SCANDAL INVESTIGATION

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The unravelling National Youth Council sex scandal allegation has penetrated the OECS Commission. In a May 12 statement, the Commission reinforced its “…zero tolerance…” misconduct policy and is awaiting the findings from an ongoing investigation into the bombshell allegations against an NYC member.

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CDC Commercial tenants petition government for rent waivers.

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Commercial Tenants of both the Jeremie Street, Darling Road and Jn Baptiste Street CDC’s have petitioned the government for a break on monthly rental payments in light of the economic impact from suspensions of business as a result of the coronavirus. As we learn in this Miguel Fevrier report, their pleas appear to have fallen on deaf ears.

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