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Opposition Senators No-Show In CIP Motion Row

The opposition was a no-show in the senate on Thursday following a walk-out in the house of assembly earlier this week, after the removal of a negative motion from the order paper. However, the president of the senate informed HTS Newsforce that a quorum of six is required for a …

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Guyana University Enrolment Drive

The University Of Guyana is seeking to offer courses to the diaspora in Saint Lucia and the rest of the OECS. A team from the institution visited Saint Lucia this week to brief schools and government officials on the educational opportunities at the institution of higher learning.

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Courts Sponsors Rise-Up Concert

Furniture and electrical chain Courts Unicomer is the event sponsor of the upcoming reggae festival –“rise up” with headliners reggae artists Jah Cure and Sizzla. The chain has also pledged support to rise up and their community outreach programs.

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Senior Cops Get Crash Course On P.R.O.U.D

The Royal Saint Lucia Police Force and housing officials are working to improve community relations. The force is planning to offer incentives for personnel under proud – the program for the rationalization of unplanned development. The law enforcement agency hosted a training workshop on Tuesday for senior officers. It was …

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Elks Holds 39th AGM

This week, the Elks City of Castries Cooperative Credit Union held its 39th annual general meeting at the national cultural center. President Mario Boyce touched on 2016 financial issues, chief among them was the termination of correspondent baking relations.

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Iyanola Pictures To Showcase “Shantaye’s World”

Iyanola Pictures is gearing up for the release its 5th movie – “Shantaye’s World”. This week, director and CEO Mathurine Emmanuel presented the film to the public. Emmanuel called on citizens to value their culture and honor those who pave the way in the arts.

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Kendal John Donates Who Are You?

The man behind a wide-ranging documentary that chronicles Saint Lucia’s history, cultural and natural heritage is making a contribution to key institutions at the vanguard of preserving St. Lucia’s patrimony.

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SSDF Evaluation Workshop

The St. Lucia social development fund (SSDF) wants to ensure that projects under the basic needs trust fund (BNTF) are carried out in an effective and timely fashion. To this end, the fund held an evaluation and monitoring training seminar for facilitators of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB).

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King On 2017 Budgetary Plans

This week, infrastructure, labor, and ports minister Stephenson King unveiled his ambitious infrastructure programs to the finance ministry. For 2017, king plans to bring Saint Lucia’s primary road networks to the ‘a’ class and keep up effective road maintenance.

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