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PM talks 2015 Budget preparations

Prime Minister and Minister for Finance Dr. Kenny Anthony says Saint Lucia’s economy is beginning to point upwards. The prime minister has started his round of meetings with public and private sector representatives ahead of the 2015/2016 budget. He says there is good news, particularly in tourism and manufacturing.

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OECS seeks social service reforms

OECS ministers for social development are meeting in Saint Lucia to formulate an action plan which further protects the lives of children and vulnerable families in the sub-region. UNICEF officials are hoping the ministers will ensure that the most vulnerable in society, face the least possible barriers in accessing services …

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Sexual assault cases raises alarm bells

Family members of a young girl from the south are expressing concern about what they believe is a disturbing increase in sexual assault in St. Lucia. As Saint Lucians learned of a brutal rape in the north of the island last week comes news that a young girl managed to …

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Venezuelans launch petition

Venezuela’s President Nicholas Maduro has embarked on a mission to gather 10 million signatures before the 7th summit of the Americas, scheduled for April 10-11 in Panama City. The signatures are part of petition to US President Barack Obama to revoke his March 9 executive order declaring Venezuela a ‘security …

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NLA reviews year of challenges

The National Lotteries Authority held a special luncheon on Sunday, for youth clubs and organizations. The event builds on the annual cheque presentation ceremony.

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Tapion World Pediatric Project Clinic

The Tapion Free Clinic, which is held ahead of the World Pediatric Project, got underway at the Tapion Hospital on Tuesday March 24th. The clinic was hosted by the Tapion Foundation and ensures that children with heart problems underwent triage and were placed on a priority list for free cardiac …

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Baptiste says St.Lucia will not take sides

Saint Lucia is playing a balancing role in international relations in this hemisphere. That’s according to St. Lucia’s Foreign Affairs Minister Alva Baptiste. His comments come amid heightened tension between the US and Venezuela and ahead of the 2015 summit of the Americas, scheduled for Panama next month.

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