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Labor Minister Seeks To Expand Canadian Farm Initiative

Minister for infrastructure and labor Stephenson King is currently in Toronto, Canada. The purpose of the visit is to review the seasonal farm labor program and see whether the possibility exists for ramming up the number of Saint Lucians on the various farms. We get the details in this HTS …

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ECCO Elects New Board At 2016 AGM

Last weekend, the Eastern Caribbean Collective Organization for music rights (ECCO) held its annual general meeting. There, the board reviewed its achievements and elected a new executive, as ECCO announced an improvement in licensing revenue.

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Recording Artiste Joins Suicide Prevention Fight

Meanwhile, in February, songwriter John Antoine released his first single – “St. Lucia wake up”. He is back in September with another track – “just cry”. The song addresses the suicide rate in Saint Lucia and encourages people to look on the brighter side of life.

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Lucelec Installs Fault Detection System

Lucelec recently installed a system to improve the detection of faults on its transmission lines. The “traveling wave fault location system”, hones in the site of faults on the 66-kilovolt transmission network lines to within 50 meters. Saint Lucia is the first in the Caribbean to install this network.

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Dr. Ubaldus Raymond Promises No New Debt

The minister in the ministry of finance, Dr. Ubaldus Raymond has stated emphatically that the new UWP government does not intend to increase St. Lucia’s debt stock. On Thursday the senate during its first sitting of the parliamentary session, passed resolutions authorizing the roll-over and re-financing of existing debt. Dr. …

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Windjammer 2016 Scholarship Ceremony

On Wednesday the windjammer landing villa beach resort held a special ceremony for its 2016 scholarship recipients. The company plays a pivotal role in the development aspirations of St. Lucia.

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Gros Islet Bus Driver’s Harrowing Night

Critics are once again spurring debate on the effectiveness of a cashless payment system versus the use of guns to secure St. Lucia’s bus drivers. This comes in the wake of another attack on an omnibus operator. A group of men placed a gun to a Gros- Islet bus driver’s …

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GEW Preps 2016 Meeting In Saint Lucia

Global entrepreneurship week (GEW) is recognized annually in November, but coordinators are hard at work planning the upcoming event. The ST. LUCIA chamber of commerce, industry and agriculture met with partners to discuss activities for GEW.

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