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SLP Launches John Charlery For Castries North

Now to two stories we were set to bring you on Monday night. John Charlery, the SLP’s Castries north hopeful was officially presented to residents at the ruling Saint Lucia Labor Party’s grand launch on Sunday.

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January 27th 2016 OAS Workshop On Gender-Based Harassment

Saint Lucia played host to the Parla-Mericas inter-parliamentary meeting. Pala-Mericas is the network of national legislatures of the organization of American states members. Member states aim to draft an action plan that will tackle political harassment and violence against women.

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January 27th 2016 Zika Training For Tourism Industry

On Wednesday, the ministry of health held a consultation with the Saint Lucia tourist board, the ministry of tourism and the Saint Lucia hotel and tourism association. There was one item on the agenda – the Zika virus. Health officials discussed their action plan to protect the citizenry and guests …

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January 26th 2016 US Zoo Provides Fer-De-Lance Training

Do you know the difference between the fer-de-lance and the boa constructor and what measures to take if you cross paths with them? The forestry department and Saint Lucia national trust in collaboration with the Kentucky reptile zoo have the answers to these questions. They are spreading the word through …

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January 25th 2016 Historic Walcott House Opening

The Saint Lucia national trust in collaboration with the ministry of physical development, housing and urban renewal hosted the opening of Walcott place on Sunday January 24th. The childhood home of the Walcott family is located at number 17 Chausse road Castries. The restoration of the building is expected to …

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January 22nd 2016 Earl Huntley On Contentious Haiti Elections

Former CARICOM ambassador to Haiti earl Huntley left St. Lucia for Haiti as part of an elections observer mission. Originally scheduled for December 27th, presidential runoff elections in the politically troubled country will take place on January 24th. Amid growing allegations of electoral fraud, Huntley says ideally the polls should …

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January 22nd 2016 Is Income Tax Abolition Viable For Saint Lucia?

In his 2016/2017 budget address, Antigua And Barbuda prime minister Gaston Browne announced the elimination of personal income tax. It was a campaign promise by the Gaston Browne-led Antigua Labor party in 2014. The prime minister indicated the tax 8% on residents earning an income above $3,500 and 15% on …

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