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Trump Abandons Paris Climate Change Deal

It is official – the united states will pull out of the Paris Climate Change Agreement. As the world looked on, US President Donald Trump confirmed the withdrawal, describing the accord as draconian in its financial and economic requirements. It was a decision that local lawmakers were closing monitoring and …

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Concern As Trump Gets Set To Nix Climate Deal

Former sustainable development minister dr. James fletcher says if the us president withdraws from the Paris climate accord as is expected, it would deal a major blow to global efforts to reduce the worst effects of climate change.  The world is bracing for president trump’s official announcement, with a sense …

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Soliel Saint Lucia Carnival Press Launch

The events company of Saint Lucia has launched the first edition of Saint Lucia’s carnival under the ‘Soleil’ brand. The company’s CEO says there is a new structure in place for the design and management of the annual festivities. The calendar of events for Saint Lucia Carnival 2017 will kick …

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Venezuelan Ambassador Hopes For Peace

Venezuela’s ambassador in Saint Lucia is hopeful that peace will soon be restored to her country. Her excellency Leiff Escalona says Venezuela’s national electoral council has set December 10th as the date for regional elections, after they were controversially postponed in 2016. Quoting the council’s president, she said the body …

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Coolie Town Family Alleges Police Brutality

Members of a coolie town, marigot family are claiming that their teenaged relative was taken by police to a remote location and beaten. The relatives say the alleged incident occurred on Friday may 26th. They surmise that officers of a special unit are aggressively looking for criminals, but are adamant …

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A Rare Glimpse At A Hermit Priest

The mount of prayer at Coubaril is home to a monastic hermit. ‘hermit’ is a term used to describe someone who ‘leaves’ the world and all its offerings behind, to live a life dedicated to solitude and prayer. In this report, HTS New4orce gives you a rare glimpse into the …

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A First At The Mount Of Prayer At Coubaril

Mother Rosaria Joseph is the first Saint Lucian to be appointed abbess of the Benedictine nuns. The Choiseul native is now on a mission to assist a sister abbey in Zambia, hoping to bring relief that includes basic sanitation, security and medical supplies to a remote area in the East …

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Youth Living With Diabetes Honor SLHTA CEO

The chief executive officer of the Saint Lucia Hotel and Tourism association has become the second person to be ‘pinned’ by young people living with diabetes for his support to their cause. Noorani Azeez received his pin from a 9-year-old girl who was diagnosed with the disease four years ago. …

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