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Tourism Minister Touts Regional Industry Initiatives

Regional tourism officials are hoping that an OECS Tourism and Hospitality Training Institute will bolster efforts toward a collaborative approach to building training and marketing for the vital industry. This is according to Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister with Responsibility for Tourism, Dominic Fedee. Fedee discussed the …

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BVI Government Confirms: Saint Lucian Vern Garde New Superintendent of Prison

The British Virgin Islands Government has confirmed that former Bordelais Director Vern Garde has been appointed to the post of Superintendent of Prison at the British Overseas Territory’s Her Majesty’s Prison. An official announcement issued late Wednesday states that “His Excellency the Governor Augustus J. U. Jaspert, after considering the …

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Dr. Raymond Resolute on Government Tax Policy

Minister in the Ministry of Finance Dr. Ubaldus Raymond says that the current UWP administration is not against taxation. However, he argues that the administration is more concerned about the application of tax rates and the timing of the implementation of tax policies. Dr. Raymond was fielding the latest round …

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E-Poll

In our latest e-poll, Lizanne Debeauville asks: Do You Support the NHC’s Plans to Demolish the old CDC Apartments at La Clery?

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Thousands of Students Sit 2018 Common Entrance Exam

Over two thousand students from primary schools nationwide wrote the Common Entrance Examination on Wednesday. The standardized test is used as the yard stick to measure the academic performance of primary school students and facilitate their promotion to high school. The advent of universal secondary education guarantees every student a …

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Miss Dennery Contestants Continue Sponsorship Tour

The Dennery 5 are continuing their preparations for the upcoming community beauty pageant with visits to their corporate sponsors. Miss Bounty and Miss Dennery Business Community were the latest contestants to undertake a tour of the participating commercial houses.

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Saint Lucia Hosts Building Standards Forum

As Caribbean countries continue to rebuild from the ravages of an active and destructive 2017 hurricane season, the OECS commission and the Caribbean Development Bank have come together in a bid to lead the effort in climate change resilience. The partners began a two-day Caribbean Buildings Standards Forum and Exhibition …

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HIA Immigration Officers Call-in Sick

Occupational health & safety issues at the Hewanorra international airport (HIA) have deteriorated to the point of disrupting operations at the immigration department there. That’s the sentiment expressed by Police Welfare Association President Travis Chicot, amid reports that members stationed at the HIA remained off the job on Tuesday.

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