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PM Chastanet On Sandals-Antigua Row

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet is defending the relationship between his administration and the sandals resort chain, amid increasing tensions between sandals and the Antiguan Government. The resort chain recently announced that it would be closing operations in Antigua for 3 months, leading to a back-and-forth with prime minister Gaston Browne. …

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NWU And Ti Kaye Reach Compromise

The industrial impasse between the national workers union and management of the Ti Kaye Resort & Spa has been resolved for now. This was confirmed by NWU deputy president general solace Myers. https://youtu.be/DclFsrdwM7g

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ECCO Wins Landmark Copyright Case

The Eastern Caribbean Collective Organisation for music rights (ECCO) is celebrating a landmark court ruling, which its attorneys say has implications for the region. ECCO has won a civil suit against mega plex entertainment corporation – operators of Caribbean Cinemas. The organisation sued mega plex for copyright infringement and asked …

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SLTU To Host 38th Cut Biennual Conference

The Saint Lucia Teacher Union (SLTU) is gearing up for its 38th biennual conference of the Caribbean Union of Teachers. Over 200 delegates and international guests are anticipated for the convention. https://youtu.be/mQQYo960msc

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2 Foreign Nationals Charged In Drug Bust At Sea

Two foreign nationals – one Dominican and one Vincentian, appeared before the courts on Thursday July 27th, on drug charges. They were arrested and charged following the first of two marine police operations in the south of St. Lucia on Friday July 21st, during which the Dominican national was shot. …

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EC Dollar Strong

Governor of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank Timothy Antoine says the EC Dollar remains strong. Antoine addressed a ceremony to signal the change in chairman of the ECCB monetary council in Dominica last week. His comments come on the heels of the recent celebration of 41 years of the EC …

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Blind Welfare Association On The Brink

After serving the blind and visually impaired for almost half a century, the Saint Lucia Blind Welfare Association is facing the grim reality of closure. Executive director Anthony Avril says years of financial difficulty and dwindling support have reached a peak. He says in the absence of a new wave …

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