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Fedee Doubles Down On Concessions Query Reaction

Minister Responsible for Tourism Dominic Fedee is doubling down on his position, following a face-off with the media association president Miguel Fevrier On Monday. Fevrier questioned the minister on claims that sandals resorts had recently been granted concessions on vehicles – a topic of debate over the past few weeks. …

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New CIP CEO Touts Change

The newly-appointed chief executive officer of the citizenship by investment unit (CIU), says he is fully aware that the public has many questions about what is taking place with the citizenship by investment programme (CIP). Nestor Alfred says he is taking up the reins of the unit, knowing that officials …

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All-Set For 2017 Piton Film Festival

All is in place for a grand official opening for the 2017 piton international film festival. The 4th annual event will kick off at the Tet Paul nature trail on Sunday august 13th. Organizers say Saint Lucia is poised to benefit from the trillion-dollar film industry with its talented film-makers …

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Driving Association Pro Calls For Caution

Meanwhile, the public relations officer of the national association of driving schools says drivers can save lives, if they act judiciously. This advice follows a serious motor vehicular collision on the choc highway on Wednesday afternoon.

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SLDB Provides Climate Disaster Resilience Funding

The Saint Lucia Development Bank (SLDB) is hoping that farmers, home-owners and businesses will take advantage of a special lending facility and protect their property from the impacts of climate change. The SLDB is the only financial institution in St. Lucia to have such a facility, which is being funded …

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Cultural Community Honors “Paba”

The local cultural community is paying tribute to cultural icon monsignor Patrick ‘Paba’ Anthony. The roman catholic priest, who celebrated his 70th birthday on august 6th, was recognized for his immense contribution to Saint Lucia’s social life in the areas of religion and culture, with a cultural evening. The highlight …

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SDA Church Takes On “Wall-To-Wall Cover Up”

The 7th-day Adventist church wants to make it clear that it is not engaged in covering up Misdeeds at its schools. The church has issued a rejoinder to an article published in the weekend star newspaper, entitled ‘student sex tapes and wall-to-wall cover up.” While it did not name the …

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PM Talks CIP Non-Approval And DSH

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet has sought to clarify the status of the DSH project and the citizenship by investment programme. He told reporters this week that while CIP funds will be in play for the horse racing track, discussions are ongoing on whether they will be part of the commercial …

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SDA Church Mentoring Princesses

The St. Lucia mission of Seventh Day Adventist is hoping to build moral standards among young ladies. This week, the church is hosting a princess mentoring workshop. Organizers say it is part of a larger effort to help young ladies at a time when they face tremendous societal pressures.

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