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Venezuela Gov’t Insists Election Was Free and Fair

With the largest voter turnout ever recorded in the Latin American nation, the ruling socialist party won a majority of governorships in a surprise result from Sunday’s regional elections in Venezuela. However, amid accusations of an unfair process, Venezuela’s Ambassador to Saint Lucia and by extension the Nicolas Maduro government …

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Rain Fails to Dampen Fet La Magewit Church Service

The Feast of Fet la Magewit was observed on Tuesday October 17th 2017. The 2017 church service was hosted at the church of the purification of the blessed Virgin Mary in Laborie. The feast culminated with folk dances and group presentations at the Desmond Collymore Park.

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Caribbean Gets Meat Safety Training

Vet and public health officials from across the Caribbean are meeting in Saint Lucia, to review hygiene provisions for raw and manufactured meat, as well as meat preparation. The two-day forum is an initiative of the food and agriculture organization, the Swiss government and the Caribbean Agricultural Health and Food …

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Sir George Allen Attacks Childhood Obesity In UWI Lecture

Director Emeritus of the Pan American Health Organization Sir George Alleyne is calling for strict limitations to children’s access to sugary drinks. The former chancellor of the University of the West Indies delivered the 3rd annual Lady Marilyn Floissac Memorial Lecture, at the UWI Open Campus in Saint Lucia on …

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No Need for Worry, Just Vigilance

The head of Saint Lucia’s met services is advising against panic this week. Instead, Venantius Descartes says residents should simply exercise vigilance, as a fast-moving weather system produces heavy rainfall and isolated thunderstorms.

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SOLEIL RELEASE: BRANDON NIEDERAUER HEART OF GOLD

Saint Lucia (October 17,2017) – As if being one of the most sought after young guitarists in the world was not enough, 14 year old Brandon Niederauer has not just a head of golden locks but also a “heart of gold”. “Breakfast with Brandon” held during the Soleil Blues Festival in September …

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