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SLP Talks Elections And Future

Following the Saint Lucia Labour Party’s defeat at the polls, Dr. Kenny Anthony made it clear that he will not serve as leader of the opposition nor continue as leader of the St. Lucia Labour Party. The announcement has led to speculation about what’s next for the party and who …

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Allen Chastanent Takes Oath As Prime Minister

Allen Chastanet has taken the oath of office and is the new prime minister of Saint Lucia. Chastanet led the united workers party (UWP) to an 11 seats to 6 Victory over the Saint Lucia Labour Party in the June 6th general elections. The new prime minister says it is …

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Montoute Avenges Election Loss With Landslide Win

Lenard ‘Spider’ Montoute is again the elected Member of Parliament for Gros Islet – Saint Lucia’s most densely populated constituency. An emotional Montoute spoke to hts news4orce after a convincing victory over former Saint Lucia Labor Party incumbent Emma Hippolyte and political leader of the Lucian Peoples Movement Theorold Prudent.

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OECS Custom Officers Training

Local customs officers, as well as partners in the public and private sector, are benefiting from a customs and trade-facilitation-capacity workshop. The training forms part of a slew of capacity building initiatives being implemented across the region, under the Caribbean forum–EU economic partnership agreement (EPA).

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Health Promotion Models Handover

The ministry of health continues to collaborate with the European Union to improve healthcare in Saint Lucia. Another aspect of the long standing partnership was recorded this week, with the handing over of health promotion models to the ministry.

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Francisco Jn Pierre On The Hustings

The united workers party train made a pit stop in the community of Laborie on Wednesday June 1st. The party’s candidate for the area Francisco Jn Pierre addressed the gathering on issues such as agriculture, tourism and governance.

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SLP In “Poll” Position?

The Saint Lucia Labour Party (SLP) this week cast doubt on the results of an election survey conducted by Caribbean pollster peter Wickham. On Thursday June 2nd, the party issued the results of one of its own polls, conducted by Don Anderson. That poll indicates that the incumbent SLP is …

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NEMO Calls Vigilance This Hurricane Season

June 1st marks the official start of the 2016 Atlantic hurricane season and officials of the national emergency management organisation (NEMO), are joining the local met office in asking citizens to remain vigilant. While weather experts forecast a ‘near-normal’ season, international hurricane forecasters have warned that this means the Atlantic …

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Met Office Advises Viligance This Hurricane Season

On the eve of what weather experts forecast will be a ‘near normal’ 2016 Atlantic hurricane season, the Saint Lucia met services is urging nationals to remain vigilant. Rising sea levels add to the vulnerability of coastal levels to flooding from storms and research indicates that climate change is resulting …

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UWP Launches Bradley Felix

Bradley Felix – the opposition united workers party candidate for Choiseul was launched on Sunday. The Choiseul native launched a scathing attack on Saint Lucia party candidate Lorne Theophilus, who is seeking to retain the Choiseul seat on June 6th. If elected, Felix promises residents a renewed focus on creating …

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