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The Venezuela Question

The White House recently dialled down the tone on its characterization of Venezuela as a threat to the United States. Weeks ago, the U.S President Barack Obama made a historic visit to Jamaica where he met Latin American and CARICOM heads for talks on energy and foreign policy. There Obama …

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Drawing lessons from the disaster in Nepal

As rescue and recovery efforts continue in earthquake ravaged Nepal, there are renewed concerns about the structural integrity of homes and buildings in St. Lucia. The National Emergency Management Organization [NEMO] wants the relevant authorities to ensure construction standards are upheld.

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BOKA and SLHTA front Dennery Job Fair

Rising Motivators – the BOKA group and the SLHTA hosted a job fair for youth in Dennery. The activity comes against the backdrop of a high unemployment rate among young people in the Dennery community. The fair provided an opportunity for citizens to sign-up for training programmes in the hotel …

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St.Lucia Red Cross to aid earthquake victims

The death toll following one of the largest earthquakes to hit Nepal has risen to over 3, 800. As recovery efforts are underway the St. Lucia Red Cross is appealing to the public for their support in responding to the disaster.

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NCOPT faces challenges

In the wake of recent violent attacks on mini bus operators, the National Council on Public Transportation says cash-less transaction system is crucial to deterring criminals and protecting the lives of mini bus operators and passengers.

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CSA kerfuffle over May Day meeting

The interim general secretary of St. Lucia’s largest trade union – the Civil Service Association [CSA] has defended plans to convene the union’s annual general meeting on a public holiday. The move has sparked another internal squabble in the embattled union.

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Accountant skeptical about Budget options

Meanwhile, on the heels of this year’s budget presentation and debate, St. Lucia’s financial experts are weighing in on what policy prescriptions are needed to grow the sluggish economy. HTS News4orce spoke to the president of the institute of chartered accountants of the Caribbean, on his expectations for the appropriation …

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Life for Cathedral Massacre accused

What was supposed to be a peaceful news year’s eve mass at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in 2000, turned into a hell-ish nightmare for parishioners as armed attackers clubbed and set alight worshippers. More than a decade later, Kim John and Francis Phillip, convicted of the crime were …

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BOSL credit card Jazz Promotion

BOSL, a long-time sponsor of the Jazz and Arts Festival is offering its credit card customers convenience and lots of opportunities to win attractive prizes for this year’s jazz and arts festival.

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SLBS turns 25

The St. Lucia Bureau of Standards [SLBS] this month is commemorating its 25th anniversary which culminated on Thursday with a national standards and business showcase at the SLBS headquarters in Bisee, Castries.

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