Lucia Berlin’s Emotional Baggage Was Not Light

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Every weekday, my mother woke up coughing a few minutes before noon, right before All My Children started. First, she’d put on her frayed pink bathrobe and walk to the bathroom sink. There she’d pop Alka-Seltzer tablets into a plastic tumbler, drinking the fizzy water. After that, she’d pour herself a tall glass of chocolate Read More

Patricia Fay lecture and book launch at FRC

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(PRESS RELEASE VIA SNO) – Professor Patricia Fay will deliver a lecture at the Msgr. Patrick Anthony Folk Research Centre on Tuesday March 6th at 7.30 pm. She will also be launching her new publication Creole Clay: Heritage Ceramics in the Contemporary Caribbean. The volume documents twenty-five years of research with potters in the region. Read More

N.A.D.S. aggitates for more driving examiners

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(PRESS RELEASE VIA SNO) – N.AD.S (National Association of Driving Schools), is again appealing to the Ministry of Transport, to appoint sufficient driving examiners. 30 years ago there were 3 driving examiners servicing the island and 5 driving schools. The number of driving schools has increased to 45 and at present there are only 2 Read More

Watchdog group: Countries move too slowly against…

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BERLIN (AP) – Corruption continues to be a global problem and the majority of countries are moving too slowly in their efforts to combat it, a watchdog group said Wednesday. Transparency International said its 2017 Corruption Perceptions Index “reveals some disturbing information.” “Despite attempts to combat corruption around the world, the majority of countries are Read More

St Lucia LA Swim Club snatches club of the year award

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PRESS RELEASE: And Club of the Year goes to… “We are more than a swim club, we are truly a family oriented club that seeks to shape well-rounded swimmers who thrive in and out of the pool. We try to ingrain in our members the importance of community service and playing their part in enhancing Read More

WATCH: Zululanders celebrate as dams overflow

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Tamlyn Jolly The walkway to the bird hide in uMkhuze Game Reserve under water on Tuesday PHOTOS: Parks and Wildlife – Zululand / Facebook Heavy rains has resulted in full dams and flooding in Zululand, KZN. In celebration of much-needed heavy rains, Zululanders have taken to social media to post photos and videos of flooding Read More

DASHing for a community beyond the ordinary

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The DASH team and some of the amazing children of the CDGC (PRESS RELEASE VIA SNO) – There are few encounters in life where individuals are impacted to the point of action and there are even fewer who commit to consistent and continued fighting for a cause beyond them in more scopes than one. Such Read More

St. Lucian diplomat chased out of apartment by roaches: news report

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Cosmos Richardson (NEW YORK POST) – Not even the most diplomatic statesman could make peace with this vermin. An ambassador from St. Lucia was forced to abandon his Manhattan apartment because the landlord wouldn’t get rid of the roaches and rodents living there, according to a lawsuit. Cosmos Richardson, the permanent representative to the United Read More