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2 Victims Of The RG Quarry Disaster Laid To Rest

Two of the three victims of the March 21st rg quarry explosion have been laid to rest. Funeral services were held on Sunday April 3rd for Kim Kodra and Monday April 4th for Simon Straughn. Hundreds of people turned out to pay their last respects.

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PM Expresses Optimism About The Future

Prime Minister and Minister for Finance Allen Chastanet has told a world bank forum that he is optimistic about prospects for Saint Lucia’s economy. Chastanet addressed the Miami herald’s America’s conference series on ‘The Caribbean Dilemma,’ presented by the bank on Thursday. He spoke alongside Grenadian Prime Minister Dr. Keith …

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Employers Back Crackdown On Illegal Workers

The Saint Lucia Employers Federation is weighing in on the labour minister’s announcement of a crackdown on foreign nationals working in Saint Lucia without work permits. Executive director joseph alexander says he fully supports the initiative. He says it is coming at a time when jobs are scarce and Saint …

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Beloved SJC Teacher Laid To Rest

Family, friends, co-workers and the student body at Saint Joseph’s convent gathered at the minor basilica of the Immaculate Conception on Thursday march 30th, 2017, for the funeral service of a young teacher whose death has thrown hundreds into mourning. Kerri Lawrence Clovis died suddenly on March 21st. She was …

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HIV/Drug Resistance Workshop

The OECS HIV/TB elimination project is hoping to boost HIV treatment success in the sub-region and mitigate drug resistance. This week, project officials held a one-day implementation training for HIV drug resistance monitoring in the OECS. They say the Saint Lucia session was an important one, as it sought to …

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101-Year-Old Dugard Native Celebrates

A Duggard, Micoud family is toasting its matriarch. Wiltina Florence celebrated her 101st birthday with thanksgiving and treats, surrounded by her loved ones. She attributes her longevity to an active lifestyle and healthy eating.

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