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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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Missing Micoud bus driver found.

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Micoud man reported missing by relatives earlier this week was located late morning Wednesday. Senior Correspondent Miguel Fevrier has the details in this report.

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Book & Cut? : “Cutty Ranks” defends barbers’ “appointment fee” and extra charges

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The beauty industry was no-t exempt from the ravages of the economic fallout wrought on by the pandemic. But some barbers have decided to attach additional fees to their services, to make up for the shortfall in revenue. One popular local barber says the circumstances may dictate that they do so.

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Mother wants action over sexual assault of children

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A Mother of two has urged the law to move swiftly progressing with a case against a man who allegedly sexually abused her underage daughters. She says, the incident occurred just over two years ago.

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